Michel van der Aa

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May 2006

Musical portrait at Holland Festival

One stageOne, Barbara Hannigan & Sheila Wiersum

The Holland Festival will feature composer Michel van der Aa in a two-week musical portrait, with four key works being performed in venues throughout Amsterdam. In addition to the world premiere of After Life, the ASKO/Schönberg Ensemble will perform the complete Here Trilogy in the Amsterdam Concertgebouw on June 6 and the chamber opera One returns to Amsterdam for its final performances after a successful eleven-country tour. Michel van der Aa’s most recent work, Imprint, will receive its Netherlands premiere on June 3 in the Muziekgebouw aan ‘t IJ, performed by the renowned Freiburg Baroque Orchestra.

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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

  • 28 February 2020
    Eight (Australian premiere)
    Virtual Reality installation. Kate Miller-Heidke, Nederlands Kamerkoor.
    Adeleide Festival. Runs from 28 Feb-15 March
    Hetzel Lecture Theatre, Institute Building, Adeleide, Australia
  • 29 February 2020
    Shelter (Australian premiere)
    Nederlands Kamerkoor
    Adeleide Festival
    St Peter's Cathedral, Adeleide, Australia
  • 06 March 2020
    Eight
    Virtual Reality installation. Kate Miller-Heidke, Nederlands Kamerkoor.
    Adeleide Festival. Runs from 28 Feb-15 March
    Hetzel Lecture Theatre, Institute Building, Adeleide, Australia

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Eight - teaser

eightvirtual reality installation ft. Kate Miller-Heidke
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Latest update 20 February 2020