photo: Philipp Trauer
Superimposed is an experimentation in sound, combining recordings of string instruments, organs and found sounds with modular synthesizers and electronic elements, weaving them into soundscapes and resonant structures ranging from abrasive pillars of sound to moments of reflective reverie. The concert will be a partly improvised journey through sound as a compositional material and invites the audience to apparitional visions of moldering worlds, human beauty and all the shades in between.
Alexander Maschke is a sought-after composer of theatre and film music. He was born in Berlin and started playing the violin at the age of three. He studied composition for film at the University of Music and Performing Arts in Munich and has since scored various feature films and mini-series for television and was nominated for “Deutscher Fernsehpreis” for best music in 2017 (for the TV production Morgen hör ich auf). He has contributed and played electronic music and sound-design for theatre productions directed by Ulrich Rasche Woyzeck (2017, Theater Basel) and Elektra (February 2019, Residenztheater).