On 21 October 2023 at 15:00 CET Ensemble Klang, Michaela Riener (voice), and Hardy Li (conductor) perform the poetry and music cycle dreams of airs (2017-18) by Rozalie Hirs during the Dag in de Branding Festival, The Hague, The Netherlands. The location is Korzo Theater, The Hague. With visual art […]
On 15 September 2023, Ensemble Klang, Michaela Riener (voice), and Hardy Li (conductor) perform the poetry and music cycle dreams of airs (2017-18) by Rozalie Hirs during Muze van Zuid Festival, Amsterdam, The Netherlands. The location is the Vondel Church, Vondelstraat 120, Amsterdam. With live visual art by Geert Jan […]
On Saturday 10 November 2018 at 19:00 CET the Belgian SPECTRA Ensemble, Nora Fischer (soprano), and Filip Rathé (conductor) perform the world premiere of Dreams of Airs (2017-18) by Rozalie Hirs during the contemporary music festival November Music, Den Bosch, The Netherlands. Dreams of Airs (2017-18) is a cycle of […]
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.