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main portal to the official website of composer and poet Rozalie Hirs (*1965, Gouda, The Netherlands) with introduction, music, poetry, lists of publications and musical works, research, software, media (interviews, reviews, essays), biography, distinctions, press photographs, external links

2018, calendar, music concerts

zenit (2010), de doelen

On 15 April 2018 at 20:15 CET DoelenKwartet plays Hirs’ first string quartet Zenit (2010) during the program Van buiten naar binnen. The concert is part of the Red Sofa Series at Juriaansezaal, De Doelen, Rotterdam. The concert also features works by Caroline Berkenbosch, Maxim Shalygin, and Willem Jeths. At […]

2014, calendar, music concerts

nadir (2014) – preview concert

On 25 October 2014 at 20:30 Bozzini Quartet will present a preview concert of the Dutch premiere of nadir for string quartet and electronic sounds (2014) by Rozalie Hirs at De Link, Tilburg, The Netherlands. In 2011 and 2012 the exquisite Bozzini Quartet, based in Montréal, toured Hirs’s first string […]

calendar, 2012, 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: […]

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

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

2010, calendar, lecture and debate

lecture, calarts, united states

On 7 May 2010 at 16:10 PST Rozalie Hirs presents a lecture on her music and related spectral compositional techniques. Among other works, Rozalie discusses her string quartet Zenit (2010), performed by the Formalist Quartet at REDCAT, Los Angeles, a few days earlier. The location is the Department of Music […]

calendar, 2007, music concerts

zenit, uur nul (2007)

On 28 February 2007 the Zephyrkwartet (Zephyr Quartet) plays the new string quartet Zenit, uur nul (2007) by Rozalie Hirs. The performance is part of the concert program ‘The Soul Awakens’, also including works by Giacinto Scelsi, Horatiu Radulescu, and Claude Vivier. The concert takes place at Bethaniënklooster, Amsterdam, The […]

calendar, 2007, music concerts

zenit, uur nul (2007)

On 18 February 2007 the Zephyrkwartet (Zephyr Quartet) plays the new string quartet Zenit, uur nul (2007) by Rozalie Hirs. The performance is part of the concert program ‘The Soul Awakens’, also including works by Giacinto Scelsi, Horatiu Radulescu, and Claude Vivier. The concert takes place at Galerie Marzee, Nijmegen, […]