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Concertzender Live

The North Netherlands Symphony Orchestra regularly organises festivals for prominent, contemporary international composers.

Over the years, the Concertzender has made various recordings during a number of these festivals in the city of Groningen. In 2005 Sir Harrison Birtwistle was central and in 2006 Heiner Goebbels and Sofia Goebaijdoelina. In today’s episode of Concertzender Live Archive you’ll hear a number of works by these composers.

1. Heiner Goebbels (arr. Eric Sleichim)    Stadt Land Fluss
Erik-Jan de Wit, soprano sax; Aukje Marinus, alto sax; Leonie Schaller, tenor sax; Gregor Böhmerle, baritone sax

2. Sofia Goebajdoelina (1931) Sonata for two baritone saxophones
Gregor Böhmerle, baritone sax; Erik-Jan de Wit, baritone sax         

3. Sofia Goebajdoelina (1931) Perception for mezzo soprano, baritone, string septet and tape with lyrics by Francesco Tanzer
Ensemble Caméléon led by Joan Berkmeimer. Margriet van Reisen, mezzo soprano; Romain Bischof, baritone

4. Kevin Volans (1949) Piano Trio(2002) – wereldpremière    
Storioni Trio: Bart van de Roer, piano; Wouter Vossen, violin; Marc Vossen, cello

5. Sir Harrison Birtwistle (1934)      La Plage (1972)
Students of the Prins Claus Conservatoire: Anneloes Volmer, soprano; Rolinka Niers, Anna voor de Wind, Gea Plantinga, clarinet; Afke Wijma, piano; Maarten Romkes, marimba