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‘I decided to make an unembashed romantic gesture and blast people away’ – Mathilde Wantenaar composes new piece for Rotterdam Philharmonic Orchestra

Be creative on demand? Impossible, one would think. Yet it is reality for composers and artists who work on commission. Mathilde Wantenaar (1993) suffered acute choice stress when the Rotterdam Philharmonic Orchestra asked her for a new piece. She was … Continue reading

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Mathilde Wantenaar: Lush harmonies in new piece for Dutch Radio Choir

This season NTRZaterdagMatinee makes up for decades of neglecting female composers, featuring well-known names such as Kaija Saariaho and Unsuk Chin next to lesser-known composers such as Calliope Tsoupaki and Kate Whitley. On Saturday 23 March the Dutch Radio Choir … Continue reading

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Freudiaans: ‘Sofia Goebaidoelina, een vrouwelijke componist’

Vandaag de vijfde herpublicatie van een van mijn columns over de veronachtzaming van vrouwelijke componisten. Hierin riep ik de violiste Liza Ferschtman op de componerende dames in haar Delft Chamber Music Festival niet te vergeten. en zowaar, ze had geluisterd! … Continue reading

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