Music

I regularly perform as a choral singer and I compose music for varying ensembles of vocalists and instrumentalists. I am interested in different kinds of 'classical' music, ranging from the early Greek period to current times. I sometimes flirt with popular music and the double bass.

Event calendar

  1. September 2017: choir member, Khorikos concert 3rd ORTUS International New Music Competition, The Shrine Church of Saint Anthony of Padua, New York.
  2. June 2017: choir member, Khorikos concerts in Boston (Early Music Festival's Fringe Concert Series) and Wallingford, CT.
  3. December 2016: choir member, YNYC concert "Happiness", Basilica of St. Patrick's Old Cathedral, New York.
  4. June 2016: choir member, YNYC concert "Multitudes", St. Peter's Church, New York.
  5. March 2016: choir member, YNYC concert "Orbital Family", The Community Church of New York Unitarian Universalist, New York.
  6. March 2016: choir member, Bevan's Nou Goth Sonne Under Wode, Carnegie Hall, New York.
  7. January-December 2016: member of Young New Yorker's Chorus and YNYC Chamber Singers.
  8. Spring-Fall 2015: member of Note d'Inchiostro, choir of the Universitā Cattolica di Sacro Cuore, Milan, Italy.
  9. Spring 2014: Ensemble Vocal Sebastian Wesley, "Nordisk Känsler", pieces by Grieg, Kreek, Stenhammar, and others, a capella mixed choir. Concerts in Lyon, Caen and Paris. Direction: Ritz Rakotomalala.
  10. Spring-Fall 2013: Lavinia Meijer and Attacca Ensemble: Philip Glass, parts from Akhnaten, Einstein on the Beach, Koyaanisqatsi, Hydrogen Jukebox. Mixed choir, harp, percussion. Direction: Fokko Oldenhuis.
  11. January 2013: de.fundo: abenddämmerung, a capella men's choir, pieces ranging from the 16th to the 21st century, including two world premieres, by Mathilde Wantenaar and Evelin Seppar. 16-voice men's choir. Direction: Lodewijk van der Ree.
  12. November 2012: Orpheus in Arezzo, short opera for women's choir, contralto, baritone and wind ensemble. World premiere in Rijksmuseum van Oudheden, Leiden. Libretto: Wietske Blokker; music: Sam van Gool; production: Chiel Veffer; direction: Oscar Mario Echeverry. Interview met Chiel Veffer in "Mare". Youtube.
  13. June 2012: Choeur Varia Voce: De profundis, a capella mixed choir piece by Violaine Prince, église Notre Dame du Liban, Paris 5ème. Direction: Agathe Bioulès.
  14. May 2012: Banda di Cantatori: Agnus Dei, a capella 8-voice ensemble, renaissance pieces by Victoria, di Lasso, Palestrina, Willaert, and a 6-minute choral improvisation, in Kapucijnerklooster Velp. Direction: Fokko Oldenhuis.
  15. Spring 2012: Attacca Ensemble: Philip Glass, A Madrigal Opera, and David Lang, The little match girl passion. Direction: Fokko Oldenhuis.
  16. December 2011: de.fundo: à nostre dame, a capella men's choir, pieces by Machaut, Poulenc, and world premiere of Gijs van der Heijden's "de.cupressu". Direction: Lodewijk van der Ree.
  17. February 2011: Camerata Inflata 2.0, choir and wind ensemble, pieces by Sweelinck, Escher, J. Andriessen, Ravel, Pieper, and world premiere of my multi-language piece "The city and the tower" for a capella choir, set on text from Genesis 11. Direction: Lodewijk van der Ree.