The Night of the Unexpected is an annual musical surprise package, part of the Gaudeamus Muziekweek. The Concertzender made recordings of the 2012 episode in Tivoli, Utrecht. The formula of The Night is: eight to ten short performances here and there on stage and in the hall which follow one another without a break.
1. Sergey Khismatov. Night of the Unexpected 2012 – Microphone Quartet (2012).
Slagwerk Den Haag
2. Andrej Kwiecinski. Night of the Unexpected 2012 – Umbrae B (2012).
3. Annie Gosfield. Night of the Unexpected 2012 – Long Waves and Random Pulses (2012).
Monica Germino en Frank van der Wey
4. Terry Riley. Night of the Unexpected 2012 – Sunrise of the Planetary Dream Collector (2012).
Kapok en het Ragazze Quartet
5. Nate Wooley. Night of the Unexpected 2012 – Improvisation (2012).
Live recording by Wijnand de Groot in Tivoli, Utrecht on 6 September 2012.
Arrangement: Peter van Amstel.