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.

To be read here in full

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.

Photo: Susanne Diesner

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

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.