Fantastic Women

8 oktober 2018

categorie Opera

Premiere 9 november @ November Music “We still play a role to feel truly feminine, the role that fits modern society’s image of women” Fantastic Women is a music theatre installation in sound and image. Ten international female composers were asked to write a song about being a woman in times like these and what […]

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To Be Sung

9 juli 2018

categorie Geen categorie, Opera

PRESS Opera wire: ‘It was an incredible mix of movement and singing that shocked the audience and gave depth to Dusapin’s composition, while uncovering the core intimacy of Stein’s relationship to her lover.’ ‘To be sung in the top 5 operas to see in North America!’ Center for Contemporary Opera presents: To Be Sung “She […]

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Interview Harper’s Bazaar

14 mei 2018

categorie Opera


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Interview Elsevier

4 september 2017

categorie Opera

What the waf

23 juni 2017

categorie Opera

‘Dada in de kelder: What the Waf, mooiste concert van het Grachtenfestival, wekte Nelly van Doesburg tot leven.’ Joyce Roodnat –  NRC What the Waf is een ode aan kunstbeweging De Stijl en de dadaïstische soirees van begin vorige eeuw. Muzikaal aanknopingspunt voor What the Waf is pianiste Nelly van Doesburg, vrouw van Theo van […]

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Odysseus’ Women + Anais Nin Opera trailer

21 juni 2017

categorie Opera

Anais Nin & Odysseus’ Women – an opera installation Cast: Augusta  Caso – Anais Nin Katharine Dain Lisa Willems Bauwien van der Meer Petra Ehrisman Musicians: Nieuw Amsterdams Peil Heleen Hulst & Gerard Bouwhuis – artistic leaders Louis Andriessen – composer Jorinde Keesmaat – concept & stage director Ascon de Nijs – set & costume design Koen Bollen […]

Concertgebouw Amsterdam – Tracks Concerts

20 juni 2017

categorie Concert

An overview of seven years of the concertserie Tracks for the Concertgebouw in Amsterdam. Musicians: Rembrandt Frerichs Remy van Kesteren Nieuw Amsterdam Klarinet Kwartet Hauska Alma Kwartet Ragazze Kwartet Matthew Barely Izhar Elias Stage director: Jorinde Keesmaat Light: Desiree van Gelderen Video: Jurjen Alkema Producer: Concertgebouw Amsterdam  

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Winning the Operadagen Rotterdam GALA award

24 mei 2017

categorie Opera

Official announcement  After studying in London and the Netherlands, she feels just as much at ease in the New York art scene, where her spectacular music theatre scores highly. Even more remarkable is her ability to connect the work of established composers such as Louis Andriessen with the makers and audiences of her own generation. […]

Fast Forward Grant – Performaning Arts Fund NL

6 april 2017

categorie Opera, Portfolio

Fast Forward: Jorinde Keesmaat & Center for Contemporary Opera, New York from Fonds Podiumkunsten on Vimeo. Met het programma ‘Fast Forward: talent in internationale context’ biedt het Fonds Podiumkunsten elf talentvolle makers de gelegenheid om onder de vleugels van een buitenlandse producent te werken aan een voorstelling of concert. In deze reportage van Fonds Podiumkunsten zie […]

Review Opera News – Odysseus’ Women + Anais Nin

17 februari 2017

categorie Opera

Opera News review of  Odysseus Women + Anais Nin in New York ‘It unified the whole into an evocative meditation on femininity in its strongest sense. By the end of the evening the entire cast was fully nude. In the close intimate environment of National Sawdust, this very nudity itself took on a powerful directorial […]

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