Ergo Phizmiz


Over the past twenty years Ergo Phizmiz has created a body of work spanning opera, radioplays, electronic music, curating, education, pop music, animation, collage and digital art. Commissions have included work for Bayerischer Rundfunk, WDR, Deutschlandradiokultur, Jubilee Opera, Mahogany Opera, Tete a Tete Opera: De Player, Worm Avant-Garde Institute, Operadagen Rotterdam, Extrapool, the Cleveland Orchestra, the Deutsche Symphonie Orchester, and, most recently, Burg Huelshoff Center for Literature. Labels who have released their work include Touch, Gagarin, Soleilmoon, Strategic Tape Reserve, Nunulaxnulan, and Illegal Art.

Works have included "M: 1000 Year Mix" (3 hour time travel sound-collage, 2005); "The Faust Cycle" (a 15 hour radioplay, 2010); the operas "The Mourning Show", "Gala", "Mozart vs Machine", "The Third Policeman", "Gargantua" and "UOEIA: The Histories of Yodeling"; two years of weekly sound-collage work for WFMU; and more lately design, animation and projection word for some of the world's leading orchestras. More recently "The Dimbola Mikado", became the first large-scale work of art to be made and released during the early days of the pandemic. This screened first on the Experimental Media Channel in Amsterdam, and recently gave a sold-out screening at Cafe Oto.

For Mahogany Opera: Mozart vs Machine.

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