Rozalie Hirs

Calendar 2007 [archive]

2007-12-11

Aan de zon, de wereld, Van het wonder is woord

De Kring, Amsterdam

On December 11, 2007, Rozalie Hirs interprets her compositions Aan de zon, de wereld (2006) and Van het wonder is woord (2005) as part of the Dichtersdinsdag at De Kring society, Amsterdam. In addition, Dick Huisman, Halil Gür, Peter M. van der Linden and Rozalie Hirs read original poetry.

Date: 2007-12-11
Time: 20:30
Location: De Kring, Kleine Gartmanplantsoen 7, Amsterdam
Performers: Rozalie Hirs (speaking voice, soundtrack)

2007-10-26

Program dedicated to Hadewijch

Hadewijch: poem (manuscript)

On October 26, 2007, a new edition of the series Dichters lezen dichters takes place at Perdu, Amsterdam. This time the subject is the work of the mediaeval poet Hadewijch. Her work Visioenen (Visions) is being read integrally by Hélène Gélens, Jan Kuijper, Liesbeth Lagemaat and Rozalie Hirs, with musical accompaniment by Arnold Marinissen.

Date: 2007-10-26
Time: 19:30
Location: Stichting Perdu, Amsterdam
Dichters lezen dichters, a poetry reading series, curated by Hans Groenewegen, Samuel Vriezen, and Rozalie Hirs

2007-10-05

De opsomming

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On October 5, 2007, poets and writers Astrid Lampe, Josien Laurier, K. Michel, Kees ‘t Hart and Rozalie Hirs read their favorite literary catalogs, lists and enumerations.

Date: 2007-10-05
Time: 20:30
Location: Stichting Perdu, Kloveniersburgwal 86, Amsterdam, The Netherlands

2007-09-30

Aan de zon, de wereld, In LA, Pulsars, Van het wonder is woord

Patricia Werner Leanse, Radio Mona Lisa

Once a month Stichting Mona Lisa organizes a concert of classical music dedicated to a female composer. On September 30, 2007, the series features composer and poet Rozalie Hirs. She performs her compositions Aan de zon, de wereld (2006), In LA (2003), Van het wonder is woord (2005) and Pulsars (2007) at Theater de Cameleon, Amsterdam. The concert is broadcast in full by Radio Mona Lisa. The concert is hosted by Particia Werner Leanse.

Date: 2007-09-30
Time: 16:00
Location: Theater de Cameleon, Kostverlorenkade 35, Amsterdam
Performers: Rozalie Hirs (voice, soundtrack)

2007-09-28

Vlinders, gras

DWB (editor: Arnoud van Adrichem) Jaap en de bonenstaak, 2007 nr. 4

On September 28, 2007, at Perdu, Amsterdam, the new issue of the Belgian literary review DWB (vol. 152 no. 4, September 2007) is presented at Perdu, Amsterdam. The issue contains a special feature titled Jaap en de Bonenstaak (“Jack and the beanstalk”). The night is hosted by Arnoud van Adrichem and Elma van Haren. Astrid Lampe, Pol Hoste and Anneke Brassinga read texts. Miguel Declercq presents a graphic story. Musical compositions on original texts by Samuel Vriezen and Rozalie Hirs are performed by the Jackson Mac Low Band. Rozalie Hirs shows her concept of ‘betekenisritme’ (‘signifying rhythm’) using the typographic rhythms in her poem ‘Vlinders gras’, resulting in the composition Vlinders gras that is performed tonight. She wrote the poem at the request of Arnoud van Adrichem in reaction to the poem ‘Houd jij dit maar uit elkaar?’ by Lucas Hüsgen, part of the same DWB feature.

Date: 2007-09-28
Location: Stichting Perdu, Kloveniersburgwal 86, Amsterdam, Nederland

2007-09-15

Sacro Monte (1997)

Ensemble Courage, Dresden

On September 15, 2007, the composition Sacro Monte (1997) by Rozalie Hirs is performed at the Dreikönigskirche, Dresden, by Ensemble Courage under the direction of Titus Engel.

Date: 2007-09-15
Time: 20:00
Location: Dreikönigskirche, Hauptstraße 23, Dresden, Germany
Performers: Ensemble Courage, Titus Engel (conductor)

2007-08-09

Aan de zon, de wereld

Lux, Nijmegen

On August 9, 2007, Rozalie Hirs interprets her composition Aan de zon, de wereld (2006) as part of the program Nuits d’Été at Theater/ Filmhuis LUX, Nijmegen. Additionally, the Matangi Quartet performs works by Haydn, and Philip Hoorne and Rozalie Hirs read original poetry.

Date: 2007-08-09
Time: 21:00
Location: LUX, Mariënburg 38-39, Nijmegen
Performers: Rozalie Hirs (speaking voice, soundtrack), Matangi Quartet

2007-05-15

Vlinders, gras

De Badcuyp, Amsterdam

On May 15, 2007, the composition Vlinders, gras (2007) by Rozalie Hirs is performed by the Jackson Mac Low Band at De Badcuyp, Amsterdam. In addition, the program 2×60′ features works by Taylan Susam, Samuel Vriezen, Thomas Stiegler, Jackson Mac Low, Joost Baars and John Cage.

Date: 2007-05-15
Time: 20:30
Location: De Badcuyp, Eerste Sweelinckstraat 10, Amsterdam
Performers: Jackson Mac Low Band

2007-05-12

Vlinders, gras (2007) – world premiere

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On May 12, 2007, the composition for four male voices Vlinders, gras (2007) by Rozalie Hirs is premiered at Tolhuistuin Festival, Amsterdam. The work is interpreted by the Jackson Mac Low Band (Samuel Vriezen, Joost Baars, Dante Boon, Martijn Voorvelt).

Date: 2007-05-12
Time: 16:00
Location: Tolhuistuin Festival, Tolhuisweg 5, Amsterdam
Performers: Jackson Mac Low Band (Samuel Vriezen, Joost Baars, Dante Boon, Martijn Voorvelt)

2007-04-24

Lecture, VSB poetry award

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On April 24, 2007, Rozalie Hirs gives a lecture titled “Poëzie op muziek op poëzie op muziek” (‘Poetry set to music set to poetry set to music’) as part of the Prijsvraag Jonge Componisten (Young Composers’ Competition) at De Rode Hoed, Amsterdam. For the competition, young composers chose poems from poetry collections that have been nominated for the VSB Poetry award, and set them to music. The event is hosted by Petra Possel.

Date: 2007-04-24
Time: 20:00
Location: De Rode Hoed, Amsterdam
VSB Poëzieprijs

2007-04-10

Sacro Monte (1997)

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On April 10, 2007, the composition Sacro Monte (1997) by Rozalie Hirs is performed as part of Konsertti Aboa Nova III at the Turku Music Academy in Turku, Finland. The performance is by the Musiikkiakatemia NYTT! Ensemble, conducted by Erkki Lahesmaa.

Date: 2007-04-10
Time: 19:00
Location: Turku Music Academy, Joukahaisenkatu 3 A, Turku, Finland
Performers: Musiikkiakatemia NYTT! Ensemble, Erkki Lahesmaa (conductor)

2007-03-18

In LA (2003)

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On March 18, 2007, the composition In LA (2003) by Rozalie Hirs is performed as part of the art exhibition Rompecabeza at the Vishal, Haarlem. The piece is interpreted by Arnold Marinissen. Also at Vishal, the visual art installation In LA space (2007) is on display, created by Rozalie Hirs at the request of curators Pjotr van Oorschot and Pam Emmerik especially for Rompecabeza on the basis of her poem and composition In LA.

Date: 2007-03-18
Time: 16:00
Location: Opening of the exhibition Rompecabeza at Vishal, Grote Markt 20, Haarlem
Performers: Arnold Marinissen (speaking voice, soundtrack)

2007-03-06

Zenit, uur nul (2007)

Zephyr Kwartet (Barbara Lüneburg, Jacob Plooij, Elisabeth Smalt, John Addison), 2007

On March 6, 2007, the composition Zenit, uur nul by Rozalie Hirs is performed by the Zephyr Kwartet at Logos in Ghent, Belgium.

The Soul Awakens
Claude Vivier – Quatuor à cordes (1968)
Rozalie Hirs – Zenit, uur nul (2007)
Giacinto Scelsi – Quartet no. 3 (1963)
Horatiu Radulescu – Quartet no. 6 practicing eternity (1993)

Date: 2007-03-06
Time: 20:00
Location: Stichting Logos, Bomastraat 24, Ghent, Belgium
Performers: Zephyr Quartet (Barbara Lüneburg, Jacob Plooij, Elisabeth Smalt, John Addison)

2007-03-01

In LA (2003)

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On March 1, 2007, In LA by Rozalie Hirs is performed for the first time by the percussionist and vocal performer, Arnold Marinissen. The solo program Sang love songs is dedicated to works for percussion, musical saw and (speaking) voice. The venue is the Toonzaal in ‘s-Hertogenbosch. The program also features works by John Cage, Richard Rijnvos, Ross Harris, Anthony Fiumara, Nikolaus A. Huber, Piet Jan van Rossum, Arnold Marinissen, Koyasan, and Dugal McKinnon.

Date: 2007-03-01
Time: 21:00
Location: De Toonzaal, Prins Bernhardstraat 4 6, 's-Hertogenbosch
Performers: Arnold Marinissen (speaking voice, soundtrack)

2007-02-28

Zenit, uur nul (2007)

Zephyr Kwartet (Barbara Lüneburg, Jacob Plooij, Elisabeth Smalt, John Addison), 2007

On February 28, 2007, the composition Zenit, uur nul (2007) by Rozalie Hirs is performed by the Zephyr Kwartet at Bethaniënklooster, Amsterdam. The concert program The Soul Awakens also features works by Scelsi, Radulesu, and Vivier.

Date: 2007-02-28
Time: 20:30
Location: Het Bethaniënklooster, Barndesteeg 6, Amsterdam
Performers: Zephyr Quartet (Barbara Lüneburg, Jacob Plooij, Elisabeth Smalt, John Addison)

2007-02-18

Zenit, uur nul (2007)

Zephyr Quartet (Barbara Lüneburg, Jacob Plooij, Elisabeth Smalt, John Addison), 2007

On Ferbuary 18, 2007, the composition Zenit, uur nul by Rozalie Hirs is performed by the Zephyr Kwartet at Galerie Marzee, Nijmegen. The program The Soul Awakens also features works by Scelsi, Radulescu, and Vivier.

Date: 2007-02-18
Time: 16:00
Location: Galerie Marzee, Lage Markt 3, Nijmegen, The Netherlands
Performers: Zephyr Quartet (Barbara Lüneburg, Jacob Plooij, Elisabeth Smalt, John Addison)

2007-02-17

Source of Blue/ Bron van Blauw (2005)

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On February 17, 2007, the musical composition Source of Blue/ Bron van Blauw (2005) by Rozalie Hirs is performed at Muziekcentrum Vredenburg, Utrecht. The concert by pianist Marcel Worms takes place on the occasion of the launch of his new double CD, Red, White, and Blues.

Red, white & blues (Amsterdam: Attacca Records, 2007)

Date: 2007-02-17
Time: 19:15
Location: Muziekcentrum Vredenburg, J.C. Verthorenpad 100, Utrecht, Netherlands
Performers: Marcel Worms (piano and speaking voice)

2007-02-11

Zenit, uur nul (2007) – world premiere

Zephyr Kwartet (Barbara Lüneburg, Jacob Plooij, Elisabeth Smalt, John Addison), 2007

On February 11, 2007, as part of the concert program The Soul Awakens, the string quartet Zenit, uur nul by Rozalie Hirs is premiered. The concert by the Zephyr Quartet takes place at Museum De Pont, Tilburg. Works are performed by Scelsi, Radulescu, Vivier and Hirs.

Date: 2007-02-11
Time: 14:30
Location: Museum de Pont, Wilhelminapark 1, Tilburg, The Netherlands
Performers: Zephyr Quartet (Barbara Lüneburg, Jacob Plooij, Elisabeth Smalt, John Addison)

2007-01-25

Poetry marathon

Perdu, entree

On January 25, 2007, Rozalie Hirs performs along with 29 other poets at the Gedichtenmarathon (Poetry marathon) at Stichting Perdu, Amsterdam. Each poet reads two original poems and one poem by a foreign poet. The event is curated by Tsead Bruinja.

Date: 2007-01-25
Time: 19:00
Location: Stichting Perdu, Kloveniersburgwal 86, Amsterdam