- Mondrian's dream for Wishful Singing female vocal ensemble is completing its tour!
The premier was in November Music Festival 2017.
Check the agenda for the last concerts. Read an interview about the piece.
- Proud for the continuation of the initiative
After the last two years successful residencies of Maria Christina Krithara from Greece and Anna Veismane from Latvia we welcomed last month in Buitenwerkplaats the composer Jasna Veliscovic.The final concert presentation will be on the 20th of May in De Ruimte.
- My new music/dance composition Ikaros based on poetry by Henk van der Waal
for Joe Puglia/ violin, Emmy Storms/violin, Manuella Tessi/ dance, will be premiered in November Music 2018.
Ernst Dullemond, decor/screen
Sarah Harmanutz, video
-The collaboration with the animation dpt of AKV|St.Joost Kunstacademie in Breda for the new piece Aqua based on Italo Calvino's book Invisible Cities, for Bram van Sambeek bassoon and Marijn Korff de Gidts percussion, is finalized this spring.
- Takuu/ the sinking island (2018) my new composition for the Greek Modern Ensemble performed on the 20th of March in Athens Concert Hall.
Direction, Iakovos Konitopoulos
- Raw Rocks a cycle of three solo piano pieces for Ralph van Raat inspired by geological principals, was premiered during the November Music Festival 2017. Read the review on nieuwenoten.nl.
- Olinda and Ochto are in the new cd
of Erato Alakiozidou "In Blue and White" by Odradek.
- The cd of Seldom Sene Quintet Taracea music by Josquin, de Victoria, Jacobus Gallus, Holborne, Boismortier, Bach, Reger, Frenzel, Nasopoulou en Geysen is for a second print after the great success.
"The dramatic climax of the disc surely is Aspasia Nasopoulou’s Lelia doura (2012)"
16, Summer 2015 American Recorder,review by Tom Bickley check.
Some highlights of the last years:
- Ten Dipoles, large composition (30 min) for Seldom Sene recorders Quintet in combination with Ten free Aerophones instruments, instalation by Ernst Dullemond and Horst Rickels.
Premier November Music 2017, De Pont Museum, Orgelpark, Amstelkerk.
-Ven Salta cross-over project (1 hour) cycle of eleven works/songs based on poetry by contemporary women poets from Mediterranean countries.For piano,ud,percussion and mezzo soprano.
Premier, Opening evening of the 48th Poetry International Rotterdam Festival Stadschouburg & Ro Theater(2017)
-Meet the composer! Three surprising portrait evenings in three different cities in The Netherlands
Nijmegen, Rotterdam and Amsterdam.(2016)
With interviewers: Stine Jensen, Mike Boddé and Paul Haenen
The book/cd Nachtwerk & Nous Deux is available!
The special booklet includes two cycles of poems by Micha Hamel and Paul Eluard (in French and Dutch) and a cd with the compositions which are based on those poems by Aspasia Nasopoulou and Micha Hamel.
Doelen String Quartet, Renate Arends, soprano and Micha Hamel performer/narrator. listen to a sample
Send an email for more information and buying.
-The piece Lelia Doura for Seldom Sene recorders quintet on cantigas d'amigo poetry of 13th century awarded the incentive prize in the MCN Compositieopdracht Vrouwelijke Componisten.
Watch an interview about the piece (2017)
-Jury and public prize in the ensemble category in the
Tristan Keuris Componisten Concours 2014 with the piece Nanourisma for flute piano and bassoon.
-7 scenes voor strijkkwartet en performer
Micha Hamel, gedichten en voordracht
Need for a new composition for a special occasion?
Check the new platform of composers COMPOSE4YOU, initiated and supported by Donemus.
Very happy to participate as composer! www.compose4you.nl
New piece for Duo Bilitis in collaboration with Anthony Leigh Dunstan.Co-composing Amsterdam.
Music theater performance Arion in collaboration with the theater director Christiaan Mooij (2019-2020)
Takku -the sinking island for Greek Modern Ensemble, Athens Concert Hall
Mondrian's Dream for Wishful Singing female a cappella
Raw Rocks piano suite for Ralph van Raat premier November Music
Ten Dipoles for Seldom Sene Recorder Quintet & Ten Free Aerophones, Installation by Ernst Dullemond and Horst Rickels Premier November Music
New piece for "Meet the composer" evenings
'Zwarte steen in de zee" for piano saxophone and djembe
Supported by Nieuw Geneco
Carousel of Fantasies for solo tenor saxophone for Roberto Genova, Italy October 2015
The piece 'Olinda' was selected in the project 24Fingerprints organized by Buma Classical on 26-27 of November.
Piano, Ralph van Raat
Co-Composing project with Olger Star for ensemble and dj.
October 14th 2015, Amsterdam Dance Event
Sofia, Nikolaikerk, Utrecht, Schreck ensemble, March 2015
Nachtwerk, DoelenKwartet & Micha Hamel
Poetry International Rotterdam
Olinda, Palais de Tokyo Museum, Paris France
GlassWorlds marathon, Nicolas Horvath, piano
Fighting with Eros. Theater performance.
Poetry, Anakreon, cantiga d'amigos, W.Shakespeare, F.G. Lorca and Micha Hamel. Decor, Ernst Dullemond.
Harp Festival Utrecht 2014
"Andria" based on " Invisible cities" by Italo Calvino for the piano duo Maclé, Italy
Olinda& Eudoxia, Zoe Zeniode, solo piano
Gusman Concert Hall, Miami
Collaboration with Ernst Dullemond, instalation and Philippe Laval, guitar for the theater piece Abajo based on F.G.Lorca poem.Temp’óra International Meeting for Musical Creation,Rocher de Palmier in Cenon
The garden with countless windows
cd presentation and concert, Aerodynamic trio
Rodia=S04H2, Inamorata (première)
Olinda & Eudoxia solo piano, Casa dei Mezzo Festival, Makrigialos, Creta
Trygve Broske, piano
New Kite, Oneplusone duo, (accordion & piano) Haapavesi Folk Festival
The lot of Love, Scordatura Trio
Deseo for solo accordion
Beton, Athens, January 2011
"Cloths of Heaven" poetry W.B.Yeats, for recorder, Miako Klein,
trumpet,Sava Stoyanov and electronics, Jesse Broekman
Frankfurt, Haus am Dom, December 2010
Instant, for cello,saxophones and dance video
Muziekgebouw, October 2010
Collaboration with the choreographer/dancer Manuela Lucia Tessi
Haiku I, II, III for the Duo Tabz- cello Alexandros Botinis and percussion Konstantinos Botinis. Video, Christian Tan
Patra, May 2010
Nanourisma, for flute and piano based on a Greek folk lullaby.
Delft, April 2010
Instant, International Saxophone Festival in Fermo, Italy
Ballad I, by Sonia Theodoridou and Efi Agrafioti, Parnassos Hall, Athens
Messenger I, by Theo Milkov, Grachtenfestival, Amstel Hotel 2009
HemiAeroPartitura, premier, Bergkerk Deventer
Van Gogh Museum, Amstelkerk
One/hitotsu for Japanese Sho and Soprano, Poetry Dan Albertson
Japan, January 2008
Coordinator /co-producer with Insomnio Ensemble of the three pilot projects
"I -Lab at Walter Maas Huis, musicians meet composers"
Here and There/ musical organization of the exhibition [b]“Culturen Verbinden”[/b] (Griekse artistieke aanwezigheid in Nederland) Consulaat Generaal van Grikenlandse Rotterdam,WTC Rotterdam
Balad I, III Museumhaven Aqua Musica 5e editie, Oud en Nieuw, Amsterdam
“Eternal light” , Modern Greek Ensemble, Athens Concert Hall
Balades by Christine de Pizan (1363-1430) project with Grand Desir Ensemble (medieval blockflute medieval viola d’arco and mezzo-soprano) Bachzaal, Amsterdam
“Piece for 4 performers and tape” inspired by Walter Maas Huis (project Composers 05-06 Walter Maas Huis)
“Rodia=SO4H2” Gaudeamus Competition for Performers
Teiresias Kadmos MUZIEKGEBOUWAAN’TIJ
“Love” “Power” Muiderpoorttheater
Tetralogy (Passion Power Love Existence) Danstheater interdisciplinary project (dance, music, poetry, visual art) Collaboration with the choreographer
Marina Peuranen and the visual artists Adnan Hasovic and Tamuna Chabachvili
“Stigmes” Percussion Festival Paris
“Rodia=SO4H2” Aerodynamic Trio Uitmarkt 2005 Concertgebouw, Muziekweek De suite MUZIEKGEBOUWAAN’TIJ, Krakow Ensemble’s Competition (second price)
“10+Tessera” The Hellenic Centre London
“10+Tessera” Week of Contemporary Chamber Music, IJsbreker, Bachzaal
“Passion” Plankgas , Gasthuis
Collaboration with the choreographer Nicola Hepp
“The spirits of the dead” Greek Women Composers in abroad Nakas Athens (commission by Kelados ensemble)
“Asemna” Marcogliano festival (Italy, A. Mahler Symfonietta)
“Ballast” Experiments experienced at Doelen’s evenings Doelenzaal
Collaboration with the dancer/choreographer Roser Espinoza
“The spirits of the dead” Danish Institute in Athens (Danish -Greek women composers)
“Saturday to Friday” “Power”, Volharding Ensemble, Korzo theater "Soirees unextracted 1-4 interactive project"
Collaboration with the choreographer Ina Stockem
“Meiokeno” Music of the World (cooperation Greek-Dutch embassies), Goethe institute, Athens
World premier of the piece 10+Tessera (first time use of the 4able bowed vibraphone) Greek French institute in Athens
“Merose” International Gaudeamus Music Week 2003, Concertgebouw, Nieuw Ensemble
“Rodia=SO4H2”Nederlandse Muziek Dagen,Vredenburg
“Chromata Laleonta” (piece for big ensemble and Gamelan from Java) Week of Contemporary Chamber Music, Bachzaal, Amsterdam
“Three Moods”8o International Guitar Festival, Ermoupolis