dinsdag, 28 oktober 2014 20:44

Muziek en poëzie tijdens WO1 herdenking

Poëzie uit de eerste wereldoorlog en muziek van vandaag komen elkaar tegen bij de herdenking van de Eerste Wereldoorlog.

Op 11 november 2014 geeft het Akom-ensemble (een groep van 16 jonge veelbelovende musici uit Rotterdam) een concert in de Korenbeurs.

"Akom Ensemble will feature Philosopher Paul Schuurman for a special occasion in Schiedam at Korenbeurs for Remembrance Day of the 1st World War."

November, 11th, 2014 at 20:15 (Schiedam, Netherlands) – Akom Ensemble, a Rotterdam-based group of 16 young and promising musicians, has been selected to perform for this special occasion at the exclusive venue Korenbeurs, Schiedam. Paul Schuurman, contemporary philosopher and professor from the Erasmus University, sets the scene to the general atmosphere of the night, and will challenge and drive the audience around the difficult question of why. Combining diverse works of the American modernist composer Charles Ives along with 4 World Premiers by composers of Codarts, the Akom Ensemble will provide a fresh voice of those who served at the frontline during the First World War, including G. Ungaretti, W. Owen and J. McCrae. Under the baton of Roberto Beltran-Zavala the ensemble comes alive with his vitality and his vast understanding of contemporary music.
Although the musicians are still young, they are ambitious. as stated by one the founders of Akom Ensemble: "within 2 years to have performed at least 40 new works and have these fantastic new works highlighted in some of the Netherlands most prestigious venues"
ABOUT AKOM ENSEMBLE – Founded in 2013 by Jan Khur, the ensemble quickly gained pace from two concerts a year to 4 this year. The ensemble engages in new talent, giving an important podium for the young talented composers of today, whilst bringing works over the last 100 years to life. One of the ensembles fundamental position is to engage audiences into social situation of today and from the past bringing new life to its concerts. Akom Ensemble is eager to grow from a university ensemble (2013) to a national symbol of young talent.

Standaard ticket: €12,50
Studenten: €7,50

Here is the show out: http://shoutout.wix.com/lp/40cf1faa-c4a7-470d-b0e8-87afccc28236#/main 

More information about the ensemble can be seen at www.akom-ensemble.com or via social media:
Twitter: @akomensemble



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