Claus Boesser-Ferrari: BIOGRAPHY



1966
first steps on e-guitar

1968
changed to acoustic-guitar after listening to Tom Paxton on tv

1967
found my first rock'n roll band

1973-75
studied classical guitar in Speyer, Germany

1977-80
worked with a german folk-rock-ensemble,
mayor-deal with Polydor, on tour with Joan Baez, Flairck,...

1980
award of the 'Deutsche Phono-Akademie',
some tv-shows

1984
first solo-LP

1986
concerts in europe+brazil,
cd 'bluefields'

1993
first cd on Acoustic-Music-Records 'blue footprint'

1994
wrote+performed music and soundtrack for theatre-plays

1996/97
cd 'welcome' on Acoustic-Music-Records

1998
concerts in usa, asia, europe

1999
music for a theatre-play in basel/switzerland,
cd 'ten' on Acoustic-Music-Records

2000
music for 'Ubu', Schaubühne Berlin, germany

2001
tour usa, italy, france

2002
tour usa, japan, georgia, armenia, aserbaidschan,
music for "Steinasche" and "Polarabend", Theater am Neumarkt, Zürich

2003
new cd with "Black-Angel-Projekt",
tour austria, hungary, switzerland, usa

2004
direction and composition for guitar and string quartet for "Floreana", Theater am Neumarkt, Zürich,
Allstar-Guitar-Night, Los Angeles, USA

2004/04
Festival Global Strings (with Ralph Towner, Marc Ducret)

2005
Music for the Dance Performance "Gertrude Stein-Die Welt ist rund", Göttingen

2005/08
US Tour/ Festival Pilsen (CZ)

2006/03
Festival Global Strings, Mannheim (coll. with Marc Ribot and Fred Frith)

2007
music for "M.Kohlhaas", Schauspiel Hamburg

2007/08
Music on a film by Jochen Schambeck in collaboration with Marc Ribot. Live Performance with Marc Ribot on Jochen Schambecks "Oil on troubled waters"

2008
Tour India, Chec.Rep., Bulgaria, Hungaria, Austria, USA, Thailand.
On tour in Switzerland with the Michael-Kohlhaas-Performance.
New CD with Jutta Glaser "Ajoj"

2009/10
"Maria Stuart" mit Barbara Frey am Schauspiel Zürich (Premiere 17.9.09)
Touring Brazil, USA, Europe

2010
Release "How we became Americans" with Fred Frith and Marc Ribot

2011
Touring India, USA, Canada, Europe
Release of a new solo live cd and a duo cd with Thomas Siffling

2012
Touring Europe with trumpet player Thomas Siffling
Release "Claus Boesser-Ferrari live" (CD, DVD)
Tour USA/Canada/Europe
touring China, Scandinavia

2013
Touring USA/Scandinavia/Mongolia/China
Büchner-Performance "Im Niemandsland"

2014
Touring India, Russia, USA, Scandinavia, China, Taiwan

Theatre-Project "Lenz-Scapes" (Berlin/Bochum)

2014/15
performing the Enjoy Jazz Festival with Bang and Sava Stoianov

Live Recording with Thomas Siffling "Live from the pawnshop", touring India, China, USA, Canada, Russia, Norway and Italy

2015
Release "Land des Lächelns" mit Adax Dörsam,
touring China, USA, Scandinavia, Southafrika, Madagascar,
Live-soundtrack for Nature Theatre of Oklahoma/Nibelungen Cycle

2015/16 soundtrack for Nature Theatre of Oklahoma

2016 On tour with Michael Kohlhaas Performance with Hansa Czypionka, (Voice, Hurdy Gurdy) and Mehrdad Zaeri, (live painting)
Touring Japan, Corea, Mexico, Hungaty, Romania, UK, Italy, Russia

2017 Touring India, USA
touring Marokko,
intermedial Project (Lederstrumpf)

2018 Touring India , Europe, Lebanon, Beirut Festival, Vietnam, Taiwan, China, USA

2019 "Lederstrumpf " (intermedial performance) Edenkoben


Claus Boesser-Ferrari
plays

www.zucali.at

Oliver-Klapproth-Gitarren:
www.klapproth-gitarrenbau.de

 

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