Michel van der Aa

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August 2007

ABC Classic FM broadcast "Here"

Tura new music posterTURA New Music Festival

On Wednesday August 8th the Australian radio station ABC Classic FM will broadcast Here [in circles] and Here [to be found]. Recorded earlier this year in the Art Gallery of Western Australia during the TURA New Music Festival. The broadcast starts at 8.00 pm; ‘In Performance’ with Simon Healy.

WASO New Music Ensemble. Merlyn Quaife, soprano. Brett Dean, conductor (Australian Premiere performances)

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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

  • 05 November 2020
    Transit (Korean premiere)
    Sooyoen Lim, piano
    PAN Music Festival, Seoul, South Korea
  • 04 February 2021
    Akin
    Premiere of version for ensemble
    Insomnio, cond. Ulrich Pöll
    Mieko Kanno, viool. Charles Watt, cello
    Muziekgebouw aan 't IJ, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
  • 26 February 2021
    Shelter (German premiere)
    NDR Chor, Klaas Stok conductor
    20.00 hrs, Elbphilharmonie, Hamburg, Germany

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