Norbert Vollath - Biography

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Norbert Vollath - Biography

Born 1956 in Parkstein (Bavaria / Germany)

  • Plays saxophone and bass-clarinet
  • Writing compositions in the field of Jazz and New Music
  • Interpretative works from jazz-standards, folk-song, ancient
    and classical music
  • Experimental forms of improvised music
  • Writing and performing music for:

    - bands
    - theatre
    - exhibition openings
    - art projects
    - silent movies
    - TV and radio
    - literature projects

Performed and toured extensively throughout Europe including France, Austria, Hungary, Slovakia, Czech Republic, Switzerland, Holland, Scotland and Ireland.

Some of these performances received support from German Goethe Institute, IMRO, City Council Regensburg, Oberpf.Künstlerhaus Schwandorf.

Selected Performances:

2009 Burgenfestival, Schloss Wörth/Donau

2008 New Music in "Rote Sonne", City Council Munich

2007 ``Klang Festival Wald´´ - Jazzfestival in the Forest/Bayer. Jazzinstitut

2006 „The Danube“ with Bernhard Setzwein at Musica Europa, Regensburg
„Herr Klaus ging aus dem Haus“ – improvised music to dance theatre, Munich

2005 Concert at Regensburg cathedral „Minoritenkirche“

2004 Theatre-music for children (Pinocchio, Es ist ein Elch entsprungen)
3. Negerländer-Festival, Regensburg

2003 Tour with the Irish-German ensemble „Waterghost“

2002 Artist in residence, Tyrone Guthrie Centre, Annaghmakerrig, Ireland

2001 Blueval Festival, Straubing
Bayerischer Rundfunk, televised review

2000 Alternative Festival, Aberdeen, Scotland

1999 2. Negerländer-Festival, Regensburg
Bayerischer Rundfunk, televised review

1998 Cultural Prize, City of Regensburg with Negerländer

1997 Jazztage Nürtingen

1994 1. Negerländer-Festival, Regensburg

1990 Festival Des Musiques Innovatives, St. Etienne, France

1990 3. International Festival für zeitgenössische Musik, Nürnberg

1986 Concert Budapest, Hungary

Norbert Vollath

Norbert Vollath
Photo: Hubert Lankes




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