Newsletter February '14
Too much beauty
Gerrit Komrij(from the collection ‘Humeuren en temperamenten’)
This month you can win a CD with piano sonatas by Franz Schubert if you can answer our question correctly.The question last month was: Erich Wolfgang Korngold incorporated themes out
of which four films in his Violin concerto in D? The correct answer was: Another Dawn, Juarez, The Prince and the Pauper and Anthony Adverse.
The winner is Wim van Dam from Drievliet.
He wins the Super Audio CD from the label Pentatone (Pentatone PTC 5186503) with
the Violin concerto from Max Bruch, ‘Poème’
from Ernest Chausson and the Violin concerto from Erich Wolfgang Korngold. The music is performed by Arabella Steinbacher (violin)
and the Orquestra Gulbenkian conducted by Lawrence Foster.
This month's questionWhat name is given to the Piano sonata D 840 from Franz Schubert? The entries with the
correct answer have a chance of winning the
CD with the recording of the Piano sonata
D 850 by the pianist Shai Wosner on the Onyx label (Onyx 4073).
Acoustic Roots with Linde Nijland
Friday 21 February (21:00 - 22:00) the folk singer
Nijland is the best-known folk singer in
ted the attention of the American producer Joe Boyd, who asked her to sing in
a reunion concert of the legendary group Fairport Convention in the Barbican
Hall in London in 2009.
CD of the month: Requiem – Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
This month Robbert Jan de Neeve (see ‘Introducing...’) has chosen the CD
recordings from 1991 have been re-
Capella Reial de Catalunya. Le Concert des Nations conducted by Jordi
Savall. Montserrat Figueras (soprano), Claudia
March we will broadcast the last programme in the series Perestrojka.
special interest in Russia began during secondary
school. Initially with Russian literature and history. I
wrote a report about
the Russian Revolution for history and read all the plays
and the novels by Toergenjev, Poesjkin en Gogolj. Later on I also read
the novels by Tolstoj and Dostojevski.
World music nights live
The Concertzender has recorded many concerts with world music over the years. And world music covers such a large area and includes so many styles that we now have shelves that are full of recordings of exceptional concerts from the Middle East, the Mediterranean, Africa, South America, India and the Arab world.
We started broadcasting these concerts again on the 8 November 2013,
on the second weekend of the month, in the night from Saturday to
Sunday from 00:00
8 February: ‘Yiddish Night Live II’
On Saturday night 8 February from 00:00 to 07:00 we will be
broadcasting Yiddish Night
New on the Concertzender: Het Klankcafé, Pure Classical and Madge-point!
In January and February the following new programmes are starting on the Concertzender: Het Klankcafé, Madge-point and Pure Classical.
Broadcasts: Tuesday 25 February | Tuesday
as the basis. Presented by Louis Gauthier and Gerhardt, from Arti et Amicitiae in Amsterdam.
Robbert Jan de Neeve: programme maker classical music
Jan started as a programme maker at the Concertzender at the
make the weekly programme ‘Pure Classical’, which features only music from the Classical period, the period
from 1750 to 1830.
Volunteer work“I first got into contact with Sem de Jongh,
the director of the Concertzender, via LinkedIn.
That was in November last year. I has previous-
ly worked with him a few times during my period
at Classic FM and he asked me if I was interes-
ted in making programmes again. And that is what has happened. I like the idea of volunteer work and this allows me to make my experience with radio and music available to the Concert-
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