“Where the power of words stops, the music begins.”
Richard Wagner, German composer (1813-1883)
There is no competition this month. The result of last month's competition will
be published in the newsletter in November.
Mehmet Polat Trio in Acoustic Roots
The Mehmet Polat Trio was our guest in Acoustic Roots on Friday 18 September 2015. This trio is both a spiritual and musically adventurous meeting between three master musicians and their magical instruments;
the ney, kora and ud.
newsletter has unfortunately been
published too late for you to be able
to the broadcast live, but you can always listen
programme on demand by going to the programme schedule on our website
clicking on the link in the programme guide.
roots of the trio are in the Ottoman,
Anatolian, Balkan and
West-African music traditions and the trio is able to adapt these
traditions to enhance the original compositions by Mehmet Polat
and to create daring improvisations and grooves. And they do this while retaining the warmth and intimacy of a chamber concert. Their first CD Next Spring appeared last year on the Belgian Homerecords
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20 years of X-Rated: 1995-2015
In October it is exactly 20 years ago that X-Rated was started by the radio station Kink FM. X-Rated, the programme for experiment, avant-garde and electronic music, has
had a loyal following since it started and the number of fans has
continued to grow since the programme moved to the Concertzender
We do not want this milestone to pass unnoticed!
celebrations will take place during a dark
but festive extended edition
of the programme
on Sunday 4 October from 20.00 to 23.00 CET,
during which we will be looking back at the best from 20 years of X-Rated.
You can be present
If you want to be present during this special edition of X-Rated,
listen to the programme in
the coming weeks and programme maker and presenter Bob Rusche will tell you what you
Broadcast: Sunday 4 October 2015,
300th episode of Bach ad Infinitum
Friday 25 September at 13.00 CET is another important milestone for our
series Bach ad Infinitum:
the 300th episode! To celebrate this event, the programme maker Govert
Jan Bach has invited Irene Stolp, the coordinator of the Early Music
programmes at the Concertzender, to present the programme together
with Joop van Zijl.
has presented many programmes herself
in the past and now has overall
for all our Early Music programmes, including
Bach ad Infinitum. She has an extensive network of contacts in the world of Early Music, follows
all the concerts in the Netherlands and also maintains the website
for the programme. She misses nothing, is an acknowledged expert
and has an important role at the Concertzender.
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Special offer for our listeners: Internet radios with discount
The Concertzender has selected two excellent internet radios for our
listeners that can be purchased online with a 10% discount by using
our special Concertzender discount code.
The special offer concerns the following Internet radios.
Clint Digital H3 wifi internet radio set-top box
- wifi radio for your stereo
- colour screen
- remote control
This set-top box allow you to add Internet radio to your stereo or TV.
does not have its own speakers and must therefore be
connected to an amplifier
with speakers, generally via a cable (AUX
Sangean WFR-1Di internet radio with WiFi / FM / DAB+
- easy to use
- impressive sound quality
- stylish design
- value for money
- good reception
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