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Babel Alexandre

(1980)

Babel Alexandre
Babel Alexandre


Tel: +4917684515832

www.alexandrebabel.com
alexandrebabel.bandcamp.com

 

Genre: Classical Music
Professional activity: Composers, Interpreters
Biography
* 1980 Genf.

Alexandre Babel is a swiss born and Berlin based percussionist and composer. Regarded as a reference both in the interpretation of the 20th and 21st century repertoire and in the experimental scene,
Since 2013, he is the artistic director of the contemporary percussion collective Eklekto
with whom he is constantly seeking to reinvent percussion music.
Babel's compositions feature a serie of percussion related works, as well as chamber and ensemble pieces written for le NEC-nouvel Ensemble Contemporain, Ensemble Werktag, duo Orion, Eklekto. His music has been presented at the festival Archipel de Genève, the Oberlin University, the Mozarteum Salzburg, the Concertgebouw Brugges.
Babel performs as a solo artist and with groups through the five continents, in some of the leading venues and festivals of contemporary music. Principal percussionist of the contemporary chamber group KNM Berlin (2010-2019), Babel also collaborates with ensembles such as MusikFabrik, Schlagquartett Köln. As a drummer, he has worked with the noise-rock unit Sudden Infant, guitar legend Caspar Brötzmann as well as the duo White Zero Corp with french composer/bassist Pierre Jodlowski. He is a founding member of the performance collective Radial with the artist Mio Chareteau.
Babel has been teaching and giving lectures at the University of the Arts in Berlin, the Geneva Conservatory of Music, the Western Australian Academy of performing Arts and the Melbourne University.


Work list
Music for small audiences I (2003)

Instrumentation: Pour caisse claire solo

Duration: 8' 00"
Manuscript
Music for small audiences II (2004)

Instrumentation: Pour caisse claire solo

Duration: 8' 00"
Manuscript
Peek Property (2014)

Instrumentation: pour Trio (Kb-Kl, 2 Perc.)

Duration: 12' 00"
Manuscript
Polygraphie du cavalier (2017)

Instrumentation: pour Trio (Sax, piano, Perc.)

Duration: 15' 00"
Manuscript
Chœur mixte (2018)

Instrumentation: pour 15 caisses claires

Duration: 12' 00"
Manuscript
Simpig Remix (2018)

Instrumentation: Pour ensemble (vl, cl, fl, bcl, sax, piano, 2 perc)

Duration: 12' 00"
Manuscript
The way down (2020)

Instrumentation: pour violoncelle et piano

Duration: 10' 00"
Manuscript
Ensembles


Last updated: 2020-10-06 16:48:10