2013, calendar, music concerts

article 7 [seven ways to climb a mountain] (2012)

On April 18, 2013, bass clarinetist Fie Schouten performs the musical composition article 7 [seven ways to climb a mountain] (2012) by Rozalie Hirs as part of the series Handmade Homegrown in Theater Dakota, The Hague. The event is curated by Australian composer Kate Moore. Date: 2013-04-18 Time: 20:00 Location: […]

2013, calendar, poetry events

booklaunch mark boog

On 5 February 2013 at 20:00 CET the Dutch poet Mark Boog presents his new poetry book Maar zingend (Amsterdam: Cossee, 2013). He reads poems together with his band Poetry in Motion. Furthermore there are performances by his colleagues Tsead Bruinja, Victor Schiferli, and Rozalie Hirs. The locaton is Perdu, […]

2013, calendar, workshop

creative writing, berlin, germany – workshop

ON 30 January 2013 from 10:30-14:00 CET Rozalie Hirs teaches a workshop Creative Writing to students of the Department of Creative writing, ArtEZ Hogeschool voor de Kunsten, Arnhem, The Netherlands. Rozalie teaches, among other techniques, erasure poetry (A Humument by Tom Philips) and several writing experiments by Charles Bernstein. The […]

2013, calendar

lowlands series, ooteoote, 2013

Since 1 January 2012 Rozalie Hirs has been curator of the Lage Landen serie (Lowlands series) of new, previously unpublished poems by Dutch and Flemish poets. Forty-two poets were published until 31 December 2012, followed by twenty-two more poems by as many poets in 2013. Read the full series at […]

2012, calendar, music concerts

article 7 [seven ways to climb a mountain] (2012)

On November 13, 2012, at 19:00, in honor of Karnatic Lab, Fie Schouten performs the composition article 7 [seven ways to climb a mountain] by Rozalie Hirs at De Badcuyp, Amsterdam. Date: 2012-11-13 Time: 20:30 CET Location: De Badcuyp, Eerste Sweelinckstraat 10, Amsterdam Performers: Fie Schouten (bass clarinet) Publisher: Deuss […]

2012, calendar, installations with poetry or music

visual poetry – exhibition

From 9 until 25 November 2012 the exhibition Visual Poetry is shown at Goretti Kapel, Tilburg, The Netherlands. The accompanying book Kapel van woorden (Chapel of Words) will appear two months after the exhibition. Curators of the exhibition and book are Rosella Bargiacchi and Ellen Vedder. Part of the exhibition […]

2012, calendar, poetry events

poetry hearings, berlin, germany

On November 2, 2012, at 20:00 Rozalie Hirs gives a reading of her poetry during the international poetry festival Poetry Hearings in the St. Gaudy Cafe, Berlin, Germany. In addition to Hirs, invited poets include Stephan Delbos (Berlin/ Prague), John Hartley Williams (UK/ Berlin), and Christian Hawkey (Brooklyn/ Berlin). The […]

2012, calendar, music concerts

roseherte (2008) – polish premiere

On September 21, 2012, at 19:30, the Polish premiere of Roseherte (2008) for large orchestra and electronic sounds takes place as part of the opening concert of Warsaw Autumn, Warsaw, Poland. Performers are the Warsaw Philharmonic Orchestra and Pascal Rophé (conductor). For more information, see the program note and Rozalie’s […]

2012, calendar, music concerts, premieres, presentations

zenit (2010) – swiss premiere

On 16 September 2012 at 15:00 CET Quatuor Bozzini presents the Swiss premiere of the string quartet Zenit (2010) by Rozalie Hirs. The concert is part of Moments musicaux III. Curator of the series is Jürg Frey. Date: 2012-09-16 Time: 15:00 Location: Kultur & Kongresshaus, Schlossplatz 9, Aurau, Switzerland Performers: […]

2012, calendar, poetry events

dichters in de prinsentuin, groningen

On 27 July 2012 at De Prinsentuin (The Prince’s Garden), Groningen, The Netherlands, Rozalie Hirs performs her poetry at the occasion of the poetry festival Dichters in de Prinsentuin. Her first performance takes place at 13:30 CET on the Theeveld (Tea Pasture), followed by the second reading at 14:15 in […]

2012, calendar, lecture and debate

friederike mayröcker

On 15 June 2012 at Poetry International, Rotterdam, Rozalie Hirs hosts the program Voetnoten: Een avond over het werk van Friederike Mayröcker with presentations and debates centered around Mayröcker’s most recent book, ich bin in der anstalt. fusznoten zu einem nichtgeschriebenen werk. Guest speakers are Ulrike Draesner, Inge Arteel and […]

2012, calendar, poetry events

book launch frank keizer

On June 7, 2012, Frank Keizer’s first poetry collection, Dear world, fuck off, ik ga golfen (Stanza, 2012) is launched. With performances by Frank Keizer, Maarten van der Graaff, Maartje Smits, Martijn den Ouden, and Rozalie Hirs, who each wrote new work in response to Keizer’s collection. The event is […]

2012, calendar, poetry events

booklaunch gertrude starink

On June 1, 2012, Gertrude Starink’s De weg naar Egypte (het balanseer, 2012) is launched. As part of this tribute to Starink at Perdu, Amsterdam, the poets Anneke Brassinga, Inge Braeckman, Maud Vanhauwaert, and Rozalie Hirs read the integral work. The event is hosted by Samuel Vriezen, and the program […]

2012, calendar, music concerts

article 4 [map butterfly] (2004)

On 18 March 2012, the violinist and violist Heleen Hulst performs the composition article 4 [map butterfly] (2004) by Rozalie Hirs at Stichting Drie plus Twee, Utrecht, The Netherlands. Date: 2012-03-18 Time: 15:00 Location: Stichting Drie plus Twee, Vergiliuslaan 4 3584 AM, Utrecht

2012, calendar, lecture and debate

stanza, scotland, uk – round table

On 16 March 2012 at 10:00 GMT the poetry breakfast ‘Watch this space’ serves a round table discussion about the appearance of poetry, visual poetry, and digital poetry (and the importance of layout and typesetting), during StAnza International Poetry Festival, St.Andrews, Scotland. With Gerry Cambridge, Andrew Michael Roberts, Helen Ivory, […]

2012, calendar

lowlands series, ooteoote, 2012

From 1 January 2012 onwards Rozalie Hirs has been initiator and curator of the Dutch Lage landen serie (Lowlands series) of previously unpublished poems by Dutch and Flemish poets. Her first choice is the poem ‘Denk aan de slang’ by Sasja Janssen (LL1), published just before the new year, followed […]

2011, calendar, music concerts

zenit (2010) – canadian premiere

On 29 November 2011 at 20:00 Quatuor Bozzini performs the canadian premiere of the string quartet Zenit (2010) by Rozalie Hirs at Chapelle Historique du Bon-Pasteur in Montréal, Canada. Date: 2011-11-29 Time: 20:00 Location: Chapelle historique du Bon-Pasteur, rue Sherbrooke E. 100, Montreal, Canada Performers: Quatuor Bozzini

2011, calendar, music concerts

zenit (2010) – uk premiere

On 20 November 2011, Quatuor Bozzini performs the composition zenit (2010) by Rozalie Hirs at the Huddersfield Contemporary Music Festival in Huddersfield, England. James Weeks – String Quartet (to Alberto Caeiro) Richard Glover – Seventh Inversions Rozalie Hirs – Zenit The Bozzini Quartet bring their uncompromising austerity and generous sensitivity to […]

2011, calendar, music concerts

arbre généalogique (2011), november music

On 13 November 2011 at 14:00 Susan Narucki (soprano), Pierre-André Valade (conductor) and the Asko|Schönberg perform Rozalie Hirs’s musical composition arbre Généalogique (2011). The concert is part of November Music in Den Bosch. Date: 2011-11-13 Time: 14:00 Location: November Music, Verkadefabriek, Boschdijkstraat 45, Den Bosch, the Netherlands Performers: Susan Narucki […]

2011, calendar, lecture and debate

conservatorium van amsterdam – lecture

On 10 November 2011 at 14:00 Rozalie Hirs gives a lecture about her musical work for the Composition Department of the Conservatorium van Amsterdam. She focusses particularly on her new composition Arbre généalogique (2011), which receives its world premiere performance later on the same day at the Muziekgebouw aan ‘t […]

2011, calendar, music concerts

sacro monte (1997)

On 10 November 2011 f.c. jongbloed and Arnold Marinissen (conductor) perform the musical composition Sacro Monte (1997) by Rozalie Hirs. The location is Frits Philipszaal, Muziekcentrum Eindhoven. Date: 2011-11-10 Time: 12:30 Location: Muziekcentrum Frits Philips, Jan van Lieshoutstraat 3, Eindhoven, Netherlands Performers: f.c. jongbloed and Arnold Marinissen (conductor)