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Markus Stockhausen solo The name PHOENIX stands for intuitive solo improvisation. Sound can elevate the listener, can give his imagination wings and open the inner space of phantasy, perception and consciousness.
Music which directs you to the inner self, which invites you to become still. Musica Sacra – this beautifully describes the intuitively played music of Tara Bouman and Markus Stockhausen.
Enthusiasm coupled with outstanding ability. INSIDE OUT brings together two of Germany and Europe’s finest improvising musicians: Florian Weber, Echo and WDR Jazz award winner and Markus Stockhausen, the renowned trumpeter and composer and also WDR Jazz award winner are both masters of their trade.
The music of QUADRIVIUM is clearly shaped by the roots of European art music. Stockhausen’s, Comisso’s and Brinkmann’s compositions form a harmonious synthesis with the art of improvisation with a lightness, a kind of playfulness, strong emotional expressions and also sometimes humorous.
Ferenc Snétberger, “a musical cosmopolitan” (Die Welt), hails from a musical family in Hungary. He played guitar at an early age learning from his father.
Six friends from different nations, cultures and musical backgrounds, find a common path through playing music that transcends boundaries and is unlike anything that has been heard before.
Markus Stockhausen plays solo flugelhorn and piano and in doing so invites all to improvise with their singing voices.
For many years Markus Stockhausen has been giving courses in “Intuitive Music and More”. It was participants from these courses that provided the nucleus of the IMO which was founded in 2013.
A world music symphony, a musical extravaganza with a universal message of peace for our times. East meets west: The music is a fusion of Indian, Tibetan and other world music, interwoven with the modern western symphony orchestra and international soloists.
On special request Markus Stockhausen gives concerts with the following musicians: Patrice Héral – drums, vocals, electronics Arild Andersen – bass Fabio Mina – flutes, duduk, electronics Joey Baron – drums Stefan Poetzsch – violin, viola, electronics Vladislav Sendecki – piano Jasper van’t Hof – piano Fabrizio Ottaviucci – piano Dinesh Mishra – bansuri Vasilis Rakopoulos – guitar Stephanie Lepp – flute, bansuri Trio Amadei: Lilly Amadei – violine Antonio Amadei – cello Marco Amadei – piano Miroslav Tadic – guitar Mark Nauseef – percussion Enrique Diaz – bass, vocals Simon Stockhausen – keyboards, electronics Alireza Mortazavi – santur