In this newsletter you will read about our new smartphone site, get listening tips for early music, and find an invitation for our open house on October 23, 2010 at 07:00 pm CET; an evening with music, dancing, photography and art. In the ‘Introducing’ feature, you will meet Liubou Minniyeva, who works for the Concertzender and organized the open house evening.
We wish you pleasant reading!
Open huis op 23 oktober
On October 23, 2010 at 07:00 pm CET the Concertzender will open its doors for a special evening. If you are in the mood for a fun cultural evening spent with kindred spirits come to the café and hall in » MuzyQ, Atlantisplein 1 in Amsterdam. This event is free of charge.
This is the first time that the Concertzender will be organizing an integral event: @ConcertZender for all lovers of quality music and other art forms:
Through this event we also hope to interest new Friends in the possibilities of donating to the Concertzender. Your kind donations enable us to let you hear a wide range of the best music from past and present.
Live acoustical music will be performed by young professional musicians in MuzyQ, such as the exquisite world music of » Shahzad Ali Khan from Pakistan.
Photos and paintings
Superb photography from the private collection of Sergey Shamota (Russia, Holland and Israel) will be on display, as well as paintings by Wiaan Ramadhan (Holland and Iraq).
Dancing to DJs
Dancers will enjoy the irresistible swinging beats of the DJs » DJ Bertú, » Hank Disaster and » Favo-RI8.
The Concertzender is known for its exceptional and adventurous programming of music such as:
- real jazz
- rare recordings of private world music collections
- historical recordings and concert registrations
The Concertzender is able to fulfill its artistic mission thanks to:
- the dedication of many volunteers
- support by several organizations
@ConcertZender is a unique event. We want to bring together Friends of the Concertzender and everyone who loves excellent quality music and art.
for more information, the location and route:
Concertzender on your smartphone
You can now listen to the Concertzender on your smartphone! Check out m.concertzender.nl.
The site is simply designed and offers all channels. The website was tested on iPhone, Nokia and Android.
» listen to us wherever and whenever
Tip from the editor : strikingly beautiful Frescobaldi
Irene Stolp, coordinator of early music, tips Frescobaldi. In Nuove Musiche you will hear instrumental music and bloodcurdling arias.
- Nuove Musiche
- Sunday Oct. 10
- 03:00-04:00 pm CET
- instrumental and vocal
You will be listening to a new cd of music by Girolamo Frescobaldi, exquisitely rendered by Ensemble Clematis and directed by Leonardo Garcia- Alarcón. The soprano Mariana Flores is the soloist on this recording.
Tip from the editor : in the shadow of Händel
Another tip by Irene Stolp: a cd of music by composers who stood in the shadow of Händel.
- Nuove Musiche
- Sunday Oct. 17
- 03:00-04:00 pm CET
- unknown composers from Händel's time
- 3rd cd from Ensemble Rossignol
Ensemble Rossignol was a guest performer at the jubilee of the Concertzender at the end of 2008.
» listen to Ensemble Rossignol in ‘missed broadcast’
Liubou Minniyeva – editor world music and organizer open house
My editing job entails more than coordinating the world music programs. I also place all relevant information pertaining to world music on the website and provide PR for the Concertzender at other radio stations.
In April I joined the CZ as a volunteer. After a one-month trial period I was promoted to coordinator. I used to dream of a job with a radio station or other media. Now that dream has come true!!
Aside from my volunteer job with the CZ I work for the world famous Booking.com company.
Before that I worked as a journalist and took a course in mass media and communications. I have an MD in economy and management. I have worked for many large companies, such as Amphenol and Aimex Communications, for whom I worked in sales.
Recently I have come to realize that I want to work in the cultural sector, especially the arts and media. That is why I am now taking a BA. In a year or so I want to start my own company: Liubou Minniyeva Curating. This company will act as an intermediary between artists and companies, galleries, media, etc. My work will have many different facets, including:
- producing projects and expositions
- managing budgets
I believe that the Concertzender has a great deal of potential. Not only because it is an old and venerated radio station, but because of its ability to survive.
I spend my free time pursuing the following:
- making programs
The next e-zine
The next Concertzender newsletter will come out in November 2010.
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