Thursday, December 20, 2012


The double debut album of The Alvaret Ensemble is out! Recorded in the late summer of 2011 in the Grunewald church in Berlin with Nils Frahm and Martyn Heyne, and featuring additional musicians Peter Broderick (violin), Martyn Heyne (church organ), Hilary Jeffery (trombone) and Strië's Iden Reinhart (violin). The album comes as a double LP and and as a double CD, released by Denovali. More details about the album on the band's page on the Denovali website. Go to our release page to find out where it is available, which stands underneath each release.

To celebrate the release The Alvaret Ensemble will be hitting the stage. Here are the first dates. In January the band will be joined by Iden Reinhart. Hilary Jeffery joins us on the Cross Linx festival dates in March. Also Hauschka, Nils Frahm, Rachel Grimes and quite a few others will play Cross Linx.

14-01-13: Prague (CZ) - Palac Akropolis
15-01-13: Budapest (H) - Akvarium
18-01-13: Essen (D) - Weststadthalle Café
20-01-13: Köln (D) - Ambientfestival
01-03-13: Eindhoven (NL), Muziekgebouw - Cross Linx Festival
02-03-13: Amsterdam (NL), Paradiso - Cross Linx Festival
03-03-13: Rotterdam (NL), De Doelen - Cross Linx Festival
04-03-13: Groningen (NL), De Oosterpoort - Cross Linx Festival
06-04-13: Berlin (D) - Denovali Swingfest at Passionskirche