From 9 December 2022 until 21 May 2023 the exhibition playing architecture – the game within the city, curated by Mélanie van der Hoorn, takes place at the Amsterdam Architecture Institute ARCAM. Part of the exhibition is The listening house (2017) by Machiel Spaan (concept, design) and Rozalie Hirs (concept, […]
dreams of airs (2017-18), orgelpark, amsterdam, the netherlands – portrait concert
On Sunday 4 December 2022 at 14:15 CET, the Amsterdam cutting-edge music venue Orgelpark presents a portrait concert of Rozalie Hirs. The performers are Lore Binon (voice), Spectra Ensemble, Filip Rathé (conductor), Boris Tellegen AKA Delta and Geert Jan Mulder (visual artists). The afternoon programme evolves around Rozalie’s dreams of […]
avatar (2022), ntr – radio broadcast
On 22 November 2022 the Dutch national radio station NPO Radio 4 presents NTR/ Het Avondconcert. Part of the broadcast is the live recording of the concert by philharmonie zuidnederland and it chief conductor Duncan Ward on 5 November 2022 at Muziekgebouw, Eindhoven, with works by Beethoven, Farrenc, and Hirs. […]
article 7 [ways to climb a mountain] (2012) – heather roche – croatian premiere
***CONCERT CANCELLED*** On 11 November 2022 the Canadian/ English clarinettist Heather Roche plays a solo recital at Osijek festival in Croatia. Part of the recital is the Croatian premiere of article 7 [ways to climb a mountain] (2012) by Rozalie Hirs. More details to be announced after the summer. Born […]
avatar (2022), muziekgebouw eindhoven, the netherlands
On 5 November 2022 the philharmonie zuidnederland and Duncan Ward (conductor) perform a new work for orchestra by Rozalie Hirs. The work is a commission of philharmonie zuidnederland, the philharmonic orchestra of the Southern Netherlands.
avatar (2022), schouwburg, tilburg – world premiere
On 4 November 2022 at 20:30 CET at Schouwburg Concertzaal, Tilburg, the philharmonie zuidnederland and Duncan Ward (conductor) perform the world premiere of avatar (2022), a new work for orchestra by Rozalie Hirs. The work is commissioned by philharmonie zuidnederland, the philharmonic orchestra of the Southern Netherlands. The above picture […]
all that green and blue (2022) – world premiere
–> Nederlands On Saturday 29 October 2022 at 20:00 CET Rozalie Hirs presents the first live performance of her new composition all that green and blue (2022), based on her own texts, and commissioned by the literary festival Woordnacht. The Saturday evening programme kicks off with the new composition Wolkenbewegingen […]
ik doe mijn haar (2022), theatre performance – world premiere
On Friday 28 October 2022 new theatre pieces by Hannah van Binsbergen, EW Geerlings, Rozalie Hirs, Toine Horvers, Maria Machelina de Rooij en Anne Vegter will receive their first performance by the actors Sytske van der Ster (photograph) and Joep Dorren. In addition Dante Boon performs new works for organ […]
artemis (2022), ensemble ascolta, donaueschingen, germany – world premiere
During die Donaueschinger Musiktage, on Saturday 15 October 2022 at 11:00 CET, Keren Motseri (soprano) and ensemble ascolta perform the world premiere of artemis (2022), a new work by Rozalie Hirs. The concert at Bartók Saal, Südwestrundfunk (SWR), Stuttgart, Germany, is recorded live for radio broadcast. Ensemble ascolta opens the […]
power to the planet, rindert de groot – publication
On 1 October 2022 the new book power to the planet – de geslaagde revolutie is het begin van de verandering (editors: Rindert de Groot, Farid Tabarki), appears with Studio Zeitgeist, Amsterdam. For more activities about the revolution, please visit the website power to the planet Part of the publication […]
lidy van marissing – portrait event, perdu
On Friday 23 September 2022, Perdu presents an evening to celebrate the work of Dutch writer and poet Lidy van Marissing (*1942). Frank Keizer provides an introduction and Arjen Mulder a lecture on her work. In addition, a selection of the film Rooksporen (1991) is shown, based on the screen […]
a new musical language – interview by machiel swillens
On 9 September 2022 the new issue Nr. 1 of De Klank (season 2022/23) appears, the glossy magazine of philharmonie zuidnederland, published by BcM Uitgevers. Part of the new magazine is een nieuwe muzikale taal (a new musical language), an interview with Rozalie Hirs by Machiel Swillens. They talk about […]
artemis (2022) for soprano, ensemble, electronic sounds
artemis (2022) by Rozalie Hirs is a new composition, based on her own poetry, commissioned by Donaueschingen Festival. The soprano Keren Motseri performs its world premiere together with ensemble ascolta on 15 October 2022 during Donaueschingen Festival, Germany.
article 8 [infinity] (2014) – marieke franssen (flute), uitmarkt, amsterdam
During the opening of the Amsterdam cultural season on 28 August 2022 at 13:00 CET the flautist Marieke Franssen performs article 8 [infinity] for flute and electronic sounds (2014) by Rozalie Hirs, alongside other solo works for flute, and duos for flute and voice. The location is the Amsterdam Hall […]
all that green and blue (2022)
all that green and blue (2022) by Rozalie Hirs is a new music composition, based on her own poetry, commissioned Woordnacht Festival.
poets at the prinsentuin, groningen, the netherlands
From 8 until 10 July 2022 the poetry festival Dichters in de Prinsentuin takes place at Hortus Botanicus, Haren (near the city of Groningen), The Netherlands. On Saturday 9 July 2022 Rozalie Hirs performs as one of the guest poets this year: From 14:00-14:30 CET Rozalie Hirs performs alongside Tsead […]
avatar (2022) for orchestra
avatar (2022) is the new orchestral work by Rozalie Hirs, commissioned by philharmonie zuidnederland. The music is dedicated to the memory of Louise Farrenc.
radio portrait, concertzender
On Tuesday 10 May 2022 from 21:00 until 22:00 CET Rozalie Hirs is featured composer during Kroniek van de Nederlandse Muziek (The Chronicles of Dutch Music) at the Concertzender. Curator and host of the evening is Egbert Randewijk. Date: 2022-05-10 Time: 21:00-22:00 CET Location:The Chronicles of Dutch Music, Concertzender (digital […]
listening house (2017), azw, vienna, austria – exhibition
From 17 March 2022 until 15 September 2022 The Listening House (2017) by Machiel Spaan (design) and Rozalie Hirs (music) is part of the exhibition Serious Fun at Architecturzentrum Wien (AzW) in Austria. Curator of the exhibition is independent researcher Mélanie van der Hoorn. At the opening of the show […]
article 10 [prismes] (2021), solo recital marie ythier, radio france – world premiere
On Sunday 13 February 2022 at 15:00 CET, the French cellist Marie Ythier performs a solo recital during Festival Présences. Part of the concert is the world premiere of a new work by Rozalie Hirs, commissioned by Radio France.
list of musical works
List of musical works by Rozalie Hirs. Orchestral scores. Works for ensemble. Chamber and solo works. Instrumental works with or without electronic sounds. Works for spoken voice, based on own poetry, with or without electronic sounds. Electroacoustic or electronic music.
alphabetical list of all poems by rozalie hirs, their translations, and publications in books, magazines, and anthologies. chronological lists of poetry books, magazines, and anthologies.
Stipends, fellowships, selections, prizes, and other distinctions.