Rozalie Hirs

2018-03-22

Salon, Maison Dora Maar

On 22 March 2018 at 18:00 the three current artists-in-residence at Maison Dora Maar, Liz Brown, David Grand, and Rozalie Hirs, present their work to the public. With special thanks to Gwen Strauss, director of Maison Dora Maar.

Liz Brown talks about and reads from Twilight Man: The Strange Life and Times of Harrison Post, to be published by Viking. David Grand speaks about and reads from his fourth novel. Rozalie Hirs speaks about the compositional ideas underlying her new work parallel world and sea to be premiered by ASKO|Schönberg in May 2018. The presentations and subsequent rounds of questions are to be followed by a reception.

The Fellows Program at the Dora Maar House is made possible through a grant from the Brown Foundation and the Museum of Fine Arts, Houston, Texas, United States.
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Date: 2018-03-22
Time: 18:00 CET
Location: Salon, Maison Dora Maar, Rue du Portail Neuf 58, 84560 Ménerbes, France



A sorcerer’s apprentice

The new season 2018/19 of Muziekgebouw aan ‘t IJ is now online. It is quite wonderful (and moving) to be included with a new piece for Asko|Schönberg in the concert Sorcerer’s Apprentices, honoring Louis Andriessen as a professor of composition. The concert, featuring three of his former students, is part of the Andriessen Festival celebrating his 80th birthday (photograph: Marco Borggreve).


2018-03-11

Launch of new Forum, Amsterdam

On 11 March 2018 at 14:00 CET a new series of the magazine for architecture FORUM, published by Genootschap Architectura et Amicitiae (founded 1855), present its first issue ‘The Hall’.

The launch party takes place at the Academy for Architecture, Amsterdam; it features a lecture by Machiel Spaan, musical performances by Klaske Oenema, and a round table discussion with Pieter van Hoexem, Haiko Meijer, Juliette Gilson, and Elsbeth Ronner. The afternoon is closed by a reception.

FORUM #1 ‘The Hall’ contains articles and photographs by Machiel Spaan, Madeleine Maaskant, Elsbeth Ronner, Luuk Kramer, Bart de Baets, Sandra Kassenaar, and many others, as well as poems by Rodaan Al Galidi and Rozalie Hirs.

Date: 2018-03-11
Time: 14:00 CET
Location: Akademie van Bouwkunst, Waterlooplein 211-213, 1011 PG Amsterdam, The Netherlands

2018-03-10

CD release Electric Language by Wiek Hijmans

On 10 March 2018 at 16:00 CET the electric guitar player and musician-at-large Wiek Hijmans present the launch of his fourth solo album Electric Language as part of the illustrous series Ladder of Escape, Attacca Productions, Amsterdam. At Splendor in Amsterdam, Wiek Hijmans plays a short concert, consisting of works by Morton Feldman, Yannis Kyriakides, Maarten Altena, Rozalie Hirs, Christian Wolff, Peter Ablinger, and himself. The concert is to be followed by a reception.

Date: 2018-03-10
Time: 16:00 CET
Location: Splendor, Nieuwe Uilenburgerstraat 116, 1011 LX, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
Performers: Wiek Hijmans (electric guitar)



Wiek Hijmans’ Electric Language CD [invitation]

You are cordially invited to today’s launch of Wiek Hijmans’ fourth solo album Electric Language as part of the illustrous series Ladder of Escape, Attacca Productions, Amsterdam.

The concert and party take place at Splendor in Amsterdam on 10 March 2018 at 16:00 CET. Wiek plays works by Morton Feldman, Yannis Kyriakides, Maarten Altena, Rozalie Hirs, Christian Wolff, Peter Ablinger, and himself. The concert is to be followed by a reception (photograph: Anne La Berge).


2018-03-01

Composer-in-Residence at Maison Dora Maar, Ménerbes, France

From 1 to 31 March 2018 Rozalie Hirs is composer-in-residence of the Maison Dora Maar in Ménerbes, Provence, France. With generous support of a Brown Foundation Fellowship from the Maison Dora Maar.

The French photgorapher, painter, poet Dora Maar (pseudonym for Henriette Theodora Markovitch) owned the house and stayed there every summer from 1944 until 1996 (photograph: Lee Miller).

Date: 2018-03-01
Location: Maison Dora Maar, Ménerbes, Provence, 84560 France