Sarband

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Sarband is a German early music ensemble with musicians from 7 nations, focusing on musical connections between Orient & Occident; Jewish, Christian & Muslim music. The group was founded in 1986 by Dr. Vladimir Ivanoff. Since then, Sarband has performed more than 500 concerts on four continents and released 14 CDs.

Concert History[edit]

1989: Horizonte - Berliner Festspiele / 1991: Istanbul Festival / 1992: Romanischer Sommer, Köln / 1993: Internationale Funkausstellung, Berlin / 1994: Abbaye de Sylvanès / 1995: Stimmen Lörrach / 1996: Copenhagen, Cultural Capital of Europe / 1997: Thessaloniki, Cultural Capital of Europe / Jerusalem 2000 / Schleswig-Holstein Musik Festival / 1998: 900 Jahre Hildegard von Bingen / Baalbek-Festival, Lebanon / Festival Oude Muziek, Utrecht / 1999: Boston Early Music Festival / Festival van Vlaanderen, Bruges / 2000: Library of Congress, Washington / Spitalfields Festival, London / Styriarte, Graz / 2001: Lufthansa Baroque Festival, London / 2002: Dresdner Festspiele / Bruges, Cultural Capital of Europe / 2003: Madrid / Sevilla / Festival de Menton / 2004: Ludwigsburger Festspiele / Vezelay Cathedral / 2005: Komische Oper, Berlin / Rheingau Musik Festival / 2006: Frauenkirche Dresden / Lincoln Center, New York / 2007: Konzerthaus, Vienna / Accademia di Santa Cecilia, Rome / Singapore Arts Festival / 2008: Berlin Philharmonie, Théâtre de la Ville Paris / 2009: Sheik Zayed Book Award, Abu Dhabi / Beethovenfest Bonn / Musikvereinssaal Wien / 2010: Schwetzinger Festspiele / Flanders Festival, Brügge / Ruhrtriennale Bochum.

Awards[edit]

Grammy Nomination 1992, Echo Klassik 2003, Echo Klassik 2006, Premio Mousiké 2007, German Worldmusic Award Ruth 2008.

Discography[edit]

  • 2009: The Arabian Passion according to J. S. Bach
  • 2006: Vox Feminae
  • 2005: King's Singers & Sarband: Sacred Bridges
  • 2005: Concerto Koeln & Sarband: The Waltz
  • 2005: Ensemble Sarband: Satie En Orient"
  • 2003: Concerto Koeln & Sarband: Dream of the Orient
  • 2003: Pilgrims of the Soul
  • 2001: Alla Turca: Oriental Obsession
  • 2000: Danse Gothique
  • 1998: Fallen Women
  • 1996: Sepharad
  • 1995: Sephardic Songs
  • 1994: Llibre Vermell de Montserrat
  • 1992: Music of the Emperors
  • 1990: Cantico
  • 1989: Mystère de Voix Bulgares & Sarband: Mystères

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