Sunday, December 2nd, 2018, Amsterdam
One day chamber music festival in recital hall of The Concertgebouw Amsterdam, the Netherlands
In the third edition of the one-day festival ALBA ROSA VIVA! female composers form the central thread in all the concerts. Chamber music works by Rosy Wertheim, Henriëtte Bosmans, Alma Mahler, Clara Schumann, Cécile Chaminade, Tansy Davies and Alba Rosa Viëtor will be performed. Also on the program are compositions of Karl Weigl (the teacher of Rosy Wertheim), Willem Jeths, Gabriel Fauré and Franz Schubert. The finale of the Alba Rosa Viëtor Composition Prize will be part of the festival, which include a lecture on women composers and an interview with Tansy Davies.
Order a passe-partout and have access to all the concerts in the festival
Single-concert tickets go on sale on June 1, 2018.
11.00 – Sunday morning concert, broadcast live on Dutch national Radio 4 (AVRO/TROS)
Hans van den Boom, presentation over the radio
Harriet Krijgh (cello), Magda Amara (piano), Adèle Charvet (mezzo soprano)
GABRIEL FAURÉ (1845-1924), Élégie for cello and piano
HENRIETTE BOSMANS (1895-1952), Sonata for cello and piano (1921)
CÉCILE CHAMINADE (1857-1944), Songs (selection)
12.15 – Champagne Lunch
13:30 – Introduction to women composers by Leo Samama
14.15– Afternoon concert
Single tickets for the afternoon concert go on sale on June 1, 2018.
Thomas Beijer (piano), Niek Baar (violin), Ella van Poucke (cello), Dudok Quartet Amsterdam
ALBA ROSA VIËTOR (1889-1979), Piano trio in A minor (1951)
HENRIËTTE BOSMANS (1895-1952), String quartet (1927)
CLARA SCHUMANN (1819-1896), Piano trio in G minor, op.17
FRANZ SCHUBERT (1833-1897), Quartettsatz D.703 for String quartet
16:30 – Finale Alba Rosa Viëtor Composition Competition
Presentation: Maartje Stokkers
Single tickets for the finale of the competition go on sale on June 1, 2018.
Five new compositions (for one singer and piano trio) by young composers from all over the world will be performed by young, professional musicians. The jury includes composer Willem Jeths (chairman), Tansy Davies, Manfred Trojahn, Calliope Tsoupaki and Paolo Marzocchi will assign the first and second prize. The audience will decide who wins the audience prize.
17:30 – Awards ceremony Alba Rosa Viëtor Composition Prizes 2018
18:00 – Meet & Greet with the finalists
18:30 – Diner
19.30 – Composer in residence of The Concertgebouw, Tansy Davies, interviewed by Vrouwkje Tuinman
20.15 – Evening concert
Single tickets for the evening concert go on sale on June 1, 2018.
Sarah Wegener (soprano), Karin Strobos (mezzo soprano), Ruysdael Quartet, Reinild Mees (piano), Lars Wouters van den Oudenweijer (clarinet)
ALMA MAHLER (1879-1964), Songs (selection)
ROSY WERTHEIM (1888-1949), Zwei Lieder (1922-24)
KARL WEIGL (1881-1941), Fünf Lieder für Sopran und Streichquartett, op.40
WILLEM JETHS (1959), Monument to a Universal Marriage, 2011
TANSY DAVIES (1973), Song of Pure Nothingness, 2015
GABRIEL FAURÉ (1845-1924), La Bonne Chanson op. 61