Sound and stimulation are set to “on” at this new-music series Sunday afternoons at The Appel Room, overlooking Central Park. The series kicks off with “Going Dutch,” a closer look at the rebellious spirit of Louis Andriessen and the composers he mentored, hosted and curated by Nadia Sirota, and featuring Jaap van Zweden conducting Andriessen’s Symphony for Open Strings….
The New York Philharmonic will present The Art of Andriessen, October 4–14, 2018, celebrating Music Director Jaap van Zweden’s Dutch compatriot Louis Andriessen, the third recipient of The Marie-Josée Kravis Prize for New Music at the New York Philharmonic. The Art of Andriessen will feature the World Premiere of Louis Andriessen’s Agamemnon, commissioned upon his receipt of the Kravis Prize for New Music; Mr. Andriessen’s TAO; music by Mr. Andriessen, his students, and more on the Philharmonic’s two new-music series; the US Premiere of MUTED at National Sawdust; and The Juilliard School’s AXIOM ensemble performing Mr. Andriessen’s De Staat.
The Art of Andriessen will inaugurate the GROW @ Annenberg Sound ON series on October 7, 2018, with “Going Dutch.” The program will highlight the Netherlands new-music scene with music by Dutch composer Louis Andriessen and his former students: Louis Andriessen’s Image de Moreau, Hout, and Symphony for Open Strings, the last conducted by Music Director Jaap van Zweden; Dutch composer MartijnPadding’s Mordants; and the New York Premiere of The Key to the Fourteenth Vision by Vanessa Lann.