The CD recorded by Seattle Symphony with Raskatovs Night Butterflies had a great review in the New York Times ArtsBeat section. I am happy to share it with you. Click on.
I am very happy to share with you a nice review from 3voor12 about my project 88 in Tilburg, the south of Holland. Accoording to the review I made and ineffaceable impression with my musical ‘tour de force’. Read the whole review in Dutch here.
The piano concerto Night Butterflies that Aleksander Raskatov composed for me is recorded by the Seattle Symphony Orchestra this year. Digital downloads and CDs are now available through iTunes and Amazon.
It is wonderful for me to play once again Canto Ostinato with pianist Gerard Bouwhuis during this cold season of the year. Bring your lights from home and connect them to our set on stage and watch time pass as the lights dim. This unique concert will be registered for a CD recording that is planned to be released next year.
Sunday 1 December, 20h30 – Grand Theatre Groningen, Groningen (NL)
Last weekend Dutch national newspaper NRC published a two page interview with me. Dutch photographer Ilja Keizer made this most beautiful picture.
To start this new season I went on a Private Odyssey to Mexico and prepared a new composition for Club Guy & Roni’s My Private Odyssey. I will be on stage again with the dancers and this time also with violinist Monica Germino and flutist Anne La Berge. It would be great to see you at one of the shows. Check the tour list and click on Read More.
We want to thank everybody for their generosity to help bring back pianos to public schools in the tsunami area. With the money we raised – € 1,348.60 – the organization can buy four pianos.
Nocturne (2 – 29 June) was opened June 2nd with an opening concert; a special program of one of Chopins famous Nocturnes, soundtracks and fragments of other more contemporary compositions. The concert was listed fourth best production by audience votes of the Holland Festival and the installation has welcomed many visitors during the exhibition period in June.
I am thrilled to share with you the news that our dance concert SHIROKURO is nominated for the the VSCD Dance Award as most impressive dance production. This prestigious award is organized by the Dutch Dance Days, held from 3 – 5 October 2014 in Maastricht (NL).
On the 2nd of June an audience of around 350 people of many different nationalities got together in the Atrium of the Muziekgebouw aan ‘t IJ. They witnessed the Dutch premiere of Nocturne, the installation I created of two grand pianos that ‘died’ in the horrendous tsunami of 2011.