2018, calendar, poetry events

art and the evil, holland festival

On Saturday 23 June 2018 at 16:00 CET the literary magazine De Gids presents its issue Art and the Evil. Maxim Februari, Simone van Saarloos, Arnon Grunberg, Johanna Geels and Bas van Putten contribute essays on the topic. Students of the Amsterdam Conservatoire (Conservatorium van Amsterdam) have composed madrigals, based […]

2015, calendar, works

atlantis ampersand (2015)

atlantis ampersand (music, text; 2015) by Rozalie Hirs is a composition for large ensemble and choir. Commissioned by Holland Festival for the world premiere performance by Klangforum Wien and Enno Poppe (conductor).

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 Vocaallab and Asko|Schönberg. The production is […]

2010, calendar, music concerts

venus (2010), holland festival

On 8 June 2010 the music composition Venus (2010) by Rozalie Hirs receives it world premiere during Holland Festival, Amsterdam. Other works on the programme are by Gérard Grisey, Alvin Lucier, James Tenney, Richard Ayres and Abel Paul. There are two performances, at 16:00 and at 20:30. The location is […]

2010, calendar, works

venus (2010)

Venus (2010) by Rozalie Hirs is a spatialized music composition for six percussionists and six-channel electronic sounds. It consists of three movements [evening star], [invisible], and [morning star]. Venus (2010) was commissioned by Slagwerk Den Haag, with support from the Eduard van Beinum Foundation. It was first performed around the BACH Pavilion, designed by architect Zaha Hadid, at Holland Festival in 2010.