Zeynep Toraman
composition | film music | theory
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Calendar of Performances

Upcoming

Past
(2024)
February 26-29, 2024 | Workshop and Lecture as a part of Sound Arguments 2024 at Orpheus Institute
February 25, 2024 | Hezarfen Ensemble performs Awake (over the darkening
January 27, 2024 | Contrechamps performs Castle Terraces in Barry Lyndon at Les 6 toits in GENEVA, Switzerland

(2023)
November 30, 2023 | Contrechamps performs Castle Terraces in Barry Lyndon at SONIC MATTER in ZURICH, Switzerland
November 10, 2023 | Performing fragments from Loose Adaptations alongside Madison Greenstone at KM28 in BERLIN, Germany
October 27, 2023  | Performing fragments from in a Dark House at Vrooom, ROTTERDAM, Netherlands
October 23, 2023 | Apparat with members of Ensemblekollektiv perform SUNSOAKED for trumpet, tuba, violin, cello, and electronics and Acid Glow, Unnatural Splendor for trombone and electronics at KM28 in BERLIN, Germany
October 2, 2023 | Aditya Ryan Bhat performs mountains move like clouds at Australian National Academy of Music in MELBOURNE, Australia
September 29, 2023 | Distractfold performs An emotional rollercoaster just for you at Another Sky Festival in LONDON , UK
July 23, 2023 | Ensemble Linea performs slow poem (v3) in CORDES-SUR-CIEL, France
July 21-27, 2023  | Composer-in-residence at Festival Cordes-sur-Ciel

July 14, 2023 | in a Dark House album release party with Kole Galbraith at Centrum, BERLIN, Germany
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June 8, 2023 | Lecture at Orpheus Institute as a part of DocARTES
May 17, 2023 | Performing “Gelgit” with Seda Mimaroglu at Chromatic Wednesdays, BERLIN, Germany
May 14, 2023 | Collective Lovemusic performs slow poem (v1)  at MAMCS, STRASBOURG, France
May 10, 2023 | andPlay performs slow poem (v2) at New Music at Short North Stage, COLUMBUS, Ohio
May 5, 2023 | Presenting  my paper titled "The Sound of the Sea all the Time: Fantasies on a Sonic Enigma", at the At Land and Sea: Topographical Imagination and the Moving Image Conference at Bilgi University in ISTANBUL, Turkey
April 29, 2023 | Collective Lovemusic performs slow poem (v1) as a part of the HGNM Residency series, in CAMBRIDGE, MA
April 27, 2023 | Dissertation Colloquium at Harvard University
April 19, 2023 | andPlay performs slow poem (v2) at the Crypt Gallery, NEW YORK, NY
April 7, 2023 | Performing fragments from in a Dark House at KM28, BERLIN, Germany
March 25, 2023 | Burak Çevik’s’s Forms of Forgetting at Cinéma du Réel, PARIS, France
March 9, 2023 | Performing fragments from in a Dark House at Alan#3 at Daadgalerie, BERLIN, Germany
March 2, 2023 | Burak Çevik’s Forms of Forgetting at Doc Fortnight, NYC, USA
February 20, 2023 | the Same Moonlight  will be performed by Ensemble Proton Bern at PROGR Bern, Aula, BERN, Switzerland
February 19, 2023 | the Same Moonlight  will be premiered by Ensemble Proton Bern at Farelhaus Biel, BIEL, Switzerland
February 18, 2023 | Burak Çevik’s Forms of Forgetting at Berlinale Forum, BERLIN, Germany


(2022)
September-December 2022 | Visiting researcher at Orpheus Institute
November 30, 2022 | Daniel Brew of Distractfold performs Shallow Water at Iklectik Art Lab, in London, UK
October 7, 2022 | Gardens  programmed at the 8th edition of the digitIZMir International festival
September 26, 2022 | Presentation on my works at the Orpheus Institute General Assembly
September 17, 2022 | Opening of Caring Futures, original music and sound design for Åsa Båve’s exhibition - Sølvberget, Stavanger, Norway
August 6, 2022 | Looks but Glances for “Experiences” – GMEA - Centre National de Création Musicale d’Albi-Tarn, in ALBI, France
June 12, 2022 | Alberto Anhaus performs mountains move like clouds at the Festival Traiettorie in PARMA, Italy
June 14, 2022 | Acid Glow, Unnatural Splendor and Damaged Equally was performed by Kevin Toksöz Fairbairn and Winnie Huang in BOSTON, MA
May 30, 2022 | Acid Glow, Unnatural Splendor and Damaged Equally will be performed by Kevin Toksöz Fairbairn and Winnie Huang in ISTANBUL, Turkey
May 14, 2022 | Alberto Anhaus performed mountains move like clouds at Pakt Bern in BERN, Switzerland
May 25, 2022 | Acid Glow, Unnatural Splendor and Damaged Equally was performed by Kevin Toksöz Fairbairn and Winnie Huang in at Izmır New Music Days, in IZMIR, Turkey
May 5, 2022 | Noam Bierstone performed mountains move like clouds at CMC in TORONTO, Canada
April 8, 2022 | SUNSOAKED for Trumpet, Tuba, Violin, Cello and Electronics premiered by Ensemble Musikfabrik  as a part of the HGNM Residency series, in CAMBRIDGE, MA
March 12, 2022 | Awake (over the darkening land) premiered by Ensemble Multilatérale at Philharmonie de Paris in PARIS, France
February 20, 2022 | traces(i) for Clarinet, Double Bass, Trumpet and Electronics premiered by Madison Greenstone, Kathryn Schulmeister and Alexandria Smith as a part of the HGNM Residency series, in CAMBRIDGE, MA

(2021)
November 16, 2021 | Colorists are epic poets premiered by Klasik Keyifler at Cemal Reşit Rey Concert Hall in Istanbul, Turkey
October 31, 2021 | Acid Glow, Unnatural Splendor performed by Kevin Toksöz Fairbairn at WIM in Zürich, Switzerland
October 29, 2021 | Acid Glow, Unnatural Splendor performed by Kevin Toksöz Fairbairn at GNOM in Baden, Switzerland
October 29, 2021 | Noam Bierstone’s debut album including my solo percussion piece mountains move like clouds, realeased by No Hay Discos
September 18, 2021 | Dal Vero performed by Caleb van der Swaagh at Tenri Cultural Institute, New York, NY
September 4, 2021 | Colorists are epic poets recorded by Klasik Keyifler at Saruhan Kervansaray in Cappadocia, Turkey
August 28, 2021 |  … A gilding process that echoes back to ancient times performed by Ensemble Linea at Royaumont Abbey, France
August 3, 2021 | [CANCELED] … A gilding process that echoes back to ancient times was to be premiered by Ensemble Linea at Darmstadt Ferienkursen, Darmstadt, Germany
May 31, 2021 | Release of book chapter, “’What is Gordon Cole Listening to?’: The Rethoric of Subjective Sound in Twin Peaks: The Return in Music in Twin Peaks: Listen to the Sounds by Routledge, edited by Reba Wissner and Katherine Reed
April 18, 2021 | Veils  recorded by TAK Ensemble at The DiMenna Center for Classical Music as a part of the HGNM Residency series

(2020)
May 23, 2020 | The sea they think they hear recorded by Wet Ink Ensemble at the Scholes Street Studio as a part of the HGNM Residency series

(2019)
October 5, 2019 | Damaged Equally; everyone spoke too fast premiered by Lauren Cauley as a part of the HGNM Residency series, in Cambridge, MA
April 20, 2019 | new, old and previously unexhibted premiered by ELISION Ensemble (Peter Veale, Richard Haynes, Tyler J. Borden) in Cambridge, MA as a part of the HGNM Residency series, in Cambridge, MA