This salon with the Babylon Orchestra in the gallery ALEXANDER OCHS PRIVATE will take place on 18 October 2018 as part of the exhibition WER HAT ANGST VOR SCHWARZ, ROT, GOLD? showing works by the artists Axel Anklam, Laura Bruce, Bettina Scholz and Karolin Schwab.

Since the beginning of 2016 the BABYLON ORCHESTRA under the direction of its both founders Sofia Surgutschowa and Mischa Tangian contributes to promote the musical exchange between orient and occident.

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At the SALON AT SCHILLERSTRASSE the composers John Kamele Farah and Amen Feizabadi and the writers Widad Nabi and Galal Alahmadi will give insights in their works. They will speak about its underlying literary-musical processes. The musicologist and Tar-player Yalta Yazdani will comment the situation of Iranian female singers among the today’s political circumstances. Alexander Ochs, who supports the BABYLON ORCHESTRA in many ways for more than a year, invites all to come together and talk with the artists.

The event is part of the project ‘Songs between Euphrates and Elbe – What’s new between the Streams’  in which the BABYLON ORCHESTRA collaborates with young contemporary composers and literary figures from the Near and Middle East. The upcoming concerts will take place on October 17, 2018 at HAU 1 and on October 24, 2018 at Deutsche Oper. You can also find more information on the website of the ensemble.

Due to limited space a reservation for the Salon on October 18 is needed until October 17, 2018 to

WHEN? Thursday, 18. October 2018, 6.30 to 8.30 p.m.

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