On 17 November 2023 at 19:30 TRT, bass clarinetist Fie Schouten and violoncellist Katharina Gross will play a concert at the Bilgi New Music Festival, Istanbul, Turkey. The programme includes the Turkish premiere of bee sage (2023), a new duo by Rozalie Hirs for cello and contrabass clarinet. The Bilgi New Music Festival is hosted by the İstanbul Bilgi Üniversitesi Müzik Bölümü.

bee sage (2023) was composed by Hirs at the request of Fie Schouten and Katharina Gross. bee sage (2023) is published by Deuss Music. The work is dedicated to Gross and Schouten.

concert programme
Rozalie Hirs (NL) – Bee sage (2023)
Canberk Duman (TR) – Extended Translation 3a (2023)
Michael Finnissy (UK) – Mankind Remix (2020)
Seung-Won Oh (NL) – Spiccato (2023)
Kaija Saariaho (FI/F) – Oi Kuu (1992)

Date: 2023-11-17
Door time: 19:30 TRT
Venue: Bilgi Yeni Müzik Festivali, Bilgi Santral Instanbul Kampüsü (Green Room E1 binasi), İstanbul Bilgi Üniversitesi Müzik Bölümü, İstanbul, Turkey
Musicians: Fie Schouten (bass clarinet), Katharina Gross (cello)