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Alexandre Babel

Born and raised in Geneva, studied in Geneva and New York. Active as a drummer and percussionnist in various contemporary projects/contexts including modern classical, free improv and others. He has worked with Ensemble Musikfabrik, Kammerensemble Neuemusik Berlin, Berliner Ensemble, Fritz Hauser, Synergy Percussion Group, Steven Schick, Jean Geoffroy, Manfred Karge, Jacques Demierre, Anthony Pateras... Current projects with ButtercupMetalPolish (percussion duo with Nicolas Field), N-collective, Gekko (with alex rodrigues, raphael anker, nicolas brunner), CIP (Centre International de Percussion), ensemble written-not-written (w/ cello player Augustin Maurs, pianist Michael Willhelmi), Michael Gross, Leonid Soybelman, Nicolas Masson, Vincent Membrez, Tom Arthurs...

Nine Lives: Volume 2

10 Jun 2009 - 21:00

NINE LIVES, Volume 2
two nights of spontaneous music & pre-determined combinations
in order of appearance:

Clare Cooper, guzheng / Alexander Babel, percussion / Andrea Neumann, Innen Klavier

Robin Hayward

Nine Lives: Volume 2

11 Jun 2009 - 21:00

NINE LIVES, Volume 2
two nights of spontaneous music & pre-determined combinations


"Soll-Ist-vergleich" (performance by Andrea Neumann & Diego Chamy)

Christof Kurzmann, G4 / Jean Luc Guion

Trio Babel/Badrutt/Koch + Joke Lanz

10 Dec 2010 - 21:00
10 Dec 2010 - 23:59
Alexandre Babel, Gaudenz Badrutt, Hans Koch

Trio Alexandre Babel / Gaudenz Badrutt / Hans Koch + Joke Lanz

Alexandre Babel - Perkussion
Gaudenz Badrutt - Livesampling
Hans Koch - Bassklarinette

Joined by Joke Lanz (electronics, turntables) in a second set

Ein total akustisches Duo Treffen

10 Oct 2012 - 19:00
10 Oct 2012 - 23:59

Duo Hans Koch / Theo Nabicht : Contrabass clarinets

Duo Alexandre Babel / Michael Vorfeld : Percussions

Einlass: 19:00U, Anfang: 20:00U


Konzert Minimal plays Wolff, Lingens and Ablinger

7 Mar 2014 - 20:00

Peter Ablinger: Weiss / Weisslich 20 for one or more cymbals
Hannes Lingens: New composition for Percussion Trio (cymbal, snare drum, bass drum)

Christian Wolff: Berlin Exercises (Instrumental Selections)

Johnny Chang, Lucio Capece, Koen Nutters
Hannes Lingens, Morten J Olsen, Alexandre Babel

concerts starts sharp 21:00!

doors 20:00

Ignaz Schick: Kompositionen

15 Dec 2019 - 20:30
Gregor Khuen Belasi


Fo(u)r Electronics, Atsahs Woblle, New Work (Percussion Quartet)