2024, calendar, news, poetry events, radio, livestream, printed media

bringing memories to life – review helena van praet, poëziekrant, ghent, belgium

March 28, 2024. The latest issue of the Poëziekrant (Poetry Newspaper) 2/2024 contains, among many other things, Helena Van Praet’s beautiful review, ‘Bringing memories to life through sprinkle speech,’ about the poetry collection dagtekening van liefdesvormen (Querido, 2024) by Rozalie Hirs. Van Praet writes: “Hirs makes use of an impressive […]

2023, calendar, radio, livestream, printed media

dw b – poetry publication

On Sunday 26 March 2023 at 3 PM, the new issue of the Flemish literary magazine DW B (March 2023/1) is presented at the Passaporta Festival, Brussels, Belgium. The theme of the new issue is Exil – writing away from home. Curators Sigrid Bousset, Alicja Gescinska and Ellen Van Pelt […]

2023, calendar, radio, livestream, printed media

nY #50 – poetry publication

23 February 2023. Today the Flemish journal of literature, criticism & entertainment nY published its fiftieth issue #50 with contributions by Nadia de Vries, Raoni Muzho Saleh, Sofie Verdoodt, Basja Boer, Michael Tedja, David Lillington, Assunta Abdel Azim, Mohamed, Babs Bakels, Fabienne Rachmadiev, Staci Bu Shea, Flora Valeska Woudstra, Linda […]

2022, calendar, music concerts, poetry events, premieres, presentations, radio, livestream, printed media

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 […]

2022, calendar, radio, livestream, printed media

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 […]

2021, calendar, radio, livestream, printed media

hand in hand (2020) – vpro radio

On 11 December 2021 from 23:00-23:59 CET, Aad van Nieuwkerk presents VPRO Vrije Geluiden on NPO Radio 4. Part of the broadcast includes the new recording made by VPRO of Rozalie Hirs’ composition hand in hand (music, text, 2021), performed by Luna Sting Quartet and Keren Motseri (soprano). Many thanks […]

2021, calendar, music concerts, poetry events, portrait concert, radio, livestream, printed media

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 […]

2021, calendar, radio, livestream, printed media

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 […]

2019, calendar, music concerts, premieres, presentations, radio, livestream, printed media

lightclouds (2019), concertgebouw – world premiere

On Saturday 18 May 2019 at 14:15 CET at Royal Concertgebouw, Amsterdam, The Netherlands, Musikfabrik performs lightclouds (2019), a new work for “super brass” quartet, ensemble, and electronic sounds, by Rozalie Hirs, commissioned by Stichting Omroep Muziek/ NTR Zaterdagmatinee with financial support of BankGiro Loterij and Prins Bernhard Cultuurfonds. The […]

2018, calendar, radio, livestream, printed media

rozalie @ lyrikline.org

As of today, a dozen of Rozalie’s poems have been added to lyrikline. Much reading and listening pleasure! With special thanks to Heiko Strunk, Lyrikline & Haus für Poesie, Berlin, and Thomas Möhlmann. Amsterdam, November 27, 2018 List of included poems | translations a day | original language: nl | […]

2018, calendar, radio, livestream, printed media

praise for wiek hijmans, volkskrant

31 May 2018. Today a rave review of Wiek Hijmans’ new CD Electric Language appeared in the Dutch national newspaper De Volkskrant. Frits van der Waa writes: “From every note of guitarist Wiek Hijman speaks a flawless mastery of tone and timbre.” And also mentions in particular the “intriguing microtonal […]

2018, calendar, radio, livestream, printed media

jeroen dera: freedom of ink – essay

Logos (2002) is reviewed as one of the Poetry books of the new millennium (Nijmegen|Ghent: Vantilt|Poëziecentrum, 2018) by Jeroen Dera (1986) in his long essay ‘Freedom of ink’. Dera explains the interesting choice of precisely this early collection by Rozalie Hirs as follows: “Dilemma: which work by Rozalie Hirs (Gouda, […]

2018, calendar, radio, livestream, printed media

awater poetry prize nomination 2018

Marije Langelaar wins the 2018 Awater Poetry Prize for her poetry collection Vonkt and Joost Baars wins the 2018 VSB Poetry Prize for his Binnenplaats. What a poetry week! Rozalie Hirs’ poetry collection further particulars (2017) was also a contender for the 2018 Awater Poetry Prize. Thanks to Edwin Fagel […]