Composers speak up against the war in Ukraine
Statements from Anna Korsun (UA), Sergey Khismatov (RU), Rieteke Hölscher (NL) and Riccardo Fortunato (DE/IT).
Statements from Anna Korsun (UA), Sergey Khismatov (RU), Rieteke Hölscher (NL) and Riccardo Fortunato (DE/IT).
Thomas Ankersmit, No Plexus, James Alexandropoulos-McEwan and others will write new music for 2022-2023.
In December, January and February, we are publishing several videos shot at Gaudeamus 2021 on music platform New Music Now.
Watch a brand new mini-documentary by Juri Hiensch Photography who followed the musicians of BUI during the preparations for their performance at Gaudeamus 2021.
The nominees for the Gaudeamus Award 2022 have been chosen: Rohan Chander, Bekah Simms, Alex Paxton, Baldwin Giang and Bethany Younge.
GAUDEAMUS offers young composers a unique opportunity to create music for B.C. Manjunath and New European Ensemble (NEuE).
We have been awarding this incentive prize to young music pioneers every year since 1957. Registrations for the Gaudeamus Award 2022 are now open. The deadline is October 1, 2021, 23:59 CET.
The American music pioneer Annika Socolofsky has won the Gaudeamus Award 2021. The young composer-performer received our prestigious incentive prize for young music pioneers on Sunday 12 September during the final concert by Black Page Orchestra of Gaudeamus 2021 in TivoliVredenburg in Utrecht, The Netherlands.
In the many concerts during the Gaudeamus Muziekweek, a lot of works are performed of which the ink is only barely dry. We talked with . . .
Irene Cassarini a.k.a Guenter Råler will perform her new work for the Pentacle at Gaudeamus this year during the Saturday Night in TivoliVredenburg.
For all concerts in TivoliVredenburg, Theater Kikker, Podium Hoge Woerd and De Helling you will have to bring your ID (ID-card, driver’s licence or passport) and a corona entrance proof.
We are deeply saddened to learn of the death of composer Louis Andriessen. Since the early beginning of his career (he won the Gaudeamus Award in 1959), Gaudeamus and Louis had a very warm relationship. Former director Henk Heuvelmans wrote an in Memoriam.
From 8 to 12 September we are presenting a broad programme with more than 40 concerts at various locations in Utrecht.
All our plans for Gaudeamus 2021 are becoming more and more concrete. Fortunately we are supported by several funds. This week Prins Bernhard Cultuurfonds awarded us a grant of 25,000 euro of which 10,000 euro comes from the Reinbert de Leeuw Fonds.
We are very happy that Fonds 21 has awarded us a 100,000 euro grant to support the organization of our festivals of 2021 and 2022. It is the second time that the fund has awarded a biennial grant to Gaudeamus.
As in previous years Gaudeamus gave space to young talented composers and musicians in 2020 to further develop themselves and to offer them a stage, network and location for research.
Gaudeamus started 2021 with a new board: Romano Herrie, Janny Rodermond, Nikita Shahbazi, Aart van der Maas and Rens Machielse.
Martijn Buser will be the new artistic director. He will be assisted by the new business manager Rogier van Splunder.
Today it’s really our birthday then: 75 years ago, on 4 November 1945, the first ever Gaudeamus concert was organised in Huize Gaudeamus.
One of the great minds in electronic music, composer Jan Boerman passed away on Sunday 25 October at the age of 97. Boerman, together with . . .
On the closing evening of the Gaudeamus Muziekweek 2020 in TivoliVredenburg, festival director Henk Heuvelmans has been appointed Officer in the Order of Oranje-Nassau.
We are celebrating 75 years of Gaudeamus with a beautiful anniversary book. Read all about the power of innovation and discover everything you did not know about Gaudeamus.
This year, Gaudeamus will not open registrations for the Gaudeamus Award. Jenny Beck, Matthew Ricketts, Annika Socolofsky and Gen Tanaka will participate in 2021.
Gaudeamus announces another big chunk today of the programme of the Gaudeamus Muziekweek 2020 – 9-13 September in Utrecht & online.
The Gaudeamus Muziekweek will present an array of diverse shows that deal creatively with the post-corona society this year from 9 to 13 September.
Gaudeamus is extremely happy that the European Commission has honored the grant request of the Ulysses Network in support of many interesting new music projects between the members in the upcoming 4 years.
Gaudeamus Muziekweek is going ahead, but in a different guise. From 9 to 13 September we will present innovative music and performances that represent a creative approach to the current era of social distancing and staying at home.
In the upcoming Gaudeamus Muziekweek 2020 (9-13 Sep) Ensemble VONK and the Zöllner-Roche Duo are our Award Ensembles.
In the autumn of 2021, the Residentie Orkest will play the work ‘Lung’ by the Canadian / Icelandic composer Fjóla Evans.
The nominees for the Gaudeamus Award 2020 are Jenny Beck, Matthew Ricketts, Annika Socolofsky and Gen Tanaka.
The Gaudeamus Muziekweek 2019 was once again bustling, diverse and busy. We brought sound art to the main square of Utrecht, the Neude, we saw singers jump in the water of the Weerdsluis and enjoyed the work of young music pioneers who more and more explored the outer areas of music, performance and the role of the composer.
The American music pioneer Kelley Sheehan (1989) is the winner of the Gaudeamus Award 2019. The young composer from Chicago received the prestigious incentive price for young music pioneers on Sunday 8 September from the hands of Minister Van Engelshoven during the closing concert of the Gaudeamus Muziekweek in TivoliVredenburg.
We talked with several composers about the composition that we commissioned them to write. This time we are speaking with Jasper Stadhouders of the PolyBand.
We talked with several composers about the composition that we commissioned them to write. This time we are speaking with Bianca Bongers.
This year, for the second time, we collaborate with internet radio station Stranded FM during the Gaudeamus Muziekweek. On Saturday afternoon, composers Luke Deane and Boris Bezemer will host a special full online afternoon radio show.
We talked with several composers about the composition that we commissioned them to write. This time we are speaking with Genevieve Murphy.
Gaudeamus is starting a collaboration with Atelier Spat and de Maatjes, two initiatives of De Tussenvoorziening. De Tussenvoorziening is an organisation that offers help to the most vulnerable people in society.
Everyday during the Gaudeamus Muziekweek you can go to De Utrechter – the café right across from TivoliVredenburg – for a daily meal for € 15.
We talked with several composers about the composition that we commissioned them to write. This time Jonás Bisquert.
Robin Koek and Zeno van den Broek develop their 3D sound installation ‘Raumklang’ in a 10-day residency during the IN VITRØ programme of LOXOSconcept in Matera, the European Capital of Culture 2019.
Watch the teaser for the Gaudeamus Muziekweek 2019 now – 4-8 September 2019 on various locations in Utrecht, The Netherlands.
The registration for the Gaudeamus Award 2020 will start on Thursday 1 August 2019. The Gaudeamus Award is an incentive prize for young composers. To give even more composers the chance to sign up, this year the maximum age has been raised to 35.
Aart Strootman wins the Matthijs Vermeulenprijs this year for his piece ‘Shambling Emerge – after after party’, a commission of Gaudeamus.
The first two concerts of the Gaudeamus Muziekweek 2019 have been announced! Just like the entire concert series Club Fluxus 19/20.
For the upcoming Gaudeamus Muziekweek, Nadar Ensemble and Catchpenny Ensemble will work intensively together with the 5 nominees for the Gaudeamus Award.
Are you a composer between 10 and 35 years old? Do you live or study in the Netherlands? Would you like your music to be performed during the Grachtenfestival, Gaudeamus Muziekweek and November Music? Keep on reading!
Sessie by Vulnus, recorded live without audience during the Gaudeamus Muziekweek 2018 by record label TRPTK.
The Korean Composers Association (KOCOA) is celebrating its 40th anniversary this week. With a programma including a co-curated concert by Gaudeamus and KOCA on Thursday 29 November in Seoul.
This edition, Gaudeamus presents 1 act every day at Le Guess Who? From 8 to 11 November we present ONCEIM, Sarah Hennies & Jessica Sligter, Eli Keszler and Lucy Railton.
During Gaudeamus Muziekweek 2018, record label TRPTK recorded various sessions with musicians from the festival programme – live, but without an audience. Today, they release the . . .
The nominees for the Gaudeamus Award 2019 have been selected. The jury of professionals studied all the 285 scores, submitted by 95 composers from all . . .
Great news: (Non) Humanism and Animism by Aurélie Nyirabikali Lierman and But What About has been selected from an open call for the CTM Festival . . .
An inventive deconstruction of an intense and frightening piece, commissioned by Gaudeamus.
Finnish composer Sebastian Hilli won the Gaudeamus Award 2018 on Sunday 9 September at the end of the Gaudeamus Muziekweek 2018. Gaudeamus director Henk Heuvelmans . . .
After the amazing opening night yesterday, Gaudeamus-director Henk Heuvelmans and curator Martijn Buser cherrypick some of the highlights of the upcoming 4 days of Gaudeamus Muziekweek 2018.
Gaudeamus collaborates closely this year during the Muziekweek with online radio station Stranded FM.
– Video has the option for English translations, click below right – Sound art and composer Aurélie Lierman presents her new work (Non) Humanism & Animism . . .
Slagwerk Den Haag is ensemble-in-residence at Gaudeamus Muziekweek 2018, 5 to 9 September at various locations in Utrecht. They play brand new pieces by 5 . . .
From 5 to 9 September 2018, Gaudeamus bursts straight through genres and labels with a festival programme packed with new concert experiences for contemporary music . . .
Award for a composition, created during the graduation project or another project during your time at the music conservatory, that has a good score, and stands out in originality, feasibility and a “public-oriented” power of expression. The award ceremony takes place during the Gaudeamus Muziekweek.
Thanks to the support of the Performing Arts Fund, many brand-new projects will feature the festival programme in 2018.
Once a month Gaudeamus programmer Martijn Buser will broadcast on Stranded FM.
Asko|Schönberg opens Gaudeamus Muziekweek 2018 and TEMKO plays first concert of new series CLUB FLUXUS!
Gaudeamus kickstarts the career of three young music pioneers with a residency
At the age of 73 bass clarinet player Harry Sparnaay passed away. Without Harry, Dutch contemporary music would have not been the same.
The nominations for the Gaudeamus Award 2018 are announced.
Look back on Gaudeamus Muziekweek 2017, a bursting festival programme full of music that doesn’t stick to any label.
The Gaudeamus Award is an incentive prize for young composers up to the age of 30.
Yesterday, on Monday 2 October, Swiss composer Klaus Huber passed away at 92.
You can now watch the festival highlights: short videos featuring the newest works by young music pioneers.
Componist des Vaderlands Mayke Nas opened Gaudeamus Muziekweek 2017. You can read back her speech.
During Gaudeamus Muziekweek TivoliVredenburg is the place to be!
The winners of two of our calls for scores have been announced.
Registration for the Gaudeamus Award 2018 is open now! The deadline for registration is 1 October 2017.
Twee jaar durende residentie 2018-2019 voor muziekpionier Jerzy Bielski
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World premieres at Gaudeamus Muziekweek 2017