Rozalie Hirs

2008-06-27

Poetry pieces I-III

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On June 27, 2008, Rozalie Hirs performs her musical composition on original poems, Poetry pieces I-III (2008), as part of Eindfeest (Seasons’ End Party) at Perdu, Amsterdam.

Date: 2008-06-27
Time: 21:00
Location: Perdu, Kloveniersburgwal 86, Amsterdam
Het Eindfeest

2008-06-15

article 5 [dolphin, curved time]

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On June 15, 2008, the musical composition article 5 [dolpin, curved time] (2008) by Rozalie Hirs is performed twice by soprano Irene Maessen as part of Festival Wendingen at the Bijbels Museum (Biblical Museum), Amsterdam. The piece is based on the poem ‘Tuimelaar’ from Rozalie’s poetry collection Geluksbrenger (Amsterdam: uitgeverij Querido, Amsterdam; 2008), to be published soon.

On June 15, 2008, there are two concerts of the piece, at 13:00 and at 14:00.

Date: 2008-06-15
Time: 13:00
Location: Wendingen Festival, Bijbels Museum, Herengracht 368, Amsterdam
Performers: Irene Maessen (soprano)

2008-06-14

article 5 [dolphin, curved time] – world premiere

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On June 15, 2008, the musical composition article 5 [dolpin, curved time] (2008) by Rozalie Hirs is premiered by soprano Irene Maessen as part of Festival Wendingen at the Bijbels Museum (Biblical Museum), Amsterdam. The piece is based on the poem ‘Tuimelaar’ from Rozalie’s poetry collection Geluksbrenger (Amsterdam: uitgeverij Querido, Amsterdam; 2008), which is to be published soon.

On June 14, 2008, the piece is performed twice, at 13:00 and at 14:00. The next day, two more performances take place.

Date: 2008-06-14
Time: 13:00
Location: Wendingen Festival, Bijbels Museum, Herengracht 368, Amsterdam
Performers: Irene Maessen (soprano)
World premiere: new composition commissioned by Marja Bon and Wendingen

2008-06-11

Poetry piece III

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On June 11, 2008, as part of An evening with Robert Gray at the Museum voor hedendaagse Aboriginal kunst (Museum for contemporary aboriginal art), Utrecht, poets Robert Gray (Australia), Jennifer Arcuni (USA), Julian Stannard (UK), Robert Glick (USA) and Rozalie Hirs (Netherlands) give a reading.
As part of her presentation, Rozalie performs her musical composition Poetry piece III (2008), based on the poem ‘Stamboom’ and its English translation, ‘Family Tree’ (made by Ko Kooman), recently published in Versal IV. The event is hosted by executive editor Megan M. Garr of VERSAL and organized by SLAU

Date: 2008-06-11
Time: 20:00
Location: Museum voor hedendaagse Aboriginal kunst, Oudegracht 176, Utrecht
VERSAL/ wordsinhere, SLAU

2008-06-02

Workshop Creative Writing, Bitterfeld-Wolfen

Tom Philips: A Humument, p.1 (example of Erasure poetry)

At the invitation of Kunstwelten at the Akademie der Künste, Berlin, Germany, from June 2 to June 5, 2008, Rozalie Hirs gives a workshop Creative Writing to students of the Eurogymnasion Bitterfeld, Bitterfeld-Wolfen, Germany.

The illustration shows an example of ‘Erasure poetry’: the first page of the famous book, A Humument, by Tom Philips. ‘Erasure poetry’ is one of the techniques that are featured during the workshop. The workshops are held in German.

Date: 2008-06-02
Time: 11:00
Location: Europagymnasium Bitterfeld, Walther-Rathenau-Straße 19, Bitterfeld-Wolfen, Germany