CV: Barnaby O'Rorke Treeglove Horn - Performer, musician, visual artist, writer and teacher
Barnaby is a musican (cello, piano) and singer trained in the physical displines of improvised performance practises, dance, yoga and chi kung. He has developed solo and collaborative work in experimental performance, dance and music. He has produced 4 albums, Ravine(’94), Loose(’99),Like nothing ever before(07)amd Easily(09), and regularly performs songs for cello and voice. He is based in Berlin.
received comissions from- Tanzhaus Zurich, E-Werk Freiburg, Lisbon EXPO 98; Arnolfini, Bristol; De La Ware Pavillion, Bexhill; Green Room, Manchester; Rhythm Method Festival, London; Dance Umbrella. London; Brighton Festiavl and South East Dance agency; Podewil Theatre, Berlin; Klapstuk Arts Center Luverne Belgium and received funding from Arts Council GB, Skite 96 Lisbon and South East Arts for work with Raukus Mir (with M. King).
Gabi Reuter, Adrian Russi, Ecki, Jens Biedermann, The Little Queens, Gesine Daniels, Stephanie Maher, Shahar Dor, Jorg Hassman, Mirva Makinen, Diana Bonilla, Lisa Nelson, Steve Paxton, Derevo, Miriam King, Charlie Morrisey, Becky Edmunds, Ginny Farnam, Rui Nunes, Shinkansen, Vera Mantero, Meg Stuart, Sophie Moleta, Derek Jarman, Liz Agiss and Divas, KJ Holmes, Scott Smith, Sten Rudstrom, Peter Thompson, Sharon Lewis, Valija Zinch, Sandra Navarro Casino.
Voice and Body work at Brighton University, Visual and Perfomance Arts course 1994 plus the ZIP festival for improvisation 2007 and "Improvisation and Performance for musicians", GIF 2009
Ira Hayes '87 Edinburgh folk/rock, Birddog '95 Brighton Pop/rock, Omnivor Treekle '05 Brighton improvisation ongoing, Radio ON '09 Berlin, electronic/acoustic improvisation, ongoing
1st Degree B.A. in Visual and Performance Arts from Brighton University '93
British Telecom New Contemporary of '93 for visual art.
Das Hotel residential gig, Berlin
Musician a for Contact Meets Contemporary Dance Festival, 4th - 11th August 2012
Musican for Porch training month at Ponderosa June 2012 with Steph Meyer, Kathleen Helmsdorf, Meg Stuart.
October 26 / Solo Show / Acoustic Moon, Schokoladen, Berlin
Aug 19th / Walden Performance Night, Haus der Kulturen der Welt, Berlin
Jul 5th / Piano gig at Paul Chi's Brighton
Jul 8th / concert in Bonn Laundrette
Jul 9th & 10th / two day workshop with Tanja / Contact and Music meet in the Underscore
Apr 14th to 19th / Madrid Contact Festival
Feb & May / The Rise of the Moment, Performance Practise, 6 wk course, led by Barnaby Tree
Sep 7th / Solo concert at Ä Berlin
Sep 16th / Solo performance at the Sudstern
Sep 17th / Solo Concert playing for Contact Samstag, Tanz Fabrik, Berlin
Oct 16th - 21st / Tour East Germany with Daniela Grimm
Oct 26th / Solo concert at Acoustic Moon, Schokoladen, Berlin
Dec 28th to Jan 2nd 2011 / Performing at the New Year Jam in Findhorn, Scotland
Oct 29th - 30th / Performing for Contact Improvisation Jam, Berlin
Aug 3rd - 14th / Rehearsing with Mirva and Frey at the Nomadic School in Outokompo, Finland
Aug 20th - 22nd Oulu 27th -29th / Helsinki performance of M. Makinen work Finland
Jun 8th - 18th / Rehearsing with Mirva Makinen and Frey Faust Berlin
Jun 28th - Jul 3rd playing at Ponderosa's CI 38
Jul 4th- 17th Research dance project with Jens Bediermann in Arbescey,France
Jul 24th -Aug 2nd - Musician for Contact-meet-Contemporary Festival, Göttingen, Germany
May / Solo concerts in Berlin and recording
May 24th - 28th / Playing for the PORCH Ponderosa
May 29th - 30th / Playing for CI workshop led by Gabi Reuter
Apr 1st - 4th / Madrid 3rd Improvisation Festival at Studio3, with Joerg Hassman, Mirva Makinen and Tomas Kampe
Apr 8th / Toulouse, France, Performance improvisation with Emmanuel Grivet & Isabelle Uski
Apr 10th / Grenoble performance with Keith Hennesey and Isabell
Apr 20th - 28th / Dance workshop with Vinn, Hamburgh
Nov 8th - 22nd and
Dec 21st -23rd / Zurich, working with Jens Beidermann, playing for dance classes and performing at the Tanzhaus "Schachmatt"
Nov 25th - 27th / Geneva, solo concerts on the cello
Nov 1st - 4th / Frankfurt, playing for dance workshop led by Kurt Koegel, Frankfurt University. oh my!
Dec 5th - 6th / Frankfurt, playing for Contact Improvisation Workshop led by Ula and Katjah from Finland. mmmm...
Oct 9th - 17th / GIF Granada Improvisation Festival Andalusia Spain. Teaching Improvisation and Performance for Musicians and playing with The Little Queens.
Oct 18th / Playing for Contact Improvisation Jam, followed by solo concert in Madrid, at Lapuertaroja (c/ Agustín Rojas, 4 (local)/Prosperidad y bus 9, 73)
Sep 18th / Brighton UK: Moving Men - Improvisation in Performance Charlie Morrissey (UK); Adrian Russi (Switzerland); Jean-Hugues Miredin (Rome) With live music from Barnaby O'Rorke. Come and see this highly physical piece composed in real time by an international trio of acclaimed dancers, performing in the UK after performances together in Rome, Orvietto, Berne, Freiburg and Rotterdam.
Apr 14th - 19th MADRID Contact Festival
Sep 24th / Brighton UK: Concert with Das Fenster at The Fair Trade Gallery, Kempton
Sep 26th / London, solo at the HungaMunga Festival, Bethnal Green
Sep 26th / Playing at the C.I.Jam at the Moving East. 1.30pm
Sep 27th / Playing at the C.I.Jam at Moving Arts Base. 6.30 pm
Sep 30th - Oct 4th / BERLIN: Playing at 5 day Workshop in Contact Improvisation - Dynamics of the dance with Mirva Mäkinen & Jörg Hassmann. Place: Institut Unzeit, Erkelenzdamm 11-13, Berlin Fee: 140€-180€ (as you can)
2009 Festivals Played:
CI37; Contemporary meets Contact; Ponderosa Land Tanz Festival; Trans Contact, Romania; Granada Improvisation Festival 2 ; 2nd Improvisation Festival Madrid; Tune, Travelling School of Unspoken Knowledge, Berlin; Nit de L'Art, Castello, Spain.
“Schachmatt”, Trio dance piece led by Jens Biedermann with Kuanling Tsai, part of the Tanzhaus Zurich 12MIN MAX platform.
Workhops played for led by Joerg Hassman, Mirva Makinen, Shahar Dor, Ulla Makinen, Katja Mustonen, Adrian Russi, Asher Leven, Charlie Morrissey.
Solo concerts in K77, Karma Coffee, Wallywoods,A, Cafe Tasso, Cafe Tchkofski, Berlin; Satsanga, Goa; Heliogobal, Barcelona; Geneva ; La Puerta Roca, Madrid ; Ponderosa, Stolzenhagen.
Video “Firehorse” music and image, on youtube.
2008 Festivals Played
Festivals played for- CI36 Ponderosa ; Frieburg CI Festival ; ZIP, Festival of Improvisation, Ovieto, Italy ; Tune, School of Travelling Knowledge, Barcelona; Granada Improsation Festival no.1
“Skins” trio dance piece led by Gesine Daniels with Gabi Reuter, performed in Berlin and Aberwrystwyth.
“I don’t know but I like it” trio with J. Hassmann and Mirva Makinen.
“Pieces of Us” duet with Sandra Navarro Casino performed at the Theatr Antic Barcelona
“Invisible Choir” improvisation with Alice Tatge and Adrian Shephard, Friestil, Tanzfabrik, Berlin
Workshops played for led by Joerg Hassman, Mirva Makinen, Gesine Daniels, Adrian Shephard.
Solo concerts, Bar Leika, K77, Café Tasso, A, Berlin; Heliogobal, Born Again, Barcelona; Fairtrade Gallery, Brighton.
Video “Scrawl” ,“Fierce Mountain” and “February Dance” music and image, self made, produced on the Law. On youtube.
M&DE participent, dance and music forum held at Dartington Hall, Devon, UK.
“Wenn ich allein bin tuer ich nicht besonderes” duet with Valija Zinck, commissioned by E-Werk, Frieburg, performed at the E-Werk; Ada Studios, Berlin; Festival Hautnah, Cologne.
“Banke” Site specific group piece led by Gesine Daniels in Bonn
“Formation of Clouds” solo dance and music, performed Angel House, Brighton; Festival of Art Kostelec, Czech Republic.
Video, “ Boy in the Breakers” made by Becky Edmunds you can see it on this site under downloads.
“Like nothing ever before” collection of songs recorded in Brighton.
Spring Home Tour with Paul Chi: a concert tour of living rooms in England and Wales.
“The Queen of the Sky.” Improvised performance at the LandTanz Festival, Ponderosa, Germany
“Formation of Clouds” improvised performance with cello at the Escapade Improvisation Festival, London.
Played for a Butoh workshop led by Moeno Wakamatsui, Berlin