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 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 play equally important […]
On Friday 29 and Saturday 30 October 2021 Rotterdam’s most exciting literature festival Woordnacht takes place. During the festival Rozalie Hirs presents a new text and music hybrid composition, commissioned by Woordnacht. The location is Arminius, Museumpark 3, 3015 CB Rotterdam, The Netherlands. More information on the full programme and […]
On Saturday 16 October 2021 at 18:30 CET at the Aubette, Strasbourg, France, the architect Machiel Spaan and composer-poet Rozalie Hirs present a programme around their intermedial architectural music installation ways of space (2019), including a lecture, poetry, and several rounds of the installation, and a discussion with the audience. […]
On Friday 15 October 2021 from 14:00 CET until 18:00 CET at the Aubette, Strasbourg, France, the architect Machiel Spaan and composer-poet Rozalie Hirs present their intermedial architectural music installation ways of space (2019), including several rounds of the installation. More details are to be announced around the summer of […]
**POSTPONED DUE TO THE PANDEMIC** On Friday 21 May 2021 at 19:00 CET the Gallery of Tones, curated by Stefan Busch (photo) and Keiko Shichijo, presents a portrait concert with music and poetry by Rozalie Hirs. The performers include Fie Schouten (bass clarinet), Wiek Hijmans (electric guitar), and Marieke Franssen […]
On Sunday 16 May 2021 the Amsterdam public library (Openbare Bibiliotheek Amsterdam aka OBA) presents its monthly poetry programme, curated and hosted by Ineke Holzhaus. Holzhaus interviews Rozalie Hirs about her new poetry book, forthcoming at the renowned Amsterdam-based publisher Uitgeverij Querido. In addition the poet reads from the new […]
**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 […]
On Wednesday 14 April 2021 from 13:00 until 15:00 CET Rozalie Hirs presents a lecture during the series History of Contemporary Music Composition, curated by Gabriel Paiuk, at the Institute of Sonology at the Royal Conservatoire, The Hague, The Netherlands. She speaks on Spectral, and post-Spectral music, in relationship to her own musical works.
**POSTPONED DUE TO THE PANDEMIC** On 21 March 2021 at 15:00 CET the Gallery of Tones, curated by Stefan Busch (photo) and Keiko Shichijo, presents a portrait concert with music and poetry by Rozalie Hirs. The performers include Fie Schouten (bass clarinet), Wiek Hijmans (electric guitar), and Marieke Franssen (flute). […]
On 9 March 2021 at 23:00 CET the Austrian radio broadcast Ö1 presents a special in this year’s International Rostrum of Composers Hidden Treasures Mixtape. The show hosts Judit Varga (photograph: Andrea Felvégi) and Rainer Elstner discuss the works, including Roseherte (2008) by Rozalie Hirs. The broadcast is part of […]
8 February 2021. A great selection of contemporary music from The Netherlands is presented today by Matt Ertz at Muddle instead of music (Mixcloud; click here to listen). Part of the programme is Platonic ID (2006) by Rozalie Hirs in a performance by ASKO|Schönberg and Bas Wiegers (conductor), recorded by […]
From 18 through 24 January 2021, the International Rostrum of Composers (IRC) presents Hidden Treasures Mixtape, an online streaming of contemporary compositions from all over the world. The NTR (Dutch National Television and Radio) have selected Roseherte for orchestra and electronic sounds (2008) by Rozalie Hirs to be the Dutch […]
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 […]
dreams of airs (2017-18) is a cycle of poetry and music by Rozalie Hirs. Its sound world features eight musicians, a singer who speaks, and electronic sounds. The new full-length composition by the Netherlands-based composer/ poet Rozalie Hirs offers a unique listening experience. The listener is guided through mesmerizing accelerandos and rallentandos in a lounge-like environment. The combination of spoken word, music, and visuals serves to stimulate various senses at once. The visual artists Boris Tellegen and Geert Jan Mulder designed a live video installation for the performance. The duration of the performance is around 60 minutes.