24 February – 12 March 2017 – Along the Spine 2
The second stage of the tour “Along the Spine” takes ONE EARTH ORCHESTRA to Ecuador and Costa Rica. There we bring about concerts and joint projects together with very different partners.
25 – 27/2/17: Musical encounter with the flutists of the indigenous Kichwa in the Centro Cultural de Investigación Ancestral y Desarrollo Integral Comunitario Hatun Kotama in Otavalo (Ecuador).
27/2/17: Concert in the Centro Cultural Hatun Kotama together with Kichwa musicians
1 – 3/3/17: Workshops for composition, improvisation, violin, cello, percussion, clarinet in the Conservatorio de Música Franz Liszt in Quito
4/3/17: Final concert in the Conservatorio de Música Franz Liszt in Quito
6 – 8/3/17: Workshops for composition, improvisation, violin, cello, percussion, clarinet, accordion at Golden Valley School in Heredia (Costa Rica)
8/3/17: Final concert at Golden Valley School in Heredia
9 – 10/3/17: Musical encounter with musicians of the Bribri and the Naso in Yorkín near Bambú (Costa Rica) and the border with Panama
9/3/17: Concert with musicians of the Bribri and the Naso in Yorkín
Programmes of the concerts:
The following pieces were prepared for the musical encounters and concerts:
Volker Staub: for two to play on one drum (for 2 percussionists) / weather instruments (sound installations) / Tripa for ensemble – OEO #1, #4, #5 (for ensemble) / Unser Meer / Mare Nostrum (for singing soloists, choir, instrumental soloists and orchestra)
Sebastian Flaig: Der Emul (for ensemble) / Wide Call (for ensemble)
Edgar Granda: Suite Popular Moderna Ecuatoriana (for guitar solo, arranged for ensemble by Volker Staub)
Klezmer arrangements and arrangements of traditional music from Syria, Bulgaria, Germany, India, the USA and Senegal.
New pieces rehearsed on location together with cooperation partners.
Ruben Staub: Clarinet and arrangement / Mila Krasnyuk: Violin, viola / Larissa Nagel: Cello / Dragan Ribic´: Accordion
Sebastian Flaig: Percussion and composition / Volker Staub: Management, composition, piano and percussion
Noeryati Soegiono: Translation, tour management / Karl Heinz Pröpsting: Documentation
Conservatorio de Música Franz Liszt, Quito / Centro Cultural Hatun Kotama Otavalo / Golden Valley School, San Isidro de Heredia, Costa Rica / Asociación Humboldt – Centro Goethe Quito / Red Cultural Alemana, Ecuador / Foundation Apfelbaum / Foundation Neue Musik im Dialog / One Earth Orchestra / Theatre of the Pfalzbau, Ludwigshafen / Private sponsors