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Marc Sinan

Marc Sinan is a composer and guitarist. In his work he tries out new forms of collaboration between artists in a transcultural and transmedia context. He usually works as composer, artistic director, guitarist, and producer with his own ensemble, the Marc Sinan Company, and with changing international guests and institutional partners such as the Royal Philharmonic Orchestra, Badisches Staatstheater Karlsruhe, Dresden Symphony Orchestra, Ensemble ConTempo Beijing, Belgrade Ensemble Metamorphosis, Sonar Quartet, Neue Vocalsolisten Stuttgart, and the media collective Schnellebuntebilder. Recordings of his works have been released by ECM Records. His mainly full-length works, which take up current socio-political issues, are performed internationally and have been guests at festivals such as the Schleswig- Holstein Music Festival, Istanbul Festival, and MaerzMusik, and at venues such as the Halle Opera, Wuppertal Opera, Bremen Theater, Humboldt-Forum Berlin, Maxim Gorki Theater Berlin, and Wiener Konzerthaus. He lives and works in Berlin.
 
Marc Sinan was a resident at Tarabya Cultural Academy from September 2012 to January 2013.