**POSTPONED DUE TO CORONA PANDEMIC** On 21 and 22 May 2020 at 20:00 PST the New York-based violinist Miranda Cuckson plays her production folds, a production drawing threads among women composers from around the world and across the centuries. The location is The Wallis (Lovelace Studio Theatre), Los Angeles, United […]
**POSTPONED DUE TO CORONA PANDEMIC** On 15 May 2020 the New Yorks based violinist Miranda Cuckson performs a solo recital during the Queens New Music festival, New York, United States. Part of the programme is Rozalie Hirs’ composition article 4 [map butterfly] (2004). More details to follow soon. Date: 2020-05-15 […]
**POSTPONED DUE TO CORONA PANDEMIC** From 24 until 26 April 2020 the International Society for Contemporary Music (ISCM) presents the conference of the World New Music Days 2020 in Auckland. New Zealand. On 24 April 2020 Rozalie Hirs presents a lecture on her own works, entitled ‘Music and Ecology’. Part […]
**POSTPONED DUE TO CORONA PANDEMIC** From 21 until 30 April 2020 the ISCM (International Society for Contemporary Music) World New Music Days 2020 take place in Auckland and Christchurch, New Zealand. Part of the program is a concert by the Los Angeles-based formalist quartet, featuring, among other pieces, the string […]
**POSTPONED DUE TO CORONA PANDEMIC** On 8 April 2020 at 19:00 CET violinist Miranda Cuckson performs a solo recital during the New Music Miami Festival, United States. she performs musical works by Liza Lim, Anthony Cheung, Rozalie Hirs, and others. The program includes article 4 [map butterfly] (2004) by Rozalie […]
**POSTPONED DUE TO CORONA PANDEMIC** On Friday 3 April 2020 at 17:30 CET the exhibition of the architectonic sound sculpture ways of space (2019) by Machiel Spaan (design) and Rozalie Hirs (music) is openend at Van Eesteren Museum, Amsterdam, The Netherlands. The makers present an informal lecture on the work, […]
**POSTPONED DUE TO CORONA PANDEMIC** From Thursday 2 April until Sunday 19 April 2020 the architectonic sound sculpture ways of space (2019) by Machiel Spaan (design) and Rozalie Hirs (music) is exhibited at Van Eesteren Museum, Amsterdam, The Netherlands. The starting times are Thursdays, Fridays, Saturdays, and Sundays at 14:00, […]
**POSTPONED DUE TO CORONA PANDEMIC** On 28 March 2020 at 16:00 CET (2017) the architectural sound sculpture The Listening House by Machiel Spaan/M3H Architecten (concept, design) and Rozalie Hirs (music composition), is to be auctioned during a benefit event. The location is The Art of Living, Autotron Rosmalen, The Netherlands. […]
Rozalie Hirs composed hand in hand (2020) for soprano and string quartet, based on her own poetry. This commission from Kulturkreis für Neue Musik Heilbronn is inspired on the life and ideas of the German poet Hölderlin. The world premiere takes place on his two-hundred-and-fiftieth birthday, a day later followed by a performance next to his birthhouse in Lauffen am Neckar, Baden-Württemberg, Germany.
**POSTPONED DUE TO CORONA PANDEMIC** On 20 March 2020 at 19:30 CET hand in hand for string quartet and soprano (2020) by Rozalie Hirs (music, text) will receive its world premiere performance by Sonar Quartett and Maraile Lichdi (soprano). The new work by Rozalie Hirs is a commission by Förderkreis […]
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.
From 7 February until 15 March 2020 the architectural sound art installation Ways of Space (2019) by Rozalie Hirs (music) and Machiel Spaan (design) is exhibited at Van Doesburg-Rinsemahuis, Museum Drachten, The Netherlands. The exhibition is part of the show Bauhaus and Drachten. The sound installation starts at 15:00 and […]
On 3 February 2020 at 14:00 CET Museum Drachten presents a lecture on the the architectural sound art installation Ways of Space (2019) by Rozalie Hirs (music) and Machiel Spaan (design), which is currently exhibited at Van Doesburg-Rinsemahuis, Museum Drachten, The Netherlands. The exhibition is part of the show Bauhaus […]
On Sunday 19 January 2020 at 7:30 PM the New York-based violinist Miranda Cuckson plays a solo recital at Duncan Recital Hall (Alice Pratt Brown Hall), The Sherperd School of Music, Rice University, Houston, Texas, USA. The recital contains music by Anthony Cheung, Anna Meredith, Reiko Füting, Aida Shirazi, Iannis […]
On 15 January 2020 from 12:30 until 14:30 CET Rozalie Hirs presents a lecture on her poetry book verdere bijzonderheden (further particulars; Amsterdam: Querido| Singel Uitgeverijen, 2017) and music and/or digital, interactive applications. The lecture is interlaced with a poetry reading by Rozalie and followed by a discussion with the students.
On 11 January 2020 at 15:00 JST music theorist Cathy Cox interviews the composer Rozalie Hirs in a special event during TAMA Music Festival, Tokyo, Japan, at the occasion of the Asian premiere of Hirs’ string quartet Zenit (2010), performed by greenroom players. Music theorist Cox obtained her PhD from […]
From 10 September until 20 December 2017 Rozalie Hirs is visiting lecturer/guest professor at the composition department of the Royal Conservatoire, The Hague, The Netherlands. See below for the full schedule for one-to-one composition lessons and workshop session with Rozalie Hirs at the Royal Conservatoire, The Hague, The Netherlands, during the autumn/winter semester 2017.