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Thursday, November 28th, 2013

private event

Friday, November 22nd, 2013

52 Project - Who what when where why & how?

Monday, September 30th, 2013

tant pis

Takes Two

Konradstrasse 73
Zürich 8005
+41(0)44 271 12 41.

Two women - Two countries - Many keys

lyrical... evocative... filmic

Ruth Bieri (p, acc, sax, vox), 

Helen Davey (vox, p, guit, acc)


Friday, September 27th, 2013

private event - Takes Two

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Sunday, August 11th, 2013

Convent Gallery,

Salon 3 - image->text->sound
- 2:00 - 3:30 pm

Corner of Hill & Daly Streets, Daylesford
3460
Aus +61 3 5348 3211
Price: $10 / $8 concession

Part of the mixed exhibition "translating treasures", this salon features an interview with Ngaere Guyatt (Assemblage artist) followed by sound-paintings in response to the artworks by Helen Davey. Audience interaction happily encouraged.


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"timeless" by Ngaere Guyatt

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Sunday, August 4th, 2013

Convent Gallery,

Salon 2 - image->text->sound
- 2:00 - 3:30 pm

Corner of Hill & Daly Streets, Daylesford
3460
Aus +61 3 5348 3211
Price: $10 / $8 concession

Part of a mixed exhibition: "translating treasures", this salon features an interview with Mark Payne –(Painter) & Sound Paintings by Helen Davey.

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"bush circus" by Mark Payne

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Saturday, August 3rd, 2013

Convent Gallery,

Salon 1 - image->text->sound - 3:30 - 5:00 pm

Corner of Hill & Daly Streets, Daylesford
3460
Aus +61 3 5348 3211
Price: $10 / $8 concession

Part of a mixed exhibition, this salon features a floor talk by Kristin Diemer (Photographer), with poetry on the images by Rumi and Sound Paintings by Helen Davey.

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"Creation is vast - why do you sit all day in a tiny prison?" Rumi

Photograph and text selected by by Kristin Diemer

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Tuesday, July 9th, 2013

private event-workshop

Thursday, July 4th, 2013

private event

Thursday, June 27th, 2013

private event, Zurich - Takes Two

Saturday, June 22nd, 2013

private event, Zurich - HD solo

Saturday, May 25th, 2013

private event - Zurich - HD solo

Thursday, March 21st, 2013

"TAKES TWO" (farewell to APART cafe)

"TAKES TWO" (farewell to APART cafe) - konzert 20h,
bar ab 19h

bremgartenstr 18 8003 zurich-wiedikon,
044 450 19 06
Price: this is a freebie :-)

March 2013

concert pause for new programme development

February 2013

concert pause for new programme development

January 2013

on leave in australia :-)

 

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Thursday, December 13th, 2012

private event

Friday, November 30th, 2012

private event

Thursday, November 29th, 2012

private event

 

 


Saturday, November 17th, 2012

private event

Wednesday, October 17th, 2012

salon series - hotel bellerive au lac

salon series - where words meet music -
20h

Utoquai 47
Zurich 8008
booking advised 044 254 40 00

REBECCA LISTER - words

HELEN DAVEY - music 

one show only - don't miss it!

as part of the "salon series" these two australian artists combine their respective art forms to perform an evening of theatre, music, spoken word, and song. rebecca lister is an animateur, writer and performer and will present some recent works to an improvised music score. helen davey will offer "sound-paintings" in response to stories volunteered from the audience. 

please note - this programme will be presented in english.


Monday, September 24th, 2012

Takes Two - tant pis

takes two - 20h

Konradstrasse 73
Zürich 8005
+41(0)44 271 12 41.

ruth bieri - keyboard, accordion, saxophone, voice

helen davey - voice, keyboard, guitars, accordion


Saturday, August 11th, 2012

The Convent Chapel

salon series - The Dance of Life - 3:00-4:30

Corner of Hill and Daly Streets,
Daylesford Australia
Price: $15 / $12

This cross-arts salon offers a feast of visual artworks and writings by artist Petrus Spronk, with his remarkable “ Dance with the big C (cancer)”.  Helen Davey will provide an improvised musical score to enrich this salon, including “sound-paintings” in response to stories volunteered by the audience.

Why not come and join us afterwards at the Altar Bar: the funkiest bar a convent could cloister!


Friday, August 10th, 2012

convent chapel

salon series - The dance of Life - 8.00 - 9:30 pm

Corner of Hill and Daly Streets,
Daylesford, Aus
Price: $15 / $12

This cross-arts salon offers a feast of visual artworks and writings by artist Petrus Spronk, with his remarkable “ Dance with the big C (cancer)”.  Helen Davey will provide an improvised musical score to enrich this salon, including “sound-paintings” in response to stories volunteered by the audience. 

Why not come and join us afterwards at the Altar Bar: the funkiest bar a convent could cloister!

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Saturday, August 4th, 2012

convent chapel

salon series - where words meet music - 8:30 - 10pm

corner of hill & daly streets
daylesford australia
Price: $15/12 concession

This salon offers a tapestry of texts in different genres -  poetry, song,  narrative and monologue - with a  live, improvised sound track.  The  audience will be invited to volunteer personal stories as yarns for sound weavings. Words by Rebecca Lister, Terry Jaensch, Joanne Davis, music by Helen Davey.  

Why not come and join us afterwards at the Altar Bar: the funkiest bar a convent could cloister!


Thursday, July 12th, 2012

private event

 

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Wednesday, June 27th, 2012

private event

Saturday, June 23rd, 2012

private event

Friday, June 22nd, 2012

mellow club - Davey & Aebli

SISTARS & helen davey with david aebli - 20:30 UHR

albisstrasse 84
8038 Zurich 044 380 70 11
Price: 20CHF

Friday, May 25th, 2012

private event

Monday, February 13th, 2012

tasma house and gardens

helen davey trio: "carvings"
- house concert at 8pm

33-39 table hill road
daylesford
australia
Price: $15 /$12

reservations recommended:info at helendavey.com


Saturday, February 11th, 2012

maurocco bar
midland hotel

helen davey trio "carvings"
- 5:00 pm

4 templeton street
castlemaine. 03 - 5472 - 1085
Price: $15 / $12

Thursday, February 9th, 2012

benalla art gallery

helen davey trio: "carvings"
- 5:30pm - 7pm

bridge street
benalla
australia
(03) 5760 - 2619
Price: by donation

Tuesday, February 7th, 2012

ballarat fine at gallery

helen davey trio "carvings"
- 7:30pm

40 lydiard st north
ballarat victoria 3350
Price: $18/$15 gallery members & conc

Sunday, February 5th, 2012

wesley anne

helen davey trio - "carvings"
- 8.30 -10:30 pm

250 high street
northcote 3070
(03) 9482 1333.
Price: $15/ $12

Saturday, February 4th, 2012

fortyfivedownstairs

'A Dingo Fence and Mallee Roots' - helen davey solo - sound paintings - 1:30 - 2:30pm

45 flinders lane
melbourne 3000
(03) 9662 9966
Price: free admission

Artist talk by Kristin Diemer followed by a solo performance of Sound Painting's by Helen Davey, in response to Kristin's photographs.
A photographer and sociologist, Kristin Diemer, loves to tell a good story.  Her latest exhibition 'A Dingo Fence and Mallee Roots' tells the story of a Victorian family farming on the Fringe. Kristin's poignant images illustrate the often solitary life of remote farming; the ordinary, repetitive, daily life.

Friday, January 13th, 2012

Offene Kirche

helen davey trio:"carvings"
- 20h

boeklinstr. 2
st. gallen
switzerland
071-260 - 2040
Price: tba

last concert before australian tour :-)   


Thursday, January 12th, 2012

rigi kulm hotel

private function

6410 rigi kum

Thursday, November 10th, 2011

restaurant zeughaushof

helen davey trio - 20:20h

kanonengasse 20
8004 zurich CH
bookings 044 - 240 - 5275
Price: 25.-/15.-

there will be sound-paintings - so feel free to bring a story to share.


Friday, October 21st, 2011

restaurant europa

davey & aebli -
20:30

englischviertelstrasse 42,
8032 zuerich
044 - 252 - 12 77
Price: kollekte*

singer-songwriter/jazz/folk/pop/or/something/like/that

there will be sound-paintings - so feel free to bring a story to share.

*kollekte is a wonderfully concise german word meaning generous, BIG, multi-note bequests of artistic appreciation (aka the rustling rather than jangling form of money-in-the-hat donations). 


Friday, September 30th, 2011

rieterhaus, bubikon

(private function)

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Tuesday, September 27th, 2011

werkstatt für improvisierte musik

when lotte has time -
20:15

Magnusstrasse 5 8004 Zürich
Price: tba

free improvisation - experimental music

helen davey (prepared piano & vox) & brigitte meyer (cello & vox). celebrating tension, distension, dis-allsorts of things.... and so on. two voices and quite some strings.  


Friday, September 23rd, 2011

zum bücherparadies

buchtaufe Zahra

seefeldstr. 83
zurich

book launch and readings from adelheid schaer's book "ZAHRA"


Saturday, September 17th, 2011

it's a secret

in a mountain hut - somewhere in the bernese alps

(private function)


August 2011

on leave in australia :-)

July 2011

in the studio - overdubs for new CD

Thursday, June 16th, 2011

kultbau

klang connection - 20:00 uhr

Konkordiastrasse 27
CH-9000 St.Gallen
+41 (0)71 244 57 84
Price: 25 chf (includes apero)

KLANG-CONNECTION - "SONGS, STORIES AND THINGS THAT GO DING" !

the kultbau is a deliciously, solubrious salon where i could just play all day. they have a fabulous programme of kultural events that are obscure to say the least, eccentric (sometimes) and often cross arts inspired. join us for a little uusflug (journey) into the realm of sound-art that plays in the spaces we instinctively share in our subconscious. 

helen davey (voice piano and other things) and ferdi rauber (percussion, didjeridoo, voice, hand drums)   

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Friday, June 10th, 2011

restaurant europa

klang connection - 20:30

englischviertelstrasse 42,
8032 zuerich
044 252 12 77
Price: kollekte

SONGS, STORIES AND THINGS THAT GO DING !


think: australian singer-songwriter (melbourne oberland), meets swiss nature-percussionist (st. gallen outback).

join us for a little uusflug (journey) into the realm of sound-art that plays in the spaces we instinctively share in our subconscious. 


helen davey (voice piano and other things) and ferdi rauber (percussion, didjeridoo, hand drums)  

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May 2011

in the studio - CD recordings




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Thursday, April 14th, 2011

APART (das blumenkafi)

20:20h

bremgartenstr 18 8003 zurich-weidikon,
044 450 19 06
Price: 25 CHF

DAVEY AND AEBLI

singer-songwriter with hints of jazz/blues.

a blend of original material plus sound-apintings: experience how stories volunteered by the audience take on a musical life of their own.   featuring david aebli (double bass, bouzouki, mandolin, guitar)      helen davey (voice, piano & other things)

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Thursday, March 17th, 2011

l'heure bleu kultur & film


20:20h

asylstrasse 64,
zurich
044 - 422-4488
Price: kollekte

Thursday, March 10th, 2011

l'heure bleu kultur & film

HELEN DAVEY SOLO
celebrating 100 years international womens' day... -
20:20h

asylstrasse 64,
8032 zürich
044 - 422-4488
Price: kollekte

her songs, her stories - tell me a story and i'll sing you a song.

to mark the centenary of international womens' day, this concert will commemorate women songwriters (from the singer-songwriter /gentle jazz/ blues traditions with perhaps the odd deviation into the slightly weird...)

the "kollekte" will be donated to a charity for womens' programmes. (details on thursday).


Thursday, January 6th, 2011

old hepburn hotel, (AUS)

DAVEY AND VOGEL - 20:00 h

main road
hepburn springs aus
Price: $ 2.00 + (all donations welcome)

andy vogel (vox, accordion, guitar, blues harp) joins helen davey (vox, piano, guitar, accordion) to play some original songs at this month's performers night (it's been running for over ten years now, thanks to nel staite :-)


January 2011

on leave in australia :-)

December 2010

recording

at a secret location :-)
zurich

Monday, November 15th, 2010

kafferberg

playback-theatre - bumerang

private function
hoengg

Friday, November 12th, 2010

restaurant soodmatte

davey and rauber

soodstr.50 A
8134 adliswil.

private function


Wednesday, November 10th, 2010

APART (das blumenkafi)

davey and aebli
- 20:00 h

bremgartenstr 18 8003 zurich-weidikon,
044 450 19 06

poetic world/folk music with a contemporary twist

songs and sound-paintings by helen davey (voice, piano and other things), with david aebli (double bass, bouzouki & mandolin).


Sunday, October 24th, 2010

kultbau

trans-lations project

recording sessions
st. gallen

Saturday, October 23rd, 2010

kultbau

trans-lations project

recording sessions
st. gallen

Saturday, October 9th, 2010

espirit

playback-theatre - bumerang

private function
basel

Friday, October 8th, 2010

APART (das blumenkafi)

helen davey trio : songs and sound-paintings -
20:20h

bremgartenstr 18 8003 zurich-wiedikon,
044 450 19 06
Price: fr 20/15

helen davey (voice, piano and other things),
david aebli (double bass, bouzouki, mandolin),
ferdi rauber (hand drums, percussion, didjerridoo)


Thursday, September 23rd, 2010

APART (das blumenkafi)

helen davey trio - songs and sound-paintings -
20:20h

bremgartenstr 18 8003 zurich-weidikon,
044 450 19 06
Price: fr 20/15

helen davey (voice, piano and other things),
david aebli (double bass, bouzouki, mandolin), 
ferdi rauber (hand drums, percussion, didjerridoo)


Thursday, September 16th, 2010

restaurant zeughaushof

PLAYBACK-THEATRE BUMERANG
- 20:00 h

kanonengasse 20
8004 zurich CH
bookings 044 - 240 - 5275
Price: eintritt: fr 20/15

playback-theatre bumerang
helen davey (vox, piano, and other things...)  and christoph schmid (saxes, recorders, percussion) improvise the soundtrack to re-enactments of stories volunteered by the audience.


Sunday, August 15th, 2010

salon series - davey & kennedy

3:30 - 4:45pm

Barcaldine country house 238 Dairy flat rd, Musk, (just 7 mins drive from Daylesford)
bookings and info: 5348 - 2741
Price: $15 / full time students free

writer cate kennedy and musician helen davey both know and love daylesford very well.  they have both found inspiration in its landscape and life, and are excited to be collaborating in this festival event where davey's evocative 'sound paintings' merge with kennedy's delicious poetry;

oh and... afternoon tea available from 2:30pm


Saturday, August 14th, 2010

salon series - davey & kennedy

5:30 - 6:45 pm

Barcaldine country house, 238 Dairy Flat rd. Musk (just 7 mins drive from daylesford)
bookings and info: 5348 - 2741
Price: $15 / full time students free

writer cate kennedy and musician helen davey both know and love daylesford very well.  they have both found inspiration in its landscape and life, and are excited to be collaborating in this festival event where davey's evocative 'sound paintings' merge with kennedy's delicious poetry; 

hmmm... and don't forget dinner is available after the show


Sunday, August 8th, 2010

salon series - davey & lister

3:30 - 5:30pm

Barcaldine country house, 238 dairy flat rd. musk ( just 7 mins drive from daylesford
bookings and info: 5348 - 2741
Price: $15 / full time students free

the salon series - an afternoon of music, text and the unexpected.  helen davey joins writer and theatre maker rebecca lister as they combine their respective worlds of music and words.  sit back, watch, listen and feel.

.... and don't forget afternoon tea will be available from 2:30 pm


Saturday, August 7th, 2010

salon series - davey & lister

3:30 - 5:30pm

Barcaldine country house, 238 Dairy flat rd, musk. (just 7 mins drive from daylesford)
bookings and info: 5348 - 2741
Price: $15 / full time students free

the salon series - an afternoon of music, text and the unexpected.  helen davey joins writer and theatre maker rebecca lister as they combine their respective worlds of music and words.  sit back, watch, listen and feel.

afternoon tea available from 2:30pm


Friday, August 6th, 2010

Barcaldine Country House,

salon series - songs & sound-paintings - 8pm-9:30pm

238 Dairy flat rd, Musk, ( just 7 mins drive from Daylesford)
BOOKINGS 5348 - 2741
Price: $ 15 / full time students free

at this salon, helen will present songs and stories from her upcoming album then invite you, the audience, to volunteer your own stories so she can sound-paint a response, using voice, piano and other things. Why not bring a story to share?

...stay tuned for a mystery guest...


Saturday, July 31st, 2010

benalla art gallery

cafe concert series - davey & kennedy -
5:30pm - 7pm

bridge Street
benalla, 3672 (03) 5762 3027

Price: $25/$20
F.T. students free

at this concert, helen will create sound-paintings to current art works exhibited at the gallery, and to the wonderful poetry of writer cate kennedy. 


Thursday, July 1st, 2010

restaurant zeughaushof

playback-theatre - bumerang
- show at 20:00, bar/dinner from 18:00

kanonengasse 20
8004 zurich
bookings 044 - 240 - 5275
Price: eintritt: fr 20/15

playback-theatre bumerang
helen davey (vox, piano, and other things...)  and christoph schmid (saxes, recorders, percussion) improvise the soundtrack to re-enactments of stories volunteered by the audience.


Saturday, April 17th, 2010

APART (das blumenkafi)

PLAYBACK-THEATRE BUMERANG
- 20:00 h

bremgartenstr 18 8003 zurich-weidikon,
044 450 19 06

playback-theatre bumerang helen davey (vox, piano, and other things...) improvises to re-enactments of stories volunteered by the audience.


Thursday, April 8th, 2010

restaurant zeughaushof

playback-theatre - bumerang
- show at 20:00, bar/dinner from 18:00

kanonengasse 20
8004 zurich
bookings 044 - 240 - 5275
Price: eintritt: fr 20/15

playback-theatre bumerang
helen davey (vox, piano, and other things...)  and christoph schmid (saxes, recorders, percussion) improvise the soundtrack to re-enactments of stories volunteered by the audience.


Thursday, March 11th, 2010

restaurant zeughaushof

playback-theatre - bumerang
- show:20:00h, bar/dinner from 18:00h

kanonengasse 20
8004 zurich CH
bookings 044 - 240 - 5275
Price: eintritt: fr 20/15

playback-theatre bumerang
helen davey (vox, piano, and other things...)  and christoph schmid (saxes, recorders, percussion) improvise the soundtrack to re-enactments of stories volunteered by the audience.


Thursday, February 25th, 2010

restaurant zeughaushof

helen davey - "carvings" -
bar/dinner from 18h,
concert at 20:20h

kanonengasse 20
8004 zurich
bookings 044 - 240 - 5275
Price: 25 CHF

carvings
helen davey (vox, piano, and other things...) performs her own songs around the theme of "carvings". featuring david aebli (upright bass, guitar, mandolin, bouzouki) and some surprise guests.


Thursday, February 11th, 2010

restaurant zeughaushof

playback-theatre - bumerang
- 20:00h, bar/dinner from 18:00h

kanonengasse 20
8004 zurich
bookings 044 - 240 - 5275
Price: eintritt: fr 20/15

playback-theatre bumerang
helen davey (vox, piano, and other things...)  and christoph schmid (saxes, recorders, percussion) improvise the soundtrack to re-enactments of stories volunteered by the audience.


January 2010

more leave :-)

December 2009

on leave in australia :-)

 

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spring one day, winter the next.....

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Thursday, November 19th, 2009

restaurant zeughaushof

PLAYBACK-THEATRE BUMERANG
kuli-narisch - fleisch am chnocha
- show at 20:00, bar/dinner from 18:00

kanonengasse 20
8004 zurich 044 - 240 - 5275
Price: Price: Fr. 20.- /Fr. 15.-

helen davey (vox, piano, perc) and christoph schmid (sax, recorders, vox, perc) play improvised sound-paintings to playback-theatre bumerang.  

 


Friday, November 6th, 2009

APART (das blumenkafi)

"CARVINGS" -
bar/dinner from 18h
concert at 20:20h

bremgartnerstr. 18,
8003, zurich-wiedikon
(Im Innenhof)
reservations Tel 044 450 19 06
Price: Fr. 20.- /Fr. 15.-

CARVINGS

helen davey (vox, piano, and other things...) performs her own songs and sound paintings around the theme of "carvings". featuring david aebli (upright bass, guitar, mandolin, bouzouki) and markus twerenbold (voice, percussion, air trombone).

this delightful, intimate restaurant serves delicious meals.  please book early to reserve your table, as seating is limited. here's a link to APART cafe's menu/wine pages.


Thursday, October 22nd, 2009

restaurant zeughaushof

PLAYBACK-THEATRE BUMERANG
wein, weib und gesang - bar/dinner from 18:00, show at 20:00

kanonengasse 20
8004 zurich 044 - 240 - 5275
Price: Price: Fr. 20.- /Fr. 15.-

helen davey (vox, piano, perc) and christoph schmid (sax, recorders, vox, perc) play improvised sound-paintings to playback-theatre bumerang.


Friday, October 16th, 2009

APART (das blumenkafi)

HELEN DAVEY - "CARVINGS" -
bar/dinner from 18h,
concert at 20:20h

bremgartenstr. 18,
8003, zurich-wiedikon
(Im Innenhof)
reservations Tel 044 450 19 06
Price: Fr. 20.- /Fr. 15.-

 

CARVINGS

helen davey (vox, piano, and other things...) performs her own songs around the theme of "carvings". featuring david aebli (upright bass, guitar, mandolin, bouzouki) and markus twerenbold (voice, percussion).

this delightful, intimate restaurant serves delicious meals.  please book early to reserve your table, as seating is limited.  here's a link to APART cafe's menu/wine pages.


Thursday, September 10th, 2009

restaurant zeughaushof

kuli-narrisch - chruut und ruebbli -
bar / dinner from 18:00, show at 20:00

kanonengasse 20
8004 zurich 044 - 240 - 5275
Price: Fr. 20.- /Fr. 15.-

helen davey (vox, piano, perc) and christoph schmid (sax, recorders, vox, perc) play improvised sound-paintings to bumerang theatre www.playbacktheater-bumerang.ch


Sunday, July 26th, 2009

das blumenkafi APART

songs and sound-paintings -
brunch 11:30 - 13:30

im innenhof (haus "wirtschaft im franz")
bremgartenstr 18
8003, zurich

reservations 044 - 450 - 190

helen davey, solo (voice, piano and other things) in this quaint, secret garden cafe.


Sunday, July 19th, 2009

APART (das blumencafe)

bumerang "playback" theatre - essen/bar from 17:00
theatre 18:00

im innenhof ( haus "wirtschaft im franz")
bremgartenstr 18 8003 zurich-weidikon,
044 - 450 - 1906
Price: kollekte

helen davey (vox, piano, perc) plays improvised sound-paintings to bumerang playback-theatre in this quaint, secret-garden cafe.  www.playbacktheater-bumerang.ch

 


Monday, June 29th, 2009

wort & bild festifall

floating echo - screenings after dark,

SWITZERLAND

gabriela signer's "floating echo" is a video installation which will premiere at the wort und bild festifall, june 25 - 28;  it will be screened each night of the festifall after dark at the adellen badi, dachsen.

i created the soundtrack (for voice, accordion, and prepared piano)  using "echo and narcissus" as a muse for the whimsical narrative of the film. some excerpts of the soundtrack are available to hear on the music page.


Saturday, June 27th, 2009

theater im guss 81-80

«wenn eineR eine Reise tut ...!» -
kulturkantine, bar from 19:30, theatre 20:30

Gemeinschaftszentrum
Schaffhauserstr. 102,
8180 Bülach
Price: CHF 28.-/23.-

helen davey (vox, piano, perc) and christoph schmid (sax, recorders, vox, perc) play improvised sound-paintings to bumerang theatre www.playbacktheater-bumerang.ch


Thursday, June 25th, 2009

restaurant zeughaushof

kuli-narisch - chruut und rueebli
- show at 20:00, bar/dinner from 18:00

kanonengasse 20
8004 zurich. 044 - 240 - 5275
Price: Fr. 20.- /Fr. 15.-

helen davey (vox, piano, perc) and christoph schmid (sax, recorders, vox, perc) play improvised sound-paintings to bumerang theatre www.playbacktheater-bumerang.ch


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