20 Nov 2016 at 11:00  Hertzzaal, Utrecht

'Bloot zijn en beginnen'. A theatrical concert about the creative process with it's ups and downs. With texts by eminent Dutch writer Oek de Jong, Ed Spanjaard at the piano, Lex Bohlmeijer as narrator.

Songs taken from the whole range of lied repertory, from Schubert to Ives. Texts from 'De wonderen van de heilbot'.


25 Nov 2016  20:15 Arkezaal, Enschede

'Bloot zijn en beginnen' -- see above


26 Nov 2016 20:15  Paleis 't Loo, Apeldoorn

'Nacht und Träume' : a beautiful programme with the fantastic Ruysdael Quartet




- staged version of Weill's Die Sieben Todsünden, with the NJO / Bas Wiegers at the Delft Chambermusic Festival. Combination with new texts by Niña Weijers, Bas Heijne, Griet op de Beeck, Paulien Cornelisse.

- 'Bloot zijn en beginnen' : theatrical concerts with texts by Oek de Jong, Ed Spanjaard at the piano, Lex Bohlmeijer as narrator. Music by Ravel, Debussy, Granados and a world  premiere by Bart Visman.

- De Helse Komedie. Collaboration between Residentie Orchestra and  The National Theatre. With Mark Rietman, actor and Theu Boermans, director. Aria's by Haydn, Beethoven, Vivaldi.

- concerts with the fantastic Ruysdael Quartet -'Nacht und Träume'



The Roaring Twenties
with the wonderful Calefax Reed Quintet!
Music by Britten, Gershwin, Weill and more.

This happy project is now available on disc.
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