9-11-2016 TEMKO feat. Nik Bärtsch

When receiving a support from the Fund for Dutch Performing Arts I had the opportunity to travel with TEMKO to one of the most inspiring composers / musicians around, Nik Bärtsch. Rooted in jazz music he makes any polyrhythm groove and is incredibly aware of timing and sound. In 2015 we visited Zürich for the first time and this year we went back to investigate both his and our music in order to share the stage on Festival ...

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08-11-2016 The News Jongbloed

It's yearly a joy to find suitable repertoire to perform with ensemble FC Jongbloed on November Music. This time a project was initiated by Theaters Tilburg and Gert Gering, The News by JacobTV. Since the composer was, as I was myself, 'composer in focus' in 2016 we decided to have the multimedia spectacle played during the festival and in Theaters ...

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14-05-2016 Professor Bad Trip – Romitelli

When Romitelli completed his composition Professor Bad Trip for ten musicians in 2001, many people hailed it as a magnum opus of twenty-first-century music. Romitelli studied in Paris and composers Boulez, Grisey and Murail were key sources of inspiration. Romitelli explored the characteristics of sound from musical instruments and threw himself into electronic music. He became fascinated by experiments where acoustic and ...

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