Galata Electroacoustic Orchestra

project fusing traditional music with contemporary electronic music

Directed by Roberto Doati and Tolga Tüzün

Collaboration of Conservatorio Niccolò Paganini (Genoa), Bilgi University (Istanbul), Istanbul Technical University State Conservatory (Istanbul), Universitat Pompeu Fabra (Barcelona) and Conservatorio Statale di Musica “G.P. da Palestrina” (Cagliari)

Awarded the “Filippo Siebaneck” award in Premio Abbiati 2015 (the 34th “Franco Abbiati” Music Critics Awards) for the perfomance in the 58th Venice Biennial

Supported by European Union within the Erasmus Intensive Program (IP) No: 2012-1-IT2-ERA10-38878

Website: https://galataeaorchestra.wordpress.com/

Blog Post: http://compmusic.upf.edu/node/168


Responsibility

  • Instructor: Presented some of the state-of-the-art techniques to analyze Ottoman-Turkish makam music and introduced relevant practical tools.

Talks

Information processing techniques applied to traditional Turkish music, Conservatorio Niccolò Paganini di Genova, Galata Electroacoustic Orchestra Erasmus Intensive Program (IP) No: 2012-1-IT2-ERA10-38878, 18 July 2013

Pitch analysis of traditional Turkish music, Conservatorio Niccolò Paganini di Genova, Galata Electroacoustic Orchestra Erasmus Intensive Program (IP) No: 2012-1-IT2-ERA10-38878, 19 July 2013

Performances

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58th Venice Biennial. 5 October 2014. Corderie dell’Arsenale; Venice, Italy

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Concert “Compasso da navegare.” 27 July 2013. Piazza delle Feste – Porto Antico; Genoa, Italy

Press

Die Biennale Musica in Venedig – Grenzerkundungen. Peter Hagmann. Neue Zürcher Zeitung. 16 October 2014

Le finestre della Biennale. Enrico Bettinello. Il Giornale della Musica. 14 October 2014.

Galata Electroacoustic Orchestra – dialogo musicale fra Turchia e Occidente. Marna Parodi. Mentelocale. 24 July 2013.

Galata Electroacustic Orchestra, come un portolano elettronico. Mirko Auteri. La Repubblica Genova. 23 July 2013.

Tüzün, Tolga. “Laptop Orkestrası Müzik Köprüsü Kuruyor.” Interview by Sevinç Özarslan. Zaman Newspaper17 July 2013.