Rozalie Hirs

2019-08-30

Performance at Kunsttempel, Kassel, Germany

On Friday 30 August 2019 at 19:00 CET Rozalie Hirs and Pavel Novotný read their poems and perform poetry/music hybrids at Kunsttempel, Kassel, Germany.

The night before the exhibition POESIS is opened, featuring visual works by Hirs, Novotný, and other poets. Its accompanying catalogue is presented to the public. Curator of the exhibition and catalogue is Friedrich Block.

Date: 2019-08-30
Time: 19:00 CET
Location: Kunsttempel, Friedrich-Ebert-Straße 177, 34119 Kassel, Germany

2019-08-29

POESIS exhibition, Kunsttempel, Kassel, Germany

On Thursday 29 August 2019 at 19:00 CET the exhibition POESIS Sprachkunst | Language Art is opened, featuring visual works of around sixty language artists from seventeen countries. Its accompanying catalogue is available at Kunsttempel, Kassel, Germany. Curator of the exhibition and catalogue is Friedrich Block.

The exhibition is open tot the public from Friday 30 August until 6 October 2019 (Fri-Sun 15:00-18:00 CET). For more info visit the event on Facebook.
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Date: 2019-08-29
Time: 19:00 CET
Location: Kunsttempel, Friedrich-Ebert-Straße 177, 34119 Kassel, Germany
Performers: Carola Metz, Kulturamt der Stadt Kassel (opening speech), Friedrich Block (host, curator)

2019-08-08

The Cricket recovers – US premiere

On 8 August 2019 the opera The Cricket recovers by Richard Ayres (music) and Rozalie Hirs (libretto), based on the novella De genezing van de krekel by Toon Tellegen, recieves its US premiere at Tanglewood. The work will be performed by the Boston Symphony Orchestra and Thomas Adès (conductor).

Cast
Emily Helenbrook – Vole, Sun
Robin Steitz – Cricket
Kameryn Lueng – Squirrel
Chloë Schaaf – Ant, Owl
Eric Finbarr Carey – Sparrow
Walter Aldrich – Gallworm, Falling
Nathaniel Sullivan – Elephant

Read the review by Andrew Clements, The Guardian, of the Aldeburgh premiere in 2005 here.

Date: 2019-08-08
Time: 20:00 EST
Location: Tanglewood Music Center (Seiji Ozawa Hall), Tanglewood, United States
Tanglewood Festival of Contemporary Music