Waters run, Rivers flow and the Sea Unites:
Featuring New European Ensemble and Tony Overwater’s Wereldzee Ensemble performing the world premiere of newly commissioned work by Tony Overwater.
November 30, 2023 – 20:00 | oude of pelgrimvaderskerk, Rotterdam
“Waters run, Rivers flow and the Sea Unites,” explores musical portraits of the rivers that feed the Mediterranean Sea. The Wereldzee Ensemble, comprised of musicians from diverse musical backgrounds, represents the different colors and cultures surrounding the Mediterranean. The project aims to celebrate the cultural diversity of the Mediterranean region, uniting various musical traditions.
The event promises to be a captivating journey into the rich tapestry of musical traditions, blending Middle Eastern, South European, Greek, Balkan, and North African influences. The compositions are carefully crafted to allow for improvisation and interaction among musicians from different genres while providing a familiar yet intriguing listening experience.
Tony Overwater’s Quintet project, a part of his foundation Stichting Tonality, plays a significant role in this event. It beautifully combines various musical cultures to create a unique and harmonious listening experience. Don’t miss this extraordinary musical journey that bridges cultures and traditions to form something truly special.