Rozalie Hirs


Radio portrait, Radio Centraal, Belgium

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On April 8, 2009, from 17:00 to 19:00 a radio portrait of Rozalie Hirs is broadcast on the Belgian radio channel, Radio Centraal. The portrait is presented by Rudi Claessens, who also recites a number of Hirs’s poems.


Date: 2009-04-08
Time: 17:00
Location: Radio Centraal, Ernest van Dijckkaai 21, Antwerp, Belgium


Curved space/ Gekromde ruimte – world premiere Aan de zon de wereld Poetry pieces I-III

Rozalie Hirs and Stevko Busch during WortMusik/Pianolab at the Goethe Institut, Amsterdam, on April 5, 2009, during the world premiere of 'Gekromde ruimte' by Rozalie Hirs (videostill)

On April 5, 2009, the event WortMusik takes place: a portrait concert of Rozalie Hirs featuring the artist, on the invitation of curator and pianist Stevko Busch, Gallery of Tones. During WortMusik the musical compositions Curved space/ Gekromde ruimte (2009), Poetry pieces I-III (2008) and Aan de zon de wereld (2006) by Rozalie Hirs are performed at the Goethe Institut, Amsterdam. The performance of Curved space/ Gekromde ruimte is a world premiere.

You can watch a compilation of clips from the concert on the YouTube link, below, and you can read all the poems here.

Date: 2009-04-05
Time: 14:00
Location: Goethe Institut, Herengracht 470, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
Performers: Ned McGowan (flute), Tobias Klein (contrabass clarinet), Joost Buis (trombone, lapsteel guitar), Stevko Busch (piano), Robert van Heumen (computer, controllers), Arnold Dooyeweerd (double bass), Rozalie Hirs (music, poetry, voice)
Stevko Busch (curator), Pianolab, Gallery of Tones