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New website catalogues persecuted Dutch composers

On Wednesday, 20 June, Kajsa Ollongren launched the website Forbidden Music Regained. This catalogue of composers persecuted by the Nazi’s was initiated by the Amsterdam based Leo Smit Foundation. The city’s deputy mayor and alderman called the project ‘a giant … Continue reading

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Hommage aan Jan Wolff door Leo Smitstichting en Barka

Jan Wolff (1941-2012) was misschien wel de belangrijkste voorvechter van nieuwe muziek in Nederland. Dankzij hem kreeg Amsterdam de eerste zaal die zich uitsluitend richtte op muziek na 1900, toen hij in 1980 de Ysbreker oprichtte aan de Amstel. Vanaf … Continue reading

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