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6 october|gubaidulina  festival|The hague | korzo & nieuwe kerk

festival dag in de branding

In the space of ten years the Dag in de Branding Festival has grown into one of the most pre-eminent festivals for new music in the Netherlands. Dag in de Branding organizes four one-day programmes a year, where concerts are put on at various locations in The Hague. The festival reflects current developments in classical and improvised music, in music theatre, in jazz and pop music, as well as in opera and electronic music.


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On 6 October the New European Ensemble will pay tribute to the internationally renowned composer Sofia Gubaidulina. With a full day of concerts in Festival Dag in de Branding in The Hague, the ensemble will present a retrospective of her work. Early works like Concordanza will be presented alongside her more recent chamber works like Repentence and Sotto Voce.





Musical Toys - KC-Jong Talent - Korzo Studio



Pilgrims -  NEuE - Korzo grote zaal


Sotto Voce (2010)


Pilgrims (2014) - vln, dbs, piano, perc.




Fachwerk -  Ensembleacademie KC + NEuE - AS zaal, KC


Fachwerk (2009) – Bayan, Percussion and Strings 35’ - soliste An Raskin

Impromptu (1996) – Flute, violin, strings 18’ - Solisten - Felicia van den End, Rada Ovcharova

dirigent - Jonathan Berman



Hommage a T.S. Elliot - NEuE - Nieuwe Kerk

Concordanza (1971)

Aus den visionen Hildegard von Bingen (1994)

Repentence (2008) - 3 gt, vcl, dus


Hommage a T.S. Elliot (1987)


Sopraan - Katherine Dain

Dirigent - Jonathan Berman





Katherine Dain - Soprano

An Raskin - Bayan

Felicia van den End - Flute solo

Rada Ovcharova - Violin solo


Jonathan Berman - Conductor

Katherine Dain - Soprano

Felicia van den End - Flute

Christopher Bouwman - Oboe

Lars Wouters v/d Oudenwijer - Clarinet

Amber Mallee - Bassoon

Jan Harshagen - Horn

Bobby Mitchell - Piano

Joey Marijs - Percussion 1

Baue Kunstman - Percussion 2

Jacob Kellermann - Guitar 1

Franz Halasz - Guitar 2

Laura Lootens - Guitar 3

Rada Ovcharova - Violin 1

Mihkel Kerem - Violin 2

Emlyn Stam - Viola

Willem Stam - Cello

James Oesi - Double bass






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