“avant-garde, but avant-garde with a commitment to communicate with the public without the usual pretentiousness that one finds with new music ensembles”

Curious Chamber Players are supported by



MATA Festival Opening Night Gala


April 13th 2015

Paula Cooper Gallery, NEW YORK


Rei Munakata (JP/SE): Sasaki-san’s Last Sword

Simon Steen Andersen (DK): In-side-out-side-in


Curious members Karin Hellqvist and Frederik Munk Larsen perform solo works during the opening gala of MATA Festival.


Karin Hellqvist/vln, Frederik Munk Larsen/guitar


 

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MATA 2015 Festival


April 14th 2015

The Kitchen, NEW YORK


Carlos Gutiérrez Quiroga (BO): Jintili

Tomi Räisänen (FI): Stheno

Todd Tarantino (US): “...all wors are already decided”*

Malin Bång (SE): palinode

Johan Svensson (SE): diamond dust

Wang Lu (CN/US): Urban Inventory*


Curious Chamber Players perform in New York during MATA 2015 Festival!


Hannah Törnell Wettermark/flute, Dries Tack/clarinet, Anna Christensson/piano, Frederik Munk Larsen/guitar, Karin Hellqvist/violin, My Hellgren/cello, Malin Bång/object, Rei Munakata/conductor


 


Spectrum NYC


April 15th 2015

Spectrum NYC, NEW YORK


Malin Bång (SE): Hyperoxic

Simon Steen Andersen (DK): In-side-out-side-in

Bent Sørensen (DK): The Shadows of Silence

Ida Lundén (SE): klocka med micro

Rei Munakata (JP/SE): Silver Arrow into the Snow


CCP concludes the exciting New York tour with exciting chamber music!


Hannah Törnell Wettermark/fl, Anna Christensson/pno, Frederik Munk Larsen/guit,  Malin Bång /obj



 

Always curious, crispy playfulness from the North



Curious + Aleph Göteborg

Levande Musik


April 25th 2015

Atalante, GÖTEBORG


Malin Bång (SE): Turbid Motion

Rei Munakata (JP/SE): Buckle in the Air II

Vincent Carinola (ES/FR): Nature morte

Mauricio Rodriguez (MX): Gotlhar

Joakim Sandgren (SE): empreintes digitales

Clara Iannotta (IT): Il colore dell’ombra


Curious Chamber players and Paris-based Ensemble Aleph continue international collaboration! Now it is our turn to invite Ensemble Aleph to Sweden, and of course we choose the kitchen of Sweden to enjoy fish in the west coast! The project is supported by concert organizer Levande Musik.


Ann Elkjär/flute, Dries Tack/clarinet, Anna Christensson/piano, Frederik Munk Larsen/guitar, Karin Hellqvist/violin, My Hellgren/cello, Malin Bång/object, Rei Munakata/conductor


 


Curious + Aleph Copenhagen

Klang - Copenhagen Avant Garde Music Festival


June 2nd, 2015

Republique, COPENHAGEN


Malin Bång (SE): Turbid Motion

Rei Munakata (JP/SE): Buckle in the Air II

Marianthi Papalexandri-Alexandri (GR): Gaze

Noriko Koide (JP): Hika Runners High+


Curious Chamber players and Paris-based Ensemble Aleph continue international collaboration! This time we introduce this super ensemble combination to super avant garde new music festival in the world!


Hannah Törnell Wettermark/flute, Dries Tack/clarinet, Anna Christensson/piano, Frederik Munk Larsen/guitar, Karin Hellqvist/violin, Karolina Öhman/cello, Malin Bång/object, Rei Munakata/conductor


 


Multicultural Sonic Evolution

Curious US debut!


April 12th 2015

DiMenna Center, NEW YORK


Malin Bång (SE): Hyperoxic

Clara Iannotta (IT): Il colore dell’ombra

Wei-Chieh Lin (TW/US): flickering*

Elena Mendoza (MX): Lo Que Nunca Dije Nadie

Rei Munakata (JP/SE): Shjo

Yui Kitamura (JP/US): Train*


Curious US debut concert! Collaboration with New York based concert organizer, MuSE, Curious Chamber Players share concert with virtuosic cellist Leo Soeda and One Ensemble.


Hannah Törnell Wettermark/flute, Dries Tack/clarinet, Anna Christensson/piano, Frederik Munk Larsen/guitar, Karin Hellqvist/violin, My Hellgren/cello, Malin Bång/object, Rei Munakata/conductor


 

Welcome to Curious Chamber Players!



Curious Tune Park


December 10th, 2015

Sofiagatan 1, STOCKHOLM


Mirjam Tally (SE): The Birds for company

Øyvind Torvund (NO): Tune Park

Bent Sørensen (DK): The Shadows of Silence

Niels Rønsholdt (DK): Wir I

Rei Munakata (JP/SE): Firn*


Welcome to the garden of sound and noise! Curious Chamber Players present chamber music concert with exciting Nordic repertoire from the heart of Scandinavia’s capital, Stockholm!


Anna Christensson/piano, Frederik Munk Larsen/guitar, My Hellgren/cello, Malin Bång/object and piano, Rei Munakata/object