Concert series Aardlek: urgent matters brings today's music to Apeldoorn. The theme on November 7th is 'Taking time' with the premiere of a new composition by Thanakarn Schofield commissioned by the Frank van der Wal Fonds.
In February we recorded the new composition 'Upstream' by Lise Morrison. She wrote this new work for the first concert 'Ear for each other' in the concert series 'Aardlek: urgent matters'. Unfortunately, this concert could not continue due to the lockdown, but we are now proud to present the online premiere with video by Okke van Breemen.
On Thursday July 1, Louis Andriessen, one of the most influential Dutch composers, passed away at the age of 82. He had been suffering from Alzheimer's disease for some time.
Our deepest condolences go out to his wife, family and friends.
In the coming weeks, students at ten secondary schools in the Netherlands and Germany will close the Ereprijs composition project with a concert, where all new compositions will be performed by Orkest De Ereprijs. Due to the corona measures, the concerts are not open to the public, but can be followed via a live stream.
On September 10, 2021, Nieuw Geneco presented the second Fair Practice Award Composition Commission to two winners: Orkest De Ereprijs and patron Marcia (Zembla Music / Support the Composer). Both have been awarded for their unbridled commitment to fair remuneration for composers and for their contribution to sustainability in new music: they ensure that new work remains in the spotlight even after its premiere.
Appllications are now closed.
The annual Young Composers Meeting is an initiative of Orkest De Ereprijs. We offer young professional composers the opportunity to compose a piece for the ensemble and thus develop their talents, thereby increasing their knowledge and building a network.
We are proud to share that Fonds Podiumkunsten has honored two applications for composition commissions from Orkest De Ereprijs! New works by Oğuz Büyükberber and Ned McGowan will premiere in the autumn of 2021.
New video: 'Thin Air' by 'Componist des Vaderlands' Calliope Tsoupaki. 'Thin Air' has now been performed more than 45 times all over the world as part of Festivals for Compassion.
From 1 October Merlijn Runia will dive into the enormous repertoire of De Ereprijs. What is she going to do with that? Experiment, research and play, together with the orchestra and designer Juliette Mout. Everything is allowed and possible!
Each of them will be awarded a commission.
- Orkest De Ereprijs commission:
- St. Frank van der Wal Fonds commission:
- RKST21 commission: