25 May 2011
For as long as we have had the desire to communicate that which words cannot express, we have imagined and fashioned instruments. Indeed, in the sphere of musicianship, the instrument, tool, or material is integral to almost every aspect of musical practice – and vice versa. Performing musicians often take this symbiotic relationship for granted. However when performance practices are thoughtfully examined in the context of artistic research, a startling array of multifaceted interrelationships, co‐dependencies and contradictions can often arise.
29 maart 2011 (16h15)
Paul Craenen defended his dissertation Gecomponeerde uitvoerders: het musicerende lichaam vanuit compositorisch perspectief on Tuesday 29 March 2011 at 16.15.
27 & 28 March 2011
Craenen gave a lecture about his dissertation on Sunday March 27th, and a performance of his work on Monday 28 March, both in Scheltema.
9 december 2010 (11.15)
Baroque flautist Jed Wentz followed two years of dancing classes in order to develop the right feeling for the gestures required for the Baroque French opera genre ‘tragédie en musique’. On December 9th, 2010 Wentz defended his PhD thesis on the subject at the University of Leiden.
8 December 2010
In the context of his artistic research, Jed Wentz gave a performance on December 8, 2010 in Amsterdam.