Highlighted composer: Andries van Rossem

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Andries van Rossem is currently composer-in-residence at Musis Arnhem for the 2016-2017 season. Because of this, the Musis Stadstheater Arnhem commissioned Part III of Van Rossem’s Concerto for piano and chamber orchestra… 

Andries van Rossem is currently composer-in-residence at Musis Arnhem for the 2016-2017 season. Because of this, the Musis Stadstheater Arnhem commissioned Part III of Van Rossem’s Concerto for piano and chamber orchestra for Ralph van Raat and Het Gelders Orkest. Parts I and II were commissioned by Fonds Podiumkunsten for the ASKO|Schönberg Ensemble. HGO, directed by Karel Deseure, will perform this Concerto on three occasions: March 30, March 31, and April 2 in Nijmegen, Zutphen, and Arnhem, respectively.

Other notable concerts include Mattheüs Junior, De Plaats & Toonkust, at the Walburgiskerk in Arnhem from March 24-26, Mijn Lieve Burgerhart at the Huize Voormeer in Heereveen on April 23 and May 27, Strings! performed by Amsterdam Sinfonietta at Musis Arnhem on April 7, and the performance of Via Crucis at the Orgelpark, Amsterdam on March 31. In addition, Van Rossem’s piece, Oneliner, will be part of the mandatory repertoire for the International Schnitger Organ Competition 2017 during the Organ Festival Holland in Alkmaar in the month of June.

 

Current and future projects

Van Rossem is currently working on a theater project, HUIS, which will be premiered by the chamber choir PA’dam and directed by Marijke Beversluis on November 16 at Musis Arnhem. HUIS is a contemporary literary concert performed for narrator and choir, a capella, for a medium sized room.

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