Roel van Oosten

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A small selection of performances of the compositions by Roel van Oosten:

1978 Gioco voor wind instruments, harp en percussion by an ensemble of  the Royal Conservatory at The Hague, conducted by Reinbert de Leeuw
1978-1985 Broadcasting of various compositions on Dutch Radio, by several musicians, a.o. the pianoduo Ellen Corver and Sepp grotenhuis
1980 She Weeps over Rahoon (James Joyce) for soprano and orchestra, selected and performed by the Netherlands Ballet Orchestra, cond. Ed Spanjaard
1985 concert Centre Confluences, Paris
1987 concert entirely devoted to compositions by Roel van Oosten, Institut Néerlandais, Paris
1988 performances of compositions and workshops at the University of York, England
1994 performances of Square by the Netherlands Students Orchestra, cond. Lawrence Renes
1994 La Scala di seta,  arrangement for the Nederlands Blazersensemble cond. Frans Brüggen
1995 performances of compositions in Bejing Concert Hall by the  Philips Symphonie Orchestra, cond. Jules van Hessen and workshops at the Bejing Conservatory during a concerttour in China
1995 performances of Music Hall  by the Noordhollands Philharmonisch Orkest cond. David Porcelein
1996 Hymne, commissioned by the Dutch Houses of Parliament on the occasion of the opening of the parliamentary year
1997 performances of compositions during a concert-tour in New-Zealand, also workshops and lectures at the University of Wellington and Auckland
1997 performance of Pianotrio no. 1 in Carnegie Recital Hall, New York by the Osiris Trio
1998 commission by the council of The Hague for the composition Passsages for The Hague Philharmonic, cond. Yan Pascal Tortelier, on the occasionof the celebration of The Hague 750 year
1999 performances of the Concerto for harp en orchestra by Godelieve Schrama,Gwyneth Wentink with a.o. Netherlands Radio Chamberorchestra, cond.Peter Eötvös, also performances in Mexico (Mercedes Gomez), Switzerland,Scandinavia
2001 European AGEC-compositionprize (Union of European Choral Federations) for the composition Les Amours
2004 Concerto for piano and orchestra by Ivo Jansen, piano and the Philips Symphony Orchestra, cond. Jules van Hessen, a.o. Concertgebouw, Amsterdam
2005 Pianotrio no. 3 commissioned by the Arizona Friends of Chambermusic,     Tucson, Arizona, USA
2006 Hold fast to dreams, Incitement for choir a cappella, a.o. performed by the National Youth Choir in the Nieuwe Kerk, Amsterdam during the National Commemoration of the dead, 2006
2009 Mare Liberum for soloists, choir and orchestra, on texts by Grotius, McCrae, Owen and Whitman, on the occasion of 400 year Mare Liberum.  After the first performance in The Hague with the Hague Philharmonic and The Hague Concert Choir, several performances by other choirs and orchestras in the Netherlands and abroad, a.o. in Hamburg and in Nürnberg in the Meistersinger Halle in 2011.

 

 

 

 

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Roel van Oosten

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