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Hans Zimmer Roedelius

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RESCHEDULED FROM MONDAY 4TH MAY 2020

Tickets for the original date are valid for this new one.

Ticket holders requiring refunds should contact the Box Office via ticketing@colchesterartscentre.com

Leading member of krautrock / kosmische legends Cluster and Harmonia, in a special solo show.

Hans-Joachim Roedelius, born in Berlin in 1934, starred as a child in a number of UFA films. He fled Berlin in 1943, moving from one place to another before being conscripted into the National People's Army (NVA) of the German Democratic Republic. Again he took flight, only to end up in prison. He trained as a male nurse, then as a hospice orderly. Having relocated from East to West Berlin, he went on to meander through Europe (as a thatcher, detective, masseur, bartender, cleaning toilets), before finally becoming a freelance artist, with avant-garde music his prime focus. Co-founder of Berlin's first free art studio, the Zodiak Arts Lab (1967), he was also a founder member of various groups, namely Human Being, Kluster, Cluster, Harmonia, Tempus Transit and Lunzprojekt.
 

He played on around 160 record productions either as a soloist or with band projects. Some 1600 musical works bear his name, plus a similar number of texts (poetry, prose etc.).

Music for dance theatre productions, oratorios, radio plays, symphonies. Cultural award winner in his home town of Baden, near Vienna, stipendiary of Vienna's Alban Berg Foundation. Honorary President of the Moving Culture Festival in Tirana (Albania), Honorary member of the Happy Valley Foundation in Ojai (California/USA), artistic director of the More Ohr Less symposum and festival at Lunz am See, Austria. Collaborations with artists all over the world, including Brian Eno, Holger Czukay, Susumu Hirasawa, Tim Story, Dwight Ashley, Dieter Moebius, David Bickley, Jurij Novoselic, Stanislaw Michalak, Fatos Qerimaj, Fabio Capanni, Nicola Alesini, Michael Rother, Stefan Schneider, Alquimia, Yuko Matsuzaki, Clementine Gasser, Bernadette Reiter, Florian Tanzer, Georg Taylor, Neil Mac'Coll, Felix Jay, Lloyd Cole, and Christopher Chaplin. His latest release is Imagori II (Groenland Rec. 2018), a collaborative work with Christoph Müller (Gotan Project).

Support...

PHILIP MILL is a Sound Artist / Recordist from Colchester, with an interest in the natural environments, and working with surround sound and ambisonics to create immersive, ambient soundscapes. Having previously taking an interest in improvised music, often he tries to make these pieces more reactive and unique as you would experience this in the environment - using sounds recorded from across the UK and Europe.

All tickets £15.

Doors open 7.30pm.

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Facilities

Accessibility

  • Disabled access
  • Disabled toilets
  • Facilities for hearing impaired

Booking & Payment Details

  • Credit cards accepted (no fee)
  • Credit cards accepted (with charge)

Children

  • Baby changing facilities
  • Children welcome

Groups

  • Education/study area
  • Facilities for groups

Meeting, Conference & Wedding Facilities

  • Facilities for conferencing
  • Facilities for corporate hospitality
  • Venue approved for civil marriage
  • Wedding receptions

Parking

  • Parking with charge

Property Facilities

  • Dogs not accepted (except guidedogs)

Target Markets

  • Accepts groups
  • Coach parties accepted

Map & Directions

Colchester

Roedelius + Philip Mill

Type:Music - Rock

Colchester Arts Centre, Church Street, Colchester, Essex, CO1 1NF

Tel: 01206 500900

Fax: 01206 500187

Opening Times

Season (2 Mar 2021)