Who we are

Ensemble This | Ensemble That (ET|ET) is an international group of 4 percussionists exploring their collective musical interests through live and recorded performances, through collaborations with Lê Quan Ninh, Myriam Bleau, Zimoun, Strotter INST., Julian Sartorious, Marko Ciciliani, Jürg Frey, and Michael Maierhof, among others.

ET|ET is Brian Archinal
, Victor Barcelo, 
Miguel Ángel García Martín, and 
Bastian Pfefferli

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With projects like Beleuchtend, the ensemble showed its interests in developing a kind of multimedia theater performance. In 2015 they were invited as “Artists in Residence” by the Musikfestival Bern. Since then, they have established a concert series in Basel, Flattersound, as well as their newest project, eins+eins, featuring a new round of collaborations with Myriam Bleu, Strotter INST., Julian Sartorious, and Zimoun.

They have performed at the Lucerne Festival (CH), 2 Tage Strom (CH) Culturescapes (CH), Zeiträume Basel (CH), Internationales Musikinstitut Darmstadt (Darmstadt, DE), Heidlberger Frühling (Heidlberg, DE) Blurred Edges (Hamburg, DE), Trugschluss (Frankfurt, DE), Instalacje (Warsaw, PO), Bernola Festival (Vittoria-Gasteiz, SP), Percussione Temporanea (Reggio Emilia, IT), and Tzlil Meudcan (Tel Aviv, IS) to name a few.