10 Oct 2013, by KrisDerks
starts on 25 Oct 2013,
ends on 25 Oct 2013
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Various works of the Dutch composer Michel van der Aa are being performed in the USA this autumn.
Among these performances is The White Light Festival at New York’s Lincoln Centre will include a Van der Aa portrait on 28 October. The concert will feature the first US performance of Up-close, performed by Kaori Yamagami and the Orpheus Chamber Orchestra, and members of the International Contemporary Ensemble will play the solo works Memo, Oog and Transit.
There is more Van der Aa in New York on 23 November, when excerpts from After Life will be sung at Brooklyn Academy of Music as part of the 21c Liederabend op. 3 Festival of Contemporary Art Song. And October 25 Van der Aa will be a guest speaker at Columbia University.
There are further North American performances in the new year, when Johannes Moser and the Los Angeles Philharmonic give the West Coast premiere on 28 January. This is followed by performances in Seattle in February given by Julie Albers and the Seattle Chamber Players.
Michel van der Aa guest speaker at Columbia University upcoming events:
in the spotlight
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