IN EINEM BOOT (In A Boat) is a collaboration with: Mazen Ragheb Mohsen (Syria – Oud/Guitar/Voice), Ramin Khoshbin (author/actor), Kathrin Heuer (direction), and Ismene Schell (production, actress) for the FREI BÜHNE STUTTGART which opened on 01 Feb 2019 in the Theater La Lune in Stuttgart.
Yesterday, Scott Roller’s personal label, rollermusic went online with the first release: Music for & with Christine Brunel (2006-2013), a collection of six pieces for cello taken from two different shows that Scott developed with the French dancer Christine Brunel, who passed on 27 April 2017. This album is dedicated to her.
A wide variety of tracks and albums are in preparation for release on rollermusic in the coming months.
On January 10/11, the Open_Music Quartet (Felix Borel, violin; Scott Roller, cello; Jürgen Kruse, piano; Michael Kiedaish, percussion) had the pleasure of participating in Listen [Miyagi Haikus] in the Haus der Kulturen der Welt in Berlin – a two-day event in which several international ensembles presented their versions of this fascinating open composition by Sandeep Bhagwati and collaborated to create a new version for large ensemble. This 2-CD set with five versions of the piece was released on January 11th and since March 15 has been made available on all of the usual international marketplaces online.
In September 2018, the guitarist/composer Scott Fields and three other of us colleagues got together and recorded the third CD in his series of CDs based on works of Samuel Beckett. The quartet also played several concerts in Bonn, Münster and Dortmund to promote the release of the new recording on 01 December 2018 on Ayler Records.