21 February 2016 JANOS PALOYTAI

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JANOS PALOYTAI, piano.

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.

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



31 January 2016 Simon Wall & Gavin Roberts

SIMON WALL, tenor
GAVIN ROBERTS, piano

English songs through the centuries: Benjamin Britten’s ’ Winter Words’  and songs by: Dowland, Purcell, Bax, Finzi ,Vaughan Williams, Ireland.

A unique performance in Amsterdam by this famous singer!  see link:  simon wall, tenor

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



31 Januari 2016 BERNARD LOONEN EN MAARTEN HILLENIUS

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.

 

aanvang: 15.00 uur. prijzen kaartjes: € 17,50/ € 12,50 (reductie: 65+, stadspas, student, CJP, kortingsbon flyer ToetsDesTijds).



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

ToxopeusMARK TOXOPEUS, piano – with wind instrument players from the CONSERVATORIUM AMSTERDAM.

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

 

 



29 November 2015 Shuann Chai & Keiko Shichijo

 

SHUANN CHAI & KEIKO SHICHIJO: fortepiano quatre mains.

A ”  Schubertiade ” , a.o. with  ‘Der Tod und das Mädchen’ , in a brilliant arrangement for quatre mains by  Karl Ulrich (late 19th century).

concert starts: 15.00 pm. entrance fee: € 17,50/ reduction: € 12,50. (65+, “stadspas”, student pass, CJP, our “kortingsbon” flyer ToetsDesTijds).



26 October 2015 SCHOOLCONCERT

09.00 a.m. – duration: 1 hour.

The concert of 25th of october, specially adapted for the pupils of the schools in the neighbourhood. Artists: PASCAL MEYER,piano – RACHEL XI ZHANG & LAURENT WARNIER, percussion.



25 October 2015 Pascal Meyer, Rachel Xi Zhang & Laurent Warnier

 

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

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

concert starts at 15.00 pm. entrance fee: € 17,50 / € 12,50 (reduction for: 65+, “stadspas”, student, CPJ and our “kortingsbon”  flyer ToetsDesTijds).



March 2015

CUBA GOES TAP: the most recent climax of our concert series. Composer KEYLA OROZCO arranged Cuban piano music from the 19th and 20th century for GUSTAVO CORRALES, piano – MARIANA HUTCHINSON , violin – TATIANA KOLEVA, percussion & marimba – DAVID KWEKSILBER, (bass)clarinet and MAX POLAK, tapdance. And for this ensemble and this occasion she wrote her new piece ‘ Travelling Shoe Stories ‘. It was an overwhelming musical show, the tapdance in particular was breathtaking, the audience euphoric, and we had a full house!



April 2014

PIANO + EVENT: a location project with stringobjects, designed and made by HANS VAN KOOLWIJK and JAN VAN DER SANGEN. The strings attached to the beams of the venue, intertwined with music composed by IGOR IOFE for GEORGINA COLLINGTON, piano – ERICA VAN DEN BERG, flute – LARA DIAMAND, soprano & five players of the strings. The trio also gave an enthusiast rendering of the worldpremière of ‘ Poemas sin nombre’ , a composition written by KEYLA OROZCO.



March 2014

PIANO + BALLET: a choreography of BEPPIE BLANKERT based on the ‘ Trois Gnossiennes’  by Eric Satie. Performed by masterstudents of the department of Modern   Theatre Dance of the Amsterdam School of the Arts. Pianist ANNE VEINBERG, who played the Satie, joined by DAAN KORTEKAAS, completed the program with an exciting performance of Strawinsky’s ‘Le Sacre du Printemps’  in the version for two piano’s.