Rozalie Hirs


Geluksbrenger – book launch

Rozalie Hirs: Geluksbrenger (Amsterdam: Querido, 2008). Poetry: Rozalie Hirs. Book design: Michaël Snitker

On November 27, 2008, the launch party for the new poetry collection Geluksbrenger (Amsterdam: Querido, 2008) by Rozalie Hirs takes place, with performances by Jaap Blonk, Geert Buelens, Rozalie Hirs and the Jackson Mac Low Band. Mirjam van Hengel, poetry editor for Querido, presents the first copy to the poet. The event is hosted by Joost Baars.

Date: 2008-11-27
Time: 20:30
Location: Stichting Perdu, Kloveniersburgwal 86, Amsterdam, The Netherlands


article 0 [transarctic buddha]

Johannes Fischer (slagwerk)

On November 18, 2008, the musical composition article 0 [transarctic buddha] (2003) by Rozalie Hirs is performed by percussionist Johannes Fischer for the occasion of his concert Debut im Deutschlandradio Kultur. The concert takes place at the Berliner Philharmonie, Berlin, Germany, and is broadcast live by Deutschlandradio Kultur.

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Date: 2008-11-18
Time: 20:00
Location: Debut im Deutschlandradio Kultur: Johannes Fischer, Berliner Philharmonie, Herbert-von-Karajan-Straße 1, Berlin, Germany
Performers: Johannes Fischer (percussion}
Deutschlandradio Kultur


Lecture and workshop, USCD, United States


On November 17, 2008, from 17:00 to 19:00, Rozalie Hirs gives the talk “Contemporary compositional techniques and OpenMusic” at the Music Departement of USCD (University of California at San Diego), La Jolla, USA. The next day, November 18, 2010, the workshop of the same title takes place from 17:00 to 19:00.

Date: 2008-11-17
Time: 17:00
Location: UCSD Department of Music, 9500 Gilman Drive, La Jolla, USA


Roseherte – world premiere

On stage after the premiere of 'Roseherte' by Rozalie Hirs, 8 November 2008

On November 8, 2008, the composition Roseherte (2008) for large orchestra and electronic sounds is premiered as part of the Nederlandse Muziekdagen (Dutch Music Days) at Muziekgebouw aan ‘t IJ, Amsterdam. The work is performed by the Radio Filharmonisch Orkest conducted by Micha Hamel.

Date: 2008-11-08
Time: 20:30
Location: Muziekgebouw aan 't IJ, Piet Heinkade 5, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
Performers: Radio Filharmonisch Orkest, Micha Hamel (conductor)


Interview by Agnes van der Horst, NPO Television

Rozalie Hirs during the rehearsals of 'Roseherte' (2008) for large orchestra and electronic sounds, written for the Radio Filharmonisch Orkest and Micha Hamel (conductor). Photo: ©2008 Co Broerse

On November 7, 2008, Anke Brouwer and Rozalie Hirs are interviewd by Agnes van der Horst. They discuss the new pieces that they wrote especially for the Dutch Radio Philharmonic Orchestra, premiered this week as part of the Nederlandse Muziekdagen (Dutch Music Days).

You can see the broadcast here on “Uitzending gemist”.

Date: 2008-11-07
Time: 14:00
Location: NPO televisie, Sumatralaan 45, Hilversum


WortMusik – launch

081102 stevko-busch

On November 2, 2008, the new series WortMusik is launched as part of Pianolab, Goethe Institut, Amsterdam, with performances by Dante Boon, Samuel Vriezen, Albert van Veenendaal, Mark Alban Lotz, Lysander le Coultre, Alan Purves, Walter Lampe, Keiko Shichijo, Oscar Jan Hoogland, Natalio Sued, Raoul van der Weide, Felicity Provan, Joost Buis, Achim Krämer, and Rozalie Hirs.
The series’ host and curator is Stevko Busch.

Date: 2008-11-02
Time: 14:00
Location: Goethe Institut, Herengracht 470, Amsterdam