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Berweck, Sebastian (Electronics Atelier)

With over 220 premieres to his name, Sebastian Berweck is one of the most sought- after interpreters of experimental contemporary music. He has appeared at the Salzburger Festspiele, the Schleswig-Holstein Music Festival, Ultraschall, Maerzmusik, Inventionen, Huddersfield Contemporary Music Festival, and has participated at several ISCM World New Music Days, the pgnm festival Bremen, the piano+ festival at the ZKM Karlsruhe, Klangwerkstatt Berlin and Klangwerktage Hamburg, Spring in Heidelberg, Nous Sons Festival Barcelona, the Darmstadt International Summer Courses, and other major festivals for contemporary music.


He has recorded for the Deutschlandradio Berlin, Deutschlandfunk, Swiss Radio DRS, WFMT Chicago, the Hessian Radio Network, Radio Bremen, and the Southwest German Radio. His recordings can be heard on labels such as Wergo, Mode, durian, World Edition, cri, nochords and naivsuper and as inaugural release of the Huddersfield Contemporary Music label.
As a specialist for piano and live electronics, he is a frequent guest at electronic studios like CNMAT, CCRMA, ICEM, ZKM and others. His project “DSP 63.0” is an ongoing collaboration between studios for electronic music in Europe.


Sebastian Berweck has been a regular guest in the United States since 1998. He gave concerts and lectures at Harvard, Stanford, Berkeley, SUNY Buffalo, SU San Francisco and other universities. Radio WFMT Chicago highlighted his work in a 2-hour feature. He is frequently invited to talk about new music notation, understanding contemporary music and interpreting new music.
From 2008 to 2012 - and with the support of the German Academic Exchange Service (DAAD) - he has researched at the Centre for Research in New Music (CeReNeM) at the University of Huddersfield. His thesis with the title “It worked yesterday – On (re-) performing electroacoustic music” deals with the challenges a performer may face when playing electroacoustic music and was published in 2013. Sebastian Berweck is a founding member of stock11 and lives in Berlin.


In 2016, Sebastian Berweck is tutor at the Darmstadt Summer Course for the second time.

With over 220 premieres to his name, Sebastian Berweck is one of the most sought- after interpreters of experimental contemporary music. He has appeared at the Salzburger Festspiele, the Schleswig-Holstein Music Festival, Ultraschall, Maerzmusik, Inventionen, Huddersfield Contemporary Music Festival, and has participated at several ISCM World New Music Days, the pgnm festival Bremen, the piano+ festival at the ZKM Karlsruhe, Klangwerkstatt Berlin and Klangwerktage Hamburg, Spring in Heidelberg, Nous Sons Festival Barcelona, the Darmstadt International Summer Courses, and other major festivals for contemporary music.

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