14 october|music and poetry world war i|oegstgeest | pauluskerk
The chamber music recitals of Muziekkamer/Music Room Oegstgeest are distinguished by a variety of programming and outstanding musicians from all over the world. Every second Sunday of the month in the Pauluskerk in Oegstgeest (near Leiden).
November 2018 marks the centenary of the declaration of the end of the First World War. Among the soldiers in the trenches were poets, musicians and composers of outstanding quality. The programme reflects on art from the period from 1914-1918, alternating German and English texts by Siegfried Sassoon, Stefan George, Wilfred Owen and more. It will be combined with inspiring music by Elgar, Webern, Ravel and Butterworth.
Readings – Alexander Oliver (English), Hans Radlof (German)
Texts by Siegfried Sassoon, Stefan George, Wilfred Owen, Stefan George & Reinhard George
Music by Elgar, Webern, Ravel & Butterworth
Daan Treur - Piano
Rada Ovcharova - Violin
Willem Stam - Cello
New European Ensemble is supported by Fonds Podiumkunsten (from 2017) and the city of The Hague