WinterReisen (WinterJourneys)

Project Miscellaneous,

Cast: Lenka Zupkova (Violine, art director and concept), Johannes Keller (Contrabass), Vlady Bystrov (Wind instruments), Tayfun Bademsoy (Acting), Rolf Zielke (Piano, Composition), Mustafa Boztüy (Percussion), Defne Sahin (Vocal), Mohannad Nasser (Oud), Franz Betz (Light art)
Premiere: 16. Januar 2020 at Klecks Theater in Hannover, Germany

A music-literary walk with songs by Franz Schubert, from the culture of Turkey and own compositions to texts of Turkish migration literature. With Ensemble Megaphone and guest artists.

Lebenslinien (Lifelines)

Project Miscellaneous,

Cast: Lenka Zupkova (Violine, art director), Johannes Keller (Contrabass), Ammar Zin (Oud), Sophia Körber (Sopran), Vlady Bystrov (Wind instruments), Oren Lazowski (Dance, Accordeon), Andre Bartetzki (Video projection), Franz Betz (Light art)
Premiere: October 2018 at Basilika St. Clemens in Hannover, Germany
Recording: Video

Scenic concert with music of Christianity, Islamic Sufism, dance and video projections. With the musicians of the Ensemble Megaphone and guest artists, we span a wide range from Hildegard von Bingen's mystical songs from the 12th century to traditional Arabic Sufi music, improvisations and today's music. In doing so, we include the space, the light and its atmosphere, and we all meet in a musical dialogue.

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The Ethnosphere Project

Project Miscellaneous,

Live concert in Kazan Juli 2009 with Talgat Hasenov (Kurai, Flutes, Bass, Keys) and Dmitrij Pankin (Percussion): (Video 1, Video 2). With Dene Whitney (Upright bass): (Video)

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Nu Jazz Project

Project Miscellaneous,

Nu Jazz project on III International Jazz Festival in Kazan with V. Bystrov (Soprano-Saxophone, Ethnic flutes, samples and live-electronic), O. Anohin (Piano, Keys, Trombone), O. Skepner (Vocal), E. Sokolov (Alto-Saxophon), D. Pankin (Percussion), E. Muzeeva (Dance) (Video)