Kosmostage. Das Flamingo Festival des Andromeda Mega Express Orchestra. Stattbad Wedding 05. - 06. Juli 2013. Andromeda Orchestra Generalprobe. Bild mit Oliver Roth, Laure Mourot, Daniel Glatzel, Sebastian Haegele, Johannes Schleiermacher, Magnus Schriefl, Ritsche Koch, Maria Schneider, Joerg Hochapfel, Anna Viechtl, Kalle Zeier, Matthias Pichler, Andi Haberl, Matthew Lonson, Gregoire Simon, Johannes Pennetzdorfer, Martin Stupka, Isabelle Klemt.

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A self-organized, independent group of likeminded individuals, AMEO is unlike any other orchestra: It’s a steadily working ensemble with a steady focus on experimentation. Comprised of 18 young, in-demand musicians hailing from various countries and musical backgrounds, its members have previously worked in constellations that couldn’t be more diverse – including Ensemble Intercontemporain, Tony Allen’s Afrobeat, Jazz-Legend Kenny Wheeler, Camerata Bern, and post-conceptual artist Cory Arcangel. Daniel Glatzel, the orchestra’s leader and saxophonist, has been the main composer over the last decade.

“A witty musical understanding and collages rich in citations that nevertheless make you forget postmodern arbitrariness, combined with a technical level of musicianship so high and yet far from being an end in itself: mutable, contrasting, subtle.” (Jazzthing)