Willem Boogman

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De vrouw van de zee | The Lady from the Sea

I wrote incidental music for Henrik Ibsen's play The Lady from the Sea.
The music, commissioned by theater company WARNS, consists of an Introduction and four Entr'actes.

Listen to the music here

The second and last set of performances: October 5 and 6 (20:30 p.m.), October 7 (15:00 p.m.)
The location: Betty Asfalt in Amsterdam

De vrouw van de zee

Nous le chant I & II (first performance)

news_Festivalplakat Internet
On September 16 ›Nous le chant I & II‹ will be premiered by SCHOLA HEIDELBERG & ensemble aisthesis. I wrote the music for five voices and three instruments on texts by Henri Meschonnic. ›Nous le chant I & II‹ was commissioned by Walter Nußbaum, artistic director and conductor of both ensembles. The first performance will take place in Heidelberg (D). http://www.klanghd.de/index.html

The Lady from the Sea | De vrouw van de zee

I wrote incidental music for Henrik Ibsen's play The Lady from the Sea.
The music, commissioned by theater company WARNS, consists of an Introduction and four Entr'actes.

The scoring is for percussion, flugelhorn, piano, strings, voices and some electronic effects.
The score is not meant to be executed, however. I made the score and the sound files in Sibelius and mixed the music in Logic.

The performances: June 15 and 16 (20:30 p.m.), June 17 (15:00 p.m.)
The location: Betty Asfalt in Amsterdam

flyer De vrouw van de zee

First performance of De Dag Daagt [The Day Dawns] for organ

Premiere: April 14, 2012 | 20:15
Orgelpark, Amsterdam
De Dag Daagt
[flyer: Sandra Macrander]

The subject of De Dag Daagt for (pipe) organ is the morning twilight, during which night turns into day. At that point the sun is still beneath the horizon, and the nearer it approaches the horizon, the lighter the sky becomes, and the stars are extinguished. We are able to discern more and more of our surroundings, which appear like »a ceremony,« as Wislawa Szymborska so beautifully puts it in her poem Early Hour [Wczesna godzina].
The music concludes at the moment that the first ray of sunshine reaches the earth directly.

Sternenrest - concert

The, for the time being, last performance of Sternenrest takes place on 01.21.2012, at 20:15, in Het Orgelpark in Amsterdam by the Spectra Ensemble, Olaf Tarenskeen - electric guitar, Arnold Marinissen - percussion of glass, Wave Field Synthesis and Casper Schipper - sound direction.
It is advisable to reserve tickets because of the limited number of seats.

PR-Sternenrest_2012_kl.pdf

De voorlopig laatste uitvoering van Sternenrest vindt plaats op 21-01-2012 in het Orgelpark te Amsterdam door het Spectra Ensemble, Olaf Tarenskeen - elektrische gitaar, Arnold Marinissen - slagwerk van glas, Wave Field Synthesis en Casper Schipper - klankregie.
Aanvang 20:15. Het is aan te raden om kaarten te reserveren vanwege het beperkt aantal zitplaatsen.
(Met dank aan Roland Spekle - producent van Sternenrest en The Game of Life - eigenaar van het Wave Field Synthesis-luidsprekersysteem)