Picture: Martina Bertoni by Sibylle Fendt/Ostkreuz
Picture: Martina Bertoni by Sibylle Fendt/Ostkreuz

Martina Bertoni, Anna Clementi & Thomas Stern perform Phill Niblock at West Germany / Friday, 26.4.2024

Martina Bertoni is a Berlin based cellist and composer. She started playing the cello at a very young age. Classically trained, Bertoni‘s career soon developed around experimental and film music where her cello has been featured in numerous records, soundtracks for awarded movies and TV series and collaborations, among others with Blixa Bargeld and Teho Teardo with whom she recorded several albums and performed at many prestigious festivals all around the globe.

On this special occasion, Martina Bertoni will premiere new compositions based on material she recorded during a residency at EMS Stockholm on the Halldorophone.

Italian-Swedish singer Anna Clementi grew up in Rome, where she first studied the flute and completed acting training before moving to Berlin and studying experimental vocal music and experimental music theater with the composer Dieter Schnebel at Hochschule der Künste (now UdK Berlin). Anna Clementi sees herself as an “actress of the voice” rather than exclusively as a singer. In this way she also articulates the diversity of her artistic expression, with which she is always searching for new connections between voice, gesture, language, dance and theater. A special focus of hers is the work of John Cage, whose pieces she has performed worldwide.

Born in Bremen, Thomas Stern moved to Berlin in 1984 where he joined Mona Mur with Alex Hacke and F. M. Einheit (both from Einstürzende Neubauten, with which Stern also worked as live sound engineer for many years). Around 1987 he co-founded the Berlin set up of Crime And The City Solution (Mick Harvey, Alex Hacke a.o.). Over the years, he has has collaborated with artists like Ulrike Haage, Phew, Nick Cave, Ton Steine Scherben, Meret Becker, Nina Hagen, Jaki Liebezeit, Ben Becker, N.U. Unruh, Gry, Iris ter Schiphorst, Automat, Swans, Hans Joachim Irmler and many more, on the road or in his own Sternstaubstudio.

Clementi and Stern will perform “Zound Delta 2”, a new piece by minimalist / experimental composer PHILL NIBLOCK (1933 – 2024) which the duo co-composed. The album will be released on april 12th (LP / CD / DL) on Karlrecords.

Martina Bertoni | Anna Clementi & Thomas Stern perform Phill Niblock

Friday, 26.4.2024 | Doors 20:00 / Starts 21:00 CET
West Germany | Skalitzer Straße 133 | 10999 Berlin

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