Rozalie Hirs

2019-03-23

Ahora es una rosa (2019)

Ahora es una rosa (2019) by Rozalie Hirs, her first full length poetry collection in Spanish, has just come out. The poems were translated into Spanish by Diego Puls. The publishing house is Yauguru Books, Montevideo, Uruguay (publisher: Gustavo Wojciechowski). ISBN 978-9974-890-33-6. 48pp.

The book will be presented in two weeks, during the Mundial Poetico, Montevideo, Uruguay. On three evenings of the Festival (3-5 April 2019) Hirs will read her poetry in Dutch, English, and Spanish, alongside poets from all over the world.

With financial support of the Netherlands Foundation for Literature. With special thanks to Martín Barea Mattos.


2019-03-06

New work for Sonar Quartett

On Sunday 22 March 2020 at 11:30 a new work (poetry, music) for string quartet and soprano is performed by Sonar Quartett and Maraile Lichdi (soprano). The new work by Rozalie Hirs is a commission by Förderkreis für Neue Musik Heilbronn e.V. The location is Regiswindiskirche, Lauffen am Neckar, birthtown of the German poet Hölderlin.

Programme
Luigi Nono – Fragmente – Stille, an Diotima
Rozalie Hirs – New work
Leoš Janáček – String Quartet No. 2, Intimate Letters

Sonar Quartett
Susanne Zapf (violin)
Wojciech Garbowski (violin)
Nikolaus Schlierf (viola)
Cosima Gerhardt (cello)

The photograph of Sonar Quartett is by Piotr Bialoglowicz.

Date: 2020-03-22
Time: 11:30 CET
Location: Regiswindiskirche, Lauffen am Neckar, Baden-Württemberg, Germany
Performers: Sonar Quartett, Maraile Lichdi (soprano)

2019-03-06

New work for string quartet and soprano – world premiere

On 20 March 2020 at 19:30 a new work (poetry, music) for string quartet and soprano receives its world premiere by Sonar Quartett and Maraile Lichdi (soprano). The new work by Rozalie Hirs is a commission by Förderkreis für Neue Musik Heilbronn e.V. The location is Kilianskirche, Heilbronn, Germany.

Programme
Luigi Nono – Fragmente – Stille, an Diotima
Rozalie Hirs – New work
Leoš Janáček – String Quartet No. 2, Intimate Letters

Sonar Quartett
Susanne Zapf (violin)
Wojciech Garbowski (violin)
Nikolaus Schlierf (viola)
Cosima Gerhardt (cello)

The photograph of Sonar Quartett is by Piotr Bialoglowicz.

Date: 2020-03-20
Time: 19:30
Location: Kilianskirche, Kaiserstraße, Heilbronn, Baden-Württemberg, Germany
Performers: Sonar Quartett, Maraile Lichdi (soprano)

2019-03-06

Artist-in-residence at Van Doesburg House, Paris, France

From 1 September until 31 December 2019 composer Rozalie Hirs and architect Machiel Spaan live and work as artists-in-residence at the Van Doesburg House, Paris, France. During their stay the two create a new interdisciplinary sound architecture project together. The residency is made possible through grants from Mondriaanfonds and the Netherlands Performing Arts Fund.

The Van Doesburg House was designed by De Stijl artist and architect Theo Van Doesburg for himself and his wife, the pianist, artist, and curator Nelly van Moorsel. It is an inspiring, transformative building with movable inner walls.

Date: 2019-09-01
Location: Van Doesburghuis, 29 rue Charles-Infroit, Meudon, Paris, France
The artist-in-residence is curated and financially supported by Mondriaanfonds, Amsterdam, The Netherlands

2019-03-06

Silenced (2018), Vredenburg, Utrecht

On 7 June 2019 the soprano Bauwien van der Meer presents her production Fantastic Women, with songs on the topic of emancipation and women’s rights, at Club Nine, TivoliVredenburg, Utrecht, The Netherlands.

Fantastic Women contains musical works by the composers Aleksandra Bajde, Rozalie Hirs, Anda Kryeziu, Kate Moore, Georgia Nicolaou, Barbara Okma, Annelies Van Parys, Calliope Tsoupaki, Renske Vrolijk, Yiran Zhao, based on poetry by, among others, Hirs, Plath, and Wesendonck. The work (music, text) composed by Hirs for the project is entitled Silenced (2018).

The production is developed in collaboration with Jorinde Keesmaat (director), Desiree van Gelderen (light), Sammy Van den Heuvel (costumes, set design), and Robin de Bruijn (dramaturgy). The new works are commissioned by November Music, Den Bosch, The Netherlands. With financial support from the Netherlands Performing Arts Fund and the Eduard van Beinum Foundation.

Date: 2019-06-07
Time: 20:00 CET
Location: Club Nine, TivoliVredenburg, Utrecht, The Netherlands
Performers: Bauwien van der Meer (soprano), Caecilia Boschman (piano)

2019-03-06

In honour

On Saturday 25 May 2019 at 13:00 CET at Muziekgebouw aan ‘t IJ, ASKO|Schönberg honours Louis Andriessen as a pedagogue by playing new works by three of his former students, Mary Finsterer, Pete Harden, Martijn Padding, and Rozalie Hirs. The program, entitled, Ter ere/ In honour, is as follows:

Mary Finsterer – New work (world premiere)
Rozalie Hirs – parallel world and sea (2017-18)
Pete Harden – At Pappa’s Altar
Martijn Padding – Last Words

The concert is part of the Andriessen Festival at Muziekgebouw aan ‘t IJ, taking place from 23-26 May 2019.

Date: 2019-05-25
Time: 13:00 CET
Location: Muziekgebouw aan 't IJ (Grote zaal), Piet Heinkade, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
Performers: ASKO|Schönberg, Reinbert de Leeuw (conductor), Ernestine Stoop (harp), Godelieve Schrama (harp)

2019-03-06

New work for Musikfabrik – German premiere

On 20 May 2019 Ensemble Musikfabrik present the German premiere of a new work by Rozalie Hirs during the Konzertreihe Musikfabrik im WDR. The new work, a commission by Zaterdagmatinee, The Netherlands, is scored for solo trumpet, large ensemble, and electronic sounds. The location is WDR Funkhaus Wallrafplatz (Großer Sendesaal), Cologne, Germany. The photograph shows Marco Blaauw on trumpet.

Date: 2019-05-20
Time: TBA
Location: WDR Funkhaus Wallrafplatz (Großer Sendesaal), Wallrafplatz, 50667 Köln, Germany
Performers: Musikfabrik and Emilio Pomárico (conductor)
Commissioned by Zaterdagmatinee

2019-03-06

Silenced (2018), Operadagen Rotterdam

On 19 May 2019 the soprano Bauwien van der Meer presents her production Fantastic Women, with songs on the topic of emancipation and women’s rights, at Operadagen Rotterdam, The Netherlands.

Fantastic Women contains musical works by the composers Aleksandra Bajde, Rozalie Hirs, Anda Kryeziu, Kate Moore, Georgia Nicolaou, Barbara Okma, Annelies Van Parys, Calliope Tsoupaki, Renske Vrolijk, Yiran Zhao, based on poetry by, among others, Hirs, Plath, and Wesendonck. The work (music, text) composed by Hirs for the project is entitled Silenced (2018).

The production is developed in collaboration with Jorinde Keesmaat (director), Desiree van Gelderen (light), Sammy Van den Heuvel (costumes, set design), and Robin de Bruijn (dramaturgy). The new works are commissioned by November Music, Den Bosch, The Netherlands. With financial support from the Netherlands Performing Arts Fund and the Eduard van Beinum Foundation.

Date: 2019-05-19
Time: TBA
Location: Operadagen, Stadsschouwburg Rotterdam, Schouwburgplein 25, Rotterdam, The Netherlands
Performers: Bauwien van der Meer (soprano), Caecilia Boschman (piano)

2019-03-06

New work for Musikfabrik – world premiere

On Saturday 18 May 2019 at Royal Concertgebouw, Amsterdam, The Netherlands, Musikfabrik performs a new work by Rozalie Hirs, commissioned by Zaterdagmatinee. The concert, entitled Beyond Frontiers, also features works by Chin, Bauckholt, and Germanus. Performers include Helen Bledsoe (flute), Carl Rosman (clarinet), Peter Veale (oboe), Alban Wesly (bassoon), Christine Chapman (horn), Marco Blaauw (trumpet), Bruce Collings (trombone), Melvyn Poore (tuba), Benjamin Kobler or Ulrich Löffler (piano), Dirk Rothbrust (percussion), Juditha Haeberlin (violin), Hannah Weirich (violin), Axel Porath (viola), Dirk Wietheger (violoncello), and Emilio Pomárico (conductor).

The above photograph shows the world premiere of Claude Vivier’s Hiérophanie (1970) by Ensemble Musikfabrik in 2010.

Date: 2019-05-18
Time: 14:15 CET
Location: Royal Concertgebouw, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
Performers: Musikfabrik and Emilio Pomárico (conductor)
Commissioned by Zaterdagmatinee

2019-03-06

World Poetry Festival, Montevideo, Uruguay

From 2 until 7 April 2019 Rozalie Hirs is a guest poet at the World Poetry Festival/ Mundial Poético de Montevideo, Uruguay. During the festival Hirs and other international poets from France, Spain, Brasil, Perú, Haiti, Argentina, perform in different cities around Uruguay. In addition the new Spanish poetry book by Hirs ahora es una rosa (Montevideo: Yauguru Books, 2019; Spanish translations by Diego Puls) will be presented.

With financial support of the Netherlands Foundation for Literature

Date: 2019-04-02
Location: World Poetry Festival, Montevideo, and other cities, Uruguay
Martín Barea Mattos (festival director), Gustavo Wojciechowski (publisher of Yauguru Books), Diego Puls (translator)

2019-03-06

Silenced (2018), De Pont, Tilburg

On 24 March 2019 at 13:30 CET the soprano Bauwien van der Meer presents her production Fantastic Women, with songs on the topic of emancipation and women’s rights, at De Pont, Tilburg, The Netherlands.

Fantastic Women contains musical works by the composers Aleksandra Bajde, Rozalie Hirs, Anda Kryeziu, Kate Moore, Georgia Nicolaou, Barbara Okma, Annelies Van Parys, Calliope Tsoupaki, Renske Vrolijk, Yiran Zhao, based on poetry by, among others, Hirs, Plath, and Wesendonck. The work (music, text) composed by Hirs for the project is entitled Silenced (2018).

The production is developed in collaboration with Jorinde Keesmaat (director), Desiree van Gelderen (light), Sammy Van den Heuvel (costumes, set design), and Robin de Bruijn (dramaturgy). The new works are commissioned by November Music, Den Bosch, The Netherlands. With financial support from the Netherlands Performing Arts Fund and the Eduard van Beinum Foundation.

Date: 2019-03-24
Time: 13:30-15:00 CET
Location: De Pont, Wilhelminapark 1, Tilburg, The Netherlands

2019-03-06

Silenced (2018), Korzo theatre, The Hague

On 15 March 2019 at 20:30 CET the soprano Bauwien van der Meer presents her production Fantastic Women, with songs on the topic of emancipation and women’s rights, at Korzo Theatre, The Hague, The Netherlands.

Fantastic Women contains musical works by the composers Aleksandra Bajde, Rozalie Hirs, Anda Kryeziu, Kate Moore, Georgia Nicolaou, Barbara Okma, Annelies Van Parys, Calliope Tsoupaki, Renske Vrolijk, Yiran Zhao, based on poetry by, among others, Hirs, Plath, and Wesendonck. The work (music, text) composed by Hirs for the project is entitled Silenced (2018).

The production is developed in collaboration with Jorinde Keesmaat (director), Desiree van Gelderen (light), Sammy Van den Heuvel (costumes, set design), and Robin de Bruijn (dramaturgy). The new works are commissioned by November Music, Den Bosch, The Netherlands. With financial support from the Netherlands Performing Arts Fund and the Eduard van Beinum Foundation.

Date: 2019-03-15
Time: 20:30 CET
Location: Korzo Theatre, Prinsestraat 42, 2513 CE Den Haag, The Netherlands

2019-03-03

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