Ernő Zoltán Rubik

piano, voice, objects, dance (HUN)

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Ernő Zoltán Rubik is a pianist, improviser and composer. His works explore the interplay between audience and performer, improvisation and composition, music and physical performance. Inspired by his experiences in theater and dance projects (Krétakör, The Symptoms, LEVEGRU) he enjoys hacking the concert situation by investigating it’s theatrical aspects. He uses several small objects, a flute, a melodica and his voice as an extension of his instrument.

Founder of BIO (Budapest Improvisers Orchestra) since 2016, has collaborated with open-minded musicians from the Berlin and Budapest improvised music and free jazz scenes such as Axel Dörner, André Vida, Clayton Thomas, Ernő Hock, Joke Lanz, Zsolt Sőrés, Béla Ágoston. As a founder and core member of JAZZAJ Association he curates improvised music concerts and workshops since 2011. He has studied classical composition with Zoltán Jeney at Liszt Ferenc Music Academy, Budapest.