• 17 Nov. → 23 Nov. '19Huddersfield, United Kingdom

    Dutch music at Huddersfield Contemporary Music Festival 2019

    Kate Moore. Photo: Marco Giugliarelli
    Thomas Ankersmit. Photo: Alex Inglizian
    TEMKO & Slagwerk Den Haag performing 'W.A.L.L.'. Photo: Anna van Kooij
    Aart Strootman. Photo: Dries Alkemade
    James Oesi. Photo: Stamatis Xanthoulis
    Maya Fridman. Photo: Brendon Heinst
    Nieuw Amsterdams Peil. Photo: Martina Simkovicova
    Mayke Nas. Photo: Asko|Schönberg
    Joel Ryan
    hcmf// presents an extensive Dutch lineup for the second year running, as part of a three-year partnership with Dutch Performing Arts. This year the festival presents six concerts with Netherlands-based musicians and composers.
    Together with Dutch Performing Arts, hcmf// brings leading new music performers, composers and Netherlands-based international projects to audiences at the festival.

    Dutch lineup
    This year's edition of hcmf// features concerts by the following Netherlands-based musicians and composers: Kate Moore, Thomas Ankersmit, TEMKO & Slagwerk Den Haag, Aart Strootman, James Oesi & Maya Fridman, Boris Bezemer, Nieuws Amsterdams Peil, Mayke Nas, Elisabeth Smalt, and Joel Ryan.

    Norbotten NEO (SE) performs 'Blackbird Song' by Kate Moore
    17 November 2019 at 13:00, St. Paul's Hall

    Thomas Ankersmit performs his piece 'Perceptual geography' UK premiere
    18 November 2019 at 22:15, Bates Mill Blending Shed

    TEMKO & Slagwerk Den Haag perform 'W.A.L.L.' by Aart Strootman UK premiere
    19 November 2019 at 19:00, St. Paul's Hall

    James Oesi performs 'For James Oesi' by A. Crespo Barba (ES) and 'Bass Piece' by Boris Bezemer
    Maya Fridman performs 'Canti d´Inizio e Fine' by Maxim Shalygin UK premiere
    21 November 2019 at 12:00, St. Paul's Hall

    Nieuw Amsterdams Peil performs 'The Arsenal of Rude Things' by Make Nas UK premiere
    23 November 2019 at 15:00, Lawrence Batley Theatre

    hcmf// mixtape is a mixed programme featuring Elisabeth Smalt performing 'Woman, Viola and Crow' and 'Frog' by Frank Denyer (UK), and Joel Ryan performing as part of the Evan Parker Electro-Acoustic Ensemble.
    23 November 2019 at 22:00, Bates Mill Blending Shed

    hcmf// mixtape will be broadcast live by BBC Radio 3.

    For the full festival programme, visit the hcmf// website.

    About hcmf//
    hcmf// is the UK’s largest international festival of new and experimental music. The annual, international festival of contemporary and new music, takes place over ten days and consists of approximately 50 events – including concerts, music-theatre, dance, multi-media, talks and film.
    hcmf// is a platform for numerous debut artists and presents an opportunity for international performers to be heard in the UK.
  • 8 Oct. → 24 Nov. '19Rome, Italy

    Dutch dance and music at Romaeuropa 2019

    As part of a close collaboration with Dutch Performing Arts, Italian arts festival Romaeuropa presents shows by three Netherlands-based artists and companies: choreographer Arno Schuitemaker, youth dance company de Stilte, and music theatre company Oorkaan. The performances take place from 8 October - 24 November 2019 in Rome, Italy.
  • 11 Jan. → 12 Jan. '20Washington, the United States

    Oorkaan at the Kennedy Center

    Music theatre company Oorkaan gives five performances of their show 'Glimpse' at the Kennedy Center in Washington.
  • 12 Jan. → 12 Jan. '20New York, United States

    Sounds of the Dutch Underground at Winter Jazzfest 2020

    In a showcase titled 'Sounds of the Dutch Underground', four Netherlands-based music groups will perform at Winter Jazzfest in New York, the United States. Performing as part of the Dutch showcase are: Binkbeats, Tin Men and the Telephone, Niels Broos & Jamie Peet, and Tineke Postma.
  • 24 Apr. → 26 Apr. '20Washington, the United States

    De Dansers at the Kennedy Center

    Youth dance company De Dansers gives five performances of their show 'Pokon' at the Kennedy Center in Washington.
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