Michel van der Aa

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February 2005

Michel van der Aa wins Siemens Grant

Siemens Price

In February 2005 the Ernst von Siemens Music Foundation announced that Michel van der Aa will receive one of the foundation’s Composer Grants. The prize, worth 30.000 euros, was presented at the official awards ceremony during the Münchner Kammerspielen on 3 June 2005. To mark the occasion, pianist Benjamin Kobler performed Just Before.

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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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recent video

Eight - teaser

eightvirtual reality installation ft. Kate Miller-Heidke
1:22 min.

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Web-design Studio Lonne Wennekendonk
Realisation Martijn ten Napel & Kyver
Latest update 13 April 2019