Nora Krahl | July-August 2021
Nora Krahl, director, composer and cellist, lives in Berlin. Her passion is contemporary music. She has given concerts worldwide at international festivals and works with ensembles and groups such as Ensemble Resonanz, Zeitkratzer, The Octopus, She She Pop and Opera Lab. In 2016 her first music theatre work, persona non grata, premiered in New York. It was followed in 2018-19 by Schattenpapier (Shadow Paper), premiered in Istanbul and Berlin, and in 2020 by the film performance Rabiator in collaboration with the composer Felipe Waller. In 2021 she will stage the world premiere of the chamber opera Kein Mythos (No Myth) by Sara Glojnarić in the Tischlerei of the Deutsche Oper. She has also previously worked with the director Karin Beier at the Cologne and Hamburg Theaters. Theater composition projects have taken her to Leipzig and Columbia University, New York. Another focus of her work is acoustic, electronic improvisation and composition for performances with film or dance. Krahl has received numerous grants, including from the DAAD, the Allianz Cultural Foundation, the Kunststiftung NRW and the Berlin Senate, and held residencies in Istanbul, New York, California and Basel.
Nora Krahl was a resident at Tarabya Cultural Academy from March to May 2018 and in August 2021.