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Macbeth. Five Choreographic Episodes based on Shakespeare’s Play

Episode I. Reflecting on Evil I Introduction: The Witches II Battle III Foretelling IV Rapt V Setback VI Scheming Commissioned by the ‘Fonds voor de Scheppende Toonkunst’ Dedicated to Maurice Hamers and the Sinfonisches Blasorchester der Musikhochschule Nürnberg-Augsburg First performance: … Continue reading

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De Russenoorlog, Chamber Opera in Two Acts, Op. 49

(Salamuri, Panduri, Bass Panduri, Harmonium and String Quartet) Libretto by W. (Pip) Barnard and Alexander Comitas Commissioned by the Municipality of Texel and the Province Noord Holland Dedicated to Nora Verheij

Excerpts from the presentation:

Presentation part I:

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Der Förderverein (The Fund), Op. 52

WELTLICHES ORATORIUM NACH TEXTEN AUS ‘UNGEREIMTE BILDER’ DES FRANZ K. CUSTOS, FÜR GROSSEN CHOR, KAMMERCHOR, SOLISTEN (DEN BEIDEN CHÖREN ZU ENTNEHMEN), SINFONIEORCHESTER UND BLASORCHESTER AD LIBITUM (SECULAR ORATORIO AFTER TEXTS FROM ‘PREPOSTEROUS SCENES’ BY FRANZ. K. CUSTOS, FOR LARGE CHOIR, … Continue reading

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De Nieuwe Kleren van de Keizer (The Emperor’s New Clothes), Opera in Two Acts, Op. 55

Libretto by Aris Bremer Commissioned by the ‘Fonds voor de Scheppende Toonkunst’, Opera Zuid and the Foundation WMC (World Music Contest), Kerkrade

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In preparation: Street music belonging to the Opera De Nieuwe Kleren van de Keizer (The Emperor’s New Clothes), Op. 55

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Sprookje (Fairy Tale)

Ballet in one act for accordion orchestra.

I. Intro: Er was eens… (Intro. Once upon a time…) II. Aan het Hof (At the Court) III. Entree van prinses Flora (Princess Flora’s Entry) IV. Mars March A. Entree van prins Fritz … Continue reading

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