Summer 2018

Marcel Zaes is Awardee of the
Pro Helvetia Studio Residency 2018
in New Delhi

Residency entails new collaborative works with Meghna Bhardwaj, Poorna Swami, and Samar Grewal

Press Announcement Pro Helvetia




28 Jun 2018

PULSATIONS [SOLO]
at Swissnex Bangalore

Solo beat music performance presented by Pro Helvetia New Delhi in collaboration with Swissnex Bangalore

Website Pro Helvetia
Website Swissnex



29 Jun 2018

Poorna Swami / Marcel Zaes
The Long and Short of It (Sequence)
At 1Shantiroad Gallery, Bangalore/IND

A First Draft for a Sound and Movement Installation
With Priyabrat Panigrahi
Written/Directed by Poorna Swami & Marcel Zaes (2018)

June 29, 2018
7:30 PM
Entry Free..
1shantiroad Gallery, Bangalore
Event on Facebook
1Shantiroad Gallery




11 Jul 2018

PULSATIONS [SOLO]
at Oddbird, New Delhi

Solo beat music performance presented by Pro Helvetia New Delhi

Website Pro Helvetia



5 Sep 2018

Textur A (premiere)
at Musikfestival Berne/CH

Premiere of the new chamber music work performed by Virginia Arancio (e-guitar), Jordan Dykstra (viola), Elise Jacoberger (bassoon), Simone Keller (piano), Ernesto Molinari (bass clarinet), and Marcel Zaes (electronics)

Musikfestival Berne
Dampfzentrale Berne
21:30
Website Musikfestival Berne



6 Sep 2018

Marcel Zaes at House of the Electronic Arts HEK Basel

Details TBA.



7 Sep 2018

A Practical Black-and-White (Premiere)
at Musikfestival Berne/CH

A sound installation with Virginia Arancio (e-guitar), Marcel Zaes (electronics) and an array of many speakers and amplifiers
Musikfestival Berne
Dampfzentrale Berne
Late night installation starting at 23:30

Website Musikfestival Berne



January 2018

the Ned and Frances Black Fund Commission

The Swiss composer-performer Marcel Zaes has been commissioned by the Ned and Frances Black Fund to write an extended work for double bass and electronics. The work is being written for double bassist, Robert Black.

the Ned and Frances Black Fund
Robert Black