michael schmid solo
The first part of the evening we have Ictus musician Michael Schmid, performing The Real as imaginary (Peter Ablinger), for speaker and noise, an extract from Ursonate (Kurt Schwitters) for voice and one of the Charlie Chaplin monologues in the Big Dictator, for voice, in sjhdgfiuoiusvdkgsvd language.
Michael Schmid is a musician and flutist specializing in contemporary experimental music. A fixed member of the Belgian Ictus Ensemble and as freelancer he has worked with most of the major European New Music Ensembles as chamber musician and soloist.
Next to his activity as flutist he appears as performer of concrete poetry, builds sound installations and writes sound pieces. He has a profound interest in the politics and communication processes of music making.