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20.15 @ Theater Dakota on the following dates!

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September 20, 2012: DEVIATION

Monica Germino and Frank van der Weij perform works by
ao Julia Wolfe, Donnacha Dennehy, Louis Andriessen, Michael Gordon + Ensemble Klang Quartet play Andriessen’s seminal work ‘HOUT’.

October 18, 2012: Then and Now
Oscar Bettison, Andrew Hamilton, Aslaug Holgerson, Ernst van der Loo, Juan Parra, Samuel Vriezen as themselves performing live in concert!

November 3, 2012: Decade

New Yorker trombonist Chris McIntyre double bill with Kate Moore and RPM Electro. The evening’s event will feature the launch of Kate’s brand new band RPM Electro featuring a grand set-up of e.harp, e.cello, e.guitar, voice/ organs and percussion with some of the hottest performers from the city. The concert will feature 10 pieces by Kate to celebrate 10 years in NL. Trombonist/ composer Chris McIntyre from New York will make a debut appearance in The Hague performing a set of semi improvised and composed works for solo trombone.

December 20, 2012: End of Time
Stracc perform apocalyptic works by Reza Namavar, Ana Mikhajlovic, Florian Maier and Kate Moore – planets – astronomy – ancient calendars – calamity – run sonic riot as we celebrate a new phase in lunar/ solar time keeping and music making.
Being the eve of the end of time according to the Mayan calendar we brace ourselves for Stracc, an orchestra of strings and accordions who will play 13.0000 a program dedicated to The End of Time featuring four brand new compositions.

January 17, 2013: Limbo
Sarah Nichols and Aldo Aranda vibrant harp and percussion duo + Ezequiel Menalled and friends!

February 21, 2013: Subterranean subtext
‘Trance Map’ UK Turntablist Matt Wright will make an appearance alongside internationally loved improviser Evan Parker performing their recently released set ‘Trance Map’ alongside Scottish big man John de Simone who will be performing a monodrama with his band ‘Thing’ + installations by Aurelie Lierman.

March 21, 2013: Dapper’s Delight

Adrian Brown – anglo concertina and Susanna Borsch – recorder is a duo formed to explore the dance music and songs of the period 1550-1750. Their current interest lies with the rich repertoire of 17th century English tune books and broadside ballads, which they feel, form a bridge between ‘art’ and ‘folk’ music.
Also featuring our very own Saskia Lankhoorn who will play three new arrangements of works by Kate Moore.

April 18, 2013
Trio Scordatura from Amsterdam presents premieres of works by composers Anton Lukoszevieze, Christopher Fox and Marc Sabat, interspersed with a new piece by composer/clarinettist Carol Robinson. The works offer a meditation on landscape and memory, with evocative sonorities and innovatory harmonies. Lukoszevieze’s Transmission draws inspiration from the melodies and landscapes of Lithuania. Fox’s The Dark Roads is a meditation on the lives and stories of Irish diaspora workers who built the motorways in England. Sabat’s composition offers a haunting evocation of an imaginary, timeless landscape. Robinson’s sound world is one of delicate beauty, with acoustic sounds joining hands with state-of-the-art technology.

May 16, 2013: Doomsday Prophet
This concert will feature two sets by cutting edge performer composer improvisers Keir Neuringer and Barbara Ellison who defy categorization and blur the boundary between sight and sound. Keir Neuringer has been called a “drum-pounding prophet of doom, keyboard playing last poet and sax marathonist” whose “percussive riffs and musical spitfire sermons disrupt neurons and reorient thinking – and hit the gut.”
Fundamental to Barbara Ellison’s art is an attraction to the physicality and
multi-dimensionality of sound in and of itself. She has composed for many diverse settings and setups, which have involved live performers, amplified objects, electronics, DSP processing/synthesis or ‘prepared’ instruments in various configurations.

June 20, 2013: Pierrot Lunaire
The last concert of the series will be a grand celebration featuring seminal work ‘Pierrot Lunaire’ by patriarch composer Arnold Schoenberg performed by Bloedrood, an ensemble formed especially to perform the piece.
We have invited multi-talented multi-media performer/ artist and experimental vocalist Stephanie Pan to see the season close with a spectacular set featuring Taiko Drum alongside electro violinist pair Alison Isadora and Jan Bas Bollen.


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