Concerts

This Is (Not) Beethoven | Concert Hall “Latvia” Season’s Opening

Date: September 19, 2020

Time: 19:00h

Location: VENTSPILS | Concert Hall "Latvia", Riga, Latvia

Ventspils concert hall “Latvia” will open Season with the world premiere of the program “This Is (Not) Beethoven”. The music of Arash Safaian, inspired by Ludwig van Beethoven, will be performed by the outstanding German pianist Sebastian Knauer and Sinfonietta Rīga conducted by Normunds Šnē. Performers: Sebastian Knauer, piano Sinfonietta Rīga conductor Normunds Šnē   […]

– Cancelled – This is (Not) Beethoven@Reeperbahnfestival

Date: September 16, 2020

Location: Kirche St. Pauli, Hamburg

Arash Safaian: This is (not) Beethoven
Sebastian Knauer & Friends

Concert is canceled due to Corona crisis

ÜberBach in Copenhagen

Date: September 8, 2020

Location: Den Sorte Diamant, Dronningesalen

The season opens with the meeting between two striking soloists, the German pianist Sebastian Knauer and the vibraphone player Morten Friis, along with 20 virtuoso string players from the newly formed ensemble Spissky Musica, with Peter Spissky as concertmaster.
Programme

Johann Sebastian Bach (1685-1758): Harpsichord Concerto No.1 in D minor

Arash Safaian (1981-):
Concerto No. 1, Infinite Games
Concerto No. 2, As Above so Below
Concerto No. 4, Newton’s Law
Modulation: Looping Bach
Concerto No. 3, Fuge Like a Passion

– Cancelled – ÜberBach @ Summer Festival Ovideo

Date: September 4, 2020

Time: 20:00

Location: Ovideo, Spain

Oviedo, Spain Summer Festival playes ÜberBach by Arash Safaian

Kadenz @ Philharmonie Cologne

Date: August 28, 2020

Time: 21:00h

Baroque Immersions Festival
A virtual symbiosis of baroque and present.

ÜberBach@Odessa Philharmonie

Date: August 20, 2020

Time: 20:00

Sebastian Knauer Piano – Solo program due to corona crisis

– Cancelled – Vancouver Symphony Orchestra

Date: March 22, 2020

Time: 14:00

Location: Vancover / Symphony at The Annex, Canada

DRAMOLETT for Ensemble
Vancouver Symphony Orchestra
Conductor: Samy Moussa

ÜberBach @ Philharmonie Luxembourg

Date: October 10, 2019

Time: 20:00

ÜberBach @ Philharmonie Luxembourg
with
Sebastian Knauer – Piano
Orchestre Philharmonique du Luxembourg
Pascal Schumacher – Vibraphone

ÜberBach @ Schleswig-Holstein Musik Festival

Date: July 11, 2019

Time: 20:00

ÜberBach @ Schleswig-Holstein Musik Festival
with
Sebastian Knauer – Piano
Zürcher Kammerorchester
Pascal Schumacher – Vibraphone

Sanssouci

Date: July 3, 2019

Time: 19:30

Location: Nationaltheater Mannheim, Germany

An evening of Opera and Dance with Music by Arash Safaian / J.S.Bach / G.F. Händel.

Sanssouci

Date: June 30, 2019

Time: 19:30

Location: Nationaltheater Mannheim, Germany

An evening of Opera and Dance with Music by Arash Safaian / J.S.Bach / G.F. Händel.

Sanssouci

Date: May 17, 2019

Time: 19:30

Location: Nationaltheater Mannheim

An evening of Opera and Dance with Music by Arash Safaian / J.S.Bach / G.F. Händel.

Sanssouci

Date: April 22, 2019

Time: 19:30

Location: Nationaltheater Mannheim, Germany

An evening of Opera and Dance with Music by Arash Safaian / J.S.Bach / G.F. Händel.

Sanssouci

Date: April 13, 2019

Time: 19:30

Location: Nationaltheater Mannheim, Germany

An evening of Opera and Dance with Music by Arash Safaian / J.S.Bach / G.F. Händel.

Sanssouci

Date: March 29, 2019

Time: 19:30

Location: Nationaltheater Mannheim, Germany

An evening of Opera and Dance with Music by Arash Safaian / J.S.Bach / G.F. Händel.

Sanssouci

Date: March 22, 2019

Time: 19:30

Location: Nationaltheater Mannheim, Germany

An evening of Opera and Dance with Music by Arash Safaian / J.S.Bach / G.F. Händel.

Sanssouci

Date: March 16, 2019

Time: 19:30

Location: Nationaltheater Mannheim, Germany

An evening of Opera and Dance with Music by Arash Safaian / J.S.Bach / G.F. Händel.

Sanssouci – Premiere

Date: February 22, 2019

Time: 19:30

Location: Nationaltheater Mannheim, Germany

An evening of Opera and Dance with Music by Arash Safaian / J.S.Bach / G.F. Händel.

ÜberBach in Odessa

Date: June 6, 2018

Time: 20:00

Location: Odessa, Ukraine

Sebastian Knauer, Pascal Schuhmacher & Deutsches Kammerorchester Berlin

Bach & ÜberBach in Barcelona

Date: May 14, 2018

Time: 20:00

Location: Barcelona, Spain

Bach and ÜberBach with the Orquestra Simfònica de Barcelona

BACH & SAFAIAN in Madrid Concerto Mini IV

Date: May 12, 2018

Time: 20:30

Location: Madrid, Spain

ÜberBach with the Orquesta Nacionales de España
at the Museo Nacional Centro de Arte Reina Sofía

BACH & SAFAIAN in Madrid Concerto Mini III

Date: May 12, 2018

Time: 19:00

Location: Madrid, Spain

ÜberBach with the Orquesta Nacionales de España
at the Museo Nacional Centro de Arte Reina Sofía

BACH & SAFAIAN in Madrid Concerto Mini I

Date: May 11, 2018

Time: 19:00

Location: Madrid, Spain

ÜberBach with the Orquesta Nacionales de España
at the Museo Nacional Centro de Arte Reina Sofía

BACH & SAFAIAN in Madrid Concerto Mini II

Date: May 11, 2018

Time: 20:30

Location: Madrid, Spain

ÜberBach with the Orquesta Nacionales de España
at the Museo Nacional Centro de Arte Reina Sofía

Bach & ÜberBach in Barcelona

Date: April 15, 2018

Time: 20:00

Location: Barcelona, Spain

Bach and ÜberBach with the Orquestra Simfònica de Barcelona

Bach & ÜberBach in Barcelona

Date: April 13, 2018

Time: 20:00

Location: Barcelona, Spain

Bach and ÜberBach with the Orquestra Simfònica de Barcelona

BACH & ÜberBach at Savannah Music Festival ( US PREMIERE )

Date: March 31, 2018

Time: 15:00

Location: Savannah, USA

BACH & ÜberBach at Savannah Music Festival with Zurich Chamber Orchestra and Sebastian Knauer

NEUE MEISTER VI

Date: November 6, 2017

Time: 20:00

Location: Berlin

NEUE MEISTER VI – Modern Classical Music
ÜberBach-Remixes feat. Pantha Du Prince
Deutsches Kammerorchester
Arash Safaian / Sebastian Knauer / Pascal Schumacher

Bach & ÜberBach

Date: October 7, 2017

Time: 20:00

Location: Frauenkirche Dresden, Germany

Klavier Sebastian Knauer
Vibraphon Pascal Schumacher
Barockorchester l’arte del mondo
Leitung und Violine Werner Erhardt

Bach & ÜberBach

Date: September 21, 2017

Time: 20:00

Location: Philharmonie, Berlin

ÜberBach@Philharmonie Berlin
Deutsches Kammerorchester Berlin
Sebastian Knauer (Klavier)
Pascal Schumacher (Vibraphon)

DIGITALSYMPHONY /// ÜberBach & Pantha du Prince @ DigitalFestival Zürich

Date: September 14, 2017

Time: 21:00

Location: Zurich

Pantha Du Prince ÜberBach-Remixes Premiere
DIGITALSYMPHONY @ Digitalfestival Zürich
With Zürcher Kammerorchester & Pantha du Prince

Bach & ÜberBach

Date: September 9, 2017

Time: 19:30

Location: Augsburg, Germany

Mozart@Augsburg – Festival
Deutsches Kammerorchester Berlin

ÜberBach @ Elbphilharmonie

Date: July 13, 2017

Time: 20:00

Location: Elbphilharmonie, Hamburg

ÜberBach @ Elbphilharmonie
with
Zürcher Kammerorchester
Sebastian Knauer (Klavier)
Pascal Schumacher (Vibraphon)

Der Schuss 2-6-1967

Date: July 8, 2017

Time: 20:00

Location: Neuköllner Oper, Berlin

Opera on the account of the 50th anniversary of the death of Benno Ohnesorg in Berlin in 1967

Der Schuss 2-6-1967

Date: July 3, 2017

Time: 20:00

Location: Neuköllner Oper, Berlin

Opera on the account of the 50th anniversary of the death of Benno Ohnesorg in Berlin in 1967

Der Schuss 2-6-1967

Date: July 2, 2017

Time: 20:00

Location: Neuköllner Oper, Berlin

Opera on the account of the 50th anniversary of the death of Benno Ohnesorg in Berlin in 1967

Der Schuss 2-6-1967

Date: June 25, 2017

Time: 20:00

Location: Neuköllner Oper, Berlin

Opera on the account of the 50th anniversary of the death of Benno Ohnesorg in Berlin in 1967

Der Schuss 2-6-1967

Date: June 24, 2017

Time: 20:00

Location: Neuköllner Oper, Berlin

Opera on the account of the 50th anniversary of the death of Benno Ohnesorg in Berlin in 1967

Der Schuss 2-6-1967

Date: June 23, 2017

Time: 20:00

Location: Neuköllner Oper, Berlin

Opera on the account of the 50th anniversary of the death of Benno Ohnesorg in Berlin in 1967

Der Schuss 2-6-1967

Date: June 22, 2017

Time: 20:00

Location: Neuköllner Oper, Berlin

Opera on the account of the 50th anniversary of the death of Benno Ohnesorg in Berlin in 1967

Der Schuss 2-6-1967

Date: June 18, 2017

Time: 20:00

Location: Neuköllner Oper, Berlin

Opera on the account of the 50th anniversary of the death of Benno Ohnesorg in Berlin in 1967

Der Schuss 2-6-1967

Date: June 17, 2017

Time: 20:00

Location: Neuköllner Oper, Berlin

Opera on the account of the 50th anniversary of the death of Benno Ohnesorg in Berlin in 1967

ÜberBach / Bachfest Leipzig / Medelssohn Klassik-Lounge

Date: June 16, 2017

Time: 12:00

Location: Schaubühne Lindenfels, Leipzig, Germany

ÜberBach / Schaubühne Lindenfels
Im Rahmen des Bach-Festes Leipzig

Der Schuss 2-6-1967

Date: June 16, 2017

Time: 20:00

Location: Neuköllner Oper, Berlin

Opera on the account of the 50th anniversary of the death of Benno Ohnesorg in Berlin in 1967

Der Schuss 2-6-1967

Date: June 15, 2017

Time: 20:00

Location: Neuköllner Oper, Berlin

Opera on the account of the 50th anniversary of the death of Benno Ohnesorg in Berlin in 1967

Der Schuss 2-6-1967

Date: June 11, 2017

Time: 20:00

Location: Neuköllner Oper, Berlin

Opera on the account of the 50th anniversary of the death of Benno Ohnesorg in Berlin in 1967

Der Schuss 2-6-1967

Date: June 10, 2017

Time: 20:00

Location: Neuköllner Oper, Berlin

Opera on the account of the 50th anniversary of the death of Benno Ohnesorg in Berlin in 1967

Der Schuss 2-6-1967

Date: June 9, 2017

Time: 20:00

Location: Neuköllner Oper, Berlin

Opera on the account of the 50th anniversary of the death of Benno Ohnesorg in Berlin in 1967

Der Schuss 2-6-1967 – Premiere

Date: June 2, 2017

Time: 20:00

Location: Neuköllner Oper Berlin

Opera on the account of the 50th anniversary of the death of Benno Ohnesorg in Berlin in 1967.

ÜberBach / Orquesta Nacionales de España

Date: February 11, 2017

Time: 12:00

Location: Auditorio Nacional, Madrid, Spain

Orquesta Nacionales de España playing ÜberBach by Arash Safaian

Alpha in Russ – Ballett by Bridget Breiner ( Resumption/ Wiederaufnahme)

Date: January 13, 2017

Time: 19:30

Location: Gelsenkirchen, Germany

Ballett by Bridget Breiner

Alpha in Russ – Ballett by Bridget Breiner ( Resumption/ Wiederaufnahme)

Date: January 8, 2017

Time: 19:30

Location: Gelsenkirchen, Germany

Ballett by Bridget Breiner

Alpha in Russ – Ballett by Bridget Breiner ( Resumption/ Wiederaufnahme)

Date: January 2, 2017

Time: 19:30

Location: Gelsenkirchen, Germany

Ballett by Bridget Breiner

ÜberBach in Zurich

Date: November 22, 2016

Time: 19:30

Location: Tonhalle Zurich, Switzerland

ÜberBach @ Tonhalle with Zürcher Kammerorchester | Sebastian Knauer Klavier| Pascal Schumacher Vibraphon | Willi Zimmermann Konzertmeister

ÜBERBACH / BERLIN / DRIVE. VOLKSWAGEN GROUP FORUM

Date: November 6, 2016

Time: 20:00

Location: Berlin

Neue Meister Konzert III
Works von und mit:
Arash Safaian (Composer), Sebastian Knauer (piano) & Pascal Schumacher (vibraphone)
Nigel Kennedy (composer & violin)
Francesco Tristano (piano & live-electronics)
Ben Palmer (composer & conductor)
und Elena Kats-Chernin (composer)

Alpha in Russ – Ballett by Bridget Breiner ( Resumption/ Wiederaufnahme)

Date: November 5, 2016

Time: 19:30

Location: Gelsenkirchen, Germany

Ballett by Bridget Breiner

Alpha in Russ – Ballett by Bridget Breiner ( Resumption/ Wiederaufnahme)

Date: September 29, 2016

Time: 19:30

Location: Gelsenkirchen, Germany

Ballett by Bridget Breiner

Alpha in Russ – Ballett by Bridget Breiner ( Resumption/ Wiederaufnahme)

Date: September 24, 2016

Time: 19:30

Location: Gelsenkirchen, Germany

Ballett by Bridget Breiner

ÜBERBACH ( UA ) / REEPERBAHNFESTIVAL / HAMBURG

Date: September 23, 2016

Time: 19:00

Location: Reeperbahn Festival Hamburg, Germany

Über Bach Premiere

Alpha in Russ – Ballett by Bridget Breiner ( Resumption/ Wiederaufnahme)

Date: September 23, 2016

Time: 19:30

Location: Gelsenkirchen, Germany

Ballett by Bridget Breiner

KADENZ

Date: April 16, 2016

Time: 18:00

Location: Esslingen, Germany

Podium Festival Esslingen
Performed by Philipp Lambrecht

Exit Paradise (Second Season)

Date: May 31, 2015

Time: 20:00

Location: Neuköllner Oper Berlin

After a succesful first runtime  the EXIT Paradise Opera by Arash Safaian will see a second season at Neuköllner Oper Berlin.

Exit Paradise (Second Season)

Date: May 30, 2015

Time: 20:00

Location: Neuköllner Oper Berlin

After a succesful first runtime  the EXIT Paradise Opera by Arash Safaian will see a second season at Neuköllner Oper Berlin.

Exit Paradise (Second Season)

Date: May 28, 2015

Time: 20:00

Location: Neuköllner Oper Berlin

After a succesful first runtime  the EXIT Paradise Opera by Arash Safaian will see a second season at Neuköllner Oper Berlin.

Exit Paradise (Second Season)

Date: May 27, 2015

Time: 20:00

Location: Neuköllner Oper Berlin

After a succesful first runtime  the EXIT Paradise Opera by Arash Safaian will see a second season at Neuköllner Oper Berlin.

Exit Paradise (Second Season)

Date: May 21, 2015

Time: 20:00

Location: Neuköllner Oper Berlin

After a succesful first runtime  the EXIT Paradise Opera by Arash Safaian will see a second season at Neuköllner Oper Berlin.

Exit Paradise (Second Season)

Date: May 20, 2015

Time: 20:00

Location: Neuköllner Oper Berlin

After a succesful first runtime  the EXIT Paradise Opera by Arash Safaian will see a second season at Neuköllner Oper Berlin.

Exit Paradise (Second Season)

Date: May 14, 2015

Time: 20:00

Location: Neuköllner Oper Berlin

After a succesful first runtime  the EXIT Paradise Opera by Arash Safaian will see a second season at Neuköllner Oper Berlin.

Exit Paradise (Second Season)

Date: May 13, 2015

Time: 20:00

Location: Neuköllner Oper Berlin

After a succesful first runtime  the EXIT Paradise Opera by Arash Safaian will see a second season at Neuköllner Oper Berlin.

Exit Paradise (Second Season)

Date: May 12, 2015

Time: 20:00

Location: Neuköllner Oper Berlin

After a succesful first runtime  the EXIT Paradise Opera by Arash Safaian will see a second season at Neuköllner Oper Berlin.

DRAMOLETT

Date: May 12, 2015

Time: 20:00

Location: Munich

Ensemble Risonanze Erranti

Exit Paradise (Second Season)

Date: May 3, 2015

Time: 20:00

Location: Neuköllner Oper Berlin

After a succesful first runtime  the EXIT Paradise Opera by Arash Safaian will see a second season at Neuköllner Oper Berlin.

Exit Paradise (Second Season)

Date: May 2, 2015

Time: 20:00

Location: Neuköllner Oper Berlin

After a succesful first runtime  the EXIT Paradise Opera by Arash Safaian will see a second season at Neuköllner Oper Berlin.

Exit Paradise (Second Season)

Date: April 30, 2015

Time: 20:00

Location: Neuköllner Oper Berlin

After a succesful first runtime  the EXIT Paradise Opera by Arash Safaian will see a second season at Neuköllner Oper Berlin.

Exit Paradise (Second Season)

Date: April 26, 2015

Time: 20:00

Location: Neuköllner Oper Berlin

After a succesful first runtime  the EXIT Paradise Opera by Arash Safaian will see a second season at Neuköllner Oper Berlin.

Exit Paradise (Second Season)

Date: April 25, 2015

Time: 20:00

Location: Neuköllner Oper Berlin

After a succesful first runtime  the EXIT Paradise Opera by Arash Safaian will see a second season at Neuköllner Oper Berlin.

TURNERS CASE / IN SYMMETRIE

Date: November 23, 2014

Time: 11:!5

Location: Nueremberg, Germany

Staatliches Museum für neue Kunst und Design Nürnberg

Exit Paradise

Date: October 23, 2014

Time: 20:00

Location: Neuköllner Oper Berlin

Opera by Arash Safaian at Neuköllner Oper Berlin.

Exit Paradise

Date: October 22, 2014

Time: 20:00

Location: Neuköllner Oper Berlin

Opera by Arash Safaian at Neuköllner Oper Berlin.

Exit Paradise

Date: October 16, 2014

Time: 20:00

Location: Neuköllner Oper Berlin

Opera by Arash Safaian at Neuköllner Oper Berlin.

Exit Paradise

Date: October 15, 2014

Time: 20:00

Location: Neuköllner Oper Berlin

Opera by Arash Safaian at Neuköllner Oper Berlin.

Exit Paradise

Date: October 10, 2014

Time: 20:00

Location: Neuköllner Oper Berlin

Opera by Arash Safaian at Neuköllner Oper Berlin.

Exit Paradise

Date: October 5, 2014

Time: 20:00

Location: Neuköllner Oper Berlin

Opera by Arash Safaian at Neuköllner Oper Berlin.

Exit Paradise

Date: September 28, 2014

Time: 20:00

Location: Neuköllner Oper Berlin

Opera by Arash Safaian at Neuköllner Oper Berlin.

Exit Paradise

Date: September 27, 2014

Time: 20:00

Location: Neuköllner Oper Berlin

Opera by Arash Safaian at Neuköllner Oper Berlin.

Exit Paradise

Date: September 26, 2014

Time: 20:00

Location: Neuköllner Oper Berlin

Opera by Arash Safaian at Neuköllner Oper Berlin.

Exit Paradise

Date: September 25, 2014

Time: 20:00

Location: Neuköllner Oper Berlin

Opera by Arash Safaian at Neuköllner Oper Berlin.

Exit Paradise

Date: September 17, 2014

Time: 20:00

Location: Neuköllner Oper Berlin

Opera by Arash Safaian at Neuköllner Oper Berlin.

Exit Paradise

Date: September 17, 2014

Time: 20:00

Location: Neuköllner Oper Berlin

Opera by Arash Safaian at Neuköllner Oper Berlin.

Exit Paradise

Date: September 16, 2014

Time: 20:00

Location: Neuköllner Oper Berlin

Opera by Arash Safaian at Neuköllner Oper Berlin.

Exit Paradise

Date: September 11, 2014

Time: 20:00

Location: Neuköllner Oper Berlin

Opera by Arash Safaian at Neuköllner Oper Berlin.

Exit Paradise

Date: September 9, 2014

Time: 20:00

Location: Neuköllner Oper Berlin

Opera by Arash Safaian at Neuköllner Oper Berlin.

Exit Paradise

Date: September 5, 2014

Time: 20:00

Location: Neuköllner Oper Berlin

Opera by Arash Safaian at Neuköllner Oper Berlin.

NACHTMUSIK FANTASIE 1787

Date: October 11, 2013

Time: 19:00

Location: Villa Conchordia, Bamberg, Germany

Opening of Sommeroper Bamberg at Villa Concordia Bamberg

Alpha in Russ – Ballett by Bridget Breiner

Date: March 3, 2013

Time: 19:30

Location: Gelsenkirchen, Germany

Ballett by Bridget Breiner

Alpha in Russ – Ballett by Bridget Breiner

Date: March 1, 2013

Time: 19:30

Location: Gelsenkirchen, Germany

Ballett by Bridget Breiner

Alpha in Russ – Ballett by Bridget Breiner

Date: February 24, 2013

Time: 19:30

Location: Gelsenkirchen, Germany

Ballett by Bridget Breiner

Alpha in Russ – Ballett by Bridget Breiner

Date: February 16, 2013

Time: 19:30

Location: Gelsenkirchen, Germany

Ballett by Bridget Breiner

Alpha in Russ – Ballett by Bridget Breiner

Date: February 8, 2013

Time: 19:30

Location: Gelsenkirchen, Germany

Ballett by Bridget Breiner

Alpha in Russ – Ballett by Bridget Breiner

Date: February 1, 2013

Time: 19:30

Location: Gelsenkirchen, Germany

Ballett by Bridget Breiner

Alpha in Russ – Ballett by Bridget Breiner

Date: January 26, 2013

Time: 19:30

Location: Gelsenkirchen, Germany

Ballett by Bridget Breiner

Alpha in Russ – Ballett by Bridget Breiner

Date: January 13, 2013

Time: 19:30

Location: Gelsenkirchen, Germany

Ballett by Bridget Breiner

KADENZ / EMAK BAKIA

Date: December 9, 2012

Time: 20:00

Location: Viall Concordia, Bamberg, Germany

Opening Ceremony of the Shortfilmfestival Bamberg Emak Bakia: Performance “live to the screen” to images of Emak Bakia by Man Ray.

IN SYMMETRIE

Date: December 9, 2012

Time: 21:00

Location: Lisboa, Portugal

2nd International Forum for Young Composers Lisbon, Portugal
Sond’Ar-te Electric Ensemble, Portugal
@ Goethe Institut Lisboa

ALPHA

Date: April 12, 2012

Time: 21:00

Location: Viall Concordia, Bamberg, Germany

Performed by Stefanie Schumacher

ON THE BEACH

Date: April 5, 2012

Time: 20:00

Location: Baryshnikov Arts Center New York, USA

Celebrating 25 years Einstein on the Beach –
‘On the Beach’ is inspired by the opera `Einstein on the Beach`, originally created in 1976 by Robert Wilson and Philip Glass.
Artistic Direction by Robert Wilson.

ALPHA @ Lange Nacht der Neuen Musik Düsseldorf

Date: May 27, 2011

Time: 19:00

Location: Robert Schumann Hochschule Düsseldorf, Duesseldorf

Lange Nacht der Neuen Musik Düsseldorf

AT STAKE @ Opernbiennale Munich

Date: May 6, 2010

Time: 20:00

Location: Reaktorhalle, München

Im Rahmen der Opernbiennale München 2010 Uraufführung: Do, 6. Mai, 20:00 Uhr Fr, 7. Mai, 20:00 Uhr Sa, 8. Mai, 20:00 Uhr