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Memo

Maaike Aarts, violin
Taken from VPRO Vrije Geluiden documentary
6:45 min. excerpt

Video trailer

DWDD: 1-minute opera Flight MH-370

Nora Fischer, Martijn Sanders, Dudok Quartet. Libretto by Beatrice de Graaf. Produced for TV show De Wereld Draait Door
1:17 min. | Dutch

Sunken Garden - teaser 2

Sunken Garden - teaser 2Film opera. Libretto David Mitchell
Clip ft Kate Miller-Heidke
2:57 min. teaser

Sunken Garden - teaser 1

Sunken Garden TNFilm opera. Libretto David Mitchell
1:19 min. teaser

Up-close | trailer

upclose TNSol Gabetta, cello. Amsterdam Sinfonietta, Candida Thompson. Vakil Eelman.
3:22 min. trailer

And how are we today?

Christianne & Rick Stotijn, Joseph Breinl. Prinsengrachtconcert 2012
4:30 min.

DWDD: 1-minute opera Queen Beatrix

With Nora Fischer, Felix Rottenberg
Produced for TV show De Wereld Draait Door
1:17 min. | Dutch

The Book of Disquiet - trailer

Book of Disquiet excerptsPortuguese language version with João Reis & Ana Moura.
4:49 min. trailer

Up-close | teaser

for solo cello, string ensemble and film
1:08 min. teaser

Oog

oogÖrs Köszeghy, cello
9:59 min.

Transit

Sarah Niccols-piano
13:25 min. Live at Huddersfield festival 2010

DWDD: 1-minute opera PVV

With Adriaan van Dis, Martijn Cornet
Produced for TV show De Wereld Draait Door
1:32 min. | Dutch

DWDD: 1-minute opera Miners Chili

DWDD2 TNWith Tania Kross, Thom Hoffman
Produced for TV show De Wereld Draait Door
1:24 min. | Dutch

After Life - trailer 2009

After Life 2009 - trailerNew trailer of revised opera. Produced by Netherlands Opera.
2:46 min. | English

Solo for percussion

Facundo Negri, percussion
7:57 min. | Ciclo de Música Contemporánea del Teatro San Martín

After Life - trailer 2006

De Nederlandse Opera, ASKO Ensemble, cond. Otto Tausk
3:50 min. trailer

Wake

Dirk Rothbrust & Thomas Meixner, percussion
2:51 min. excerpt

Memo

Maaike Aarts, violin
Taken from VPRO Vrije Geluiden documentary
6:45 min. excerpt

One

Soprano, Barbara Hannigan
8:58 min. excerpts

Passage

Joe Bendavid, actor
2:15 min. excerpt

Video docu

Making of Sunken Garden

Making of Sunken GardenDocumentary by Lucas van Woerkum for NTR Podium.
30:00 min. | English subtitles

DWDD: World premiere Violin Concerto

dwdd janineInterview in Dutch talkshow DWDD,
with Janine Jansen and Royal Concertgebouw Orchestra.
10:00 min. | Dutch

BR-Klassik | Up-close

Sol Gabetta talks with Michel van der Aa about ‘Up-close’.
Produced by the Bayerischer Rundfunk.
6:34 min. | German

De Wereld Draait Door (2010)

dwdd TNInterview by Matthijs van Nieuwkerk.
Topic: 1-minute opera
8:50 min. | Dutch

After Life - Making of - 2009

After Life video blog episode 3Excerpts and behind the scene interviews with cast and director.
10:53 min. | English

Vrije Geluiden interview

Vrije Geluiden 2009Interview by Hans Flupsen.
VPRO Television, 2009.
31:53 min. | Dutch/English

Barbican great performers

Michel van der Aa talks about his opera After Life
8:23 min. | English

De Wereld Draait Door (2009)

Interview by Matthijs van Nieuwkerk.
Topic: Spaces of Blank premiere
8:56 min. | Dutch

The Book of Disquiet - news item

ORF news item about the world premiere of ‘The Book of Disquiet’
2:43 min. | German

After Life - making of - 2006

Making of the film part of ‘After Life’.
Produced by Lex Reitsma for De Nederlandse Opera. 2006
4:46 min. | Dutch

ARTE Metropolis documentary

Portrait documentary by Viktor Stauder. Produced by ARTE.
8:55 min. | German

Imprint - interview

Michel van der Aa talks about ‘Imprint’ and working with the Freiburg Baroque Orchestra.
2:42 min. | English

Vrije Geluiden interview

Interview by Hans Flupsen.
VPRO Television, 2004.
44:57 min. | Dutch

Voyage musical aux Pays-Bas

Interview by Dominique Fargues.
Produced by French channel Mezzo.
4:55 min. | French/English

Audio excerpts

The Book of Disquiet - Scene 3 & 4

Scene 3 & 4
Klaus Maria Brandauer, musikFabrik, cond. Martyn Brabbins
11:01 min.

Spaces of Blank

Royal Concertgebouw Orchestra, cond. Ed Spanjaard
Christianne Stotijn, mezzo-soprano
2:45 min. excerpt

New York Public Radio interview

Interview by John Schaefer, Soundcheck, New York Public Radio
12:00 min. | English

Mask

ASKO ensemble, cond. Clarke Rundell
2:01 min. excerpt

After Life

First Memory Aria (live)
Yvette Bonner, soprano
1:36 min. excerpt

Imprint

Freiburg Baroque Orchestra, Gottfried von der Goltz – violin
1:36 min. excerpt

Second Self

SWR orchestra Baden-Baden and Freiburg, cond. Roland Kluttig
2:15 min. excerpt

Memo

Maaike Aarts, violin
3:21 min. excerpt

Here [enclosed]

Excerpt 1
Netherlands Radio Chamber Philharmonic, cond. Peter Eötvös
1:49 min. excerpt

Here [enclosed]

Excerpt 2
Netherlands Radio Chamber Philharmonic, cond. Peter Eötvös
1:49 min. excerpt

RBB Kulturradio interview

RBB Kulturradio Berlin
Interview by Julia Kaiser
4:00 min. | German

Just Before

Tomoko Mukayama, piano
2:00 min. excerpt

Here [in circles]

Excerpt 1
Netherlands Radio Chamber Philharmonic, cond. Etienne Siebens
Claron McFadden, soprano
1:13 min. excerpt

Here [in circles]

Excerpt 2
Netherlands Radio Chamber Philharmonic, cond. Etienne Siebens
Claron McFadden, soprano
2:07 min. excerpt

Here [to be found]

Netherlands Radio Chamber Philharmonic, cond. Etienne Siebens
soprano Claron McFadden
2:31 min. excerpt

See-through

Dutch Radio Philharmonic Orchestra, cond. Micha Hamel
1:00 min. excerpt

The New Math(s)

Electra new music
1:19 min. excerpt

Caprice

Joris van Rijn, violin
0:30 min. excerpt

Attach

Schoenberg Ensemble cond. Micha Hamel
1:57 min. excerpt

Solo for percussion

Arnold Marinissen, percussion
1:06 min. excerpt

Double

Maria del Mar Escarabajal, violin
Tatiana Koleva, piano
2:12 min. excerpt

Between

Percussiongroup Den Haag, cond. Micha Hamel
2:07 min. excerpt

Oog

Justa de Jong, cello
1:26 min. excerpt

Auburn

Reinhold Westerheide, guitar
2 min. excerpt