Saturday, June 6, 2009

Andriessen's Birthday Concerts

For all of you who are not today in Amsterdam for Louis Andriessen 70th birthday festivities including three concerts presented by Holland festival and Zaterdag Matinee (12.00 Concertgebouw, 14.15 Concertgebouw, 20.30Muziekgebouw aan 't IJ) it is possible to listen the concerts online at Dutch Radio 4.

Concert programs:

12.00 Concertgebouw

1. Greeting Prelude/Igor Stravinsky
2. Ricercare/Hendrik Andriessen
3. Nocturnen/Louis Andriessen
4. Canticum Sacrum/Igor Stravinsky

14.15 Concertgebouw

1. Preludio all'infinito/Diderik Wagenaar (firstperformance)
2. The Hague Hacking/Louis Andriessen (Holland première)
3. Vermeer Pictures/Louis Andriessen (arr. Clark Rundell)

20.30 Muziekgebouw aan 't IJ

1. La Passione/Louis Andriessen
2. Various works especially for the occasion of Louis Andriessen's birthday
3. Folksongs/Luciano Berio

For the announcements of the concerts see this link at Boosey & Hawkes.

See more about the two piano concerto The Hague Hacking (Haags Hakkûh, 2008) performed by Katia and Marielle Labèque at Boosey & Hawkes.

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