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)

2011, calendar, music concerts

sacro monte (1997), november music

On 9 November 2011 f.c. jongbloed and Arnold Marinissen (conductor) perform the musical composition Sacro Monte (1997) by Rozalie Hirs as part of the November Music festival in ‘s-Hertogenbosch. Date: 2011-11-09 Time: 12:30 Location: Muziekcentrum De Toonzaal, Prins Bernhardstraat 4 6, ‘s-Hertogenbosch, Netherlands Performers: f.c. jongbloed, Arnold Marinissen (conductor)

2011, calendar, music concerts

sacro monte (1997)

On 3 November 2011 f.c. jongbloed and Arnold Marinissen (conductor) perform the music composition Sacro Monte (1997) by Rozalie Hirs at the Conservatoriumzaal, Fontys Conservatorium, Tilburg, The Netherlands. Date: 2011-11-03 Time: 12:30 Location: Conservatoriumzaal, Fontys Conservatorium, Zwijsenplein 1, Tilburg, The Netherlands Performers: f.c. jongbloed, Arnold Marinissen (conductor)

2011, calendar, music concerts

zenit (2010), november music

On 18 October 2011 at 20:00 Quatuor Bozzini performs the string quartet zenit(2010) by Rozalie Hirs. The concert takes place in collaboration with November Music. The venue is De Link, Tilburg, The Netherlands. Date: 2011-10-18 Time: 20:00 Location: November Music@De Link, Cenakel 1, Tilburg, The Netherlands Performers: Quatuor Bozzini

2011, calendar, lecture and debate

gaudeamus music week 2011

The International Gaudeamus Music Week 2011 is being held from September 4 through 11. The year the jury of the Gaudeamus Music Week and Gaudeamus Prize consists of Tadeusz Wielecki (Poland), Miguel Azguime (Portugal), and Rozalie Hirs (The Netherlands). Rozalie Hirs is also acting as chairman of the jury. During […]

2011, calendar, poetry events

the cricket recovers, holland festival

On June 19, 20 and 21, 2011, at the Compagnietheater in Amsterdam, the opera The Cricket Recovers (music: Richard Ayres; libretto: Rozalie Hirs, based on the novel of the same title by Toon Tellegen, 2005) is performed as part of the Holland Festival, by Silbersee (FKA Vocaallab) and Asko|Schönberg. The […]

2011, calendar, radio, livestream, printed media

pulsars (cd, 2010), concertzender

On 21 June 21 2011 the CD Pulsars (Amsterdam: Attacca records, 2010) by Rozalie Hirs is broadcast in full during the program De Nacht: Nieuwe Muziek on Concertzender Radio, The Netherlands. The CD contains three music/text compositions Pulsars (2006-2007), In LA (2003, English version 2010), and Bridge of Babel (2009) […]

2011, calendar, lecture and debate

institute of sonology, royal conservatory – lecture

On 23 May 23 2011 at 15:30 CET Rozalie Hirs presents a lecture about her music, ideas, and compositional techniques at the Institute of Sonology of the Royal Conservatoire, The Hague, The Netherlands. Date: 2011-05-23 Time: 15:30 Location: Institute of sonology/ Instituut voor Sonologie, Royal Conservatoire/ Koninklijk Conservatorium, Juliana van […]

2011, calendar, lecture and debate

prix poésie-média 2011 – nomination

On 20 May 2011 the five nominees for the Prix de Poésie Média 2011 are presented during the BIPVAL (Biennale des poètes en Val-de-Marne) in Paris, France. One of the nominated works is the interactive website Geluksbrenger online, developed as a collaboration between Rozalie Hirs (poetry, music, voice) and visual […]