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UPCOMING EVENTS



music heard so deeply
That it is not heard at all, but you are the music
While the music lasts.

T.S. Eliot





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Ensemble Present performs Dancing to an Orange Drummer
under the direction of Jurjen Hempel; 5'35".
From NM Classics CD # 95001



* June 1, 2018, 8 pm. Oranjewoud, Friesland (The Netherlands). "New Work" for symphony orchestra. Noord Nederlands Orkest; conductor: Benjamin Levy. PREMIERE ORANJEWOUD FESTIVAL

* May 11, 2018. Theater Cultura, Ede (The Netherlands). "The bird that was trapped has flown" for vocal ensemble. Text: James Robertson. New arrangement for five women's voices and instruments for Wishful Singing.

* March 11, 2018. Oude Kerk, Spaarndam (The Netherlands). "The bird that was trapped has flown" for vocal ensemble. Text: James Robertson. New arrangement for five women's voices and instruments for Wishful Singing.

* March 4, 2018, 8:15 pm. Jurriaanse Zaal, De Doelen, Rotterdam (The Netherlands). "Second Nature" for piano 4-hands. Ralph van Raat and students (Paolo Gorini, Pierre Delignies, Christos Papandreopoulos), piano.

* March 4, 2018. Grote Kerk, Driebergen (The Netherlands). "The bird that was trapped has flown" for vocal ensemble. Text: James Robertson. New arrangement for five women's voices and instruments for Wishful Singing.

* February 23, 2018. Pieterskerk, Utrecht (The Netherlands). "The bird that was trapped has flown" for vocal ensemble. Text: James Robertson. New arrangement for five women's voices and instruments for Wishful Singing.

* February 18, 2018. Gasthuiskerk, Doesburg (The Netherlands). "The bird that was trapped has flown" for vocal ensemble. Text: James Robertson. New arrangement for five women's voices and instruments for Wishful Singing.

* January 22, 2018. 8 pm. Rhein-Mosel-Halle, Koblenz (Germany). "The bird that was trapped has flown" for vocal ensemble. Text: James Robertson. New arrangement for five women's voices and instruments for Wishful Singing.

* January 21, 2018. 3:30 pm. Hallse Kerk, Brummen (The Netherlands). "The bird that was trapped has flown" for vocal ensemble. Text: James Robertson. New arrangement for five women's voices and instruments for Wishful Singing.

* December 3, 2017, 3 pm. Korzo Theater, Den Haag (The Netherlands). "New Work" for two pianos. Duo X88 (Saskia Lankhoorn & Vicky Chow). "OUTER LIMITS" / DAG IN DE BRANDING

* December 2, 2017, 8:15 pm. De Doelen, Rotterdam (The Netherlands). "New Work" for two pianos. Duo X88 (Saskia Lankhoorn & Vicky Chow). "OUTER LIMITS" / RED SOFA SERIES

* December 1, 2017, 8:30 pm. Het Bimhuis, Amsterdam (The Netherlands). "New Work" for two pianos. Duo X88 (Saskia Lankhoorn & Vicky Chow). PREMIERE "OUTER LIMITS"

* November 25, 2017. 8:15 pm. Paleis 't Loo, Apeldoorn (The Netherlands). "The bird that was trapped has flown" for vocal ensemble. Text: James Robertson. New arrangement for five women's voices and instruments for Wishful Singing.

* November 24, 2017, 1 pm. Muziekgebouw, Eindhoven (The Netherlands). "Dancing to an Orange Drummer" for symphony orchestra. Philharmonie Zuidnederland, Peter Biloen, conductor. Alongside Bach, Beethoven, Ginastera and Gordon in performance called "Heartbeat". Also new Interludes for orchestra ("In a Heartbeat") and cello solo "Prayer, Torture and Ecstasy" performed by Sanne de Graaf. In pre-program in small hall also 5 performances of shorter version of "Dancing To an Orange Drummer" ("Korte Versie Dancing to an Orange Drummer")!

* November 24, 2017, 10:15 am. Muziekgebouw, Eindhoven (The Netherlands). "Dancing to an Orange Drummer" for symphony orchestra. Philharmonie Zuidnederland, Peter Biloen, conductor. Alongside Bach, Beethoven, Ginastera and Gordon in performance called "Heartbeat". Also new Interludes for orchestra ("In a Heartbeat") and cello solo "Prayer, Torture and Ecstasy" performed by Sanne de Graaf. In pre-program in small hall also 5 performances of shorter version of "Dancing To an Orange Drummer" ("Korte Versie Dancing to an Orange Drummer")!

* November 23, 2017, 1 pm. De Schalm, Veldhoven (The Netherlands). "Dancing to an Orange Drummer" for symphony orchestra. Philharmonie Zuidnederland, Peter Biloen, conductor. Alongside Bach, Beethoven, Ginastera and Gordon in performance called "Heartbeat". Also new Interludes for orchestra ("In a Heartbeat") and cello solo "Prayer, Torture and Ecstasy" performed by Sanne de Graaf. In pre-program in small hall also 5 performances of shorter version of "Dancing To an Orange Drummer" ("Korte Versie Dancing to an Orange Drummer")!

* November 23, 2017, 10:15 am. De Schalm, Veldhoven (The Netherlands). "Dancing to an Orange Drummer" for symphony orchestra. Philharmonie Zuidnederland, Peter Biloen, conductor. Alongside Bach, Beethoven, Ginastera and Gordon in performance called "Heartbeat". Also new Interludes for orchestra ("In a Heartbeat") and cello solo "Prayer, Torture and Ecstasy" performed by Sanne de Graaf. In pre-program in small hall also 5 performances of shorter version of "Dancing To an Orange Drummer" ("Korte Versie Dancing to an Orange Drummer")!

* November 21, 2017, 1 pm. Chassé Theater, Breda (The Netherlands). "Dancing to an Orange Drummer" for symphony orchestra. Philharmonie Zuidnederland, Peter Biloen, conductor. Alongside Bach, Beethoven, Ginastera and Gordon in performance called "Heartbeat". Also new Interludes for orchestra ("In a Heartbeat") and cello solo "Prayer, Torture and Ecstasy" performed by Sanne de Graaf. In pre-program in small hall also 5 performances of shorter version of "Dancing To an Orange Drummer" ("Korte Versie Dancing to an Orange Drummer")!

* November 21, 2017, 10:15 am. Chassé Theater, Breda (The Netherlands). "Dancing to an Orange Drummer" for symphony orchestra. Philharmonie Zuidnederland, Peter Biloen, conductor. Alongside Bach, Beethoven, Ginastera and Gordon in performance called "Heartbeat". Also new Interludes for orchestra ("In a Heartbeat") and cello solo "Prayer, Torture and Ecstasy" performed by Sanne de Graaf. In pre-program in small hall also 5 performances of shorter version of "Dancing To an Orange Drummer" ("Korte Versie Dancing to an Orange Drummer")!

* November 20, 2017, 1 pm. De Maaspoort, Venlo (The Netherlands). "Dancing to an Orange Drummer" for symphony orchestra. Philharmonie Zuidnederland, Peter Biloen, conductor. Alongside Bach, Beethoven, Ginastera and Gordon in performance called "Heartbeat". Also new Interludes for orchestra ("In a Heartbeat") and cello solo "Prayer, Torture and Ecstasy" performed by Sanne de Graaf. In pre-program in small hall also 5 performances of shorter version of "Dancing To an Orange Drummer" ("Korte Versie Dancing to an Orange Drummer")!

* November 20, 2017, 10:15 am. De Maaspoort, Venlo (The Netherlands). "Dancing to an Orange Drummer" for symphony orchestra. Philharmonie Zuidnederland, Peter Biloen, conductor. Alongside Bach, Beethoven, Ginastera and Gordon in performance called "Heartbeat". Also new Interludes for orchestra ("In a Heartbeat") and cello solo "Prayer, Torture and Ecstasy" performed by Sanne de Graaf. In pre-program in small hall also 5 performances of shorter version of "Dancing To an Orange Drummer" ("Korte Versie Dancing to an Orange Drummer")!

* November 19, 2017, 3 pm. Messiaskerk, Wassenaar (The Netherlands). "Rise" for two bassoons and (amateur) orchestra. Martine Reurings, Dick Hanemaayer, bassoons. Van Wassenaer Orkest, Benjamin Boers, conductor. PREMIERE

* November 17, 2017, 1 pm. Concertzaal, Tilburg (The Netherlands). "Dancing to an Orange Drummer" for symphony orchestra. Philharmonie Zuidnederland, Peter Biloen, conductor. Alongside Bach, Beethoven, Ginastera and Gordon in performance called "Heartbeat". Also new Interludes for orchestra ("In a Heartbeat") and cello solo "Prayer, Torture and Ecstasy" performed by Sanne de Graaf. In pre-program in small hall also 5 performances of shorter version of "Dancing To an Orange Drummer" ("Korte Versie Dancing to an Orange Drummer")!

* November 17, 2017, 10:15 am. Concertzaal, Tilburg (The Netherlands). "Dancing to an Orange Drummer" for symphony orchestra. Philharmonie Zuidnederland, Peter Biloen, conductor. Alongside Bach, Beethoven, Ginastera and Gordon in performance called "Heartbeat". Also new Interludes for orchestra ("In a Heartbeat") and cello solo "Prayer, Torture and Ecstasy" performed by Sanne de Graaf. In pre-program in small hall also 5 performances of shorter version of "Dancing To an Orange Drummer" ("Korte Versie Dancing to an Orange Drummer")!

* November 16, 2017, 1 pm. Theater aan het Vrijhof, Maastricht (The Netherlands). "Dancing to an Orange Drummer" for symphony orchestra. Philharmonie Zuidnederland, Peter Biloen, conductor. Alongside Bach, Beethoven, Ginastera and Gordon in performance called "Heartbeat". Also new Interludes for orchestra ("In a Heartbeat") and cello solo "Prayer, Torture and Ecstasy" performed by Sanne de Graaf. In pre-program in small hall also 5 performances of shorter version of "Dancing To an Orange Drummer" ("Korte Versie Dancing to an Orange Drummer")!

* November 16, 2017, 10:15 am. Theater aan het Vrijhof, Maastricht (The Netherlands). "Dancing to an Orange Drummer" for symphony orchestra. Philharmonie Zuidnederland, Peter Biloen, conductor. Alongside Bach, Beethoven, Ginastera and Gordon in performance called "Heartbeat". Also new Interludes for orchestra ("In a Heartbeat") and cello solo "Prayer, Torture and Ecstasy" performed by Sanne de Graaf. In pre-program in small hall also 5 performances of shorter version of "Dancing To an Orange Drummer" ("Korte Versie Dancing to an Orange Drummer")!

* November 12, 2017, 5 pm. St. Johanniskirche, Wolfenbuttel (Germany). "Past Tense" for shawm, recorder, sackbut, dulcian, organ and percussion for Capella de la Torre.

* November 11, 2017, 12:30 pm. Azijnfabriek, Den Bosch (The Netherlands). "The bird that was trapped has flown" for vocal ensemble. Text: James Robertson. New arrangement for five women's voices and instruments for Wishful Singing. NOVEMBER MUSIC

* September 26, 2017, 8:30 pm. De Link, Tilburg (The Netherlands). "Recalling Chimes" for piano solo. Ralph van Raat, piano.

* August 11, 2017, 7 pm. Gresham Centre, London (England). "The bird that was trapped has flown" for vocal ensemble. Text: James Robertson. New arrangement for 8 voices for Voces8.

* August 5, 2017, 4-10 pm (6-hour marathon concert). Hunter Center, Mass MoCA, North Adams, MA (USA). "Dancing to an Orange Drummer" for large ensemble. Bang on a Can All-Stars and students from 'Banglewood' summer program. BANG ON A CAN 30-YEARS MARATHON CONCERT AND FESTIVAL

* July 17, 2017, 3:15 pm. Kuhmo Arts Centre, Kuhmo (Finland). "Springs Eternal" for violin and piano. Karel Boeschoten, violin, and Marko Hilpo, piano. KUHMO CHAMBER MUSIC FESTIVAL

* July 14, 2017, 8 pm. Palazzo di Varignana, Bologna (Italy). "Springs Eternal" for violin and piano. Patricia Kopatchinskaja, violin, and Anthony Romaniuk, piano. VARIGNANA MUSIC FESTIVAL

* July 9, 2017, 4 pm. Rossini Saal, Bad Kissingen (Germany). "Springs Eternal" for violin and piano. Patricia Kopatchinskaja, violin, and Anthony Romaniuk, piano.

* July 6, 2017, 8:30 pm. Landgoed de Overplaats, Heemstede (The Netherlands). "The bird that was trapped has flown" for vocal ensemble. Text: James Robertson. New arrangement for 8 voices for Voces8. INTERNATIONAL CHORAL BIENNALE

* June 7, 2017, 8 pm. Oosterkerk, Amsterdam (The Netherlands). "The Book" for cello solo. Hans Woudenberg, cello. VRIENDEN VAN ASKO | SCHOENBERG

* May 19, 2017, 7 pm. Fanny Hensel-Saal, Joseph Haydn Institute for Chamber Music, Early Music and New Music, Vienna (Germany). "Lather. Rinse. Repeat." for bass clarinet quartet. Quartet Petra Stump-Linshalm, Sun Yul Lee, Theresa Dinkhauser, Benjamin Jagec. PROJECT "LOW VIBRATIONS".

* May 14, 2017, 3 pm. AE-Zaal, Prins Claus Conservatorium, Groningen (The Netherlands). "Happy Birthday 234!" for bassoon solo. Thomas Dulfer, bassoon. Performed during the finale of the "Fagot Centraal in Groningen" Bassoon Competition.

* May 13, 2017, 1 pm. AE-Zaal, Prins Claus Conservatorium, Groningen (The Netherlands). "Happy Birthday 234!" for bassoon solo. Six contestants performed this short solo work during the first round of the "Fagot Centraal in Groningen" Bassoon Competition: Maximilien Lamouris, Simon Vanderbroecke, Pedro Goncalves, Geovanny de Bock, Anja Brons, Thomas Dulfer. Watch Georgie Powell play piece here (and see Thomas Dulfer perform other pieces played during the competition):

* May 8, 2017, 8 pm. Kleiner Saal, Konzerthaus, Berlin (Germany). "Springs Eternal" for violin and piano. Patricia Kopatchinskaja, violin, and Anthony Romaniuk, piano.

* May 7, 2017, 7:30 pm. Wigmore Hall, London (England). "Springs Eternal" for violin and piano. Patricia Kopatchinskaja, violin, and Anthony Romaniuk, piano.

* May 5, 2017, 8 pm. De Bijloke, Gent (Belgium). "Springs Eternal" for violin and piano. Patricia Kopatchinskaja, violin, and Anthony Romaniuk, piano.

* May 3, 2017, 8:15 pm. Het Concertgebouw, Amsterdam (The Netherlands). "Springs Eternal" for violin and piano. Patricia Kopatchinskaja, violin, and Anthony Romaniuk, piano.

* April 30, 2017, 5 pm. Zentrum Paul Klee, Bern (Switzerland). "Springs Eternal" for violin and piano. Patricia Kopatchinskaja, violin, and Anthony Romaniuk, piano.

* April 23, 2017, 11:30 am. Kartause, Ittingen (Switzerland). "Springs Eternal" for violin and piano. Patricia Kopatchinskaja, violin, and Anthony Romaniuk, piano.

* April 7, 2017, 7 pm. Bulgarian National Radio Concert Studio, Sofia (Bulgaria). "Second Nature" for piano 4-hands. Ralph van Raat and Kamelia Miladinova, piano. ppIANISSIMO Festival

* March 23, 2017, 8:15 pm. Jurriaanse Zaal, de Doelen, Rotterdam (The Netherlands). "Is a Bell...a Bell?" for two toy pianos (one performer). Isabel Ettenauer, toy piano. RED SOFA SERIES, "OUT THERE"

* March 10, 2017, 4:30 pm. Donner Bookstore, Rotterdam (The Netherlands). "The Book" for cello solo. Hans Woudenberg, cello. BAS KWAKMAN (POETRY INTERNATIONAL) READS FROM HIS NEW BOOK DURING CELLO PERFORMANCE

* February 17, 2017, 1 pm. De Domijnen, Sittard (The Netherlands). "Dancing to an Orange Drummer" for symphony orchestra. Philharmonie Zuidnederland, Peter Biloen, conductor. Alongside Bach, Beethoven, Ginastera and Gordon in performance called "Heartbeat". Also new Interludes for orchestra ("In a Heartbeat") and cello solo "Prayer, Torture and Ecstasy" performed by Sanne de Graaf. In pre-program in small hall also 5 performances of shorter version of "Dancing To an Orange Drummer" ("Korte Versie Dancing to an Orange Drummer")!

* February 17, 2017, 10:15 am. De Domijnen, Sittard (The Netherlands). "Dancing to an Orange Drummer" for symphony orchestra. Philharmonie Zuidnederland, Peter Biloen, conductor. Alongside Bach, Beethoven, Ginastera and Gordon in performance called "Heartbeat". Also new Interludes for orchestra ("In a Heartbeat") and cello solo "Prayer, Torture and Ecstasy" performed by Sanne de Graaf. In pre-program in small hall also 5 performances of shorter version of "Dancing To an Orange Drummer" ("Korte Versie Dancing to an Orange Drummer")!

* February 16, 2017, 1 pm. De Blauwe Kei, Veghel (The Netherlands). "Dancing to an Orange Drummer" for symphony orchestra. Philharmonie Zuidnederland, Peter Biloen, conductor. Alongside Bach, Beethoven, Ginastera and Gordon in performance called "Heartbeat". Also new Interludes for orchestra ("In a Heartbeat") and cello solo "Prayer, Torture and Ecstasy" performed by Sanne de Graaf. In pre-program in small hall also 5 performances of shorter version of "Dancing To an Orange Drummer" ("Korte Versie Dancing to an Orange Drummer")!

* February 16, 2017, 10:15 am. De Blauwe Kei, Veghel (The Netherlands). "Dancing to an Orange Drummer" for symphony orchestra. Philharmonie Zuidnederland, Peter Biloen, conductor. Alongside Bach, Beethoven, Ginastera and Gordon in performance called "Heartbeat". Also new Interludes for orchestra ("In a Heartbeat") and cello solo "Prayer, Torture and Ecstasy" performed by Sanne de Graaf. In pre-program in small hall also 5 performances of shorter version of "Dancing To an Orange Drummer" ("Korte Versie Dancing to an Orange Drummer")!

* February 15, 2017, 10:15 am. De Blauwe Kei, Veghel (The Netherlands). "Dancing to an Orange Drummer" for symphony orchestra. Philharmonie Zuidnederland, Peter Biloen, conductor. Alongside Bach, Beethoven, Ginastera and Gordon in performance called "Heartbeat". Also new Interludes for orchestra ("In a Heartbeat") and cello solo "Prayer, Torture and Ecstasy" performed by Sanne de Graaf. In pre-program in small hall also 5 performances of shorter version of "Dancing To an Orange Drummer" ("Korte Versie Dancing to an Orange Drummer")!

* February 14, 2017, 1 pm. Theater aan het Vrijhof, Maastricht (The Netherlands). "Dancing to an Orange Drummer" for symphony orchestra. Philharmonie Zuidnederland, Peter Biloen, conductor. Alongside Bach, Beethoven, Ginastera and Gordon in performance called "Heartbeat". Also new Interludes for orchestra ("In a Heartbeat") and cello solo "Prayer, Torture and Ecstasy" performed by Sanne de Graaf. In pre-program in small hall also 5 performances of shorter version of "Dancing To an Orange Drummer" ("Korte Versie Dancing to an Orange Drummer")!

* February 14, 2017, 10:15 am. Theater aan het Vrijhof, Maastricht (The Netherlands). "Dancing to an Orange Drummer" for symphony orchestra. Philharmonie Zuidnederland, Peter Biloen, conductor. Alongside Bach, Beethoven, Ginastera and Gordon in performance called "Heartbeat". Also new Interludes for orchestra ("In a Heartbeat") and cello solo "Prayer, Torture and Ecstasy" performed by Sanne de Graaf. In pre-program in small hall also 5 performances of shorter version of "Dancing To an Orange Drummer" ("Korte Versie Dancing to an Orange Drummer")!

* February 11, 2017, 7:30 pm. Jurriaansezaal, de Doelen, Rotterdam (The Netherlands). "Double | Reed" for Bassoon and Chamber Orchestra. Mor Biron, and Sinfonia Rotterdam, under the direction of Avner Biron. MOZART NA DE MAALTIJD

* February 10, 2017, 8:15 pm. Nieuwe Kerk, Den Haag (The Netherlands). "Double | Reed" for Bassoon and Chamber Orchestra. Mor Biron, and Sinfonia Rotterdam, under the direction of Avner Biron. KLASSIEK & WIJN

* January 16, 2017, 8:15 pm. De Doelen, Rotterdam (The Netherlands). "Dancing to an Orange Drummer" version for symphony orchestra. Codarts Symphony Orchestra, Hans Leenders, conductor.

* December 23, 2016, 8:30 pm. Bimhuis, Amsterdam (The Netherlands). "Stap Verder" for 25-piece Big Band. Text: Emma Lazarus. David Kweksilber Big Band, David Kweksilber, conductor.

* December 1, 2016, 8:15 pm. Jurriaansezaal, De Doelen, Rotterdam (The Netherlands). "Stap Verder" for 25-piece Big Band. Text: Emma Lazarus. David Kweksilber Big Band, David Kweksilber, conductor. PREMIERE

* November 26, 2016, 8:15 pm. Intro in Situ, Maastricht (The Netherlands). "Lather. Rinse. Repeat. " for bass clarinet quartet. Bass Clarinet Quartet "Schouten, Carmichael, Althuis, Van Gorkum". IT'S ALL ABOUT BASS CLARINET.

* November 24, 2016, 1 pm. Muziekgebouw, Eindhoven (The Netherlands). "Dancing to an Orange Drummer" for symphony orchestra. Philharmonie Zuidnederland, Peter Biloen, conductor. Alongside Bach, Beethoven, Ginastera and Gordon in performance called "Heartbeat". Also new Interludes for orchestra ("In a Heartbeat") and cello solo "Prayer, Torture and Ecstasy" performed by Caroline Kerpestein. In pre-program in small hall also 5 performances of shorter version of "Dancing To an Orange Drummer" ("Korte Versie Dancing to an Orange Drummer")!

* November 24, 2016, 10:15 am. Muziekgebouw, Eindhoven (The Netherlands). "Dancing to an Orange Drummer" for symphony orchestra. Philharmonie Zuidnederland, Peter Biloen, conductor. Alongside Bach, Beethoven, Ginastera and Gordon in performance called "Heartbeat". Also new Interludes for orchestra ("In a Heartbeat") and cello solo "Prayer, Torture and Ecstasy" performed by Caroline Kerpestein. In pre-program in small hall also 5 performances of shorter version of "Dancing To an Orange Drummer" ("Korte Versie Dancing to an Orange Drummer")!

* November 23, 2016, 10:15 am. Muziekgebouw, Eindhoven (The Netherlands). "Dancing to an Orange Drummer" for symphony orchestra. Philharmonie Zuidnederland, Peter Biloen, conductor. Alongside Bach, Beethoven, Ginastera and Gordon in performance called "Heartbeat". Also new Interludes for orchestra ("In a Heartbeat") and cello solo "Prayer, Torture and Ecstasy" performed by Caroline Kerpestein. In pre-program in small hall also 5 performances of shorter version of "Dancing To an Orange Drummer" ("Korte Versie Dancing to an Orange Drummer")!

* November 22, 2016, 1 pm. Concertzaal, Tilburg (The Netherlands). "Dancing to an Orange Drummer" for symphony orchestra. Philharmonie Zuidnederland, Peter Biloen, conductor. Alongside Bach, Beethoven, Ginastera and Gordon in performance called "Heartbeat". Also new Interludes for orchestra ("In a Heartbeat") and cello solo "Prayer, Torture and Ecstasy" performed by Caroline Kerpestein. In pre-program in small hall also 5 performances of shorter version of "Dancing To an Orange Drummer" ("Korte Versie Dancing to an Orange Drummer")!

* November 22, 2016, 10:15 am. Concertzaal, Tilburg (The Netherlands). "Dancing to an Orange Drummer" for symphony orchestra. Philharmonie Zuidnederland, Peter Biloen, conductor. Alongside Bach, Beethoven, Ginastera and Gordon in performance called "Heartbeat". Also new Interludes for orchestra ("In a Heartbeat") and cello solo "Prayer, Torture and Ecstasy" performed by Caroline Kerpestein. In pre-program in small hall also 5 performances of shorter version of "Dancing To an Orange Drummer" ("Korte Versie Dancing to an Orange Drummer")!

* November 21, 2016, 1 pm. Theater aan de Parade, Den Bosch (The Netherlands). "Dancing to an Orange Drummer" for symphony orchestra. Philharmonie Zuidnederland, Peter Biloen, conductor. Alongside Bach, Beethoven, Ginastera and Gordon in performance called "Heartbeat". Also new Interludes for orchestra ("In a Heartbeat") and cello solo "Prayer, Torture and Ecstasy" performed by Caroline Kerpestein. In pre-program in small hall also 5 performances of shorter version of "Dancing To an Orange Drummer" ("Korte Versie Dancing to an Orange Drummer")!

* November 21, 2016, 10:15 am. Theater aan de Parade, Den Bosch (The Netherlands). "Dancing to an Orange Drummer" for symphony orchestra. Philharmonie Zuidnederland, Peter Biloen, conductor. Alongside Bach, Beethoven, Ginastera and Gordon in performance called "Heartbeat". Also new Interludes for orchestra ("In a Heartbeat") and cello solo "Prayer, Torture and Ecstasy" performed by Caroline Kerpestein. In pre-program in small hall also 5 performances of shorter version of "Dancing To an Orange Drummer" ("Korte Versie Dancing to an Orange Drummer")!

* November 18, 2016, 1 pm. Theater Tiliander, Oisterwijk (The Netherlands). "Dancing to an Orange Drummer" for symphony orchestra. Philharmonie Zuidnederland, Peter Biloen, conductor. Alongside Bach, Beethoven, Ginastera and Gordon in performance called "Heartbeat". Also new Interludes for orchestra ("In a Heartbeat") and cello solo "Prayer, Torture and Ecstasy" performed by Caroline Kerpestein. In pre-program in small hall also 5 performances of shorter version of "Dancing To an Orange Drummer" ("Korte Versie Dancing to an Orange Drummer")!

* November 18, 2016, 10:15 am. Theater Tiliander, Oisterwijk (The Netherlands). "Dancing to an Orange Drummer" for symphony orchestra. Philharmonie Zuidnederland, Peter Biloen, conductor. Alongside Bach, Beethoven, Ginastera and Gordon in performance called "Heartbeat". Also new Interludes for orchestra ("In a Heartbeat") and cello solo "Prayer, Torture and Ecstasy" performed by Caroline Kerpestein. In pre-program in small hall also 5 performances of shorter version of "Dancing To an Orange Drummer" ("Korte Versie Dancing to an Orange Drummer")!

* November 17, 2016, 1 pm. Theater Tiliander, Oisterwijk (The Netherlands). "Dancing to an Orange Drummer" for symphony orchestra. Philharmonie Zuidnederland, Peter Biloen, conductor. Alongside Bach, Beethoven, Ginastera and Gordon in performance called "Heartbeat". Also new Interludes for orchestra ("In a Heartbeat") and cello solo "Prayer, Torture and Ecstasy" performed by Caroline Kerpestein. In pre-program in small hall also 5 performances of shorter version of "Dancing To an Orange Drummer" ("Korte Versie Dancing to an Orange Drummer")!

* November 13, 2016, 4 pm. De Toonzaal, Den Bosch (The Netherlands). "Big Picture" for piano trio. Storioni Trio. NOVEMBER MUSIC

* October 13, 2016, 8:15 pm. Theater Hof 88, Almelo (The Netherlands). "Happy Birthday 234!" for bassoon solo. Bram van Sambeek.

* October 4, 2016, 8:30 pm. De Link in het Cenakel, Tilburg (The Netherlands). "Happy Birthday 234!" for bassoon solo. Bram van Sambeek.

* July 3, 2016, 11 am. Festsaal Altes Gymnasium, Rottweil (Germany). "moonshadow sunshadow" for violin duo. Jeanne Lefevre & Livia Hermann, violin. MUSIKFESTIVAL SOMMERSPROSSEN - Rilke in Musik

* June 23, 2016, 7:30 pm. Sofia Church, Stockholm (Sweden). "The bird that was trapped has flown" for solo soprano, 8 women's voices (SSSSAAAA), nyckelharpa and kokle. Text: James Robertson. Cristi Catt, soprano; and Ensemble Putni, led by Antra Drege; Anna Gustavsson, nyckelharpa; Anda Eglite, kokle. Project to explore Hildegard and Healing, alongside Hildegard von Bingen's Ordo Virtutum

* June 22, 2016, 6 pm. Oregrund Church (Sweden). "The bird that was trapped has flown" for solo soprano, 8 women's voices (SSSSAAAA), nyckelharpa and kokle. Text: James Robertson. Cristi Catt, soprano; and Ensemble Putni, led by Antra Drege; Anna Gustavsson, nyckelharpa; Anda Eglite, kokle. Project to explore Hildegard and Healing, alongside Hildegard von Bingen's Ordo Virtutum

* June 21, 2016, 7 pm. Ska Church, Faringso (Sweden). "The bird that was trapped has flown" for solo soprano, 8 women's voices (SSSSAAAA), nyckelharpa and kokle. Text: James Robertson. Cristi Catt, soprano; and Ensemble Putni, led by Antra Drege; Anna Gustavsson, nyckelharpa; Anda Eglite, kokle. Project to explore Hildegard and Healing, alongside Hildegard von Bingen's Ordo Virtutum

* June 13, 2016, 8 pm. Anglican Church, Riga (Latvia). "The bird that was trapped has flown" for solo soprano, 8 women's voices (SSSSAAAA), nyckelharpa and kokle. Text: James Robertson. Cristi Catt, soprano; and Ensemble Putni, led by Antra Drege; Anna Gustavsson, nyckelharpa; Anda Eglite, kokle. Project to explore Hildegard and Healing, alongside Hildegard von Bingen's Ordo Virtutum / AD LUCEM 'INTROVERT ART' FESTIVAL

* June 12, 2016, 5 pm. St. John's Church, Cesis (Latvia). "The bird that was trapped has flown" for solo soprano, 8 women's voices (SSSSAAAA), nyckelharpa and kokle. Text: James Robertson. Cristi Catt, soprano; and Ensemble Putni, led by Antra Drege; Anna Gustavsson, nyckelharpa; Anda Eglite, kokle. Project to explore Hildegard and Healing, alongside Hildegard von Bingen's Ordo Virtutum

* June 11, 2016, 4 pm. Evangelical Lutheran Church, Lestene (Latvia). "The bird that was trapped has flown" for solo soprano, 8 women's voices (SSSSAAAA), nyckelharpa and kokle. Text: James Robertson. Cristi Catt, soprano; and Ensemble Putni, led by Antra Drege; Anna Gustavsson, nyckelharpa; Anda Eglite, kokle. Project to explore Hildegard and Healing, alongside Hildegard von Bingen's Ordo Virtutum

* June 10, 2016, 6 pm. St. John's Church, Pinku (Latvia). "The bird that was trapped has flown" for solo soprano, 8 women's voices (SSSSAAAA), nyckelharpa and kokle. Text: James Robertson. Cristi Catt, soprano; and Ensemble Putni, led by Antra Drege; Anna Gustavsson, nyckelharpa; Anda Eglite, kokle. PREMIERE Project to explore Hildegard and Healing, alongside Hildegard von Bingen's Ordo Virtutum

* May 30, 2016, 8 pm. Codarts, Rotterdam (The Netherlands). "Lather. Rinse. Repeat. " for bass clarinet quartet. Bass Clarinet Quartet "Schouten, Rawady, Quinta, Calonge". Final Exam Christina Rawady.

* May 21, 2016, 8 pm. De Singel, Antwerp (Belgium). "Lather. Rinse. Repeat. " for bass clarinet quartet. Bass Clarinet Quartet "Schouten, Carmichael, Althuis, Van Gorkum" / BASKLARINET FESTIJN. INTERNATIONAL BASS CLARINET FESTIVAL.

* April 3, 2016, 2 pm. Oude Rechtbank, Eindhoven (The Netherlands). "ZEMTSOV'S FIVE" for viola quartet. Zemtsov Viola Quartet. STRATUMSEIND KLASSIEK

* April 1, 2016, 8 pm. Ruinekerk, Bergen (The Netherlands). "ZEMTSOV'S FIVE" for viola quartet. Zemtsov Viola Quartet. DUINSTREEK KAMERMUZIEK FESTIVAL

* March 31, 2016, 8:15 pm. Kunst aan de Dijk, Kortenhoef (The Netherlands). "ZEMTSOV'S FIVE" for viola quartet. Zemtsov Viola Quartet.

* February 29, 8:15 pm. Grote Zaal, de Doelen, Rotterdam (The Netherlands). "Recalling Chimes" for piano solo. Ralph van Raat, piano. With choreography/dance from Codarts / Rotterdam Conservatory. DE DOELEN DANST

* February 21, 3 pm. Community Room, Jewish Federation of Saint Joseph Valley, South Bend, IN (USA). "Lucifer's Sun" for bass clarinet and harpsichord. Jason Gresl & John Austin Clark, bass clarinet & harpsichord. THE MUSES' WORKSHOP

* February 20, 2016, 5:30 pm. Concertgemaal, Amsterdam (The Netherlands). "Lather. Rinse. Repeat. " for bass clarinet quartet. Bass Clarinet Quartet "Schouten, Rawady, Quinta, Calonge" / BLAZERS FESTIJN.

* February 2, 2016, 8:30 pm. De Link, Tilburg (The Netherlands). "Beyond 'Is' and 'Is Not'" for piccolo and 3-track tape (or three live players). Ilonka Kolthof. PREMIERE, VERSION WITH TAPE "DUTCH PICCOLO PROJECT"

* January 29, 2016, 8:30 pm. Bimhuis, Amsterdam (The Netherlands). "Lather. Rinse. Repeat. " for bass clarinet quartet. Bass Clarinet Quartet "Schouten, Carmichael, Althuis, Van Gorkum" / BASKLARINET FESTIJN.

* January 28, 2016, 8 pm. Wilminktheater, Enschede (The Netherlands). "Lather. Rinse. Repeat. " for bass clarinet quartet. Bass Clarinet Quartet "Schouten, Carmichael, Stump, Van Gorkom". BASKLARINET FESTIJN / WALTER BOEYKENS CLARINET FESTIVAL

* January 28, 2016, 12:30 pm. Kleine Zaal, Muziekgebouw, Eindhoven (The Netherlands). "Big Picture" for piano trio. Storioni Trio. PREMIERE STORIONI FESTIVAL

* January 24, 2016, 8:30 pm. LantarenVenster, Rotterdam (The Netherlands). "Lather. Rinse. Repeat. " for bass clarinet quartet. Bass Clarinet Quartet "Schouten, Carmichael, Stump, Van Gorkom". PREMIERE BASKLARINET FESTIJN

* January 15, 2016, 8:30 pm. Eduard Flipse Zaal, de Doelen, Rotterdam (The Netherlands). "Present Tense" for oboe quartet. The Stolz Quartet. PREMIERE, FULL VERSION "ALLE DERTIEN MOEILIJK" / VRIJDAG IN DE FLIP

* January 10, 2016, 3 pm. 't Mosterdzaadje, Santpoort-Noord (The Netherlands). "Present Tense" for oboe quartet. The Stolz Quartet. "ALLE DERTIEN MOEILIJK"

* January 9, 2016, 3 pm. Lebuinuskerk, Deventer (The Netherlands). "Present Tense" for oboe quartet. The Stolz Quartet. "ALLE DERTIEN MOEILIJK"

* November 15, 2015, 3 pm. Christkonig-Kirche, Mergelstetten (Germany). "Tree Of Life So Green" for 8-part choir (version for female choir SSSSAAAA). vox animata Chamber Choir, under the direction of Robert Goestl.

* November 14, 2015, 7 pm. St. Raphael, Steppach (Germany). "Tree Of Life So Green" for 8-part choir (version for female choir SSSSAAAA). vox animata Chamber Choir, under the direction of Robert Goestl.

* October 18, 2015, 1:15-5 pm. De Doelen 'On Location' (four performances between 2 and 4:30 pm in location to be announced, arrived at by public on bicycles), organized by de Doelen, Rotterdam (The Netherlands). "ZEMTSOV'S FIVE" for viola quartet. Zemtsov Viola Quartet. PREMIERE RED SOFA CITY

* October 17, 2015, 8:15 pm. Jurriaanse Zaal, de Doelen, Rotterdam (The Netherlands). "Landscape of a Soul's Remembering" for string quartet. DoelenKwartet. RED SOFA CITY

* October 17, 2015, 12:30 pm. Azijfabriek, 's-Hertogenbosch (The Netherlands). "ZEMTSOV'S FIVE" for viola quartet. Zemtsov Viola Quartet. TRY OUT

* October 15, 2015, 8:15 pm. Grote Zaal, de Doelen, Rotterdam (The Netherlands). "Double | Reed" for Bassoon and Chamber Orchestra. Bram van Sambeek, and Sinfonia Rotterdam, under the direction of Conrad van Alphen. 3X ROTTERDAM CONCERTO

* September 12, 2015, 8:15 pm. Orgelpark, Amsterdam (The Netherlands). "Arlecchino Unmasked" for blockflute, panflute, viola, accordion and percussion. Ensemble Black Pencil.

* September 12, 2015, 4 pm. Manor Ermani, Riga (Latvia). "Tree Of Life So Green" for 8 women's voices (SSSSAAAA). Ensemble Putni (artistic direction Antra Drege). With poet Janis Rokpelnis. POETRY DAYS

* September 4, 2015, 7:30 pm. Concert Hall, Wuhan (China). "Tree Of Life So Green" for 8-part choir (version for female choir SSSSAAAA). vox animata Chamber Choir, under the direction of Robert Goestl.

* September 2, 2015, 7:30 pm. Concert Hall, Zhaoqing (China). "Tree Of Life So Green" for 8-part choir (version for female choir SSSSAAAA). vox animata Chamber Choir, under the direction of Robert Goestl.

* September 1, 2015, 7:30 pm. Fuzhou Grand Theatre, Fuzhou (China). "Tree Of Life So Green" for 8-part choir (version for female choir SSSSAAAA). vox animata Chamber Choir, under the direction of Robert Goestl.

* August 30, 2015, 7:30 pm. Concert Hall, Hangzhou (China). "Tree Of Life So Green" for 8-part choir (version for female choir SSSSAAAA). vox animata Chamber Choir, under the direction of Robert Goestl.

* August 29, 2015, 7:30 pm. Concert Hall, Jiaxing (China). "Tree Of Life So Green" for 8-part choir (version for female choir SSSSAAAA). vox animata Chamber Choir, under the direction of Robert Goestl.

* August 25, 2015, 3 pm. Het Klokhuis, Antwerpen (Belgium). "Beyond 'Is' and 'Is Not' " for piccolo and 3-track tape (or three live players). Ilonka Kolthof. PREMIERE. "DUTCH PICCOLO PROJECT"

* June 20, 2015, 3:15 pm. Kleine Zaal, Concertgebouw, Amsterdam (The Netherlands). "Happy Birthday 234!" for bassoon solo. Hanneke Nijs, bassoon. 12-HOUR PROM, HOLLAND FESTIVAL 'RED DE FAGOT' ('SAVE THE BASSOON') - ALONG WITH INTERVIEW LED BY ANDREA VAN POL

* June 16, 2015, 7:45-8:30 pm. Muziekgebouw aan 't IJ, Amsterdam (The Netherlands). "Happy Birthday 234!" for bassoon solo. Georgie Powell, bassoon. HOLLAND FESTIVAL 'RED DE FAGOT' ('SAVE THE BASSOON')

* June 10, 2015, 7:45-8:30 pm. Bimhuis, Amsterdam (The Netherlands). "Happy Birthday 234!" for bassoon solo. Daniel Garrido Iglesias, bassoon. PREMIERE. HOLLAND FESTIVAL 'RED DE FAGOT' ('SAVE THE BASSOON')

* May 30, 2015, 8 pm. Symphony Hall, Boston, MA (USA). "Dancing to an Orange Drummer", new version for symphony orchestra. Boston Pops Orchestra, Keith Lockhart, conductor. PREMIERE. Harvard 25th Reunion Concert

* May 23, 2015, 11 am. Schloss Brunegg, Arrau (Switzerland). "moonshadow sunshadow" for violin duo. Esther Hoppe and Liza Ferschtman, violins. PFINGST FESTIVAL

* March 29, 2015, 2:30 pm. VondelCS, Amsterdam (The Netherlands). "Present Tense" for oboe quartet: Part I. The Stolz Quartet. "ALLE DERTIEN MOEILIJK"

* March 28, 2015, 8:30 pm. VondelCS, Amsterdam (The Netherlands). "Present Tense" for oboe quartet: Part I. The Stolz Quartet. "ALLE DERTIEN MOEILIJK"

* March 26, 2015, 8:30 pm. VondelCS, Amsterdam (The Netherlands). "Present Tense" for oboe quartet: Part I. The Stolz Quartet. "ALLE DERTIEN MOEILIJK"

* March 25, 2015, 8:30 pm. VondelCS, Amsterdam (The Netherlands). "Present Tense" for oboe quartet: Part I. The Stolz Quartet. PREMIERE. "ALLE DERTIEN MOEILIJK"

* March 9, 2015, 8:15 pm. Jurriaanse Zaal, de Doelen, Rotterdam (The Netherlands). "Second Nature" for piano 4-hands. GrauSchumacher Piano Duo, piano.

* February 13, 2015, 8:30 pm. Eduard Flipse Zaal, de Doelen, Rotterdam (The Netherlands). "Arlecchino Unmasked" for blockflute, panflute, viola, accordion and percussion. Ensemble Black Pencil. DUTCH PREMIERE. 'VRIJDAG IN DE FLIP' SERIES

* February 7, 2015, 8:15 pm. Jurriaanse Zaal, de Doelen, Rotterdam (The Netherlands). "Is a Bell...a Bell?" for two toy pianos (one performer). Anne Veinberg, toy piano. RED SOFA SERIES, Ralph van Raat "Black Page" Series

* December 12, 2014, 8 pm. Energiehuis, Dordrecht (The Netherlands). "Piece... of Pizza" for percussion ensemble. Codarts Percussion Ensemble / Youth Percussion Pool (led by Tatiana Koleva).

* December 11, 2014, 8 pm. Zeeuwse Concertzaal, Middelburg (The Netherlands). "Piece... of Pizza" for percussion ensemble. Codarts Percussion Ensemble / Youth Percussion Pool (led by Tatiana Koleva). DRUM 'N BEATS / WINTERBURG FESTIVAL

* November 15, 2014, 8 pm. Wolfensohn Hall, Institute for Advanced Study, Princeton University, NJ (USA). "Recalling Chimes" for piano solo. Ralph van Raat, piano. EDWARD T. CONE CONCERT SERIES ("Amsterdam / New Amsterdam")

* November 14, 2014, 8 pm. Wolfensohn Hall, Institute for Advanced Study, Princeton University, NJ (USA). "Recalling Chimes" for piano solo. Ralph van Raat, piano. EDWARD T. CONE CONCERT SERIES ("Amsterdam / New Amsterdam")

* October 13, 2014, 7:30 pm. Center for New Music, San Francisco, CA (USA). "Leaps of Faith" for piano and tape. Jenny Q. Chai, piano. PIANO STEAMPUNK

* September 12, 2014, 10:45 pm. Tivoli-Vredenburg, Utrecht (The Netherlands). "Landscape of a Soul's Remembering" and "Lullabye for a Young Girl Dreaming" for string quartet . DoelenKwartet. GAUDEAMUS MUSIC WEEK

* August 23, 2014, 4 pm. Trombacherhof, Bad Munster-Ebernburg (Germany). "Arlecchino Unmasked" for blockflute, panflute, viola, accordion and percussion. Ensemble Black Pencil. PARKMUSIK FESTIVAL

* July 25, 2014, 8:15 pm. Van der Mandele Zaal, Delft (The Netherlands). "moonshadow sunshadow" for violin duo . Liza Ferschtman and Esther Hoppe, violins. PREMIERE. Delft Chamber Music Festival OPENING CONCERT

* July 6, 2014, 6 pm. Kunsthalle, Lingen (Germany). "Arlecchino Unmasked" for blockflute, panflute, viola, accordion and percussion. Ensemble Black Pencil. PREMIERE. SUMMERWINDS FESTIVAL

* March 2, 2014, 2 pm. Jurriaanse Zaal, de Doelen, Rotterdam (The Netherlands). "Ad 's-Gravesande" for oboe quartet . The Stolz Quartet. PREMIERE

* January 23, 2014, 8:15 pm. Het Muziekgebouw aan 't IJ, Amsterdam (The Netherlands). "Double | Reed" for Bassoon and Chamber Orchestra. Also, "Lullabye for a Young Girl Dreaming, for String Orchestra". Bram van Sambeek, and Sinfonia Rotterdam, under the direction of Conrad van Alphen. Donderdagavond Serie

* January 21, 2014, 8:15 pm. Grote Zaal, de Doelen, Rotterdam (The Netherlands). "Double | Reed" for Bassoon and Chamber Orchestra. Also, "Lullabye for a Young Girl Dreaming, for String Orchestra". Bram van Sambeek, and Sinfonia Rotterdam, under the direction of Conrad van Alphen. PREMIERE / EUROPEAN PREMIERE

* December 14, 2013, 7:30 pm. Oude Kerk, Soest (The Netherlands). "Tree Of Life So Green" for 8-part choir (version for female choir SSSSAAAA). Nationaal Vrouwen Jeugdkoor, under the direction of Wilma ten Wolde.

* December 8, 2013, 4 pm. Antonius van Paduakerk, Nijmegen (The Netherlands). "Tree Of Life So Green" for 8-part choir (version for female choir SSSSAAAA). Nationaal Vrouwen Jeugdkoor, under the direction of Wilma ten Wolde.

* July 27, 2013, 2 pm. Recordia Hall, Seoul (Korea). "DD (Double D)" for piano solo. Hyun-Mook Lim, piano.

* July 20, 2013, 5 pm. Shillim Sammo Art Center, Seoul (Korea). "DD (Double D)" for piano solo. Hyun-Mook Lim, piano.

* July 6, 2013, 8:15 pm. Grote Kerk, Oosthuizen (The Netherlands). "DD (Double D)" for piano solo. Frank van de Laar, piano. Stichting KUNSTZEE

* May 11, 2013, 8 pm^. Laurenskerk, Rotterdam (The Netherlands). "The Many Men So Beautiful " for Chamber Choir (SSSSAAAATTTTBBBB). Laurens Collegium, under the direction of Wiecher Mandemaker. PREMIERE. Driekorendag (Three Choirs Festival). ^Full event takes place from 3-6 pm and from 8-9:15 pm.

* April 20, 2013, 8 pm. Assemini Caligari (Italy). "Is a bell... a bell?" for toy piano. Silvia Corda, toy piano.

* March 16, 2013, 8:15 pm. Barthkapel, Den Haag (The Netherlands). "Tree Of Life So Green" for 8-part female choir. Morgana Kamerkoor, under the direction of Taco Sorgdrager. Piano works "Nocturne", and "DD (Double D)" also to be performed by Ani Avramova.

* February 22, 2013, 8 pm. Energiehuis, Dordrecht (The Netherlands). "De Stilte van Saar", a new opera. VocaalLAB, Ensemble Klang, under the direction of Romain Bischoff. Libretto: Erik-Ward Geerlings. Direction: Cilia Hogerzeil. PREMIERE Other performances: February 23 (8 pm); and March 1 (8 pm), 2 (8 pm), 3 (4 pm), 8 (8 pm), 9 (8 pm), 10 (4 pm) of 2013.





photo credit: Tom Broido

For more biographical information about Vanessa Lann (temporarily only in Dutch; publisher is revamping catalogue): article from DONEMUS Composer's Brochure and bio from DONEMUS Composer's Brochure

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