Michel van der Aa

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March 2010

'After Life' revivals in Lyon and London

After Life - Bryna's shootBryna’s film shoot

The opera After Life, following its successful revival by De Nederlandse Opera in the fall of 2009, will be staged at Opera de Lyon on 18, 20 and 21 March 2010. The same excellent cast will return, accompanied by the ASKO|Schoenberg Ensemble and conductor Otto Tausk.
These performances are part of the Biennale Musiques en Scène 2010 Lyon. Van der Aa’s chamber music works Just Before, Memo, Oog and Passage are also included in the biennale’s program.

The Barbican Centre in London will present a semi-staged performance of After Life during its ‘Present Voices’ series on 15 May 2010.

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Michel van der Aa (Netherlands, 1970) is a truly multidisciplinary figure in contemporary music. A unique voice, he combines composition with film and stage direction, and script writing. Classical instruments, voices, electronic sound, actors, theatre and video are all seamless extensions of his musical vocabulary.

upcoming performances

  • 19 April 2017
    Imprint
    The Tempest
    Polish National Ballet. Choreography by Krzysztof Pastor
    Dance Open Festival, St Petersburg, Russia
  • 13 May 2017
    Blank Out (German premiere)
    Katherine Manley, soprano
    Roderick Williams (film), Nederlands Kamerkoor (film)
    KunstFestSpiele
    Orangerie Herrenhausen, Hannover, Germany
  • 17 June 2017
    Attach (Israel premiere)
    Israel contemporary players
    Ed Spanjaard, conductor
    9pm, Museum of Art, Tel Aviv, Israel

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