Sonntag, 21.5.17, 19 Uhr, Glockenhaus

Katharina Gross, Cello &
Arnold Marinissen, Elektronik

(In Zusammenarbeit mit der European Conference of Promoters of New Music)

Raphaël Languillat (MA/FR)

Vision of the Living Light (2016)
Cello solo

Johannes Kretz (AT)

like a painting (2013)
Cello und tape

Jason Post (NZ)           

Gelassenheit 2014
Cello und live electronics

Jakhongir Shukur (UZ)            

Aks Sado 2014
Cello solo

Patiparn Jaikampan (TH)

Agni (Cello solo), 2017
Cello solo

Aurélio Edler-Copes (BR/FR)

Rebirth in Sound 2014
Cello und live electronics


Katharina studied at the Musikhochschule Lübeck with David Geringas, Musikhochschule Köln with Frans Helmerson (Diploma) and at the Royal Northern College of Music in Manchester with Ralph Kirshbaum (Diploma in Professional Performance).
She is prizewinner of several international competitions.

She was soloist with the Philharmonic Orchestra of Kiev, the Philharmonic Orchestra of Klausenburg, the Staatsorchester Kassel, the Symphonic Orchestra of Thüringen and with the Salzburg Chamber Soloists on tour to the USA (Kennedy Center/Washington DC, The Old Cabell Hall/Charlottesville, the American Theatre in Hampton, at "Abendmusik" in Lincoln, the Bethel Performing Arts Series a.o.).

Katharina performed as a soloist and chamber musician at the at the Berio Festival in Muziekgebouw aan ´t IJ, Concertgebouw Amsterdam, Musikverein Vienna, Konzerthaus Vienna, the Kennedy Center in Washington DC, Bodenseefestival, Nafplion Festival, Cello Biënnale and Berio Festival Amsterdam, Europäische Wochen Passau, the Al Bustan Festival, the Fadj Festival in Teheran and at the Omnibus Laboratorium in Tashkent amongst others.

She was member of the Camerata Busoni and the Fresco Trio in the Netherlands, founder and member of Neues Wiener Quartett and performed together with the Danish Esbjerg Ensemble.

A CD was released by AULOS/Musikado with works by Schubert, de Falla, Ligeti and Shostakovich.
CDs with cello solo repertoire by Ligeti, Kódaly, Cassadó and Harvey were released by concertello records.

Katharina Gross received an international scholarship for leadership in the field of culture 2010/11 from the Federal Ministry for Education, Arts and Culture in Vienna.
Since 2010 she is artistic director of the concert series concertello based in Austria

Together with composer Arnold Marinissen Katharina created the Cello Songbook. Especially for Katharina Gross and the Cello Songbook, scenographer and media artist Marion Traenkle created the Cello Box, a "micro theater" with ledlight.
The Cello Songbook/ Cello Box performed close to fourty times in the last year, and featured in the Cello Biennial Amsterdam, the Dutch Cross-Linx Festival, Architecture Film Festival Rotterdam, Celloherbst am Hellweg in Germany, and in many other places. Furthermore, the music was broadcast on Dutch Radio, and the EP Things are Perfect is available on iTunes and Spotify.

In 2014 Katharina Gross started the project cellomondo: composers from all around the globe and their students write pieces for cello solo. The first seven compositions of the project were premiered in November 2014 at the Institut für Elektronische Musik und Akustik in Graz.