Huddersfield Contemporary Music Festival

Zwerm will present it’s project “Our Ears Felt Like Canyons” on tuesday 21/11 at the 40th edition of the UK’s most important festival for contemporary music, HCMF in Huddersfield! Festival director Graham McKenzie picked up it up as one of the “hidden gems” of the festival. Read all about here!

Zwerm just released a trailer for this project, beautifully shot by Kobe Wens during the performance at Transit festival on 22/10.

Also at this years edition of HCMF, on monday 20/11, Zwerm’s Kobe Van Cauwenberghe will present his solo project “No [more] Pussyfooting” with solo arrangements of music by Brian Eno and Robert Fripp. Don’t miss it if you’re there!

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Transit Festival 2017

From 20 to 22nd of October the annual Transit Festival will take place at STUK in Leuven. Cohort is proud to have two of its ensembles presenting new projects at this year’s festival!

HYOID presents the premiere of “A History of the Voice – Self Care II” by Irish composer Jennifer Walshe on sunday 22nd at 14h: A highly energetic hourlong piece of music theater that explores the human voice in all its associations. Watch the trailer here:

On sunday evening at 20h Zwerm will present “Our Ears Felt Like Canyons” as the closing event of this years Transit festival: Three sonic tableaux by Christopher Trapani, Joanna Bailie and Alexander Schubert in an immersive concert-setting. The ear is the center, vision is obscured, immersion is the key word. Don’t miss it! 

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Tiptoe & Pianoguide at Bijloke

Tiptoe and Pianoguide are joining forces for a presentation as part of Manufactuur at Muziekcentrum de Bijloke in Ghent.

Founding members of Tiptoe Company, Pieter Lenaerts and Jona Kesteleyn, ànd pianist Frederik Croene are balancing in between performance, chamber music, sound art and free impro. Partner in crime is composer and soundartist Patricia Alessandrini. Acoustic and electronic stringinstruments are connected, creating new logics. Objects, E-bows and feedback-loops generate sound and movement.

In addition to Tiptoe’s performance of new works by Alessandrini and Croene, Pianoguide’s Elisa Medinilla will perform another premiere by Croene for piano solo.


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Cohort’s new website!

Welcome to our brand new website!

Feel free to look around and check out our current members and their activities. If you want to stay posted on our activities, don’t forget to subscribe to our newsletter here.

And of course, many thanks to Dare to Know for the beautiful design!

Cohort is an association of new music makers, ensembles and chamber groups offering administrative and promotional support while stimulating theoretical reflection within the field of new music.


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