News | Engagements

  • Fri
    22
    Feb
    2013

    Artistic Director, Ensemble Moto Perpetuo
    Season Opener at TEMP Art Space in SoHo.

  • Tue
    19
    Mar
    2013

    Artistic Director, Ensemble Moto Perpetuo
    Ear Heart New Music Series, at Roulette
    in Collaboration with the New Chamber Ballet and Sospeso Ensemble.

  • Mon
    01
    Apr
    2013
    Sun
    07
    Apr
    2013

    – World premiere of Hedef with members of Ensemble Intercontemporain, Ensemble Modern, Asasello Quartet and Conductor Matthias Pintscher.
    -Giving portrait lecture about my music and personal influences including live performances of my works with Flutists Eric Lamb, Oboe Nick Shay Deutsch, Horn Saar Berger, pianist Dimitri Vassilakis, Conductor Scott Ellaway and more

  • Tue
    23
    Apr
    2013

    Artistic Director of “Ramifications of Trauma: A Journey”
    At 14th Street Y theater
    Ensemble Moto Perpetuo in collaboration with Ensemble Meitar.

  • Sat
    01
    Jun
    2013

    Artistic Director of “Action Painting: The Edges of Sound”
    at Baruch Performing Arts Center
    Ensemble Moto Perpetuo with guest conductor Jean Philippe Wurtz and composer Raphael Cendo
    In collaboration with Ensemble Linea of Strasbourg.

  • Sat
    01
    Jun
    2013
    Sun
    02
    Jun
    2013

    World premiere of Here I am, Send me!
    at the 14th Street Y Theater LABA Festival.

  • Mon
    30
    Sep
    2013

    Israeli premiere of Hedef with Ensemble Meitar and conductor Matthias Pintscher.

  • Sat
    15
    Mar
    2014
    Thu
    20
    Mar
    2014

    rehearsals and performances of Sheketak and Echad
    World premiere with Matthias Pintscher and Ensemble Meitar.

  • Mon
    24
    Mar
    2014
    Thu
    27
    Mar
    2014

    Collaboration with the students of Conservatorio Superior de Musica de Aragon
    Performance of Sheketak.

  • Fri
    02
    May
    2014
    Sat
    03
    May
    2014

    Artistic Director of Philippe Manoury Portrait concerts with Ensemble Moto Perpetuo at Lang Recital Hall.

  • Sun
    04
    May
    2014
    Mon
    05
    May
    2014

    Conducting a fully staged theatrical performance of Here I am, Send me!
    at the 250th anniversary celebrations of Akademie der Bildende Künste, Dresden.

  • Tue
    10
    Jun
    2014

    Israeli premiere of Echad with Ensemble Meitar and conductor David Greilsammer at the Israeli Conservatory.

  • Thu
    19
    Jun
    2014

    Conducting US premiere of Hommage anden Klimerkasten by Hannah Eimermacher with Ensemble Moto Perpetuo’s concert
    at the German Consulate in New York US Premiere of Darkness with Soprano Frauke Aulbert and Pianist Natalie Tenenbaum.

  • Tue
    24
    Jun
    2014

    World premiere of Situation Object with soprano Mary Mackenzie at Town Hall Seattle.

  • Thu
    11
    Sep
    2014

    World Premiere of Echad revised version at the Stadtmuseum by El Perro Andaluz.

  • Fri
    26
    Sep
    2014

    Performance of Echad by El Perro Andaluz
    at Hochschule fur Musik Carl Maria von Weber.

  • Mon
    06
    Oct
    2014
    Thu
    09
    Oct
    2014

    rehearsals of Iridescent Stasis with Ensemble Intercontemporain and conductor Jean Michael Lavoae.

  • Sat
    11
    Oct
    2014

    World premiere of Iridescent Stasis at La Biennale di Venezia , Teatro alle Tese.

  • Fri
    17
    Oct
    2014

    German premiere of As if these clouds at Donaueschinger Musiktage with Echtzeit Ensemble and conductor Christof M Löser.

  • Tue
    11
    Nov
    2014

    Live Broadcast of Situation Object by Radio Bremen
    with AuditivVokal
    from Theater Delmenhorst in Bremen, Germany.

  • Thu
    13
    Nov
    2014
    Fri
    21
    Nov
    2014

    FREEDOM Tour
    Conducting Ensemble Moto Perpetuo and AuditivVokal
    in a collaboration tour in Washington, Boston and New York
    including performances of Situation Object.

  • Wed
    29
    Apr
    2015

    Broadcast of Hedef and Sh’ma
    by Kol Hamusica
    Israel National Classical Music Radio
    program editor Amit Dolberg.

  • Tue
    28
    Jul
    2015
    Thu
    06
    Aug
    2015
  • Thu
    10
    Sep
    2015
    Sat
    03
    Oct
    2015

    EMP engagements

  • Wed
    16
    Sep
    2015
    Thu
    17
    Sep
    2015

    Conductor, Mekomot project: Stavenhagen and Hagenow, Germany.

  • Sat
    03
    Oct
    2015

    Conductor in mekomot project: Dresden.

  • Sat
    10
    Oct
    2015

    Conducting Orte/Mekomot project premiere.

  • Thu
    31
    Mar
    2016

    Conductor, Mekomot Project: „Raum für Kunst und Diskurs“ Berlin.

    Commission by Deutschlandfunk for the project Orte/Mekomot.
    In addition for writing a new work for the project Amir will function as conductor of the 22 concerts tour around Germany and Eastern Europe during 2015/16.

  • Mon
    04
    Apr
    2016

    Conductor, Mekomot Project Essen.

  • Thu
    07
    Apr
    2016

    Conductor, Mekomot Project: Forum neuer Musik – Deutschlandfunk Köln – Festivaleröffnung.

  • Thu
    05
    May
    2016

    Conductor, Mekomot Project: Erfurt.

  • Wed
    25
    May
    2016
    Sat
    28
    May
    2016

    Conductor, Mekomot Project:Hainsfarth, Kippenheim, Binswangen, Ichenhausen.

  • Thu
    02
    Jun
    2016

    Conductor, Mekomot Project: Warsaw, Poland.

  • Sun
    05
    Jun
    2016
    Sun
    12
    Jun
    2016

    European Capital of Culture
    Commission by the city of Wroclaw, Poland as part of the project “European Capital of Culture 2016”
    for large Symphonic Orchestra of 200 players with Symphonic Choir of 400 singers. Premiere in open air concert on the banks of the Odra River June 11 2016.

    Commission by Ensemble Interface, Frankfurt in collaboration with the sound Sculptor Hans van Koolwijk, Amsterdam and composers Beat Gysin and Sergey Khisamov.
    http://www.ensembleinterface.com/de/projekte/klangmobil/

  • Mon
    11
    Jul
    2016

    Featured in SWR2 – music now in a program titled “ad libitum – free spaces in music” by Journalistin Friederike Kenneweg.
    The program includes interesting interviews and music examples of composers Jennifer Walshe , Amir Shpilman and pianists Tomas Bächli and Christoph Grund.

  • Wed
    13
    Jul
    2016

    World premeiere of a new work for Ensemble Nikel at the Tzlil Meudcan Festival, Tel Aviv, Israel

  • Tue
    16
    Aug
    2016
    Tue
    23
    Aug
    2016

    Guest teacher at the 14th International Eurhythmics Workshop, Hellerau Center, Dresden, Germany.

  • Sat
    20
    Aug
    2016

    World premiere of new work for 80 movers and space, Hellerau Center, Dresden, Germany.

  • Sun
    16
    Oct
    2016
    Thu
    20
    Oct
    2016

    Conducting-composers masterclass with Peter EötvösJean-Philippe WurtzBalázs Horváth and THReNSeMBLe at the Budapest Music Center (BMC), Hungary.

  • Sun
    06
    Nov
    2016

    Conductor, Mekomot Projekt: Görlitz, Germany.

  • Sun
    18
    Dec
    2016

    Excerpts of Destruction for choir and large orchestra performed at Niebo, the closing ceremony of the European Capital of Culture at Hala Stulecia, Wroclaw, Poland.

  • Sat
    04
    Mar
    2017

    Ensemble Nikel performs Spins (2016) for Saxophone with electronics and No input mixer at the Zurich International Saxophone festival.

  • Thu
    30
    Mar
    2017

    Mduo premieres Pose un Lapin (2017) for Paetzold Bass Recorder with electronics and Percussion with Miako Kleinand Michael Weilacher at Lettretage, Berlin.

  • Sat
    29
    Apr
    2017

    DeutschlandFunk broadcasts a portrait program about my work including interviews and excerpts of my music at Forum Neuer Musik with journalist and musicologist Egbert Hiller.

  • Fri
    11
    Aug
    2017
    Mon
    14
    Aug
    2017

    – Teaching a workshop at Hellerau Center “Arranged Compositions of Spatio-Temporal Processes II”
    – Experimenting new movement ideas of emergent complex behavior systems at the 15. Internationale Rhythmikwerkstatt “Dalcroze 2017”

  • Mon
    14
    Aug
    2017
    Fri
    18
    Aug
    2017

    Residency at DordtYart, Netherlands center for contemporary art with Ensemble Interface and artist Hans van Koolwijk.

  • Sat
    19
    Aug
    2017

    World premiere of klangmøbil including new composition for newly built instruments jointly designed by composers Amir Shpilman, Sergey Khismatov, Beat Gyssin Ensemble Interface and Hans van Koolwijk.

  • Sat
    09
    Sep
    2017
    Sun
    10
    Sep
    2017

    World premiere of a piece for hundreds voices in a circle. Coached by AuditivVokal Dresden at the Chorfestival Meißen klingt, Germany.

  • Wed
    13
    Sep
    2017

    AuditivVokal premiere Malleable Images for eight vocal soloists and performance of Malleable Cycle for hundred singers at the Albertinum Museum, Lichthof, 19:30.

  • Fri
    15
    Sep
    2017

    AuditivVokal performs Malleable Images and performance of Malleable Cycle for hundred singers at Chor.Com, Germany’s largest international choirs convention. 20:00, Orchesterzentrum NRW, Dortmund, Germany.

  • Sat
    16
    Sep
    2017

    Teaching workshop about contemporary vocal ensemble music as part of chor.com festival. Kongresszentrum, Saal 3, 11:30-13:00.

  • Fri
    22
    Sep
    2017
    Sat
    23
    Sep
    2017

    Ensemble LUX:NM and singer Claudia Van Hasselt perform the world premiere of TaxiMusic, musiktheater production of FrauVonDa at Acker Stadt Palast, Berlin.
    Works by Amir Shpilman, Sarah Nemtsov, Eleftherios Veniadis, Amen Feizabadi, and Zigan Aldi.

  • Sat
    04
    Nov
    2017

    World premier of  Inmitten des Lebens large work for Baroque Orchestra (period instruments), mixed choir and six vocal soloists in marking of the 500 years of the protestant reformation.
    Johann Rosenmüller Ensemble and conductor Albrecht Koch, Freiberger Dom, Germany.

  • Sun
    05
    Nov
    2017

    Second performance of  Inmitten des Lebens large work for Baroque Orchestra (period instruments), mixed choir and six vocal soloists. Johann Rosenmüller Ensemble and conductor Albrecht KochFestival Sandstein und Musik, Germany.

  • Sat
    02
    Dec
    2017

    Presentation at the 28. Deutscher Kongress für Perinatale Medizin in City Cube Berlin and closing party of the International Gynecological Society at Clara Angela Foundation. Collaboration with Dr. Birgit Arabin.

  • Wed
    06
    Dec
    2017

    Debut concert of Duo Axe and Pile with Guitarist Seth Josel and Percussionist Michael Weilacher performing Spins (2016) at Lettrétage, Berlin 20:00.

  • Tue
    12
    Dec
    2017

    World premiere of Tiferet at Maxim Gorki TheaterStudio Я, 70min interactive musical performance with dancers, vocal soloists, 30 voices choir and electronic music.

  • Mon
    07
    May
    2018

    Cantos, sound installation as part of CANTO XVIII, an immersive multidisciplinary salon & gala at the American Irish Historical Society, NYC. Curated by Seol Park. Entrance by invitation only.

  • Fri
    18
    May
    2018
    Sat
    19
    May
    2018

    Touch Space, an immersive music installation in Buttons, a 72 hours party line in one of Berlin’s most known nightclubs – About Blank.
    Touch Space was created jointly with Designer Yair Kira, Trumpet Player Matthew Conley, DJ James Passfield, and ASMR artist Annie Gå.

  • Sat
    09
    Jun
    2018

    Performance and presentation as part of Langen Nacht der Wissenschaften (Long Night of the Sciences) for demonstrating the various features of the Dynamic Speakers ©. In cooperation with Hybrid Plattform and Pecha Kucha Berlin.

  • Sun
    24
    Jun
    2018

    Malleable Cycle (2017) and Malleable Images (2017) performed at the Magdeburg Contemporary Art Museum, by Conductor Olaf Katzer, the Dresdner Kammerchor and AuditivVokal. Dated from 1015 the unique acoustics of the building promises a moving performance experience. The event celebrates the opening of a new concert hall in place of the old cathedral at the cloister. Regierungsstraße 4, 39104 Magdeburg, 5 pm.

  • Sat
    08
    Sep
    2018

    A new performance of Klangmobil, at Gaudeamus Festival, Netherlands. Collaboration with Ensemble Interface, composer Beat Gysin, Sergey Khismatov and Sound Artist Hans Van Koolwijk.
    Theaterzaal Het Huis Utrecht, 3 performances: 15:00, 16:00, 17:00

  • Sun
    09
    Sep
    2018

    Soprano Katja Fischer performs Situation Object (2016) at Festspielhaus Hellerau, Großer Saal in a vocal concert by AuditivVokal. Also on the program composers Hans Joachim Hespos, Erwin Schulhoff, and John Cage.
    Hellerau European Center for the Arts, Großer Saal, 3 performances: 12:00, 14:00, 16:00

  • Fri
    02
    Nov
    2018

    Soprano Angela Wingerath perform Situation Object (2014) at Klangwerkstatt Berlin, Festival für Neue Musik as part of the program No Border, No Boredom with AuditivVokal.
    Kunstquartier Bethanien, 19:00

  • Wed
    07
    Nov
    2018

    Winner of the 2018 Jewish Museum and Dagesh KunstLab Art Prize for the work Open, Closed, Open, in collaboration with Liat Grayver and Yair Kira. Award ceremony at the Jewish Museum Berlin, Nov 7, 19:00

  • Thu
    08
    Nov
    2018

    Speaker at MOST WANTED: MUSIC conference.
    5 GALLERIE Alte Münze, Molkenmarkt 2, 10179 Berlin, 18:30-20:30

  • Thu
    14
    Mar
    2019

    Premiere of a new version of Malleable Cycle (2017) accapella choir by singers of the Deutsche Oper and Staatsoper Berlin, Conductor Raymond Hughes.
    Villa Elisabeth, Berlin 17:00

  • Tue
    19
    Mar
    2019
    Fri
    22
    Mar
    2019

    MaerzmusikQuerklang
    A Premiere of new experimental work, composed in collaboration with and performed by a Berlin-based class of twenty 1st graders (7 years old) students.
    Concerts: Haus der Berliner Festpiele, March 19, 18:00
    Kammermusiksaals der Philharmonie – Foyer, March 22, 18:00

  • Sun
    05
    May
    2019

    World premiere of Die Weiße Stadt (2019) for woodwind quartet.
    Commission of Ensemble Dix in celebration of 100 years of the Bauhaus movement.
    Lindenau-Museum-Altenburg, 15:00 Uhr

  • Wed
    22
    May
    2019

    World premiere of a new composition for ensemble and dynamic speakers.
    Ensemble Mosaik – Augmented Instruments,
    kesselhaus kulturbrauerei, Berlin 20:00

  • Sat
    01
    Jun
    2019

    AuditivVokal perform new version of Malleable Images (2017) with 100 singers in a circle around the audience at the Dresdner musikfestspielen.
    Albertinum Museum – Lichthof – Galerie Neue Meister Dresden, 19:00

  • Thu
    06
    Jun
    2019

    Ensemble Reconsil perform Echad (2014) at Reaktor, Geblergasse 40; 1170 Wien, 19:00

  • Wed
    19
    Jun
    2019

    Second performance of Die Weiße Stadt (2019) by Ensemble Dix as part of the project “White City” in marking of 100 years of the Bauhaus movement.
    Galerie Nemtsov&Nemtsov, Witzlebenstr. 38 14057, Berlin, 19:30 Uhr

  • Thu
    20
    Jun
    2019
    Sun
    11
    Aug
    2019

    Open, Closed, Open – Art Installation at the Jewish Museum Berlin in collaboration with Sculptor and Designer Yair Kira and Painter Liat Grayver.
    The work reflects on the question of Jewish Identity today using sound, immersive objects, and video installation. Opening event ceremony June 20.

  • Sat
    22
    Jun
    2019

    New version of Klangmøbil with Ensemble Interface at Schirn Kunsthalle Frankfurt

  • Sat
    06
    Jul
    2019

    Ensemble Dix perform new work at Moritzburg Halle
    Friedemann-Bach-Platz 5, 06108 Halle (Saale), 18:00 Uhr Einführung, 19:30 Uhr

  • Sat
    17
    Aug
    2019

    World premiere of a new work for Ensemble Mosaik, Up to Three project at Acker Stadt Palast,
    Berlin, Time: TBD

  • Fri
    06
    Sep
    2019
    Fri
    29
    Nov
    2019

    Composer in residence of the Federal Austrain Chancellery and Kulturkontakt.