New Compositions by Aside

Here are two short videos of the new variations we wrote for our performance at Unerhörte Musik in the BKA Theater, Berlin. A full trailer of our programme “A remark or passage in a play that is intended to be heard by the audience but is supposed to be unheard by the other characters in the play. ” will follow shortly.

Labor Sonor – KuLe Berlin


24th September 2018 – Aside at Labor Sonar in the wonderful KuLe Berlin.

Featuring works adapted especially for Labor Sonor and KuLe including “Dawn Chorus” by Meriel Price, “Variations on a Theme by Haydn” by Johann-Michael Schneider and “Forbidden Fruit” by Meriel Price.

Unerhörte Musik – BKA Theater Berlin – Aside New Music Varieté

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12th June 2018 – Aside played their latest programme

A remark or passage in a play that is intended to be heard by the audience but is supposed to be unheard by the other characters in the play.

in the new music series Unerhörte Musik at the BKA Theater Berlin. In this programe Aside united the two sides of the BKA Theater – varieté, cabaret and comedy on the one hand and contemporary music on the other.


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May 2017 – Aside rehearse and perform in Reutlingen working on their new programme “The Duo – Partner Problems” creating new compositions and videos, capturing the, soon to be no more, backstage spaces of Theater Reutlingen.

150% Made in Hamburg Theaterfest


The birth of Aside…

April 2014 – The location is the Mojo Club, Hamburg. The performance part of the 150% Made in Hamburg Theaterfest. The expected audience are hip, young, experimental theatre culture creatives. The expected performance, a multi-media, ultra-experimental, cutting edge new music extravaganza.

This high gloss facade is created with a video-art backdrop, extravagant costumes and make-up, live-electronics, O-tone recordings, live instruments and loopers.

The ultra-hip entrance and overture establish expectations and prejudices. From a high gloss performance a certain perfection, professionality and mystique is expected. There are many unspoken rules for how a performance should be and how a performer should act on stage.

However soon cracks begin to show and the facade begins to crumble revealing what lies beneath…

Kindly supported by The Rusch Stiftung, KKWV of the UdK, Berlin and KLANGZEITORT, the institute for new music of the UdK and HfM Hanns Eisler

Reclaim your…

Inside out

The conception of Aside….

September 2013 – Johann-Michael Schneider and Meriel Price work together for the first time on “Reclaim Your….” for the KlangKunstBühne Berlin.

Featuring “I’m feeling Unwell” and “Inside-out” written by Meriel Price. Both works deal with the inner life of the performer leaking out into the performance, through text, video and layering of live and recorded sound which augment and transform the accoustic environment of the performance venue.

Funded by KKWV UdK, KLANGZEITORT and the Rusch Stiftung.