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Composer: Andriessen, Louis (b. 1939)

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Year of birth1939
NationalityNetherlands
Period20th century
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EindhovenOde to the Master

Ode to the Master
Prokofiev, Piazzolla, Andriessen
Hans van Manen; Dutch National Ballet; Matthew Rowe

LeeuwardenOde to the Master

Ode to the Master
Prokofiev, Piazzolla, Andriessen
Hans van Manen; Dutch National Ballet; Matthew Rowe

GroningenOde to the Master

Ode to the Master
Prokofiev, Piazzolla, Andriessen
Hans van Manen; Dutch National Ballet; Matthew Rowe

LondonVelocity – Icebreaker

© Lukas Binder
Meredith, Gordon, Whitty, Lang, Andriessen
Icebreaker

The HagueOde to the Master

Ode to the Master
Prokofiev, Piazzolla, Andriessen
Hans van Manen; Dutch National Ballet; Matthew Rowe
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DNB: Ode to the Master

Maia Makhateli and Daniel Camargo in 5 Tangos © Hans Gerritsen
As generations of dancers move on and off the stage, working hard for their very short lived moment in the spotlight, we can rest assured that there will be many classic Van Manen pieces in the repertoire for them to dance.
*****
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Prom 44: Michael Gordon's genre-defying Big Space

Members of the BBC Proms Youth Ensemble perform Big Space © BBC | Chris Christodoulou
Well known for their genre-busting and boundary-defying music, Bang on the Can delivered a splendid Late Night Prom.
*****
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Pulsating new Andriessen at Holland Festival

Marcel Beekman (Pope Innozenzo XI) and Leigh Melrose (Athanasius Kircher) © Ruth Walz
Louis Andriessen’s new opera is a masterly expedition into the grand and grotesque mind of Athanasius Kircher, polymath and fantastist, but it is hampered by a clumsy libretto.
***11
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Orchestra of the 21st century opens Young Composers Meeting in Apeldoorn

Apeldoorn Town Hall © orkest de ereprijs
The Young Composers Meeting Apeldoorn was opened by the 'Orchestra of the 21st century' under Ed Spanjaard, with fascinating pieces by Anna Meredith and Louis Andriessen.
***11
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Minimalism with a bang: Bang on a Can All-Stars and the Cabaret Contemporain in Paris

Bang on a Can All-Stars  ©  Stephanie Berger
Bang on a Can All-Stars are by no means small fish in a big pond. Their work within the world of minimalist and contemporary music, as well as their collaboration with some of the biggest names in 20th-century music, has made of them today a name respected by any fan of John Cage, Steve Reich, Terry Riley or Brian Eno (to name but a few of the best).
*****
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