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 lichtende drift for string orchestra (2014) by Rozalie Hirs, 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 […]