It is a great pleasure for me to compose the music for ZEIT, the new production of the Dance Company Osnabrück under Marguerite Donlon at the Theater Osnabrück. Here are a few impressions. Premiere is on 30 October 2021
Cooperativa Maura Morales creates at the Humboltforum
Together with director Clemens Bechtel, Cooperativa Maura Morales is creating the piece “Der Widersprüchliche- Begegnungen mit A.v.Humbolt” for 4 dancers and 3 actors at the Hombolt Forum in Berlin. Premiere is on 9 December 2021
Tonight Premiere of BATS
I’m looking forward to the BATS premiere of the Sebastian Weber Dance Company tonight at LOFFT-Das Theater in Leipzig.
Cooperativa Maura Morales- Präludium der Kälte
Cooperativa Maura Morales is in creative mode and working at full speed on her new full-length production
Michio Composes the Music for BATS
I am delighted to compose the music for BATS, the new full-length production by Sabastian Weber Dance Company
Here is a small excerpt of the music creation process:
Live Performance and Artistic Residency at Bröllin Castle
Together with the choreographer/dancer Maura Morales, guest at Schloss Bröllin as part of the Dance Festival.
Photo: Peter van Heesen
Michio live at Tonhalle Düsseldorf
Here is the video of my complete live performance from 10 June 2021 in the Düsseldorf Tonhalle as part of NEULAND.
Michio feature in culture magazine O-TON
[…] Düsseldorfers mainly know Michio Woirgardt because he likes to do his laps on his racing bike for relaxation and as a live musician at the performances of the Maura Morales Cooperativa. Few people know that his compositions are extremely popular in the ballet scene. […]
Michael S. Zerban, Culture Magazine O-TON
An interesting report by Michael Zerban about the project “Neuland” which will take place on June 10th in the Tonhalle in Düsseldorf and about some of the participants. I am happy to be part of it.
Michio plays at the Tonhalle Düsseldorf
The city’s freelance music scene enters the Tonhalle: From more than 60 applications for the project “Neuland”, the Tonhalle jury around artistic director Michael Becker has selected 12 ensembles and soloists who will perform a fulminant concert marathon in the livestream on June 10. Michio will be there with his live looping solo program.
Metal brush meets electric guitar, meets arpeggione
Michio’s new livelooping clip “Asphyxia” is online
tanzNRW21 unfortunately only online
Due to the pandemic, this year’s edition of “tanzNRW” will unfortunately only take place online.
Michio would have been there as a live musician of the Cooperativa Maura Morales with two productions at three venues on four different days.
Click here for the online events:
Field recording at Theater Münster
Whenever I compose at a theater, I go around looking for interesting sounds the building has to offer for the sound design of the composition So the Sondtrack of the theatre house is interwoven with that of the stagemusic and becomes something unique. I am currently composing the music for the guest choreography “Verwandlung/Fremdkörper” by Maura Morales for TanzThaterMünster at Theater Münster
Cooperativa Maura Morales at “tanzNRW21”
The Cooperativa Maura Morales will be seen/heard at the festival “tanzNRW21” with 2 productions at 3 different venues on 4 different days
New live looping clip “Before & After” is online
Before & After is the starting clip of a new live looping series, which will be extended in the coming weeks.
Michio Composes at Theater Münster
At the moment Michio is composing the stage music for the full-length guest choreography by Maura Morales “Verwandlung/ Fremdkörper” at the Theater Münster for the 11-member ensemble of “TanzTheater Münster”.
“Efecto mariposa”- Trailer is now online
Unfortunately, the premiere of the new piece of the Cooperativa Maura Morales could not take place in front of an audience. However, here are a few visual impressions of this powerful production
Michio composes for the Swiss company Idem
Michio composed the music for the new dance piece “Shaping” by the Swiss company Idem. Here is the trailer with Michio’s music:
Michio composes at Theater Hagen
Michio composes the music for Marguerite Donlon’s new piece “Fragile” as part of the dance evening “ZART” at Theater Hagen. Premiere is on the third of October 2020
The Cooperativa Maura Morales tours again
After surviving lockdown, Cooperativa Maura Morales is back on tour with the award-winning solo “Wunschkonzert”, for which Michio composed the music. Performances in September and October at the Pumpenhaus/Münster, at the Staatstheater Darmstadt, at the International Dance Theater Festival in Erfurt, and at the Theater im Ballssal in Bonn.
The rehearsals for “Efecto Mariposa” have begun
Rehearsals for “Efecto Mariopsa”, the new dance theater production of Cooperativa Maura Morales, have begun with a one-month residency at Ringlokschuppen Ruhr. This is also where the premiere will take place on Nov. 27, 2020. Michio is composing the stage music and will perform it live.