by Sarah Wijzenbeek

The Pocket Passions

Concert The Pocket Passions: from love song to love song

A program with four composers from four different periods that link their work to the time around Easter. Four musical visions as evangelists in a choreographed mise-en-scene: from medieval through classical and Gregorian improvisation to neo-romantic. One of the higlights is the world premiere of Oh My Boy by composer and lyricist Pim Moorer, a modern love song as a contemporary version of the Baroque Stabat Mater.

This contrasts with Beethoven’s monumental Heiliger Dankgesang, which he composed in gratitude for his recovery after a prolonged period of illness. In The Pocket Passions the musicians play with space and movement, they take the audience along in a procession with light, music, gestures & affections. Rosabel Huguet creates a subtle choreography, secret dances, gestures and actions of the musicians on stage to bring them closer than ever.

Michaela Riener, soprano
Erik Bosgraaf, recorder
Dudok Quartet
Judith van Driel, violin
Marleen Wester, violin
Lotte de Vries, viola
David Faber, cello
Rosabel Huguet, mise-en-espace

Dates 2016/

25th March –  Kasteel Nyenrode (NL)

27th March –  TivoliVredenburg, Utrecht (NL)

28th March –  Muziekgebouw aan ‘t IJ, Amsterdam (NL)

Produced by the Stichting KAMermuziek Amsterdam 10696204_849522751746934_3169382147210655716_n