Newsletter January '14
To all our readers and listeners,
All of us here at the Concertzender wish you a healthy, happy, and above all,
This month's question
Erich Wolfgang Korngold incorporated themes out of which four films in his Violin concerto in D?
What can you win?
This month's prize is the Super Audio CD on the label Pentatone (Pentatone PTC 5186503) with the Violin concerto by Erich Wolfgang Korngold, ‘Poème’ by Ernest Chausson and the Violin concerto by Max Bruch. The music is performed by Arabella Steinbacher (violin) and the Orquestra Gulbenkian conducted by Lawrence Foster.
Acoustic Roots with Parne Gadje
On 17 January 2014 (21:00 – 22:00) Acoustic Roots welcomes the first guests of the new year to our living-room studio in the Conclusion building in Utrecht: the gypsy ensemble Parne Gadje.
Parne Gadje has five members and makes innovative and driving music, full of surprising improvisations. The group makes use of exciting instruments such as the magical Armenian duduk and self-made string instruments including a bicycle tyre bass.
Recently Parne Gadje brought
out a new CD:
CD of the month: Road Tapes – Frank Zappa
Paul Lemmens (see ‘Introducing...’) chose the CD of the month.
He has the following to say about his choice:
Concert recordings Festival Early Music 2013
Concertzender Live starts on Sunday 12 January 2014 with a series of recordings of concerts from the Festival Early Music 2013.
first programme in the series is two concerts recorded on the same
evening, Monday 26 August 2013, the fourth day of the festival. These
are the performances by Cinquecento and by Emma Kirkby and Jakob
Lindberg. The Flemish vocal ensemble Cinquecento honours two geniuses
from the 16th century, the composers Orlandus Lassus and Philippe
de Monte, in the programme ‘Lassus & De Monte: Ein Leben in
For more information see the » programme guide.
The Art of Electronics – theme evening 30 January
Another evening around the theme ‘The Art of the Electronics’ is scheduled for Thursday 30 January.
The complete programme is not finalised at the moment, so watch the website for more information. What is known is that Yannis Kyriakides will be the guest in our studios in Utrecht for the evening.
Together with this composer we will be looking at developments that have followed on from the work of the composer Dick Raaijmakers, who died last year. We will also be listening to some of the contemporary sound artists on the UnSounds label.
Paul Lemmens: programme maker Popart & Electronic music
have been involved with the Concertzender since the summer
of 2013. A friend
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