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6 november |the hague | theatre branoul

 

salon world war 1

November 2018 marks the centenary of the declaration of the end of the First World War. The programme presents poetry and music by  the war's  soldiers and musicians.

9 november |amsterdam| cc amstel

 

salon world war 1

November 2018 marks the centenary of the declaration of the end of the First World War. The programme presents poetry and music by  the war's  soldiers and musicians.

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10 november |16:00 |november music festival| den bosch

 

oene van geel portrait

At the November Music Festival, the New European Ensemble will present a portrait of works by Dutch composer Oene van Geel includingthea worldpremiere:of  'Road Movie for 2 cellos and ensemble'.

27 november |21:00 |Teatro Verdi | pisa

 

Cosmi & Prokofiev

The New European Ensemble presents Prokofiev’s classic quintet for clarinet, oboe, violin, viola and double bass alongside a world premiere work by the young Italian composer Gabriele Cosmi for oboe and strings.

15 december |20:15 |parkstad Limburg theaters | Heerlen

 

hommage a debussy

In 2018 we mark the 100th anniversary of Claude Debussy's death. The New European Ensemble teams up with actor Bob Schwarze to explore Debussy's music and witty critical writings.

18 december |the hague | theatre branoul

 

salon christmas time

Christmas stories and music by writers  from Annie M.G. Schmidt through Simon Carmiggelt, music by composers  from Palestrina to Pärt. Stories and musics with  Christmas theme.

15 january |the hague | theatre branoul

 

salon catcher in the rye

The New European Ensemble combines texts from The Catcher in the Rye with Rzewski's Songs of Insurrection'.

17 february |14:30 |bonnefanten museum | maastricht

 

music in bonnefanten

Works by Tristan Keuris, John Luther Adams and anewe composition by Italian composer Giuliano Bracci, written for the New European Ensemble.

19 february |the hague | theatre branoul

 

salon nobel prize

In 2018, the Nobel prize for literature will not be awarded because of the scandal at the Swedish Academy. Because of these developments, the New European Ensemble will present an alternative program in February.

21 february |tilburg | theatre tilburg

 

salon nobel prize

In 2018, the Nobel prize for literature will not be awarded because of the scandal at the Swedish Academy. Because of these developments, the New European Ensemble will present an alternative program in February.

24 february |11:30 |stadsgehoorzaal | leiden

 

music and coffee in leiden

Masterful Clarinet Quintets with a cup of morning coffee in Leiden, works by Francaix, Turnage and Brahms

12-14 march |20:15 |The hague, utrecht & Arnhem

 

Heinz hollliger: A  Portrait

In 2019, the New European Ensemble will work with the legendary Swiss oboist, conductor and composer Heinz Holliger, celebrating his 80th birthday  with three concerts in The Netherlands.

16 march |16:00 |theaters haarlem | haarlem

 

pierrot lunaire

On March 16, the New European Ensemble will perform Arnold Schönberg's groundbreaking masterpiece Pierrot Lunaire with expressionist, dreamy visuals by media artist Chris Koolmees.

19 march |the hague | theatre branoul

 

salon brexit

In March 2019, Brexit is to take place In order to  reflect on this heavily charged political event, the New European Ensemble presents a salon that goes into to the cultural and musical ties between the UK and the European continent.

21 march |tilburg | theatre tilburg

 

salon brexit

In March 2019, Brexit is to take place. In order to reflect on this heavily charged political event, the New European Ensemble presents a salon that goes into to the cultural and musical ties between the UK and the European continent.

9 april |the hague | theatre branoul

 

salon jorge borges

The Argentinian poet Jorge Borges is one of Latin America's leading writers. His poetry will be complemented by music from the Argentine tango tradition founded by Astor Piazzolla and the Jewish tradition of Ernst Bloch.

12-18 april |20:15 |The hague, leiden, den bosch & kerkrade

 

stabat mater

The New European Ensemble's annual tradition of performing two Stabat Maters at Easter continues in 2018 with Arvo Pärt’s Stabat Mater from 1985 and the setting of the same poem that Pergolesi completed 250 years earlier.

17 april |tilburg | theatre tilburg

 

salon jorge borges

The Argentinian poet Jorge Borges is one of Latin America's leading writers. His poetry will be complemented by music from the Argentine tango tradition founded by Astor Piazzolla and the Jewish tradition of Ernst Bloch.

21 may |the hague | theatre branoul

 

salon proust

The New European Ensemble together with Prins Eugens Waldemarsudde Museum in Stockholm presents a salon on Swann in Love from  Marcel Proust's In Search of Lost Time.

18 june |the hague | theatre branoul

 

salon exiles

This program brings together texts by writers who lived in exile in the past one hundred years. James Joyce, Thomas Mann, Salman Rushdie, Paul Celan and Syrian poet Adonis will be featured.

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19 june|21:00 |the hague| theater branoul

 

charles bukowski

An evening with readings from the 'Laureate of the  American Lowlife' accompanied by American music by Copland, Carter and Muczynski.

23 june |15:30 |the hague | Nutshuis and -garden

 

nutshuis concerts

Summer is here, so the Nutshuis garden will once again feature performances with musicians from the New European Ensemble.

 

 

23 june|19:30 |leiden| rijksmuseum van oudheden

 

oriental landscap

For the Oriental Landscapes Festival we will present a program  with works b  Syrian composers of today and digital media on Syrian archaelogical heritage  by Geert Mul.

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25 june|20:00 |Amsterdam| amstelkerk

 

oriental landscapes: Oene van geel, carte blanc

For the Oriental Landscapes Festival we will present a program with works by Syrian composers of today and digital media on Syrian archaelogical heritage by Geert Mul.

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30 june |15:30 |the hague | Nutshuis and -garden

 

nutshuis concerts

Summer is here, so the Nutshuis garden will once again feature performances with  musicians from the New European Ensemble.

 

 

7 July |15:30 |the hague | Nutshuis and -garden

 

nutshuis concerts

Summer is here, so the Nutshuis garden will once again feature performances with  musicians from the New European Ensemble.

 

 

1 september |15:30 |the hague | Nutshuis and -garden

 

nutshuis concerts

Summer is here, so the Nutshuis garden will once again feature performances with musicians from the New European Ensemble.

 

 

8 september |15:30 |the hague | Nutshuis and -garden

 

nutshuis concerts

Summer is here, so the Nutshuis garden will once again feature performances with  musicians from the New European Ensemble.

 

 

9 september |12:30 |utrecht | gaudeamus music week

 

gaudeamus music week

A concert with a new work by Giuliano Bracci, written for the New European Ensemble, and music of Gubaidulina, Lam Lai and Sebastian Hilli.

14-16 september |shanghai | shanghai new music week

 

shanghai new music week

In September, the New European Ensemble will perform three concerts at China's premier  new music festival.

18 september |the hague | theatre branoul

 

salon rontgenfotomodel

In September 2018, New European Ensemble plays the first salon of the season. Author Vicky Francken will read from her new book of poetry.

20-27 september |20:00 |hengelo

 

case: carmen

Co-production with Lonneke van Leth Productions.

A world premier with new music by Maxim Shalygin, 37 dancers, 24 singers and New European Ensemble.

 

4 october |20:15 |muziekgebouw aan het ij | Amsterdam

 

visions of gubaidulina

On October 4th, 2018, the New European Ensemble presents a retrospective of  Sofia Gubaidulina's ensemble works in the presence of the composer.

 

 

6 october |dag in de branding | the hague | multiple locations

 

gubaidulina festival

On October 6th 2018, the New European Ensemble will feature as leading part in a special edition of Dag in de Branding Festival: a complete day dedicated to composer Sophia Gubaidulina.

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14 october |oegstgeest | muziekkamer oegstgeest

 

poetry and music of world war i

November 2018 marks the centenary of the declaration of the end of the First World War. The programme presents poetry and music by  the war's  soldiers and musicians.

16 october |the hague | theatre branoul

 

salon tag und nacht

German texts by Goethe, Schiller and Rilke and romantic music from Chopin to Schumann  a journey in text and music from sunrise to midnight.

17 october |amsterdam | theatre amstel cc

 

salon tag und nacht

With German texts by Goethe, Schiller and Rilke and music from Chopin to Peter Maxwell-Davies, the musicians take you on a journey from sunrise to midnight in a varied and diverse program.

New European Ensemble is supported by Fonds Podiumkunsten (from 2017) and the city of The Hague