Willem Boogman – Composer Portrait at Orgelpark

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The Orgelpark Amsterdam presents a Composer Portrait on WIllem Boogman on Sunday afternoon February 24th, 2019.
They selected eight recent compositions which in very different ways give a good impression of his work and what his music is about.
Willem Boogman will give an introduction based on the pieces on the program…   

There are two premieres: Liefde een woning, nr 1 for voice and organ, by Sandra Macrander and Geerten van de Wetering and Genieting VII for piano, by Bobby Mitchell.

The Composer Portrait will be performed by fantastic musicians!

Program

1a. Waltz from Nous le chant III for The Busy Drone (2015)
1b. Introduction ›no la persona, ma la sua figura‹ (Giacomo da Lentini, 13th century)

2. De dag daagt for organ (2010 | rev. 2018)
transitional music for daybreak from the cycle Day Daily
Geerten van de Wetering – organ

3. Duik langs het koraalrif for accordion and five or six instruments at choice (2017)
Edition I for accordion and automatic organs, arrangement by Trevor Grahl
Vincent van Amsterdam – accordion

4. Genieting VII for piano (2015 | 2017, premiere)
Bobby Mitchell – piano

INTERVAL

5. The Road To Here for brass quartet and organ (2018)
The brass quartet of 9×13 consists of Arthur Kerklaan and Anneke Romeijn – trumpets, Pierre Buizer – horn, Anton van Houten – trombone
Geerten van de Wetering – organ

6. Liefde een Woning, nr 1 for voice and organ (2018, premiere)
Sandra Macrander – mezzo/performer and Geerten van de Wetering – organ
(Commissioned by the Orgelpark)

7. Genieting VI for piccolo (2015)
Ilonka Kolthof – piccolo

8. Intermezzi, modulationes super Passionem secundum Joannem for accordion and string quartet (2016)
Vincent van Amsterdam – accordion, Janneke van Prooijen – violin I, Emma Breedveld – violin II, Frank Brakkee – viola, Eilidh Martin – cello

More info about the concert

Read the interview by Jacqueline Oskamp at Timbre