Calendar

Upcoming events

September 11, 2020
Voorburg
preview

Lemniscaat - Rondane quartet

The Huygens Festival is proud to present Simeon ten Holt´s Lemniscaat performed on four grand pianos by Rondane Kwartet.  Lemniscaat was completed in 1983 and is the first composition for four keyboard instruments that Simeon ten Holt wrote after Canto Ostinato. The composer defines the refrain as an invocation which is characterized by very long sounding chords contrasting with the restless movement of the sixteenth notes in the intervening episodes. Now and again impressive melodies develop from the minimalist structures. Simeon ten Holt once compared Lemniscaat to a toccata because of its capricious nature and virtuosity.

Info | tickets

November 24, 2020
Amsterdam
preview

Canto Ostinato - Rondane quartet

Due to the corona crisis the concerts of April 14 and April 15 have been prosponded to November 24 and November 25. Tickets with the old dates remain valid. Please contact Stadsherstel Amsterdam for additional information: 020-5200060

During a performance the grand pianos are positioned in a cross shape formation. The pianists use specific signs to communicate and therefore it’s necessary their faces are turned towards each other. Owing to the substantial liberty of action every performance will be a musical adventure for both the pianists as the audience.

Tickets | Info

November 25, 2020
Amsterdam
preview

Lemniscaat - Rondane quartet

Lemniscaat was completed in 1983 and is the first composition for four keyboard instruments that Simeon ten Holt wrote after Canto Ostinato. The composer calls the refrain an invocation which is characterized by very long sounding chords contrasting with the restless movement of the sixteenth notes in the intervening episodes. Now and again impressive melodies develop from the minimalist structures. Simeon ten Holt once compared Lemniscaat to a toccata because of its capricious nature and virtuosity.

Tickets | Info

March 25, 2021
Den Bosch
preview

Lemniscaat - Rondane quartet

Lemniscaat performed by Rondane quartet.

Tickets & Info

Events archive

June 6, 2020
life streaming concert
preview

Canto Ostinato - Tomoko Mukaiyama

Together with Multus (Japan), the Tomoko Mukaiyama Foundation (TMF) is organizing a live streaming concert series from the Netherlands. Cross-disciplinary artist Tomoko Mukaiyama will play a piano concert and create a visual experience with cinematographer Reinier van Brummelen and his team.

Date & Time
June 6th 15:00 (NL)

Streaming link and tickets

May 20, 2020
life stream concert
preview

Canto Ostinato

Balfolk meets Canto Ostinato. Lockdown isn`t over yet. So on  wednesday 20th of May Wim te Groen will play piano music for you for 2 hours.
The  first hour he will play my own balfolk tunes. His tunes are mellow, rithmical, playful, fragile and dynamical.
The  second hour he will play  Canto Ostinato. This is one piece of music, normally played with 3 of 4 pianos or any imaginable assemble.
He will play it for piano solo, arranged by myself. 

To join the concert : https://livestream-wimtegroen.peggypay.com/

 

April 15, 2020
de Duif - Amsterdam
preview

Lemniscaat - Rondane Quartet

From the first second, Lemniscaat grabs you by the throat. The masterpiece starts with a loud, fast passage that ends abruptly in a long, dying chord. The piece then follows its restless path, searching for penetrating melodies. Simeon ten Holt compared Lemniscaat with a toccata, because of the capricious nature and the virtuoso game.

Tickets & Info

April 14, 2020
de Duif - Amsterdam
preview

Canto Ostinato - Rondane Quartet

These Rondane Quartet concerts in De Duif are now part of a long concert tradition in which the authentic sound of Simeon ten Holts music is central. The result is an extremely refined Canto in which the subtle balance between melody and cadence comes into its own.

Tickets & info

April 13, 2020
Nijmegen
preview

Wijn & Klassiek | Canto Ostinato - piano & marimba

Canto Ostinato by Martin Geessinck & Gerard Geurts / Concert 15:00 uur  Prijs: Alleen concert 10,- | kinderen tot 12 jaar 7,50 | Concert incl. wijnproeverij 17,50 Aanmelden: stuur een mail naar info@lenkenswijn.nl o.v.v. Canto Ostinato 13 april