On Sunday March 5 the first edition of ‘In de Knop – de jongste componistendag’ will take place in De Observant in Amersfoort. This day is dedicated to the newest generation of composers and offers them a stage to perform their work and develop their creative skills. Next to the several concerts with new music, there will be workshops and presentations. Children may take part in the workshop ‘Land van Muziek’ which invites them to improvise on small instruments; there will be a workshop yoga and music; experienced composers will help the young composers notate their work and there will be an illustrator to help illustrate the compositions. Of course the day will focus on the youngest composers, but all adults are invited to hear them play and explore this world of composing and improvising with them. For those interested, there will also be a demonstration about how to start improvising/composing with young children.
‘In de Knop – de jongste componistendag’
Sunday, March 5, 13.00-16.00
De Observant, Stadhuisplein 7, Amersfoort
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On the 5th of february the fourth concert of the series.'Zolderkamertjesklassiek' (Classic in the Attic) will take place in Pand P, Eindhoven. Zolderkamertjesklassiek is a series of unique and intimate concerts by young professional musicians. The programmed music is mostly music that is not performed very often, because it is relativily new or unknown, but always very carefully selected to reach a broad audience.
Set in a former cinema, now a theater, with the use of lighting and projected images a wonderous setting is created every time.
The series is initiated and programmed by pianist and composer Daan van den Hurk. Every concert Daan invites a soloist to perform together with, or a duo with their own programming so that every concert a different instrument is in the lead. Next concert the young virtuoso saxofonist Deborah Witteveen is the guest soloist. Deborah has won multiple awards and often performs with the Nederlands Blazers Ensemble.
The concert will be a wonderous combination of saxofone, piano, soundtracks and stories with an enchanting result. With works by Dutch composers, a.o. Daan van den Hurk and Johan van der Linden.
Watch a preview here.
Place: Pand P, Leenderweg 63, Eindhoven
Time: Feb 5th, 15:00