2009, calendar, poetry events

digital poetry laboratory, poetry international

On 15 June 2009 a digital poetry laboratory takes place at Poetry International, Rotterdam, The Netherlands. The event evolves around works shown during the festival, from 13 until 19 June 2009. The program is hosted by its curators, Yra van Dijk, and Jan Baeke. Part of the event and exhibition […]

2009, calendar, poetry events

hotel new flandres – book launch

On 1 May 2009 the Dutch book launch of Hotel New Flandres takes place at Perdu, Amsterdam, The Netherlands. The anthology’s editors Dirk van Bastelaere, Erwin Jans, and Patrick Peeters discuss the new publication in a round-table event. Furthermore, the poets Miriam Van hee, Mark Insingel and Rozalie Hirs read […]

2009, calendar, poetry events

poetry marathon, perdu, amsterdam

On 29 January 2009 Amsterdam’s foremost poetry theatre and bookshop Perdu presents its yearly Dichtersmarathon (Poetry Marathon). With performances by the poets Jan-Willem Anker, Robert Anker, Erik Bindervoet, Pieter Boskma, Floor Buschenhenke, Sofie Cerutti, Daan Doesborgh, Hélène Gelèns, Piet Gerbrandy, Amarantha Groen, Elma van Haren, Krijn Peter Hesselink, Rozalie Hirs, […]

2008, calendar, music concerts, poetry events

wortmusik – launch

On 2 November 2008 the new series WortMusik opens as part of Pianolab, Goethe Institut, Amsterdam, The Netherlands. During the festive launch event Dante Boon, Samuel Vriezen, Albert van Veenendaal, Mark Alban Lotz, Lysander le Coultre, Alan Purves, Walter Lampe, Keiko Shichijo, Oscar Jan Hoogland, Natalio Sued, Raoul van der […]

2008, calendar, music concerts, poetry events

in la (2003), paradiso, amsterdam

On 12 July 2008 percussionist, voice artist, and composer Arnold Marinissen performs the text and music composition In LA (2003) by Rozalie Hirs at Paradiso, Amsterdam. The performance is part of his program I like to watch too. Date: 2008-07-12 Time: 21:00 Location: I like to watch too, Paradiso, Weteringschans […]

2008, calendar, music concerts, poetry events

poetry pieces i-iii (2008)

On 27 June 2008 the Eindfeest (End of Season Party) takes place at Perdu, Amsterdam, The Netherlands. As part of this evening programme, Rozalie Hirs performs her music compositions on original poems Poetry pieces I-III (2008). Date: 2008-06-27 Time: 21:00 Location: Het Eindfeest, Perdu, Kloveniersburgwal 86, Amsterdam → Nederlands

2008, calendar, music concerts, poetry events

article 5 [dolphin, curved time] (2008)

On 15 June 2008 the Dutch soprano Irene Maessen performs two concerts as part of Wendingen Festival at the Bijbels Museum (The Bible Museum), Amsterdam, The Netherlands. The concerts feature the music composition article 5 [dolpin, curved time] (2008) by Rozalie Hirs. The piece is based on Rozalie’s poem ‘Tuimelaar’ […]

2008, calendar, music concerts, poetry events, premieres, presentations

poetry pieces i-ii (2008) – world premiere
aan de zon de wereld (2006), in la (2003), van het wonder is woord (2005)

On 26 April 2008 the Krikri/ Zaoem festival takes place at Minardschouwburg, Ghent, Belgium. Featured artists are the poets/ performers Angela Rawlings (Canada), Eduard Escoffet (Spain), Leevi Lehto (Finland), Ghalia Benali (Tunesia), and Rozalie Hirs (The Netherlands). Festival curators are Maja Jantar, Jelle Meander and Helen White. As part of […]

2008, calendar, poetry events

lucebert

On 8 February 2008 the poets Anneke Brassinga, Hans Groenewegen, Liesbeth Lagemaat, Samuel Vriezen, B. Zwaal, and Rozalie Hirs, perform the oratorio Troost de hysterische robot (1989) by the Dutch poet Lucebert at Theater Provadja, Alkmaar. The musicians Anne La Berge and David Dramm interlace the readings with improvisations. In […]

2007, calendar, poetry events

visions, hadewijch, poets reading poets #4, perdu

On 26 October 2007, a new edition of the series Dichters lezen dichters takes place at Perdu, Amsterdam, The Netherlands. This time the subject is the work of the mediaeval, mystical Dutch poet Hadewijch. Poets Hélène Gélens, Jan Kuijper, Liesbeth Lagemaat, and Rozalie Hirs integrally read Hadewijch’s work Visioenen (Visions). […]

2007, calendar, poetry events

enumeration in poetry, perdu, amsterdam

On 5 October 2007 an evening around the theme of enumeration takes place at Amsterdam’s foremost poetry venue Stichting Perdu, Amsterdam, The Netherlands. The guest poets and writers Astrid Lampe, Josien Laurier, K. Michel, Kees ‘t Hart, and Rozalie Hirs discuss enumeration as a working method during the creative process. […]

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, 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, 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, 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, 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 […]