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Poffet Ingeborg

(17. 01. 1965)

Poffet Ingeborg
Poffet Ingeborg
Güterstr. 213
CH-4053 Basel
Schweiz

Tel: +41 (0)61 361 56 70
Fax: +41 (0)61 361 56 70
Internet: www.duofatale.ch/

Biography
Ingeborg Poffet (accordion, vocals and composition) began singing and playing various instruments at a young age. She has performed solo accordion concerts since the age of four. From 1979 until 1983 she won several competition prizes, and from 1976 until 1973 she was composer for and conductor of various choir projects. She has played classic and contemporary literature as a soloist as well as in several orchestras since 1976 (1978 until 1981 soloist in the '1. Kölner Accordeon-Orchester'). She has taught accordion since 1976. She was schooled in modern pedagogic seminars and has developed her own teaching style, she has just created her own 'Schule für Konzertaccordeon' (school for concert accordion). She has been a member of various formations (accordion, vocals, keyboard, composition) since 1979. In 1981 she took her final exams in conducting at the Remscheid Academy. From 1984 until 1986 she studied computer music under Clarence Barlow at the music school in Cologne (Germany), she also collaborated on various computer music projects. Until 1987 she participated in many special training seminars for accordion with Hugo Noth, Mie Miki-Schenck, Guido Wagner, Elsbeth Moser and others. From 1986 until 1989 she worked in the electronic studios in Hamburg and Basel (music academies). In 1988 she participated in the computer music seminar in Berlin and Cologne. From 1988 until 1989 she was sound technician for the ensemble IGNM and 'Briefe aus dem toten Raum' with Serena Wey, actress. In 1989 together with JOPO she composed for 'Bericht eines Schiffbrüchigen' for quartet with Serena Wey. She played accordion for film music from Niki Reiser, Dani Levi, Dorís Dörrie, Daniel Detwiler & Ramon Schneider. Ingeborg Poffet lives, teaches concert accordion, vocals and theory in Basel and gives courses in aural training and mental training for musicians and a cappella at the music workshop in Basel. In 1989 she entered the group City/6/tett with tours in Switzerland and Turkey.
In 1989 She founded the formation 'Duo fatale' with her husband JOPO (alto sax, bass clarinet, composition). They conduct all their projects themselves and use exclusively their own compositions. Ingeborg Poffet has toured in Europe, Asia and Africa, participating at international festivals (Leipzig, St.Petersburg, Münster, Grenoble, Jakarta, Singapore, Khartoum, Odessa and many more) with various international radio and television productions (Izmir, Bologna, SWF, DRS, Moscow, Spain, Bandung, Jazz Swissmade, Bremerhaven, Odessa). 'Duo fatal' became 'Trio fatale Vision' after formation with Avant-garde, Ethno, classical, and rock musicians under the title 'Duo fatale meets international guests'. Since 1989 Duo fatale plus painter Heinz Schäublin received a financial award from the Alexander Clavel Foundation Riehen - Jardin lumière 1992; 2.Preis 'Kunstkredit Basel', 'NachtMachtPlatz' (1990) a multimedia formation with live performances 'fatale vision' at the international festivals of Smolensk (Russia), Pärnu (Estonia), Stuttgart, Singapore and exhibitions in Berowergut Riehen (Casa Obscura - Musica Magica 1994), in the exhibition room 'Klingenthal' (Sojourner´s Gallery 1998) and the old barracks at the 'Musikfestwochen Winterthur' (Sojourner´s Gallery 2000). Since 1991 and the formation of 'JAISH', JOPO and Ingeborg Poffet regularly play together on site with various Indian musicians, above all with Prakash Shejwal pakhavaj and Milind Sheorey bansouri (both from Bombay) with concerts in India (Bombay), Switzerland and Germany.
Since 1999 'Duo fatale meets percussion' with Barni Palm former percussionist of the group 'Brainticket', who returned to Switzerland after eighteen years residency in India. Concerts: 'Musikfestwochen Winterthur' 1999, 'Jazz à Mulhouse' 2000, 'Gundeldinger Kunsthalle' 2000 (Basel).
Since 1999 'KABA-QuARTett' with the musician Johannes Frisch from Karlsruhe (contrabass) and Michael Ströder (drums). Concerts at: 'Jubi' Karlsruhe, Parterre, Sudhaus, music workshop Basel in Basel (live recordings for Radio DRS March 2000). In 1997 she conducted and participated in the MKS-Vernetzungs-Orchester 'Frontières...' with JOPO.
In 1998 she conducted and participated in the Disabled Orchestra Sound Collages with JOPO.
In 1990, 1993 and 1997 she organised and participated in the international XOPF-Festivals in Basel.
Since 1989 she is manager of XOPF-Records and from 1997 until 2003 she delegated the single members of Swissperform.
In 1999, 2000 and 2001 she conducted and participated in the Disabled Orchestra 'Sound-Export with the Mega-Ram-Orchester' with performances at the Gundeldinger Casino in Basel, 'Wildwuchs-Festival' 2001 and in 'Parterre' in Basel.
In 2000 She was soloist and musician in the 'Klangkörper' Swiss pavilion Expo 2000 in Hannover.
2001 Trio Marguerite with Stefan Baumann cello, Andi Isler dr, Swiss improvisations prize 'Prix Marguerite de Reding 2001' (Fr. 7'500, -)
2001/2002 'Erst jenseits der Kastanien ist die Welt', Paul Celan (text), Freddy Allemann (speaking voice), Ingeborg Poffet (accordion and vocals), Laurent Charles (contrabass) with concerts in Switzerland.
2002 Fresh'nDJ, Duo fatale meets DJ GRU (Sergei Klein) form Odessa/Ukraine, concert nt/Areal Basel.
2002 Wood'nt Performance on the railway tracks of the nt/Areals with J.-J. Futterer cb, JOPO bcl, Ingeborg Poffet (electronics) and Christian Hefel (chainsaw).
2002 Marguerite-QuARTett with JOPO, Stefan Baumann (cello), Andi Isler (drums), Konzert 101. Tonkünstlerfest Zug/Baar, live recording by DRS 2
2003 4hoch3 with Peter Kleindienst (guitar), Georges Bloch (vocals), JOPO (bcl, as, vocals), Ingeborg Poffet (accordion, vocals); Six concerts in Switzerland Germany and France.
2003 Femme fatale composition, conduction and concept with JOPO, multimedia spectacle Open Air in front of the Orangerie/Sarasinpark, Riehen.
2003 El JIM V. with JOPO and Murat Coskun oriental percussion; concert in Switzerland.


Work list
Vampire love song (1982)
for alto, bass, bass clarinet and guitar
Duration: 8' 00"
Manuscript
running attack, op. 145 (1986)
for voice, choir and ensemble (vn, vc, db, gtr, pf, perc)
Texts: Ingeborg Poffet
Duration: 4' 00"
Manuscript
still falling in love, op. 147 (1986)
for voice, choir and ensemble (vn, vc, db, pf, perc)
Texts: Ingeborg Poffet
Duration: 6' 00"
Manuscript
TIME (1988)
Computer music
for digital playback, fairlight and live-elektronics (Publison)
Duration: 4' 00"
Manuscript
Bericht eines Schiffbrüchigen (1989)
for accordion, saxophone, trombone and percussion
Texts: Gabriel Garcia Marquez.
Co-production between Ingeborg Poffet & JOPO.
A music-theatrical-project with the actress Serena Wey.
Duration: 75' 00"
Manuscript
Suffering Boy (1989)
for voice and alto saxophone
Duration: 5' 00"
Manuscript
Fluidum (1989)
for accordion and alto saxophone
Duration: 2' 00"
Manuscript
Palaver (1989)
for voice and alto saxophone
Duration: 11' 00"
Manuscript
Turkish Suite (1989)
for accordion, voice, alto saxophone, bass clarinet, Turkish clarinet, bass and percussion
Duration: 50' 00"
Manuscript
Spots & Spotlights (1991)
for alto and tenor saxophones, trombone, accordion, voice, bass and percussion
Co-production between Ingeborg Poffet & JOPO.
Duration: 5' 00"
Manuscript
Supply - do why (1991)
for alto and tenor saxophones, accordion, voice, bass and percussion
Duration: 8' 00"
Manuscript
Trupti-Mupti (Therva) (1992)
for alto saxophone, accordion, voice, pakhavaj and tanpura
Co-production with Ingeborg Poffet & JOPO.
Duration: 15' 00"
Manuscript
Message for the craws [sic!] (Chautaal) (1992)
for alto saxophone, accordion, voice, pakhavaj and panpura
Co-production between Ingeborg Poffet & JOPO.
Duration: 16' 00"
Manuscript
Polka di Goa (1992)
for alto saxophone and accordion
Duration: 10' 00"
Manuscript
Cicada of Java (1993)
for three saxophones, bass clarinet, flute, shakuhachi, rantang, percussion, violin, accordion, voice, piano, Pakhavaj, two bass, two percussionists (or another mixed orchestra)
Duration: 16' 00"
Manuscript
No dream (1994)
for voice and piano
Duration: 6' 00"
Manuscript
Sunday Waltz II (1994)
for alto saxophone and accordion
Co-production between Ingeborg Poffet & JOPO.
Duration: 12' 00"
Manuscript
Berastagi (1994)
for saxophone, clarinet, accordion, voice, bass and percussion
Duration: 13' 00"
Manuscript
No sugar no salt (1994)
for three voices and clapping
Co-production between Ingeborg Poffet & JOPO.
Duration: 3' 00"
Manuscript
Spirits (1994)
for three voices, accordion, alto saxophone, pakhavaj and tanpura
Co-production between Ingeborg Poffet & JOPO.
Duration: 25' 00"
Manuscript
Casa Obscura (1994)
Musical-sculptural room installation
for eight loud speakers distributed in a room
Co-production between Ingeborg Poffet & JOPO.
Duration: 70' 00"
Manuscript
IDEE ALL (1994)
Musical experience-rooms
for alto saxophone, bass clarinet, bass, prepared piano, accordion, three voices, percussion instruments, electronic, electronic tape, video and slide projection
Co-production between Ingeborg Poffet & JOPO.
Duration: 55' 00"
Manuscript
Härdöpfelstock, op. 192 (1994)
for five-part choir
Texts: Ingeborg Poffet
Duration: 6' 00"
Manuscript
Jaishid (1995)
for alto saxophone, accordion, percussion and voice
Duration: 8' 00"
Manuscript
Jungle Style (1995)
for bass clarinet, accordion and voice
Co-production between Ingeborg Poffet & JOPO.
Duration: 10' 00"
Manuscript
Mas al-Chunder (1995)
for accordion, voice, alto saxophone, sarangi, and pakhavaj
Duration: 7' 00"
Manuscript
Pink City (1996)
for alto saxophone, accordion, voice, sarangi, pakhavaj and tanpura
Duration: 9' 00"
Manuscript
Improbase, op. 194 (1996)
for 4-5 part choir
Texts: Ingeborg Poffet
Duration: 6' 00"
Manuscript
Sistends, op. 205 (1996)
for 5-8-part choir
Texts: Ingeborg Poffet
Duration: 5' 00"
Manuscript
Blauhelme im Röstigraben (1996)
A crisis-scenario for Switzerland in three acts
for alto saxophone, bass clarinet, accordion, voice, electronic, playback tapes and slide projections
Dramatic multimedia performance from the 'Tag des Flüchtlings' (day of the refugees) in 1996. A co-production with the 'Schweizerischen Flüchtlingshilfe' (Swiss Refugee Help).
Co-production between Ingeborg Poffet & JOPO.
Duration: 75' 00"
Manuscript
Kara (1997)
for sarangi, alto saxophone, accordion, voice and pakhavaj
Duration: 8' 00"
Manuscript
Als ich dich sah (Kad es tevi redzeju) (1997)
for alto saxophone, bass clarinet, guitar, trombone, violine, viola, two voices, bass, percussion, djembe
Duration: 20' 00"
Manuscript
take it, op. 199 (1997)
for seven-part choir
Texts: Ingeborg Poffet
Duration: 20' 00"
Manuscript
Khela ke Pas (1998)
for alto saxophone, accordion and voice
Duration: 6' 00"
Manuscript
Sojourner's Gallery (1998)
Visual-acoustic installation
for alto saxophone, tenor saxophone, baritone saxophone, clarinet, bass clarinet, six voices, piano, prepared piano, gongs, violin, bass, rototoms and playback
Co-production between Ingeborg Poffet & JOPO.
Duration: 36' 00"
Manuscript
Feriensong, op. 200 (1998)
for four-part choir
Texts: Ingeborg Poffet
Duration: 5' 00"
Manuscript
For Sascha, op. 206 (1998)
for four-part choir
Texts: Ingeborg Poffet
Duration: 5' 00"
Manuscript
duba-Riff 1-98, op. 207 (1998)
for four-part choir
Texts: Ingeborg Poffet
Duration: 4' 00"
Manuscript
duba-Riff 2-98, op. 208 (1998)
for four-part choir
Texts: Ingeborg Poffet
Duration: 3' 00"
Manuscript
Suniye (1999)
for mixed a-cappella choir
Duration: 5' 30"
Manuscript
Jod Paran (2000)
for alto saxophone, accordion and voice
Duration: 15' 00"
Manuscript
Himalaya-Tasviren (2001)
for a customised and dislocated orchestra with 54 (or 108) members (2.2.2.2bcl.2/2.0.2.0/2perc.mar.vib/16.8.4.8)
Duration: 28' 00"
Manuscript
Fresh-Suite Odessa (2001)
for accordion, voice, alto saxophone, soprano saxophone, bass clarinet and electronic
Co-production between Ingeborg Poffet & JOPO.
Duration: 35' 00"
Manuscript
Adamis-Jam, op. 132 (2001)
for voice, acc, asax, bcl, perc, didgeridoo, electronics
Collaborative composition between Ingeborg Poffet & JOPO.
Duration: 9' 00"
Manuscript
Incroyable-Bâle-Suite (2001)
for 2 voices, 2 clarinets, sx quartet, db, acc, gtr, perc
Collaborative composition between Ingeborg Poffet & JOPO.
Duration: 85' 00"
Manuscript
Fresh Suite Palazzo, op. 138 (2001)
for sx, cl, acc, song and electronics
Duration: 88' 00"
Manuscript
dr Schissdreck-Blues, op. 203 (2001)
for 6-7-part choir
Texts: Ingeborg Poffet
Duration: 6' 00"
Manuscript
Warteriff, op. 209 (2001)
for six-part choir
Texts: Ingeborg Poffet
Duration: 4' 00"
Manuscript
Fresh'nDJ@nt#1, op. 139 (2002)
for 2 sax, bcl, acc, song, electronics and DJ
Duration: 53' 00"
Manuscript
Fresh'nDJ@nt#2, op. 14 (2002)
for 2 sax, bcl, acc, song, electronics and DJ
Duration: 58' 00"
Manuscript
femme fatale (2003)
Scenic multi-media performance with dance, son et lumière and chain saw
for alto saxophone, soprano saxophone, accordion, voice, vibraphone, violin, violoncello, 2 double-bass, female dancer, sculptor and slide projection
Co-production between Ingeborg Poffet & JOPO.
Duration: 75' 00"
Manuscript
20 cm (2003)
for four acting musicians or four musical actors/actresses (four voices, guitar, accordion and bass clarinet)
Duration: ' 14"
Manuscript
Fiction-Suite-Palazzo (2004)
an eletro-acoustic radio play about time
for accordion, voice, alto saxophone, soprano saxophone, clarinet, live electronics, sampler, drum machine tapes
For travellers and those who stay at home.
Co-production between Ingeborg Poffet & JOPO.
Duration: 77' 00"
Manuscript
Van-A-Doo (2004)
for trumpet and trombone
Duration: 10' 00"
Manuscript
all around, op. 204 (2005)
for four-part choir
Texts: Ingeborg Poffet
Duration: 3' 00"
Manuscript
Darling, op. 199 (2005)
for voice, saxophone, piano, guitar, double bass and percussion
Texts: Ingeborg Poffet
Duration: 4' 00"
Manuscript
Goodbye, op. 198 (2005)
for voice, piano, guitar, double bass and percussion
Texts: Ingeborg Poffet
Duration: 3' 00"
Manuscript
The Gundeli-Walk, op. 198 (2005)
for four-part choir
Texts: Ingeborg Poffet
Duration: 6' 00"
Manuscript
Nathariff, op. 213 (2005)
for seven-part choir
Texts: Ingeborg Poffet
Duration: 5' 00"
Manuscript
Après, op. 308 (2005)
for voice, sax, piano and double bass
Texts: Ingeborg Poffet
Duration: 5' 00"
Manuscript
Indian Book (2006)
for saxophone (Eb & Bb), optional voice and accordion
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Just kick you up, Babe, op. 214 (2006)
for 4 voices, sax, trumpet, piano, marimba, timp, perc, and double bass
Texts: Ingeborg Poffet
Duration: 4' 00"
Manuscript
Leben, op. 210 (2006)
for song, tabla, pakhavaj, flut, sax, synth and sampler
Texts: Ingeborg Poffet
Duration: 5' 00"
Manuscript
Depressionen, op. 309 (2007)
for voice, sax, piano and double bass
Texts: Ingeborg Poffet
Duration: 7' 00"
Manuscript
Gobi Fractures, op. 311 (2007)
for voice, soprano sax, accordion and tabla
Duration: 6' 00"
Manuscript
Nele Sunshine, op. 310 (2007)
for alto sax, accordion and tabla
Duration: 4' 00"
Manuscript
Die Entführung der Aegolina, der schönsten Drachenfrau der Welt, op. 313-335 (2008)
Children's music
Free instrumentation
Texts: Ingeborg Poffet
Duration: 65' 00"
Manuscript
Die Klangbox 3, op. 341-363 (2008)
22 children's songs
for children's choir
Texts: Ingeborg Poffet
In the land of the Blasorianers during the Solartia era.
Duration: 48' 00"
Manuscript
Remmi Demmi im Universum, op. 313-337 (2008)
for soloist, school choir and school orchestra
Texts: Ingeborg Poffet
A cosmological, sensological composium.
Duration: 42' 00"
Manuscript
Buddhas Song, op. 364 (2009)
for voice, choir, sax and piano
Texts: Hsing Yun
Duration: 5' 00"
Manuscript
Cryptochronics, op. 367-373 (2009)
for voice, clarinet, accordion, sampler, electronics, laptops
Duration: 46' 00"
Manuscript
The Lybic Hypertonic Suite, op. 384 (2009)
for large orchestra (1.1.1.1.sx/1.1.0.0/timp.perc/acn/str)
Duration: 10' 00"
Manuscript
Tomaten, Fisch und Freunde, op. 386 (2009)
for choir, sax, keyboard, sampler, percussion and double bass
Texts: Ingeborg Poffet
Duration: 1' 00"
Manuscript
Within, op. 365 (2009)
for voice, choir, sax, piano and double bass
Texts: Venerable Master Hsing Yun
Duration: 4' 00"
Manuscript
Meeting on Sirius, op. 386 (2009)
for 2 voices, 2 saxophones, bass clarinet, accordion, guitar, electronics, dobro, sampler
Texts: Ingeborg Poffet, JOPO
Duration: 74' 00"
Manuscript
Heavy Storm, op. 416 (2011)
for singing, sax, accordion, Gamelan orchestra
Duration: 7' 00"
Manuscript
Hua Hin, op. 415 (2011)
for singing, sax, accordion, Gamelan orchestra
Duration: 6' 00"
Manuscript
Parangtritis, op. 428 (2012)
for 2 singing voices, soprano sax, acn/pf and gamelan orchestra
Texts: Ingeborg Poffet
Duration: 8' 00"
Manuscript
timelinetritis, op. 427 (2012)
for 2 singing voices, soprano sax, acn/pf and gamelan orchestra
Texts: Ingeborg Poffet
Duration: 5' 00"
Manuscript
Hammermusik for fata-fata, op. 431 (2012)
for gamelan orchestra
Duration: 7' 00"
Manuscript
Hot-Spots, op. 429 (2012)
for flute, clarinet, benong, acn/pf
Duration: 1' 00"
Manuscript
Soft Skills, op. 430 (2012)
for flute, clarinet and acn/pf
Duration: 2' 00"
Manuscript
Crash astral méditatif / Meditativ-astrale Abstürze, op. 452 (2013)
for voice and big band
Duration: 16' 00"
Manuscript
Eclats de danse / Tanzsplitter, op. 453 (2013)
for voice and big band
Duration: 15' 00"
Manuscript
Harmonie transfrontalières exempte d'Impôt / Politische grenzübergreifende taktlos steuerfreie Harmonie, op. 449 (2013)
for voice and big band
Duration: 17' 00"
Manuscript
Lab-Cats, op. 444 (2013)
for voice and big band
Duration: 12' 00"
Manuscript
Diskographie
KABA-QuARTett: kabalesque (stv/asm Nr. 15, 2001)
Interpreten:
KABA-QuARTett
Werke:
Poffet, Ingeborg: Supply - do why (1991)
Poffet, Ingeborg: Berastagi (1994)
JOPO, -: Common speakings (1993)
JOPO, -: Bathroom Melody (1994)
JOPO, -: Millenium Communication (1999)
Mit weiteren Werken von: Johannes Frisch
Info: www.fonoteca.ch
Bibliography
Wohnlich, David: Radikale Subjektivität und meditative Versenkung. Der musikalische Kosmos des wandlungsfähigen Duos Ingeborg Poffet / Jopo, in: Dissonanz 98 (2007), S. 32-33
Omlin, Christina: Ingeborg Poffet, musikalisches Kontrastprogramm: Kettensägen und Accordeon, in: Cling Klong, FMF-Bulletin 48 (2002), S. 34-36
Fink, Christian: Musikalische Seelenwanderung, in: Basler Magazin (Wochenendbeilage der Basler Zeitung) (5. Oktober 1991) 40 (1991), S. 1-3
Ensembles