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Seeing Giacometti

Seeing Giacometti is a concert dance, inspired on the work of painter and sculptor Alberto Giacometti. Composer Elmer Schönberger and choreografer Beppie Blankert, both big admirors of the work of Giacometti, produced with two dancers and five musicians of Nieuw Amsterdams Peil Gezien Giacometti, a concert...

Ron Schaaper

Music is everywhere and even in every object, according to Ron Schaaper (1973). Master on the horn, he is even as happy playing a musical piece by Leopold – father of – Mozart on a hose. And believe us: it will still sound amazing! After his...

Pauline Oostenrijk (hobo)

In 1999, Pauline Oostenrijk received the Music Prize of the Netherlands, the highest State Award in classical music. Before that, she had already won a number of national and international prizes, among which the first prize in the Fernand Gillet oboe competition in Baltimore, resulting...

Lars Wouters van den Oudenweijer (clarinet)

“Wouters handles this temperamental instrument with complete command, and his finger work is nothing short of stunning.” Fanfare Magazine Dutch clarinetist Lars Wouters van den Oudenweijer (1977) studied at the Juilliard School for Music in New York with clarinetist Charles Neidich on a sponsorship by...

Gertjan Loot (trompet)

Gertjan Loot has won the audition for principal trumpet of the Residence Orchestra in The Hague (The Netherlands). He will be sharing this position with Huug Steketee who holds the other job as principal.Gertjan Loot started to play the trumpet at the age of eleven....

Dario Calderone (double bass)

Dario Calderone (Rome, 1978) is one of the most representative doublebass player of his generation. Trained as a classical performer, he graduated with maximum marks at the Coservatorio di S. Cecilia in Rome with Massimo Giorgi. He Studied later with Francesco Petracchi at...

Niels Meliefste (percussion)

Niels Meliefste (1979, NL) studied classical percussion at the Royal Conservatoire, The Hague under Wim Vos and Luuk Nagtegaal, and African percussion under Aly n’Diaye Rose. In 2000, he was awarded second place, public place and the students prize of the TROMP-concours, in 2003 the Jury...

Die Verlonenen (The Lost)

The Lost is a B&W film 7 channel installation with a plot told through the eyes of a young English writer, Christopher, who comes to Berlin and moves into a cabaret where an eccentric old man adopts young performers, dancers, artists and musicians to live...

Russian Program

Soprana Katrien Barts sings the deeply moving Kaddish of Alexander Raskatov in which a folk melody transforms into a fiercely groaning prayer. She sings seven romances of Shostakovitch - deep, personal contemplations about love, friendship and the power of art, but also about impending disaster...

Narcissus

NARCISSUS: PLAY FOR MUSIC + SCENT, a musical drama by composer Calliope Tsoupaki for scent and 6 musicians. Music and scent are blended as a whole, influencing each other during the creative process and during the concert. Calliope-e1390381565885The Greek/Dutch composer Calliope Tsoupaki wrote illusionary music that...