On 12 May 2018 ASKO|Schönberg performs a new composition by Rozalie Hirs during the fifth anniversary edition of the Dutch Harp Festival at TivoliVredenburg, Utrecht, The Netherlands. The world premiere of the new work is preceded by a performance of Hirs’ recent parallel world [breathing] (2017). Performers include the harpists Ernestine Stoop and Godelieve Schrama. The new work is commissioned by ASKO|Schönberg with financial support from the Dutch Performing Arts Fund.
The Dutch Harp Festival, initiated and curated by its artistic director Remy van Kesteren, takes place at TivoliVredenburg, Utrecht, on 12 and 13 May 2018. The full program and time schedule are to be announced at the beginning of 2018. The photograph above by Thorsten Krienke shows Godelieve Schrama performing at the Dozentenkonzert, Detmolder Sommerakademie, Germany, in 2015; the photograph below shows Ernestine Stoop.
Location: TivoliVredenburg, Utrecht, The Netherlands
Performers: Ernestine Stoop (harp), Godelieve Schrama (harp), ASKO|Schönberg