Chamber orchestra - A night with saxophone and orchestra


VRIJDAG 20 DECEMBER - ZATERDAG 21 DECEMBER 23:30 UUR tot 0:00 UUR / ENTREE GRATIS
Fontys Hogeschool voor de Kunsten Zwijsenplein 1, 5038 TZ Tilburg
Muziekzaal (A0.16)


A night with saxophone and chamber orchestra An evening full of melancholy, passion and Dutch lyricism: The newly established chamber orchestra of Tilburg under direction of Amin Ebrahimi and with soloist Hannah Koob on saxophone, will play a program with music of Johann Sebastian Bach and the two Dutch composers Andreas van Zoelen & Henk Badings. The history of the saxophone, which was named after its inventor Adolphe Sax, started less than 200 years ago. The first compositions arise in the 19th century, when the baroque era was long gone. The saxophone is an instrument with many options, and arranging and playing baroque works is one of many ways to hear the different facets of this instrument. During this night youre going to listen to the church cantata ‘Ich ruf zu dir, Herr Jesu Christ. In the Netherlands there is a very rich culture of classical saxophone, from which we want to share two beautiful compositions with you: Henk Badings ‘La Malinconia in a new arrangement for saxophone and chamber orchestra and Andreas van Zoelens ‘Halvdager. The composer writes: 'Halvdager' is Swedish for twilight. This intermezzo is also inspired by the beautiful moment of the day when the light seems to shift every second. At the same time, this transition hides something ominous. In practical terms this brief work will combine the lyricism of the various registers and the unique timbre of the tenor saxophone with the expanded colour capabilities of the string orchestra. We are looking forward seeing you at this concert with 3 unique works that cannot often be heard.

Conductor: Amin Ebrahimi
Solo Saxophone Hannah Koob
Violin Edu Diez Garcia, Glenn van Hoof, Marina Ortiz Garcia, Alexandra Araújo, Dieuwke de Vries, Lourdes Olbés Corujo, Joshua Park
Viola: Susannah Nieuwenhuizen, Ceracella Pave,l Bo van den Abbeelen
Cello: Floor Bakker, Agton dos Santos, Obada Zabadina
Double bass: Mattia Matranga
Clarinet: Daniela Massano, Michele Adelizzi

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Dit evenement maakt deel uit van de Nacht van de Kunsten. Voor de voorstellingen in het Academietheater, Studio 8, 9, 10 en 11, CS.04, CS.13, C1.02, C1.07, C1.10, C2.04 en in de tuin geldt een beperkte publieksruimte en heb je een extra toegangsbewijs nodig, deze (gratis) tickets (maximaal 2 p.p.) zijn vanaf 19:30u verkrijgbaar bij de desbetreffende locaties.