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Gaudeamus Sessies #25: Rieteke Hölscher + Udo Prinsen

During our irregular Sessions, Gaudeamus presents previews, try-outs and work-in-progress sessions of young ensembles and talented composers, from our own productions or those of partner organisations. In Sessies #25 a try-out by Rieteke Hölscher and a short experimental collaboration between Udo Prinsen, Rob van den Broek and Oene van Geel.

Rieteke Hölscher – Keystones deel 1 – Creatie
A bird’s eye view of our sustainable Mother Earth. Bible stories contain an ancient, universal wisdom that wants to make itself known in a personal way. Taking up the iconic Biblical / mythological characters Lilith and Eve, the composer provides a personal vision and highlights themes from human life in which ancient and modern worlds come together. In these opening scenes, complex emotions of humanity through the ages – such as faith, temptation, exile, love, fear and hope – are musically brought to life.

PROGRAMME

Rieteke Hölscher – Keystones Part One – Creation
    Ouverture
1. Incredible Prayer
2. When Night is Almost done
3. Who Has Seen the Wind
4. Temptations 
5. Chorus of Invisible Angels

PERFORMERS

Itzel Medecigo – mezzo-soprano / dance
Ensemble Cross Meeting:
Joel Vega Salgado – oboe
Kirsti Apajalahti – violin
Pau Marquès i Oleo – cello
Rieteke Hölscher – piano

Udo Prinsen – Cello Rob
Udo Prinsin maintains a platform for short experimental collaborations with musicians called Mini Music Movies. Graphic Music Scores and custom build instruments of Rob van den Broek (Stichting QEM) inspired him to research form in which cello ‘Rob’, played in the movie by Oene van Geel, has the lead.

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