16-6-2017 Sónar Barcelona

As part of the collaboration between Barcelona’s Auditori and Sónar Festival, stargaze performed the Spanish premiere of Death Speaks by David Lang and were joined by Nico Muhly on the piano, part of the original line-up (next to Bryce Dessner, Owen Pallett and Shara Worden). Death Speaks revolves around and lends a voice to death in five long compositions that dilute the boundary between pop and contemporary ...

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5-5-2017 Spitting Chamber Music

spitting chamber music – a project circling around the power of spoken words and how hip-hop/ rap – artists are approaching political, philosophical or social topics. Inspired by one of the most well-known and legendary collectives – Wu-Tang Clan and their album Chamber Music, we developed new material based on snippets, ideas and songs of our featured artists, creating a new sound and exploring the possibilities ...

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may 2017 Beijing

Last year's edition of November Music brought me in contact with an amazing director from Beijing. Shuang Zou brought me into contact with the rich culture of the Beijing and Chinese opera. We're mulling over the idea of translating the beauty of one of the opera's to a contemporary viewing where the traditional instruments and the Western instrumentation goes hand in hand. Very curious where this will bring us ...

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