About

Sofia Borges is a percussionist, composer and improviser who has gained prominence through a wide range of international projects. As a solo performer, and in collaboration with the most diverse international artists in the fields of contemporary music, improvised music, free jazz and world music, she has performed in a variety of international festivals, including the Hamburger Klangwerktage, WOMAD — World of Music, Arts and Dance (Spain, Australia, the UK and New Zealand), Percpan — Panorama Percussivo Mundial (Brazil), Women Voices (Taiwan), ZKM next_generation (Karlsruhe), Cork Choral Festival (Ireland) and many others in Switzerland, Estonia, France, Portugal, Macau and Poland. For her compositions and performances, she brings together traditional and custom-made instruments and electronics configurations… read more

 

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18 November 2022 | 20:00 | Kühlspot, Berlin – Germany

TBA


9 Oktober 2022 | 20:00 | Kühlspot, Berlin – Germany

TBA


21 August 2022 | 20:00 | Kühlspot, Berlin – Germany

TBA


19 July 2022 | 20:00 | TBA , Berlin-Germany

Caroline Cecilia Talone – hurdy gurdy
Sofia Borges – percussion


8 July 2022 | 20:00 | Untergrün, Berlin-Germany

KIME

Sofia Borges – percussion
Fyodor Stepanov – bass & electronics
Andreas Voccia – electronics


8 June 2022 | 20:00 | Hosek Contemporary , Berlin-Germany

Gonçalo Mortágua – saxophone
Sofia Borges – percussion
Christian Kühn – guitar


7 June 2022 | 20:00 | A-Trane , Berlin-Germany

NICK DUNSTON’S GLASS ROOTS

Nick Dunston – bass, compositions
Anil Eraslan – cello
Sofia Borges- percussion


4 June 2022 | 20:00 | WATT , Berlin-Germany

KIME

Sofia Borges – percussion
Fyodor Stepanov – bass & electronics
Andreas Voccia – electronics


1 June 2022 | 19:30 | Hosek Contemporary , Berlin-Germany

Penelope Gkika – violin
Elena Kakaliagou – french horn
Sofia Borges – percussion


26-29 Mai 2022 | 20:00 | Kampnagel, Hamburg – Germany

Sounding Situations: Merge

Regie, Komposition, Text: Sounding Situations (Milena Kipfmüller, Jens Dietrich, Klaus Janek) Musiker*innen: Sofia Borges, Michael Thieke, Klaus Janek, Milena Kipfmüller, Michael Makembe, Josué Mugisha Performance: Eric 1key, Katharina Mewes Bühne: Martina Mahlknecht Video: Martin Prinoth Kostüme: Sofia Artemis Kondyli Roussou Öffentlichkeitsarbeit: Hark Empen Produktionsleitung: Fabia Mekus Assistenz: Janka Kenk


22 Mai 2022 | 20:00 | Kühlspot, Berlin – Germany

Anna Kaluza – sax
Fyodor Stepanov – bass
Guilherme Rodrigues – cello
Sofia Borges – drums


21 Mai 2022 | 17:00 | Museu de Serralves, Porto – Portugal

ACTIVATION OF THE EXHIBITION TAREK ATOUI: WATERS’ WITNESS

Sofia Borges – percussion, electronics


14 Mai 2022 | 20:00 | ACUD , Berlin-Germany

Das Wilde Klingen

Eutalia de Carvalho – Gesang
Theo Jörgensmann – Klarinette („Schöpfungen“)
Edith Steyer – Klarinette, Altsaxophon
Tommaso Vespo/Rieko Okuda – Kirchenorgel, Klavier
Horst Nonnenmacher – Kontrabass
Sofia Borges – Percussion
Lea Hoffmann – Tanz


13 Mai 2022 | 20:00 | TBA , Berlin-Germany

Unheimlich Unheimlich Friday the 13th SPECIAL

JD Zazie – electronics
Sofia Borges – drums


4 Mai 2022 | 20:00 | Au Topsi Pohl , Berlin-Germany

Lorena Izquierdo – Gesang
Theo Jörgensmann – Klarinette („Schöpfungen“)
Edith Steyer – Klarinette, Altsaxophon
Rieko Okuda – Klavier

Guido Kohn – Cello
Horst Nonnenmacher – Kontrabass
Sofia Borges – Percussion


3 Mai 2022 | 20:00 | Au Topsi Pohl , Berlin-Germany

Eutalia de Carvalho – Gesang
Theo Jörgensmann – Klarinette („Schöpfungen“)
Edith Steyer – Klarinette, Altsaxophon
Rieko Okuda – Klavier
Horst Nonnenmacher – Kontrabass
Sofia Borges – Percussion


29 April 2022 | 20:30 | Sowieso, Berlin-Germany

SORBD

Edith Steyer – clarinete, saxophone
Rieko Okuda – piano
Isabel Rößler – double bass
Sofia Borges – percussion
Mia Dyberg – alto saxophone


7 April 2022 | 20:30 | Petersburg Art Space, Berlin-Germany

DISSIDENTS XXVI
Renato Negrão, poetry
Sofia Borges, percussion
Marina Cyrino, flutes
Matthias Koole, guitar


2 April 2022 | 20:30 | 3XXXSTER, Berlin-Germany

Sofia Borges – drums, percussion, electronics


1 April 2022 | 20:00 | Cordillera, Berlin-Germany

Sofia Borges – drums, percussion, electronics


17 March 2022 | 20:30 | Petersburg Art Space, Berlin-Germany

Sofia Borges – percussion
Dirar Kalash – guitar


16 March 2022 | 20:30 | AuTopsiPohl, Berlin-Germany

Lorena Izquierdo – voice in action
Sofia Borges – drums
Rieko Okuda – piano


7 March 2022 | 21:00 | Kühlspot, Berlin-Germany

SORBD

Edith Steyer – clarinete, saxophone
Rieko Okuda – piano
Isabel Rößler – double bass
Sofia Borges – percussion
Mia Dyberg – alto saxophone


26 February 2022 | 20:00 | Villa Koriosum, Berlin

Fillippo Gillono – guitar, electronics
Sofia Borges – percussion
Paolo Possidente – bruma, electronics


19 February 2022 | 21:00 | AuTopsiPohl, Berlin-Germany

PITCH SHIFTING

Grgur Savic (as,cl obj, el)
Henrik Munkbey Nørstebø (trb)
Richard Scott (mod)
Isabel Rößler (b)
Sofia Borges (dr, obj)
Sanja Star (vis)


12 February 2022 | 21:00 | SOWIESO, Berlin-Germany

Brad Henkel – trumpet
Mia Dyberg – saxophone
Antti Virtaranta – upright bass
Sofia Borges – drums/percussion


28 January 2022 | 21:00 | BOTA, Lisbon – Portugal

Maria do Mar – violino
Abdul Moimême – guitarras preparadas
Sofia Borges – percussão, electrónica electrónica


27 January 2022 | 21:30 | SMUP, Parede Portugal

D e S c o m p o s i ç ã o T r a n s i t ó r i a
Raquel Melgue – vídeo
Sofia Borges – percussão
Maria do Mar – violino
Felice Furioso – bateria


26 January 2022 | 19:30 | Loophole, Berlim

Loophole Jaaazzzsss Nights presents:

Rumble Phone Fish Anna Kaluza – alto saxophone
Flo Müller – guitar
Ben Lehmann – upright bass
Martial Frenzel – drums
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Brad Henkel – trumpet
Mia Dyberg – alto sax
Sofia Borges – drums
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Ring Dog Duo & Isi Rößler:

Markus Krispel – saxophones
Marcello S. Busato – drums
Isi Rößler – upright bass


21 January 2022 | 19:30 | Alte Mälzerei – Lichtenrade, Berlin

Reihe Denkbare Musik – Portraitkonzert “Sofia Borges”

Teil I

Sofia Borges (solo set) – percussion, electronics

Teil II

Trio Tuerlinckx – Mengersen – Borges

Anaïs Tuerlinckx (string box), Ulf Mengersen – double bass, Sofia Borges (Percussion)

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8 January 2022 | 20:00 | Villa Koriosum, Berlin

Sofia Borges (solo set) – percussion and electronics

alongside performaces from: Ass Rad, Kalash x Stadhouders, Moonx i: Murmured Mayhem and Uranes

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9, 10 Canceled, 23 January 2022 | 11:00 | Staadtstheater Cottbus

Das WelttierparlamentMusiktheater für Kinder

Andreas Simon (Musikalische Leitung, Klvier); Anna von Gehren (Regie); Mia Schröer (Bühne/Kostüm); Katharina Duda (Text/Dramaturgie); Hardy Brachmann (Waschbär); Nils Stäfe (Schildkröte); Jone Bolibar (Klarinette); (Sofia Borges (Schlagzeug); Jack Adler-McKean (Tuba)

26, 30 December 2021 | 14:00 & 18:00 | Staadtstheater Cottbus

Das WelttierparlamentMusiktheater für Kinder

Andreas Simon (Musikalische Leitung, Klvier); Anna von Gehren (Regie); Mia Schröer (Bühne/Kostüm); Katharina Duda (Text/Dramaturgie); Hardy Brachmann (Waschbär); Nils Stäfe (Schildkröte); Jone Bolibar (Klarinette); (Sofia Borges (Schlagzeug); Jack Adler-McKean (Tuba)

10 December 2021 | 20:00 | Kühlspot Social Club, Berlin

DAS WILDE KLINGEN 

Eutalia de Carvalho (voice), Lorena Izquierdo (voice, action), Silke Eberhard (clarinet), Edith Steyer (alto saxophone), Rieko Okuda (piano), Horst Nonnenmacher (bass), Sofia Borges (percussion), Lea Hoffmann, (dance) 

10 December 2021 | 11:00 | Staadtstheater Cottbus Canceled

Das WelttierparlamentMusiktheater für Kinder

Andreas Simon (Musikalische Leitung, Klvier); Anna von Gehren (Regie); Mia Schröer (Bühne/Kostüm); Katharina Duda (Text/Dramaturgie); Hardy Brachmann (Waschbär); Nils Stäfe (Schildkröte); Jone Bolibar (Klarinette); (Sofia Borges (Schlagzeug); Jack Adler-McKean (Tuba)

9 December 2021 | 20:00 | Petersburg Art Space, Berlin

Improvised Music

RED LIST ENSEMBLE

Guilherme Rodrigues (Cello), Michael Thieke (Clarinet), Richard Scott (Electronics), Rieko Okuda (Piano), Mia Dyberg (Alto Sax), Klaus Kürvers (Double Bass), Sofia Borges (Percussion), David Piersanti (Trombone), Julia Brüssel (Violin)

4 December 2021 | 20:00 | Au Topsi Pohl, Berlin

SOKK
Gustavo Obligado (alto sax), Sofia Salvo (baritone sax), Christian Kühn (guitar, viola), Guido Kohn (cello)

& Sofia Borges (percussion)

29 November 2021 | 19:30 | Stadtgarten Köln

Casey Moir (voice), Cansu Tanrikulu (voice), Elisabeth Coudoux (cello), Sofia Borges (percussion)

27 November 2021 | 18:00 | Staadtstheater Cottbus

première: Das WelttierparlamentMusiktheater für Kinder

Andreas Simon (Musikalische Leitung, Klvier); Anna von Gehren (Regie); Mia Schröer (Bühne/Kostüm); Katharina Duda (Text/Dramaturgie); Hardy Brachmann (Waschbär); Nils Stäfe (Schildkröte); Jone Bolibar (Klarinette); (Sofia Borges (Schlagzeug); Jack Adler-McKean (Tuba)

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24 November 2021 | 20:00 | Kühlspot Social Club, Berlin Canceled

DAS WILDE KLINGEN 

Eutalia de Carvalho (voice), Lorena Izquierdo (voice, action), Silke Eberhard (clarinet), Edith Steyer (alto saxophone), Rieko Okuda (piano), Horst Nonnenmacher (bass), Sofia Borges (percussion), Lea Hoffmann, (dance) 

19-21.November .2021 2021 | 20:00 | Kühlspot Social Club, Berlin

CIRCUIT TRAINING XIII

Florian Bergmann (reeds), Nikolaus Neuser (trumpet), Elena Kakaliagou (french horn), Ignaz Schick (turntable, sampler, electronics), Eliad Wagner (analog synth, electronics), Anaïs Tuerlinckx (grand piano), Nick Dunston (double bass), Adam Goodwin (double bass), Klaus Kürvers (double bass), Emilio Gordoa (vibraphone, percussion), Sofia Borges (percussion)

13 November 2021 | 18:00 | Staadtstheater Cottbus

première: Das WelttierparlamentMusiktheater für Kinder

Andreas Simon (Musikalische Leitung, Klvier); Anna von Gehren (Regie); Mia Schröer (Bühne/Kostüm); Katharina Duda (Text/Dramaturgie); Hardy Brachmann (Waschbär); Nils Stäfe (Schildkröte); Jone Bolibar (Klarinette); (Sofia Borges (Schlagzeug); Jack Adler-McKean (Tuba)

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6 November 2021 | 19:00 | Ausland (Berlin)JUST ANOTHER BRUITAL NIGHT # II

Sofia Borges – solo set (percussion & electronics)

& EL SEGUNDO ES TERRIBLE meets BUSÆXUS, KRIS KULDKEPP, GUSTAVO OBLIGADO and ALEKS SLOTA

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6.10.2021 | 20:00 | PANDA Platform

Improvised Music

Anaïs Tuerlinckx (prepared piano); Ulf Mengersen (double bass); Sofia Borges (percussion); Linea (visuals)

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19.9.2021 | TBA, Berlin

Sheep&Fish – Creative Kids (creative music for children)

Uygur Vural (cello), Elisabetta Lanfredini (voice), Sofia Borges (Percussion)

12.8.2021 | Donau115, Berlin

Practically Married #30

James Banner (Bbass), Declan Forde (piano), Nick Dunston (bass), Sofia Borges (percussion)