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new work for ensemble ascolta, donaueschingen, germany – world premiere

On Saturday 15 October 2022 at 11:00 CET the ensemble ascolta plays a world premiere of a new work by Rozalie Hirs during the Donaueschingen Festival/ Donaueschinger Musiktage. The concert takes place at Bartók Saal, Südwestrundfunk (SWR), Stuttgart, Germany. The work is commissioned by Donaueschingen Festival (curator: Björn Gottstein). The […]

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infinite sense, nijmegen – book presentation

On Thursday 18 November 2021 from 17:30-19:00 CET Rozalie Hirs presents her new poetry book oneindige zin (infinite sense; Amsterdam: Querido Publishers) at Poëziecentrum Nederland in collaboration with in the independent Roelants Bookshop. The venue is located in the public library of Nijmegen, province of Gelderland, The Netherlands. During the […]

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dreams of airs (2017-18), athelas sinfonietta, copenhagen, denmark – danish premiere

On Sunday 7 November 2021 Athelas Sinfonietta of Copenhagen presents a portrait concert of Rozalie Hirs. The programme evolves around the Danish premiere of Rozalie’s dreams of airs (2017-18), a cycle in which poetry and music play equally important roles. Its sound world features eight musicians, a singer who speaks, […]

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dreams of airs (2017-18), orgelpark, amsterdam, the netherlands – portrait concert

On Sunday 31 October 2021 at 14:00 CET, the Amsterdam cutting-edge music venue Orgelpark presents a portrait concert of Rozalie Hirs. The performers are Lore Binon (voice), Spectra Ensemble, and Filip Rathé (conductor). The afternoon programme evolves around Rozalie’s dreams of airs (2017-18), a cycle in which poetry and music […]

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infinite sense (2021), bilthoven – book presentation

On Saturday morning 23 October 2021 from 11:00-12:00 CET Rozalie Hirs presents her new poetry book oneindige zin (infinite sense; Amsterdam: Querido Publishers) in the independent Bilthoven bookshop. The bookshop, located in Bilthoven, province of Utrecht, was designed by the Dutch architect Dudok. During the event Rozalie talks about her […]

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oneindige zin (infinite sense, 2021)

12 October 2021. In her seventh Dutch poetry book oneindige zin (infinite sense, 2021), Rozalie Hirs travels through the fluid language of inner worlds, spilling over into outer ones. From the imagination and the dream to the house, the garden, the city, the woods, the internet, and the universe. How […]

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spor af lykkebringer (2021)

1 October 2021 spor af lykkebringer is the new Danish poetry book by Rozalie Hirs, translated by Birthe Lundsgaard. Its publisher is Forlaget Melodika (publisher: Peter H. Olesen) in collaboration with Athelas Sinfonietta, Copenhagen (artistic director: Jesper Lützhøft). The publication of the new poetry book is supported by the Netherlands […]

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architectura et amicitia – reading

On 25 September 2021 in the afternoon (TBA) the Dutch renowned Architectura et Amicitia celebrates it 165th anniversary with an exhibition around recent issues of its magazine FORUM, as well as the launch of the newest one. The exhibition is opened with several performances and lectures. Rozalie Hirs, FORUM’s writer-in-residence […]

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samplekanon – publication

31 August 2021. Today the online literary journal Samplekanon publishes a new sample of poetry ‘eenmaal ontwaakt’ (Dutch only) by Rozalie Hirs, selected from her forthcoming book oneindige zin (Amsterdam: Uitgeverij Querido, 2021). The accompanying painting I’m all for ground, 10.03.2021 (oil on canvas) is by Kars Persoon. Magazines are […]

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tirade, amsterdam – publication

15 July 2021. The literary magazine Tirade (Van Oorschot, Amsterdam, The Netherlands) just published the summer issue with brandnew work by Mischa Andriessen, Maarten Doorman, Carl Haarnack, Kevin Headley, Thomas Heerma van Voss, Rozalie Hirs, Francis Hörters, Jorik Amit Galama, Sander Kollaard, Willemijn Kranendonk, Sara Micello, Jannie Regnerus, Maartje Wortel, […]

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awater, amsterdam – publication

14 June 2021. The current summer issue of the foremost Dutch poetry magazine Awater features a series of five new poems ‘lichtende nachtwolken’ (‘noctilucent clouds’) by Rozalie Hirs. The series is a selection from her forthcoming poetry book with Singeluitgeverijen|Uitgeverij Querido. The portrait photograph is by Bianca Sistermans. Happy reading!

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infinity stairs (2014), muziekgebouw aan ‘t ij, amsterdam – portrait concert

–> Nederlands On Thursday 13 May 2021 at 20:00 CET Amsterdam’s new music venue Muziekgebouw aan ‘t IJ presents a portrait concert of Rozalie Hirs with her music and poetry, performed by Marieke Franssen (flute), Fie Schouten (bass clarinet), Wiek Hijmans (electric guitar), and the composer-poet. The corona-proof concert takes […]

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dreams of airs (2017-18), athelas sinfonietta, copenhagen, denmark – danish premiere

**POSTPONED DUE TO THE PANDEMIC** On Friday 23 April 2021 Athelas Sinfonietta of Copenhagen presents a portrait concert of Rozalie Hirs. The programme evolves around the Danish premiere of Rozalie’s dreams of airs (2017-18), a cycle in which poetry and music play equally important roles. Its sound world features eight […]

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roseherte (2008) – npo radio 4

On 21 January 2021 roseherte for symphony orchestra (2008) by Rozalie Hirs is broadcast at the Dutch national radio NPO 4 at the occasion of its selection by the International Rostrum of Composers’ Hidden Treasures Mixtape this year. Hans Haffmans (photo) presents Roseherte along with other Hidden Treasures during his […]