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Site-specific concert series in Berlin churches continues

Shows feature Pan Daijing, Valerio Tricoli & Werner Dafeldecker, Ellen Fullman, Charlemagne Palestine and others

Berlin promoter Manuela Benetton will continue her series of site-specific church events with three concerts in autumn. This run begins at Berlin's Elisabethkirche on 16 September with the premiere of a new collaborative work called The Speaker, a composition for spoken word, electronics, field recordings and string instruments created by Pan Daijing, Valerio Tricoli and Werner Dafeldecker. Argentinian composer Beatriz Ferreyra will open the concert.

On 7 October Ellen Fullman performs on her Long String Instrument at Villa Elisabeth, formerly Elisabethkirche’s parish hall, which opened in 1907. She will be joined by Jörg Hiller aka Konrad Sprenger on computer-controlled multichannel guitar. Finally, on 7 November Charlemagne Palestine will play the organ at Sophienkirche, with a vocal and synth performance by Stine Janvin completing the bill.

You can listen to an excerpt from The Speaker below. More information can be found via Facebook.

Edited on 18 August 2017: The article originally stated that these three shows would mark the end of Benetton's series. However it has now been announced that the series will continue. Details of future events yet to be confirmed