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Musical journey down the Nile in ‘Afrique’ by Richard Rijnvos

Born in Tilburg, the Netherlands, in 1964, Richard Rijnvos avoids the beaten tracks; his work cannot be pigeonholed. Indeed, he does not regard ‘style’ as a starting point, but as the unsuspected outcome of the creative process. On Saturday 13 … Continue reading

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Kate Moore wins Matthijs Vermeulenprijs – as first woman composer ever

On Saturday 2 December the Australian-Dutch composer Kate Moore (1979) will receive the Matthijs Vermeulen Prize for her composition The Dam. The prize was established in 1972 and consists of € 20,000, made available by the Performing Arts Fund. It … Continue reading

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Dobrinka Tabakova composes double concerto for pianists Lucas & Arthur Jussen: ‘It brims with energy’

The Bulgarian-British composer Dobrinka Tabakova (1980) writes music that is highly lyrical and communicative. On Thursday 16 November a new double concerto will be premièred in Muziekgebouw aan ‘t IJ: Together Remember to Dance. She composed it at the request … Continue reading

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Duitse interesse in #Reinbertbio

Op dinsdag 14 oktober trof ik de Duitse musicoloog Werner Klüppelholz in Amsterdam. Hij is een groot kenner van het werk van Mauricio Kagel, over wie hij verschillende boeken publiceerde. Ik leerde hem kennen tijdens mijn onderzoek voor de biografie Reinbert … Continue reading

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