Newsletter January 2016
“Not everybody is able to dance to the music of future.”Stanislaw Jerzy Lec (Pools aphorist and poet, 1909-1966).
The Concertzender wishes you a beautiful and musical 2016!
This month you have the chance to win the
CD Chanson Vocalise with works
The competition question of December was:
This month's question
The competition question of January is .....
Composer of the month
The Composer of the month of January is Calliope Tsoupaki (Piraeus, Greece, 1963).
This contemporary composer graduated in 1988 at the
Hellenikon Conservatory and continued her studies in the Netherlands
with Louis Andriessen. Today she still lives and works in the
Netherlands. She uses elements from ancient and contemporary music from
Greece and the Middle East in her music. Her oeuvre
contains more than 70 works, ranging from opera to multimedia projects.
Last autumn, her opera Mariken
Café Sonore celebrates Art's Birthday with a grand radio event
On Sunday, January 17th, 2016, the Concertzender will celebrate a special anniversay: Art's Birthday. Yes, the birthday of Art. A celebration to commemorate the French Fluxus artist Robert Filliou. This birthday will be celebrated with a grand, four-hour long,
international radio event between 8:00 PM
The Internationale Ars Acustica Groep of the
Jubilee for Madgepoint on January 10
Since the beginning of 2014 master pianist Geoffrey Madge presents his biweekly program Madgepoint on the
Concertzender. On January 10,
In this jubilee episode Geoffrey will not look at other musicians, together with his co-host Louis Thörig, but they will discuss the activities of Geoffrey himself. And there are quite a few. In addition to his performances as a pianist and a composer he also runs musical foundations like Madgictouch, the Young Piano Masters and la Sociėté des Musiciens Extra-ordinaires.
Madgepoint is about a variety of subjects that mainly have to do with interpretation. We are dealing with questions like: how did composers play their own work and what differences can be heard in the same work in different performances?
Broadcast: Sunday January 10, 10:00 AM (still accessible via our website)
New program: Pianoatelier
Starting on January 6, the Concertzender will offer the monthly program Pianoatelier,
every first Wednesday of the month. For the attentive listener:
Master pianist Willem Brons managed to attract the interest of the
Concertzender as a program maker. In coopereation with Annemiek
Broadcast: Wednesday January 6, 2:00 PM (still accessible via our website)
Acoustic Roots: guest singer Anass Habib with Arabic songs
On January 15, 9:00 PM, Acoustic Roots will welcome guest singer Habib Anass. Anass is from Fez (Morocco), and from an early age on he was an ambitious singer. When he was only five years old he sang classical Arabic songs together with his family. At age twelve he performed his first solo concert in Fez. Nowadays his repertoire covers music from many countries and civilizations.
Anass lived in Syria for two years, where he
JazznotJazz: the latest developments in contemporary jazz
You had to miss us on the Concertzender for some time, but starting on December 29 the program JazznotJazz will be broadcasted again. In this program the latest developments in contemporary jazz since 1990 will be discussed, and of course we will listen to lots of modern jazz. The first episode was dedicated to Norwegian jazz musicians.
The new JazznotJazz is composed by Jasper van der Minnen. The first broadcast on December 29 was dedicated to Norwegian jazz musicians like Bugge Wesseltoft, who mix jazz with improvised music and electronic (dance) elements.
Broadcasts: every second and fourth Tuesday of the month at 11:00 PM. You can listen to our first broadcast of December 29 via the program guide on our website.
Lots of Erik Bosgraaf at the Concertzender in 2016
January 8, a CD with live recordings from recorder player Erik Bosgraaf
and various musical friends will be presented during a concert in
Muziekcentrum De Toonzaal in
The recordings were made between 2012 and 2015 by recording engineer Kees van de Wiel
The rich variety of jazz on the Concertzender
The Concertzender is deeply saddened by the decision of the
Dutch Public Broadcasting to stop Radio 6, the jazz channel, in its
current form. Budgets
Did you know you can listen to over 35 jazz programs on the
Recital Hall Concertgebouw
Perhaps you are familiar with the Main
In this Hall you are able to hear the musicians breathe, you can
nearly touch them. That is the magic of the Recital Hall. Discover the
magic yourself and listen to a string quartet, piano
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