Michel van der Aa

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July 2005

Michel van der Aa wins Charlotte Köhler Prize

Kohler Prijs

Michel van der Aa has been awarded one of the Charlotte Köhler Prizes 2005. The Charlotte Köhler Prize is an annual award granted by the Prins Bernhard Culture Funds to three artists in the field of theatre. Michel van der Aa received the prize in recognition of his directing work and for the interdisciplinary nature of his oeuvre. The prize, which includes a cash award of €20,000, was presented at the official awards ceremony on 28 June in the Stadsschouwburg in Amsterdam.

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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 May 2019
    Transit
    Louis Goldstein, piano
    Timucua, Orlando, U.S.A.
  • 09 May 2019
    akin (World premiere)
    Royal Concertgebouw Orchestra, cond. Peter Eötvös
    Patricia Kopatchinskaya, violin. Sol Gabetta, cello
    Philharmonie, Cologne, Germany
  • 10 May 2019
    akin (Dutch premiere)
    Royal Concertgebouw Orchestra, cond. Peter Eötvös
    Patricia Kopatchinskaya, violin. Sol Gabetta, cello
    Concertgebouw, Amsterdam, The Netherlands

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eightvirtual reality installation ft. Kate Miller-Heidke
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Web-design Studio Lonne Wennekendonk
Realisation Martijn ten Napel & Kyver
Latest update 13 April 2019