2007, calendar, music concerts, poetry events, portrait concert

aan de zon, de wereld (2006), in la (2003), pulsars (2007), van het wonder is woord (2005), radio mona lisa, amsterdam – portrait concert

On 30 September 2007 Radio Mona Lisa features composer and poet Rozalie Hirs. She performs her compositions, based on own texts, Aan de zon, de wereld (2006), In LA (2003), Van het wonder is woord (2005), and Pulsars (2007) live at Theater de Cameleon, Amsterdam, The Netherlands. The integral radio […]

2007, calendar, poetry events

vlinders, gras (2007)

On 28 September 2007 the Perdu Foundation celebrates Jaap en de Bonenstaak (English: Jack and the beanstalk), a new issue of the Belgian literary review Dietsche Warande & Belfort. During the evening the poets Arnoud van Adrichem (curator), Elma van Haren, Astrid Lampe, Pol Hoste, Anneke Brassinga, Miguel Declercq, Samuel […]

2007, calendar, workshop

creative writing, akademie der künste, berlin – workshop

From 17 until 21 September 2007 Rozalie Hirs teaches five creative writing workshops at Kulturhaus Wolfen, Bitterfeld-Wolfen, Germany. The workshops are part of the art education program Kunstwelten of the Akademie der Künste, Berlin, Germany. The workshops take place each day from 11:00 until 15:00 hours CET. Date: 2007-09-17 Time: […]

2007, calendar, music concerts

sacro monte (1997), ensemble courage, dresden, germany

On 15 September 2007 Ensemble Courage and Titus Engel (conductor) perform a concert at Dreikönigskirche, Dresden, Germany. Part of the concert programme is the music composition Sacro Monte (1997) by Rozalie Hirs. Date: 2007-09-15 Time: 20:00 CET Location: Dreikönigskirche, Hauptstraße 23, Dresden, Germany Performers: Ensemble Courage, Titus Engel (conductor) → […]

2007, calendar, music concerts, poetry events

aan de zon, de wereld (2006)

On 9 August 2007 Rozalie Hirs performs her music composition Aan de zon, de wereld (2006) as part of the program Nuits d’Été at Theater/ Filmhuis LUX, Nijmegen. Additionally, the Matangi Quartet performs works by Haydn. Furthermore, Philip Hoorne and Rozalie Hirs read original poetry. Date: 2007-08-09 Time: 21:00 Location: […]

2007, calendar

red, white & blues (cd, 2007), review roland de beer, volkskrant

27 July 2007. Today Volkskrant published a review by Roland de Beer of Marcel Worms’ new double CD red, white & blues (Attacca Productions, 2007), with new works especially composed for the pianist. De Beer is charmed by Rozalie Hirs’ recent composition Source of Blue (2005): “Of separate charm is […]

2007, calendar, musical works

platonic id (cd, 2007)

Platonic ID (Amsterdam: Attacca Productions, 2007) is the first full-length portrait CD of Rozalie Hirs (*1965) with instrumental works: works for solo instruments (violin, piano, percussion) and for ensemble. The works for ensemble were commissioned by Asko|Schönberg, formerly known as Asko Ensemble. All works were financially supported by Netherlands Performing Arts Fund.

2007, calendar, music concerts, poetry events

vlinders, gras (2007), amsterdam

On 15 May 2007 the the Jackson Mac Low Band performs a concert at De Badcuyp, Amsterdam, The Netherlands. The programme 2×60′ features works by Taylan Susam, Samuel Vriezen, Thomas Stiegler, Jackson Mac Low, Joost Baars, John Cage, and Rozalie Hirs. Part of the programme is the music/text composition Vlinders, […]

2007, calendar, lecture and debate

vsb poetry/ young composer’s award – lecture

On 24 April 2007 the evening Prijsvraag Jonge Componisten (Young Composers’ Award) takes place at De Rode Hoed, Amsterdam, The Netherlands. Rozalie Hirs presents the keynote lecture “Poëzie op muziek op poëzie op muziek” (English: ‘Poetry and music and poetry and music’). For the competition, young composers set poems selected […]

2007, calendar, music concerts

sacro monte (1997) – finnish premiere

On 10 April 2007 Musiikkiakatemia NYTT! NYTT! Ensemble and Erkki Lahesmaa (conductor) perform a concert as part of Konsertti Aboa Nova III at the Turku Music Academy in Turku, Finland. Part of the programme is the Finnish premiere of the music composition Sacro Monte (1997) by Rozalie Hirs. Date: 2007-04-10 […]

2007, calendar, music concerts, poetry events

in la (2003), vishal, haarlem

On 17 March 2007 Arnold Marinissen performs the music composition In LA (2003) by Rozalie Hirs by way of opening the art exhibition Rompecabeza at the Vishal, Haarlem, The Netherlands. Also at Vishal, the brandnew visual art installation In LA space (2007) is on display, Rozalie Hirs created especially for […]

2007, calendar, music concerts, poetry events

in la (2003), den bosch

On 1 March 2007 the composer, percussionist, and voice performer Arnold Marinissen presents a solo concert at De Toonzaal, Den Bosch (‘s-Hertogenbosch), the Netherlands. The concert program Sang love songs features works for percussion, musical saw and (speaking) voice. Part of the concert prorgamme is In LA (2003) by Rozalie […]

2007, calendar, music concerts

zenit, uur nul (2007), amsterdam

On 28 February 2007 the Zephyrkwartet (Zephyr Quartet) plays the new string quartet Zenit, uur nul (2007) by Rozalie Hirs. The performance is part of the concert program ‘The Soul Awakens’, also including works by Giacinto Scelsi, Horatiu Radulescu, and Claude Vivier. The concert takes place at Bethaniënklooster, Amsterdam, The […]

2007, calendar, music concerts

zenit, uur nul (2007), nijmegen, the netherlands

On 18 February 2007 the Zephyrkwartet (Zephyr Quartet) plays the new string quartet Zenit, uur nul (2007) by Rozalie Hirs. The performance is part of the concert program ‘The Soul Awakens’, also including works by Giacinto Scelsi, Horatiu Radulescu, and Claude Vivier. The concert takes place at Galerie Marzee, Nijmegen, […]

2007, calendar, poetry events

poetry marathon 2007

On 25 January 2007 Rozalie Hirs reads her poems along with twenty-nine other poets during the Gedichtenmarathon (Poetry marathon) at Stichting Perdu, Amsterdam. Each poet reads two original poems and one poem by a foreign poet. The event is curated by Tsead Bruinja. Date: 2007-01-25 Time: 19:00 CET Location: Stichting […]

2006, calendar, poetry events

more or less mozart #5, doopsgezinde kerk, zwolle

On 3 September 2006 at 15:00 CET, Anneke Brassinga and Rozalie Hirs each read five new poems they wrote at the invitation by fortepianist Dirk Luijmes for his programme ‘Min or more Mozart’ (English: More or less Mozart’). In addition, Dirk Luijmes (fortepiano) and Francine van der Heijden (soprano) play […]

2006, calendar, poetry events

more or less mozart #4, tower museum, goedereede

On 26 August 2006 at 12:00 and 15:00 CET, Rozalie Hirs reads five new poems she wrote especially for Dirk Luijmes’ programme ‘Min or more Mozart’ (English: ‘More or less Mozart’). In additiona, Dirk Luijmes (fortepiano) and Francine van der Heijden (soprano) play various works by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart. The […]

2006, calendar, poetry events

more or less mozart #3, kapel op ‘t rijsselt, eefde

On 20 August 2006 at 11:30, Anneke Brassinga and Rozalie Hirs read five new poems each, which they wrote on the occasion of the programme ‘Min or more Mozart’, curated by Dirk Luijmes in collaboration with the Gelderland Music Summer. Dirk Luijmes (fortepiano) and Francine van der Heijden (soprano) also […]

2006, calendar, poetry events

more or less mozart #2, waalse kerk, arnhem

On 19 August 2006, Anneke Brassinga and Rozalie Hirs each read five new poems they wrote on the occasion of the programme ‘Min or more Mozart’, curated by Dirk Luijmes in collaboration with the Gelderland Music Summer. Dirk Luijmes (fortepiano) and Francine van der Heijden (soprano) also play various works […]

2006, calendar, poetry events

the big party, perdu poetry awards ceremony

On 30 June 2006 at Perdu’s big closing party, a smashing 2005/06 poetry season comes to an end. During the evening the Perdu Poetry Awards 2006 are presented as well. Several poetry prizes are awarded, for instance, for the ‘best blank line’ and ‘best literary network’. Rozalie Hirs receives the […]

2006, calendar, lecture and debate, music concerts, poetry events

in la (2003), van het wonder is het woord (2005), pulsars (2006), defense of the free word, de balie

On 19 May 2006, David Mitchell, Chris Keulemans and Rozalie Hirs are guests at the International Literature Festival Amsterdam, taking place at de Balie, Amsterdam, The Netherlands. During the evening programme Defense of the Free Word, the three are interviewed by Pieter Steinz. Also, Rozalie Hirs performs her following musical […]

2006, calendar, poetry events

in search of a lost time, tram 7, amsterdam

From 22 to 28 April, Rozalie Hirs participates in the project In search of a lost time by Stichting Perdu and Tram 7 (an initiative of Leidscheplein theatres). Together with Joost Baars, Bas Belleman, Tsead Bruinja, Edwin Fagel, Tjitske Jansen, Els Moors, Thomas Möhlmann, Tjitske Mussche, Alfred Schaffer, Frank Starik, […]

2006, calendar, poetry events

gertrude starink, poets reading poets #2, perdu

On 31 March 2006, Hans Groenewegen, Rozalie Hirs, Jan Kuijper, Astrid Lampe, Ilse Starkenburg and Samuel Vriezen read Gertrude Starink’s poetry cycle De weg naar egypte (English: The road to Egypt) in its entirety. The evening is the first episode of the series Poets reading poets, curated by Hans Groenewegen, […]

2006, calendar, poetry events

dichters over huis, wim noordhoek, vpro

On 16 February 2006, Atlas|Contact Publishers, Amsterdam, is organising the poetry evening Dichters over huis, presented by Wim Noordhoek, programme maker at De Avonden (VPRO). He will enter into conversation with poets Albertina Soepboer (pictured above), Maurice Buehler, Nachoem Wijnberg, and Rozalie Hirs. In addition, the poets read from their […]

2006, calendar, poetry events

poetry marathon 30+30, perdu, amsterdam

As part of the national Poetry Day on 26 January 2006, Stichting Perdu presents its Poetry Marathon: thirty poets each read their own poem as well as a favourite translation of a poem by a foreign colleague. The guest poets are Andrea Voigt, Jan Baeke, Kees van Houte, Joost Baars, […]

2005, calendar, poetry events

in our own words – poetry publication

1 November 2005. The literary anthology In our own words – a generation defining itself (volume 6; editor: Marlow Peerse Weaver) has just been published. The poem ‘genesis’ by Rozalie Hirs, in English translation by John Irons, is part of the anthology. Read the poem ‘genesis’ (Dutch) here. The poem […]