PYANOOK: Grand expedition.
Ralf Schmid performs live on two acoustic pianos with motion-controlled electronics.
PYANOOK: Undiscovered pianistic terrain.
Revolutionary data gloves detect hand and finger movements and enable PYANOOK to control sound processing in the flow of piano playing.
PYANOOK: Futuristic piano recital 4D.
Video-projections on aerial sculptures: PYANOOK´s compositions/improvisations interact with the visual art of Pietro Cardarelli.
„... the blend of sound and movement seems like magic.“
Ralf Schmid piano & electronics
Pietro Cardarelli visual art
Michele Locatelli art direction
PYANOOK live in concert
For his project PYANOOK, Ralf Schmid receives the Cultural Prize of the city of Freiburg ("Reinhold-Schneider-Preis"). The award ceremony will take place at the Kaisersaal @ Historisches Kaufhaus Freiburg on 15 oct 2018.
Pyanook interview in Brasil´s "O Globo"
Upcoming: Pyanook Lab Vol. 3 at Humboldtsaal Freiburg, 25 October 2018. New technology! A stellar constellation over the grand piano (Augmented Reality) interacts with sound and glove movements and is accessable through your personal smartphone. Tickets available here!!
26 jan 2018RIO DE JANEIRO RC4 Festival
04 may 2018FREIBURG Pyanook LAB @ Humboldtsaal
22 june 2018FREIBURG Pyanook LAB @ Humboldtsaal
26 june 2018BERLIN Neue Meister live, VW Drive Forum
20 july 2018FREIBURG Pyanook LAB @ Humboldtsaal
10 oct 2018LÖRRACH, Burghof
25 oct 2018FREIBURG Pyanook LAB @ Humboldtsaal
02 feb 2019MÜNCHEN, Out-of-the-Box Festival
03 feb 2019MÜNCHEN, Out-of-the-Box Festival
06 feb 2019FREIBURG Pyanook LAB @ Humboldtsaal
07 feb 2019KONSTANZ, K9 / Festival
30 march 2019ASCOLI PICENO (I), Teatro dei Filarmonici TBC
19 april 2019STUTTGART, Theaterhaus (short festival performance)
19 may 2019LÜBECK, Classical Beat Festival TBC
20 may 2019EUTIN, Classical Beat Festival TBC