Euphonic Productions - Atlanta, Georgia

Euphonic Productions - Atlanta, Georgia


Euphonic Productions presents Gunda Gottschalk Ensemble Elastique

Euphonic Productions presents: (cancelled)
Gunda Gottschalk Ensemble Elastique

9pm, Monday, October 7
$7 at the door Eyedrum
290 MLK Jr. Drive, SE, Suite 8 Atlanta, GA 30312 404-522-0655

Gunda Gottschalk is a classically trained violinist Conservatory Cologne/Musikhochschule Köln degree) living in Wuppertal, Germany. She plays improvised music for theatre, dance, radio plays, and collaborates with composers of contemporary music, visual artists and poets.

She has performed several times at the Vision Festival in New York City with ghuzheng player Xu Feng Xia, komungo player Jin Hi Kim, William Parker and Oliver Lake. Other collaborations have included Assif Tsahar, Susie Iberra, Agusti Fernandez. She also performs solo concerts. In Europe she works on a regular basis with Partita Radicale (a quintet investigating the possibilities between improvisation and composition), Krizda (French pianist Christine Wodrascka's trio), and Peter Kowald´s Global Village (which includes musicians from different cultural backgrounds). In Peter Kowald's Ort project she has played with Evan Parker, Carlos Zingaro, Butch Morris, Joèlle Léandre, Lé Quan Ninh, among many others.

Her recent duo CD "É Pericoloso Spogersi" with the Belgian bassist Peter Jacquemyn was awarded by the German Association of New Music and the Ensemble Modern in Frankfurt. Her festival appearances include: Taktlos and Uncool (both in Switzerland), Human Noise (Germany), Nievw Music (Belgium), and Fruits de Mhère (France). She has toured throughout Europe and China.

"Gunda Gottschalk rised out of my Ort-Ensemble in 1994/95 and has been member of various groups of mine since. Her inventive and creative light shines brightly among the Wuppertal musicians of the younger generation, and I regard her as one of the most interesting string players in Europe these days. Yes: Gunda!³  (Peter Kowald)*

Ensemble Elastique featuring Roger Ruzow (trumpet), Bill Nittler (clarinet), Jeff Smith (bass clarinet) and Daniel Brown (cello) opens. Ensemble members will also individually collaborate with Ms. Gottschalk following her solo set.

Ms. Gottschalk will also perform the following evening (Oct 8) in Athens at the Flicker Theatre (263 West Washington Street) with saxophonist Frank Gratkowski and members of Athens' improvising community to include Marshall Marrotte (lap steel), Colin Bragg (guitar), Blake Helton (drums) and Erik Hinds (H'arpeggione). Show time is 8:30pm. For further information: 706-546-0039 or

*Bassist Peter Kowald tragically passed away following a heart attack on the morning of September 21st in NYC. He was 58 years old. Gunda's US tour is dedicated to his spirit...


  • Thursday, Oct 10: Frode Gjerstad Trio
  • Thursday, Oct 17: Jeb Bishop Trio
  • Thursday, Oct 24: Annette Krebs, Chris Forsyth, Ernesto Diaz-Infante
  • Sunday, Oct 27: Richard Pinhas, Son of C.O.D.
  • Tuesday, Nov 12: Frank Gratkowski Trio
  • Thursday, Dec 12: Ned Rothenberg



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