Alba Rosa Viva! Festival 2021
The coming Alba Rosa Viva! Festival will be WERELDVROUWEN EN NIEUWE GRENSVERLEGGERS, an Evening Concert at Muziekgebouw aan ’t IJ in Amsterdam on March 25th, 2021.
Five charismatic young musicians (Esther Valentin, mezzo soprano, Dana Zemtsov, viola, Ella van Poucke, cello, Lars Wouters van den Oudenweijer, clarinet, and Nicolas van Poucke, piano ) will present music by the female composers CalliopeTsoupaki, Ursula Mamlok, Lili Boulanger and Hanna Kulenty and also a world premiere Desire Line composed for the Alba Rosa Vietor Foundation by Nicoline Soeter.
They will also play the four shortlisted compositions for the Alba Rosa Vietor Composition Competition. The jury consists of the leading composers Willem Jeths ( chairman), Judith Weir, Calliope Tsoupaki and Hanna Kulenty, together with artistic leader Reinild Mees. The audience will select the winner of the Audience Prize.
New works by four finalists of the Alba Rosa Viëtor Composition Competition
Hanna Kulenty A Fourth Circle for viola and piano
Calliope Tsoupaki Music Dreams for piano solo
Alba Rosa Viëtor Forget me not, Rhythm Song, High Flight for mezzo soprano and piano
Lili Boulanger Nocturne et Cortège for violoncello en piano
Ursula Mamlok Rhapsody for clarinet, viola and piano
Nicoline Soeter Desire Line (worldpremière)* commissioned by the Alba Rosa Viëtor Foundation