Category: previous years

19 june 2016 reprise ‘Strings in Het Veem’

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Reprise of the Project of Strings (27 April 2014), invented by sound artist Hans van Koolwijk, piano restorer Jan van der Sangen and composer Igor Iofe.

Performed by: Trioduo: Lara Diamand – Soprano, Klaasje Nieuwhof – (alt)flute, Georgina Collington – piano and 5 string players. With new compositions by Martijn Padding and Maud Sauer

Concert starts 15.00 pm. Entrance fee: € 17,50 / € 12,50 (reduction: 65+, “stadspas”, student, CJP, our ‘kortingsbon’ flyer ToetsDesTijds).

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Season 2015-2016 past concerts

25 october 2015: PASCAL MEYER, piano – RACHEL XI ZHANG and LAURENT WARNIER, ” Joint Percussion Duo”.

 

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Reprise of the Project of Strings (27 April 2014), invented by sound artist Hans van Koolwijk, piano restorer Jan van der Sangen and composer Igor Iofe.

Performed by: Trioduo: Lara Diamand – Soprano, Klaasje Nieuwhof – (alt)flute, Georgina Collington – piano and 5 string players. With new compositions by Martijn Padding and Maud Sauer

Concert starts 15.00 pm. Entrance fee: € 17,50 / € 12,50 (reduction: 65+, “stadspas”, student, CJP, our ‘kortingsbon’ flyer ToetsDesTijds).

ToetsdestijdsTrioduo

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Reprise of the Project of Strings (27 April 2014), invented by sound artist Hans van Koolwijk, piano restorer Jan van der Sangen and composer Igor Iofe.

Performed by: Trioduo: Lara Diamand – Soprano, Klaasje Nieuwhof – (alt)flute, Georgina Collington – piano and 5 string players. With new compositions by Martijn Padding and Maud Sauer

Concert starts 15.00 pm. Entrance fee: € 17,50 / € 12,50 (reduction: 65+, “stadspas”, student, CJP, our ‘kortingsbon’ flyer ToetsDesTijds).

ToetsdestijdsTrioduo

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Reprise of the Project of Strings (27 April 2014), invented by sound artist Hans van Koolwijk, piano restorer Jan van der Sangen and composer Igor Iofe.

Performed by: Trioduo: Lara Diamand – Soprano, Klaasje Nieuwhof – (alt)flute, Georgina Collington – piano and 5 string players. With new compositions by Martijn Padding and Maud Sauer

Concert starts 15.00 pm. Entrance fee: € 17,50 / € 12,50 (reduction: 65+, “stadspas”, student, CJP, our ‘kortingsbon’ flyer ToetsDesTijds).

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from young composers:  Igor Iofe, Yu Oda and John Psathas . Arrangements of Frank Zappa, Pat Metheny en Radiohead.

29 november 2015: SHUANN CHAI & KEIKO SHICHIJO: fortepiano quatre mains.

Een  ” Schubertiade ”  met onder meer ‘Der Tod und das Mädchen’, in een briljant arrangement voor quatre mains van Karl Ulrich (eind 19e eeuw).

 

31 januari 2016: Bernard Loonen tenor, Maarten Hillenius, piano

Programma van Engelse liederen met componisten door de eeuwen heen: Benjamin Britten’s ’ Winter Words’ . Verder liederen van : Purcell, Vaughan Williams en andere Engelse componisten.

 

21 February 2016 JANOS PALOYTAI – piano

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Pianorecital by a young Hungarian artist who has already performed several times in our previous series.

Compositions from:
THOMAS ADÈS : 3 Mazurkas .
BÉLA BÁRTOK: Scherzo oder Fantasie BB 11 – Petite Suite Sz 105 – Suite opus 13 or : Rondos Sz 84.
ALEXANDER SCRIABIN: a selection of early Préludes – Poème Nocturne  opus 61 – selection of Mazurkas  (opus 3 and 25) – Sonata  5 .
LEOŠ JANÁCEK: ‘On an overgrown path’ (selection) – Three Burlesques opus 8c.

 

20 march 2016  MARK TOXOPEUS & wind instrument players from the Conservatorium Amsterdam

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An  ” ALL-HINDEMITH” program: his SONATAS for: Trombone & Piano / Bassoon & Piano / Horn & Piano / Trumpet & Piano / Bastuba & Piano and the’ Kleine Kammermusik’  opus 24 no. 2 .

 

 

 17 APRIL 2016 JAN BROKKEN

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JAN BROKKEN, writer and tonight’s speaker – GUSTAVO CORRALES ROMERO, well known pianist from CUBA.

A lecture, similar to the performance that we organised 10 years ago. Central theme: Brokken’s then recently published book Why 11 Antilleans kneeled before the heart of Chopin, which describes the rich piano tradition on the island of Curaçao and the Caribbean, linked with Chopin and the African roots of rhythm & dance.

Gustavo Corrales Romero will play classical & modern compositions of Caribbean composers, as described in this most prominent book about that topic.

15TH OF MAY 2016: FINAL CONCERT OF THE COMPOSERS’ FESTIVAL OF AMSTERDAM CONSERVATORY

As has become already tradition, the final concert of the COMPOSERS’ FESTIVAL will be performed in our TOETS DES TIJDS – CONCERTSERIES 

DATE: SUNDAY 15th OF MAY, AT 15.00

PROGRAM:

TIJMEN VAN TOL: The Creative Process (6′ – for violin and piano)
BORIS BEZEMER: Chant (18′ – for three piano’s)
MARCELO CHACUR POLITANO: Open Score 1 (5′ – for six musicians)
INTERMISSION
BORIS BEZEMER: Mobile (11′ – for electronics)
SIYING LI: Parcels (5′ – for three recorders and piano)
MARCELO CHACUR POLITANO: Wind Spell (6′ – for piano)
CARMEN CLAIRE: I won’t go back (5′ – for voice and electronics)

Information about the performances previous to this final concert

 

 



2014 – 2015

SEIZOEN 2014 – 2015

  • 26 OCTOBER
    Abbie de Quant, flute
    Elizabeth van Malde, piano
    Compositions from Gubaidulina, Messiaen, Esscher, Ford, Dutilleux en Mouquet
  • 23 NOVEMBER | Piano + poetry
    Marcel Worms, piano
    Fleur Bourgogne, performing her own poems.
    Works from blues  blues composers originating from Egypt,  Netherlands USA, Kuwait and other countries.
  • 21 DECEMBER | Piano + visual arts
    Anne Veinberg, piano
    Mor Levin, clarinet
    Works from four Jewish composers who escaped during  World War 2  their country: Weinberg, Ben Haim, Castelnuovo-Tedesco en Schoenberg
  • 25 JANUARI
    Keiko Shichijo, fortepiano
    Gideon Den Herder, cello
    Compositions from Beethoven and Mendelssohn
  • 22 FEBRUARI
    Chie Hirai, fortepiano
    Compositions  from Mendelssohn, Schubert en Bach
  • 22 MAART  – CUBA GOES TAP
    Gustavo Corrales, piano
    Mariana Hutchinson, violin
    Tatiana Koleva, marimba & percussion
    David Kweksilber, bassclarinet
    Max Polak, tapdance
    Keyla Orozco, director & composer
    Arrangements of Cuban piano music & ‘ Traveling Shoe Stories’  from  Keyla Orozco (met tapdance)
  • 26 APRIL | LP-Duo
    Sonja Loncar, piano
    Andrija Pavlovic, piano
    Compositions from Strawinsky, Ravel  and the première of  Dethlefsen’s  work:  ‘The Seasons’  (for two pianos).
  • 24 MEI | Composers Festival
    Compositions and performances by students from the Conservatory Amsterdam.

 



2013 – 2014



2012 – 2013

  • 23 SEPTEMBER:
    Stanley Hoogland, fortepiano. Recital with works from Jan Vaslav Vorisek and Franz Schubert.
  • 28 OCTOBER:
    Jonathan Den Herder, cello – Guillermo Simon Garcia, piano – Andrey Doynikov, percussion. Compositions from Bresnick, Birtwistle, Goehr and Welcher.
  • 25 NOVEMBER:
    Petra Somlai, fortepiano – Lara Diamand, soprano. Songs written by Mozart, Haydn, Hummel, Schubert and Beethoven.
  • 27 JANUARI:
    Mikhail Zemstov, altviolin – Alfredo Oyaguez Montero, piano. A selection of works from Shostakovitsj, Dowland, Britten en Keyla Orozco.
  • 24 FEBRUARI:
    Randal Corsen, piano. Caribbean jazz: the pianist plays  – with his own comments & introductions – pieces & improvisations from himself.
  • 24 MAART:
    Stephan Heber. cello – Shuann Chai, piano. Music from : Biber, Beethoven, Händel, Mendelssohn en Hindemith.
  • 23 JUNI:
    Hrafnhildur Arnadottir, soprano – Jan-Paul Grijpink, piano – Liesbeth Vreeburg, harp – Arthur Ornée, violin. Songs for soprano and piano from composers: Hans Christian Detlefsen,Francis  Poulenc and Manuel de Falla,                                              Compositions for harp and violin by: H.C Detlefsen  and John Cage.

 



2011 – 2012

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  • 25 SEPTEMBER:
    Bart van Oort and Petra Somlai, fortepiano’s. 2- en 4-hands pianomusic on 1 of or 2 instruments: works from van Mozart and J.P. Duport.
  • 30 OCTOBER:
    Chie Hirai, fortepiano. ‘Music dedicated to a woman’ .Compositions from: Gelinek, Dussek, Mozart and Beethoven.. And also: Josephine Auernhammer, Mozart’s best pupil…
  • 27 NOVEMBER:
    Florian Just, bariton – JanPaul Grijpink, piano. “Monologe” from Schubert, Ives, Ravel, Ibert, Reutter en Barber.
  • 29 JANUARI:
    Osman Bayman, piano – Tülay Uyar, soprano and Süleyman Unver, ud. Music from: Tura, Sun, Rey, Ada, Saygun.
  • 26 FEBRUARI:
    Janos Paloitay, piano. Art Nouveau program : Scriabin, Janacek, Berg Debussy en Ligeti.
  • 25 MAART:
    Tomoko Mukayama, piano. Surprise concert with act.
  • 10 JUNI:
    Final concert of the ‘Composers Festival’ .pupils of Amsterdam Conservatory having their newest compositions performed.

 



2010 – 2011

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2009 – 2010

  • 26 SEPTEMBER: Bart van Oort, fortepiano. Nocturnes and walses from: Karganoff, Borodin, Tchaikowsky, Bertini, Fauré, Debussy, Chopin, von Weber en Schumann.
  • 31 OCTOBER: Eva Lohse, violin – Evelina Vorontsova, piano. Italian  compositions: Ennio Morricone, Ildebrando Pizzetti, Ottorini Respighi and Nina Rota.
  • 28 NOVEMBER: Ramón Valle, piano – Gustavo Corales, piano. Cuban masters playing  Cuban masters such as:  Saumel, Cervantes, Farinas, Lecuona, Orozco.  Ramón Valle improvises….
  • 30 januari: Tim Kuypers, bariton – David Bollen, piano. Songs from Kurt Weill, Erich Korngold and the ‘ 6 Monologen aus Jedermann’  from Frank Martin.
  • 27 FEBRUARI: Fraukje Weishaupt, clarinet – Marta Liebana Martinez, piano  & students from the Amsterdam Conservatory.
  • Compositions from:  Copland, Strawinsky, Prokovjev.
  • 27 MAART: TrioDuo: Lara Diamand, sopraan – Erica van den Berg, flute and Georgina Collington, piano.Works from: Franz Schubert, Joep Straesser, Claude Debussy,  Maud Sauer and Calliope Tsoupaki.

 



2008 – 2009

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  • 24 OCTOBER: Georgina Collington, piano – Lara Diamand, soprano. Songs by Rorem, Copland, Gershwin, Bernstein and Weill.
  • 30 NOVEMBER: Hans Christian Detlefsen, piano – Allan Segall, piano. Compositions by: Detlefsen, Scriabin, Messiaen, Segall, Fulkerson and Ustvolskaya.
  • 25 JANUARI: Ramon Valle, piano.His own Latinjazz compositions and improvisations.
  • 22 FEBRUARI: Frederic Voorn, piano. works by: Janacek en Prokofjew.
  • 29 MAART: Gideon Den Herder, cello –  Janos Paloitay,piano. Compositions by: Debussy, Webern, Britten, Ten Holt, and Shostakovitsj.
  • Sander Sittich, piano. Recital with music from : Mozart, van der Horst, van Baaren, Debussy and Brahms


2007- 2008

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  • 25 OCTOBER:
    Jack de Bie, piano. Piano music around  1900 – Dirk Schaefer, David Monrad Johansen, Edvard Grieg, Jan Brandts Buys, Serge Rachmaninov.
  • 25 NOVEMBER:
    Chie Hirai, fortepiano.  Beethoven and Schubert played on the Viennese grand, originally buil by Joseph Boehm and copied in the Toets DesTijds workshop around 2000).
  • 27 JANUARI:
    Andrea Wittchen, mezzosoprano – Jack de Bie, piano. ” De Noord-Zuid lijn” : Songs originating in countries from North ( Norway) till South (Spain). Grieg, Kjerulf, Vea, Ravel, Turina, de Falla García Lorca.
  • 24 FEBRUARI:
    Randal Corsen, piano. Free improvisations  in LatinJazz style,on both the  Broadwoodl  Ibach grands, simultaneously!
  • 30 MAART:
    Eva Lohse, violin – Valeria Zakopay, piano. Compositions from Serge Rachmaninov en Serge Prokofjew.
  • 27 APRIL:
    Süleyman Unver, ud – Selim Dohgru, piano – Mehmed Polat, ud – Engin Atalay, zang – Tülay Uyar, zang – Osman Bayman, piano. Turkish composers, a.o.. Muammer Sun, Ahmed Saygun en Ulvi Erkin.