Today's events

Saturday, 3 December 2022. 20:15 - 22:30

Erik Satie / William Knight in ‘Van Gogh in Me’

For Van Gogh in Me, the Nederlands Kamerkoor commissioned one of the first a cappella arrangements for choir of this iconic work for piano by Erik Satie. The arrangement, made by composer William Knight after an idea by Tido Visser, is the first arrangement to use the text of Les Antiques, a poem by J.P. […]

Utrecht, TivoliVredenburg

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Utrecht, TivoliVredenburg
Vredenburgkade 11, 3511 WC Utrecht

Saturday, 3 December 2022. 19:00 - 22:00

Nestor Taylor: Opera Eleni

Nestor Taylor's oratorio-like opera tells the true story of a selfless mother who becomes a tragic heroine in the midst of a brutal war for the love of her children. During the 1940s, a civil war raged in Greece between communist partisans and right-wing government troops. Unfortunately, the northern Greek mountain village of Lia, a […]

Erfurt, Theater Erfurt, Germany

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Erfurt, Theater Erfurt, Germany
Theaterpl. 1, 99084 Erfurt, Germany

Saturday, 3 December 2022. 20:00 - 22:30

Alexander Voormolen and Johan Wagenaar by het Nieuw Orkest

Works by Dutch composers Alexander Voormolen and John Wagenaar are on the program by het Nieuw Orkest.

Utrecht, Geertekerk

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Utrecht, Geertekerk
Geertekerkhof 23, 3511 XC Utrecht

Saturday, 3 December 2022. 19:00 - 22:00

Olga Rayeva: Spring Concert (World Premiere)

With TRIBUT, Eroica Berlin and Karine Gilanyan present a belated birthday concert for two giants of contemporary music, which will also premiere two works composed in their honor. TRIBUT is a homage, a homage, an expression of thanks: already planned before the pandemic and postponed several times, this concert can be considered a belated birthday […]

Berlin, Theater im Delphi

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Berlin, Theater im Delphi
Gustav-Adolf-Straße 2, 13086 Berlin, Germany

Saturday, 3 December 2022. 20:15 - 22:30

Rick van Veldhuizen: Ausschweifungen

World premiere of ‘Ausschweifungen’ commissioned to a jong Dutch composer Rick van Veldhuizen by the Nederlands Chamber Orchestra is to hear from 1 to 5 December in Concertgebouw, TivoliVredenburg and Philharmonie Haarlem. New piece by Van Veldhuizen is on the program next to Beethoven piano concertos with Lucas and Arthur Jussen as soloists.  Program Beethoven […]

Amsterdam, Concertgebouw

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Amsterdam, Concertgebouw
Concertgebouwplein 10, 1071 LN Amsterdam

Coming up in the next two weeks

Sunday, 4 December 2022. 14:30 - 16:00

Lucas Wiegerink: family opera ‘Het Lijflied’

In Het Lijflied (6+)  you end up in Ina’s body and together you discover the wonderful sound universe that her organs make. You hear typical body sounds such as the bubbling of her stomach, the beating of her heart in love and the simmering of her intestines, but also unknown sounds such as brain waves.

Location

Arnhem, Stadstheater Arnhem
Velperbinnensingel 10, 6811 BP Arnhem

Sunday, 4 December 2022. 15:00 - 17:00

Rick van Veldhuizen: Ausschweifungen

World premiere of ‘Ausschweifungen’ commissioned to a jong Dutch composer Rick van Veldhuizen by the Nederlands Chamber Orchestra is to hear from 1 to 5 December in Concertgebouw, TivoliVredenburg and Philharmonie Haarlem.

Utrecht, TivoliVredenburg

Location

Utrecht, TivoliVredenburg
Vredenburgkade 11, 3511 WC Utrecht

Sunday, 4 December 2022. 20:30 - 22:30

Jacob ter Veldhuis (arranged by Mark Rogers): Tallahatchie Concerto

The Wind Orchestra of Milan's Conservatory "Giuseppe Verdi" will perform the Italian première of this amazing work, conducted by Andrea Gasperin and with Manuel Teles on alto sax, in the prestigious Sala Verdi of the Conservatory.

Milano, Sala Verdi - Conservatorio di Milano, Italy

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Milano, Sala Verdi - Conservatorio di Milano, Italy
Via Conservatorio, 12, 20100 Milano MI, Italy

Sunday, 4 December 2022. 14:00 - 16:00

Shalygin: Blessing & Lunyov: Christmas Carols

Notes from Ukraine; A 100-Year Celebration of "Carol of the Bells" Originally written in 2018 for string quartet and tenor, Shalygin's Blessing was composed on the occasion of the 25th wedding anniversary of Margriet and Davo van Peursen. Meanwhile a choir version and a saxophone quartet version have been written and performed.

New York, Carnegie Hall, USA

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New York, Carnegie Hall, USA
881 7th Ave, New York, NY 10019, USA

Sunday, 4 December 2022. 15:00 - 16:00

Calliope Tsoupaki: Scorpio (by Sasha Witteveen)

Scorpio for contrabass solo by Calliope Tsoupaki special written for a young Dutch musician Sasha Witteveen is on tour of Dutch Classical Talent. Sasha Witteveen takes the listener from the darkness to the light.

Nijmegen, De Vereeniging

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Nijmegen, De Vereeniging
Keizer Karelplein 2D, 6511 NC Nijmegen

Monday, 5 December 2022. 20:15 - 22:30

Rick van Veldhuizen: Ausschweifungen

World premiere of ‘Ausschweifungen’ commissioned to a jong Dutch composer Rick van Veldhuizen by the Nederlands Chamber Orchestra is to hear from 1 to 5 December in Concertgebouw, TivoliVredenburg and Philharmonie Haarlem.

Amsterdam, Concertgebouw

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Amsterdam, Concertgebouw
Concertgebouwplein 10, 1071 LN Amsterdam

Monday, 5 December 2022. 19:00 - 21:00

Alla Zagaykevych: To keep silence

Ukrainian composer Alla Zagaykevych in focus of ‘Ukraine & Beyond’ project which was launched since the beginning of Russia's war of aggression to set an example and focus on Ukraine's rich culture. In that series were so far portrayed the two Ukrainian composers: Valentin Silvestrov and Borys Lyatoshynsky.

Hamburg, Körber Forum, Germany

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Hamburg, Körber Forum, Germany
Kehrwieder 12, 20457 Hamburg, Germany

Wednesday, 7 December 2022. 24:30 - 13:30

Calliope Tsoupaki: Scorpio (by Sasha Witteveen)

Scorpio for contrabass solo by Calliope Tsoupaki special written for a young Dutch musician Sasha Witteveen is on tour of Dutch Classical Talent. Sasha Witteveen takes the listener from the darkness to the light.

Rotterdam, De Doelen

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Rotterdam, De Doelen
Schouwburgplein 50, 3012 CL Rotterdam

Thursday, 8 December 2022. 20:15 - 22:30

Maxim Shalygin: Angel

Classical, improvisation, electronics… in this concert everything passes by. Composer Iannis Xenakis is central. He would have turned 100 this year and that should of course not go unnoticed. He is considered one of the pioneers of the twentieth century and linked his work as an architect with his compositions.

Den Bosch, Willem Twee Poppodium

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Den Bosch, Willem Twee Poppodium
Boschdijkstraat 100, 5211 VD 's-Hertogenbosch

Thursday, 8 December 2022. 20:30 - 20:30

Calliope Tsoupaki: Scorpio (by Sasha Witteveen)

Scorpio for contrabass solo by Calliope Tsoupaki special written for a young Dutch musician Sasha Witteveen is on tour of Dutch Classical Talent. Sasha Witteveen takes the listener from the darkness to the light.

Utrecht, TivoliVredenburg

Location

Utrecht, TivoliVredenburg
Vredenburgkade 11, 3511 WC Utrecht

Friday, 9 December 2022. 20:00 - 22:00

Aftab Darvishi: Only Violets Remain

This concert of Phion opens with the world premiere of 'Only Violets Remain' by composer Aftab Darvishi. Born in Tehran and graduated in The Hague and Amsterdam, the composer's work is an expression of support for all women in the world fighting for their rights.

Doetinchem, Amphion

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Doetinchem, Amphion
Hofstraat 159, 7001 JD Doetinchem

Friday, 9 December 2022. 20:00 - 23:00

Luc Brewaeys: Along the Shores of Lorn

Orchestra piece 'Along the Shares of Lorn' by Luc Brewayes will be on the program by the Belgian National Orchestra under Kazuki Yamada on 9 and 10 December.

Brussels, Bozar Belgium

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Brussels, Bozar Belgium
Ravensteinstraat 23, 1000 Brussel, België

Friday, 9 December 2022. 20:15 - 22:30

Jan van Gilse: Symphony No. 2

In December UvA Sweelinck orchestra will give two concerts in Amsterdam with the Second Symphony by the Dutch composer Jan van Gilse on the program. Program: Jan van Gilse - Symfonie no.

Amsterdam, De Duif

Location

Amsterdam, De Duif
756 Prinsengracht, 1017 LD Amsterdam

Friday, 9 December 2022. 19:00 - 21:00

Lucas Wiegerink: family opera ‘Het Lijflied’

In Het Lijflied (6+)  you end up in Ina’s body and together you discover the wonderful sound universe that her organs make. You hear typical body sounds such as the bubbling of her stomach, the beating of her heart in love and the simmering of her intestines, but also unknown sounds such as brain waves.

Kerkrade, Theater Kerkrade

Location

Kerkrade, Theater Kerkrade
Theaterplein 30, 6461 DR Kerkrade

Friday, 9 December 2022. 19:15 - 19:45

Hanna Kulenty: Air

Ensemble Klang's The Big Loud Thing In honor of the 50th anniversary of the iconic Orkest De Volharding, the street orchestra of Louis Andriessen and Willem Breuker, Ensemble Klang presents a series of free pop-up concerts in which the music of De Volharding is central.

The Hague, Amare

Location

The Hague, Amare
Spuiplein 150, 2511 DG Den Haag

Saturday, 10 December 2022. 20:00 - 22:00

Aftab Darvishi: Only Violets Remain

New composition by Aftab Darvishi commissioned by Phion Orchestra

Arnhem, Stadstheater Musis

Location

Arnhem, Stadstheater Musis
Velperbinnensingel 15, 6811 BP Arnhem

Saturday, 10 December 2022. 19:00 - 22:00

Luc Brewaeys: Along the Shores of Lorn

Orchestra piece 'Alona the Shares of Lorn' by Luc Brewayes will be on the program by the Belgian National Orchestra under Kazuki Yamada on 9 and 10 December.

Location

Namur (Belgium), Grand Manege, Namur Concert Hall
Rue Rogier 82, 5000 Namur, Belgium

Saturday, 10 December 2022. 19:00 - 22:00

Nestor Taylor: Opera Eleni

Nestor Taylor's oratorio-like opera tells the true story of a selfless mother who becomes a tragic heroine in the midst of a brutal war for the love of her children. During the 1940s, a civil war raged in Greece between communist partisans and right-wing government troops.

Erfurt, Theater Erfurt, Germany

Location

Erfurt, Theater Erfurt, Germany
Theaterpl. 1, 99084 Erfurt, Germany

Saturday, 10 December 2022. 19:00 - 21:00

Lucas Wiegerink: family opera ‘Het Lijflied’

In Het Lijflied (6+)  you end up in Ina’s body and together you discover the wonderful sound universe that her organs make. You hear typical body sounds such as the bubbling of her stomach, the beating of her heart in love and the simmering of her intestines, but also unknown sounds such as brain waves.

Helmond, Theater Speelhuis

Location

Helmond, Theater Speelhuis
Speelhuisplein 2, 5707 DZ Helmond

Saturday, 10 December 2022. 20:30 - 22:00

Swart, Clements, Samama, Hoogakker by Resonances XXI

Dominy Clements, Leo Samama, Will Hoogakker, Dominique Lemaître and world premiere of the commission from Celia Swart “Our Patio” in the concert by ensemble Resonances XXI. Celia Swart about there new work 'Our Patio': This composition is dedicated to the patio of the Collège Néerlandais building in Paris, designed by dutch architect Willem Dudok.

Location

Bourg-La Reine, CAEL Espace Joséphine Baker
11 rue des rosiers 92340 BOURG-LA REINE, France

Sunday, 11 December 2022. 14:30 - 16:30

Aftab Darvishi: Only Violets Remain

Aftab Darvishi (Iran) has got a commission to write a new piece for Phion orchestra

Enschede, Muziekcentrum

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Enschede, Muziekcentrum
Noorderhagen 27, 7511 EK Enschede

Sunday, 11 December 2022. 15:30 - 17:30

Alexander Voormolen: Concerto per 2 oboi e orchestra

Baarns Chamber Orchestra Artoni, founded in 2018, is a Dutch chamber orchestra with largely experienced amateur musicians, partly from Baarn, but also from the Gooi- and Eemland area.

Baarn, Paaskerk

Location

Baarn, Paaskerk
Oude Utrechtseweg 6,  Baarn

Sunday, 11 December 2022. 14:00 - 16:00

Lucas Wiegerink: family opera ‘Het Lijflied’

In Het Lijflied (6+)  you end up in Ina’s body and together you discover the wonderful sound universe that her organs make. You hear typical body sounds such as the bubbling of her stomach, the beating of her heart in love and the simmering of her intestines, but also unknown sounds such as brain waves.

Amsterdam, Meervaart Theater

Location

Amsterdam, Meervaart Theater
Meer en Vaart 300, 1068 LE Amsterdam

Sunday, 11 December 2022. 19:00 - 20:00

Louis Andriessen: Workers Union

Conductor : Andys Skordis Piano : Andri Hadjiandreou, Nicolas Melis Percussion : Natasa Hadjiandreou Violin : Viki Hadjiandreou Bass Clarinet : George Georgiou Double Bass : Lucas Kerkyras

Sunday, 11 December 2022. 11:30 - 24:30

Calliope Tsoupaki: Scorpio (by Sasha Witteveen)

Scorpio for contrabass solo by Calliope Tsoupaki special written for a young Dutch musician Sasha Witteveen is on tour of Dutch Classical Talent. Sasha Witteveen takes the listener from the darkness to the light.

Maastricht, Theater aan het Vrijthof

Location

Maastricht, Theater aan het Vrijthof
Vrijthof 47, 6211 LE Maastricht

Monday, 12 December 2022. 20:15 - 22:30

Jan van Gilse: Symphony No. 2

In December UvA Sweelinck orchestra will give two concerts in Amsterdam with the Second Symphony by the Dutch composer Jan van Gilse on the program.  Program: Jan van Gilse - Symfonie no.

Amsterdam, Muziekgebouw aan 't IJ

Location

Amsterdam, Muziekgebouw aan 't IJ
Piet Heinkade 1, 1019 BR Amsterdam

Tuesday, 13 December 2022. 19:00 - 21:00

Louis Andriessen: Workers Union

Performance of the iconic piece 'Workers Union' by Louis Andriessen

Location

Minneapolis, Lloyd Ultan Recital Hall, University of Minnesota
Ferguson Hall, 2106 S 4th St, Minneapolis, MN 55455, USA

Wednesday, 14 December 2022. 19:30 - 21:30

Chiel Meijering: Ludwig auf Freiersfüßen

Regardless of its stubborn reputation as a pure teaching tool for children, the recorder has been recognized and taken seriously as a versatile solo instrument for decades. This is also evidenced by the strong interest of contemporary composers.

Location

Heilbronn, Harmonie Heilbronn
Allee 28, 74072 Heilbronn, Germany

Thursday, 15 December 2022. 20:30 - 22:30

Calliope Tsoupaki: Into Space

How does Almere sound? What does Almere sound like?  The youngest city in the Netherlands is home to more than 160 nationalities and is also the second greenest city in our country. What wealth! Black Pencil lets you hear top music from 4 continents, and music from the city, with sounds from the city.

Almere, Kunstlinie

Location

Almere, Kunstlinie
Esplanade 10, 1315 TA Almere

Friday, 16 December 2022. 19:30 - 22:30

Nestor Taylor: Eleni

Nestor Taylor's oratorio-like opera tells the true story of a selfless mother who becomes a tragic heroine in the midst of a brutal war for the love of her children. During the 1940s, a civil war raged in Greece between communist partisans and right-wing government troops.

Erfurt, Theater Erfurt, Germany

Location

Erfurt, Theater Erfurt, Germany
Theaterpl. 1, 99084 Erfurt, Germany
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