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7 november | 20.30 | Literary salon world war I  | amstel cc Amsterdam

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      world war i

Salon op zuid


Amstel cc Amsterdam

Every month, the New European Ensemble brings to you a new mix of literature, poetry and music in Salon Branoul and Salon op Zuid




November 2018 marks the centenary of the declaration of the end of the First World War. Among the soldiers in the trenches were poets, musicians and composers of outstanding quality. The programme reflects on art from the period from 1914-1918, alternating German and English texts by Siegfried Sassoon, Stefan George, Wilfred Owen and more. It will be combined with inspiring music by Elgar, Webern, Ravel and Butterworth.


Readings – Alexander Oliver (English), Hans Radlof (German)


Texts by Siegfried Sassoon, Stefan George, Wilfred Owen, Stefan George & Reinhard George


Music by Elgar, Webern, Ravel & Butterworth


Daan Treur - Piano

Rada Ovcharova - Violin

Willem Stam - Cello

CC Amstel is the new and improved theater Ostade in Amsterdam South! This beautiful new place opened it's doors in October 2018 and New European Ensemble is payer the literary salons there ever since.

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New European Ensemble is supported by Fonds Podiumkunsten (from 2017) and the city of The Hague