World premiere of a new composition for string orchestra by the Dutch composer Rozalie Hirs (*1965), commissioned by Amsterdam Sinfonietta and its artistic director Candida Thompson, on 27 November 2014 during the Donderdagavondserie at Muziekgebouw aan’t IJ, Amsterdam, The Netherlands.
On 26 November 2014 at 20:00 CET Amsterdam Sinfonietta and Candida Thompson (principal player and artistic director) perform the try-out of a new work by Rozalie Hirs for string orchestra, commissioned by Amsterdam Sinfonietta. Furthermore Rob van Steen interviews Rozalie about her compositional ideas, and the new work. In her […]
The composition Zenit was written for the Formalist Quartet in Los Angeles and premiered in 2010. The famous Amsterdam Sinfonietta, conducted by Candida Thompson, performs the final movement [west] of this composition as part of their 25th anniversary concert on September 28, 2013. Next season, Hirs will write a new […]