NEW CD:Not a single road // 31 Aug 2019
Ten Dipoles in the new cd of Seldom Sene by Brilliant Classics
Ersilia for solo recorder and electronics // 14 Oct 2019
Was performed on the 5th of October by Francesca Clements in the Blokfloejtefestvial in Copenhagen
Composition Competition in ORDA // 03 Feb 2019
The international festival ORDA, Open Recorder Days Amsterdam 2019
hosts for first time a composition competition open for students that pursue a professional degree in composing and to professional composers. The aim of this competition is to increase the number of high quality ensemble compositions written for the recorder, and to stimulate composers and recorder players to work together by giving a platform to new, challenging and exciting ensemble repertoire.The deadline for submissions is June 15, 2019.Public performance of the finalists compositions on the 27th of October 2019 in Conservatorium van Amsterdam.
Nieuwe Noten Amsterdam. // 10 Mar 2019
Nieuwe Noten Amsterdam at the PLEIN THEATER!
Together with Fie Schouten, we will curate a regular series of concerts and sessions of contemporary music.
Opening concert was on 22 june 2019
– Praktisch Heldendom voor ieder van ons, de rol van schoonheid, verbeeldingskracht en spel bij de aanpak van wereldproblemen.
Merlijn Twaalfhoven's interactive presentation outcome of his residency in Composer's Treat
– masterstudents of Conservatory of Amsterdam
Marta Fossas Mallorquí (cb), José Nunes (vla), Pau Sola Masafrets (vlc)
If the river was whisky (2007) – Max Knigge (1984)
– Dudok (string)Quartet
strijkkwartet nr 2 (1968) – György Ligeti
strijkkwartet nr 2 (1985) – Tristan Keuris
The full cycle 3*2 in premiere // 04 Mar 2019
I'm very pleased to have on board the British actor and singer Kevin Walton for the premiere of the entire cycle 3X2 in Geelvinck Festival on 16th of August in the new Luther Museum.
The last piece Plenitude for baritone and square piano is dedicated to him.
Composer's treat NEWS // 04 Mar 2019
Very happy, since the beginning of 2019 the initiative is hosted by Stichting Cultureland.
Composer’s Treat congratulates Jasna Velickovic for the selection of her piece Remote Me for 2 remotes and 3 coils to be performed in ISCM World Music Days 2019 in Tallinn.The composition was developed during her residency last April in Buitenwerkplaats and it was performed by Marijn Korff de Gidts in Nieuwe Noten concert series in de Ruimte.
The guest of Composer's treat 2019 Merlijn Twaalfhoven just finsihed his residency!
Merlijn, composer and founder of The Turn Club, a lab for arts in society, explores in his projects the richness of cultural diversity and human interaction, often engaging musicians of contrasting styles, local traditions, or children in large events. He collaborates with artists, scientists, diplomats, and other idealists in new and creative ways.
The outcome of his residency in a public interactive presentation:*Praktisch Heldendom voor ieder van ons, de rol van schoonheid, verbeeldingskracht en spel bij de aanpak van wereldproblemen 22nd of June.
Ikaros // 13 Jun 2018
The new music poetry performance Ikaros with dance, video and decor was in premiere on the 4th of November in Verkadefabriek during the November Music Festival.
Supported by the Fonds Podiumkunsten
Mede door de videoprojectie brengt Nasopoulou het verhaal van Ikaros tot leven. Ronduit schitterend gedaan, met tekst van Henk van der Waal: ‘Zwijgen en stijgen vanwege je vleugelwerk’ en muziek waarin herinnering en verlangen samenvallen. Prachtig.
Aqua // 13 Jun 2018
The video animation for the piece Aqua, for bassoon and percussion is ready!
A very nice work from Dymphie Huijssen, Rossane Hustinx and Bram Brandhoff.
Premiere 9th of October 2018 in Hochchule für Musik und Tanz Köln in Cologne by Bram van Sambeek.
Premiere in the Netherlands, May 2019.
Harbours, for flute and electornics in China // 11 Jun 2018
Harbour and Parallaxis an impressive concert, going in tour in China this summer.
Cheng Yu-Wu, flute and electronics
Three pieces of co-composers Amsterdam are in this special event.Very proud for our piece Harbours with Aleksdanra Popovska and Floris van der Vlugt.
Premiere 29 July 2018 in Taipei , Taiwan
Olinda and Ochto // 04 Mar 2018
Olinda and Ochto are in the new released cd of Erato Alakiozidou "In Blue and White" by Odradek. A concert cd/presentation happened in Amsterdam on the 4th of March in Splendor.
Takuu/ The sinking island // 20 Mar 2018
Takuu/ The sinking island (2018), the new composition for the Greek Modern Ensemble premiered on the 20th of March in Athens Concert Hall. Direction: Iakovos Konitopoulos