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Save the date! Dec.16th, Seda on “Mind and Music” @ the University of Salzburg.

Come and join me for the last event of 2013 at the University of Salzburg. On December 16, I will be the featured guest in the Psychology Department for an exciting discussion on sonic aesthetics, interpretation and listening experiences of newest music. There will be plenty of time to chat afterwards as well! --Seda What: Discussion "Neue Musik - Klangästhetik, Interpretation und Hörerfahrung" Where: University of Salzburg, Psychology Department When: Dec. 16th, 2.15-3.45pm What to bring: Open Ears, Open Minds and Good Company:-)

November 9th, 2013|

Classical Music Hackday Features Seda Röder

"In a Landscape - a through composed concert" ... Tomorrow evening premiere performance @the Classical Music Hack Day at Steinwayhaus-München: Music by Feldman, Brahms, Debussy, Cage, Satie and Liang with Interludes by myself;-) Below is the program. I hope to see many of you there! (And, yes! The concert will take place on this red Steinway:-) --Seda Time/Date/Location: Steinway Haus Munich, 6pm, July 28. You wonder what Classical Music Hack Day is? VISIT THE SITE Computer scientists, musicians, and everyone interested in bringing music and technology together, are coming together in Munich at the Ludwig Maximilian University to get to know each other, exchange ideas, and work over two days (24 hours) on a project on following topics: New insights into the History of Music Computer performance on Steinway pianos Humans and Computers: Performing Together Digital Mashups of Music Scores and Recordings New insights into Orchestral Rehearsal Music Search Online: Crawling and Analyzing Music on the Internet with distributed Systems (e.g. AWS) Program: Morton Feldman: Vertical Thoughts (1964) Intermissions 5-6 (1952-53) Johannes Brahms: Intermezzi I-II Op. 118 (1893) Seda Röder: Interlude I (2013) Claude Debussy: La Fille aux cheveux de lin (1909-10) Lei Liang: Piano, piano (2012) John Cage: In a Landscape (1948) Seda Röder: Interlude II (2013) Eric Satie: Gymnopedie I (1888) Seda Röder: Interlude III (2013) Eric Satie: Gnosiènne I (1890)

July 27th, 2013|

Visiting Artist @ UC Davis and Berkeley!

Not all the bags in the picture (Sacramento Airport arrivals) are mine!:-) I am happy to announce that I will be visiting UC Davis and Berkeley to give lectures and concerts in November 2012. My lecture will be on, "Pawn or Queen: The Role of the 'Performer' in 21st-Century Music," (scheduled from 3 to 5 p.m. Wednesday, Nov. 14, in 115 Music Building). The theme of this lecture appeared during my work as not only as a pianist but also as a curator of coherent programs. "What is the role of the Performer today? Are we supposed to follow the needs of the composer, the audience or just music? How can we help audiences find more access to newer art music?" These are just some of the questions we will try to answer during the discussion. My first performance “A Sonic Journey of European Piano Music,” will take place on Thursday, Nov. 15, as part of the free Shinkoskey Noon Concert series. On the same day I will travel to Berkeley, also talk to the composition students at UC Berkeley (5pm). The next night, Nov. 16, will be the night to tell some “Tales from the Silent Lands,” featuring works by John Cage, Morton Feldman, by myself, Lei Liang and Ken Ueno, each of them influenced and inspired by minimalistic approaches works. Here is the program to my noon concert: Shinkoskey Noon Concert: A Sonic Journey of European Piano Music — 12:05-1 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 15, Yocha Dehe Grand Lobby, Mondavi Center for the Performing Arts. Bernd Richard Deutsch — Aura Beat Furrer — Voicelessness. The Snow Has No Voice Seda Röder — La Solitude Helmut Lachenmann — Ein Kinderspiel Dateline

November 7th, 2012|