Category: Almost Silence

Saskia Lankhoorn

This concert has been rescheduled. Please contact Guy or Saskia for more information… Programme: “Music and Silence” ‘Met dit programma breng ik klassieke en hedendaagse muziek in en uit focus binnen een contemplatieve en geconcentreerde sfeer. Nieuwe composities zijn verwerven met monumentaal klassieke werken die, zoals Debussy’s ‘La cathédrale englouti’, langzaam aan de oppervlakte verschijnen en weer verdwijnen aan de horizon. Het programma brengt zo herinneringen uit het verleden samen met een bespiegeling van het heden.’ ‘With this program I

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Guy talks about…”silence and place”

warmup notes from a lecture-performance by Guy Livingston at KABK INSIDE on May 17th @ 13:00 The word silence encompasses a multitude of concepts, and varies widely across disciplines and cultures. Silence can be subject, verb, and object. It can be societal, religious, mindful, meditative, diplomatic, political, aggressive, or punitive. Silence is employed in conversation, rhetoric, music, art, religion, and politics. Since the Western words for silence are so overloaded, many works on sound refer as well to Japanese and Chinese terminology, which

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Aletta Becker & Guy Livingston

Location Lange Houtstraat 8, Den Haag centrum (around the corner from the Mauritshuis, see map below) Program: Lost for piano and spoken word (in English and Dutch). Script by Aletta Becker. Saturday June 19th at 7pm Het verhaal van de Rattenvanger van Hamelen speelt zich af in het schemergebied tussen mythe en geschiedenis. Bekend in tenminste 42 landen en 30 talen, zijn de personages terug te vinden in de beeldende kunst, literatuur, klassieke muziek, animaties en musicals. De Rattenvanger wordt afgeschilderd

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Monica Germino & Guy Livingston

Location TBA (Centrum Den Haag) Program: The Silence in Between, featuring two premières, text by archy, and a sneak preview film about the whisperviolin Date pending Amsterdam-based, American/Dutch violinist Monica Germino is on the cutting edge of new music. Hailed by The Sunday Times (UK) as a ‘striking presence’ whose ‘virtuosity was exhilarating,’ she has collaborated with such composers as Louis Andriessen, John Cage, Heiner Goebbels, Michael Gordon, David Lang, György Ligeti, and Julia Wolfe. Together with sound designer Frank van der Weij, she has revealed

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Past and Future Silences

Guy Livingston, piano, Ned McGowan, flute; Nafiss Nia, poetry; met Madelief Lammers, vocals; Magdalena Spinka, vocals; Maya Willemse, piano Spoken Word, Music, Poetry, Electronics, at the Maarten Luther Kerk, Amsterdam Zuid with special guest artists from the HKU Date: Friday, June 18th @ 7pm Program: music of George Crumb, Anton Webern, Ned McGowan, Vanessa Lann, and Guy Livingston, plus “silence” music by performers and composers from the HKU Musician 3.0 program! Ik wil terug naar het verloren momentnaar de vergeten

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MINI-FESTIVAL: Almost Silence

Guy Livingston is curating a mini-festival of music and silence in The Hague in June 2021. Featured artists are flutist Ned McGowan, poet Nafiss Nia, writer and radio-maker Aletta Becker, violinist Monica Germino, and pianist Saskia Lankhoorn. Concerts will take place mostly in The Hague, in June. See the menu above for details. Each event will feature musical or poetic themes of loss, disappearance, absence, calm, and quiet. June 13 “Almost Silence”, a piano concert by Guy Livingston in a

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