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.
IVO JANSSEN, pianist, played Bach’s ‘Goldberg Variations’ on the Ibach grand piano (1905) from the Toets DesTijds collection, alternating with the ‘24 Short Films about Glenn Gould’ . A very special collaboration of two masters of the piano to render the famous variations of the great master of the piano: BACH.
SHUANN CHAI played Beethoven’s last three piano sonatas on the Broadwood grand piano (1873) from the Toets DesTijds collection. In the year she would play all of Beethoven’s sonatas she choose this instrument for the apogee of Beethoven’s composing for the piano.
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.
STANLEY HOOGLAND, the doyen of the ‘Amsterdam school of the fortepiano’ gave an impressive recital on the fortepiano copy ‘Jan van der Sangen after Joseph Böhm’ (built around 2000 in the Toets DesTijds studio). It was a great concert with works by Jan Vaslav Vorisek and Franz Schubert.
- 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.
- 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.