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Premiere day! We are proud to present our new project with tenor Marcel Beekman: the mini-opera 'De Betoverde Vaatwasser' from composer Reza Namavar. Tonight in VPRO Vrije Geluiden with Aad van Nieuwkerk, 23:00 on Radio 4! 🔊 via link in bio! 🎨 by Henc Smit @theislandcomposer @vrijegeluiden @aadvannieuwkerk #amstelquartet #saxophones #marcelbeekman #tenor #rezanamavar #composer #opera #radioplay #hoorspel #premiere #debetoverdevaatwasser #theenchanteddishwasher #absurdism

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Read more about 'De Betoverde Vaatwasser' in de Volkskrant today and get to know how and why a dishwasher is the main topic of our mini-opera! Tune in to Aad van Nieuwkerk and VPRO Vrije Geluiden on Saturday 23:00, Radio 4 to hear the full composition. @aadvannieuwkerk @vrijegeluiden @theislandcomposer #amstelquartet #saxophones #marcelbeekman #rezanamavar #radioplay #hoorspel #opera #debetoverdevaatwasser #premiere #vprovrijegeluiden

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Last weekend at Dag van de componist.✨ Such a pleasure to present the new work ‘De Betoverde Vaatwasser’ from Reza Namavar and ‘Drop after Drop’ from Maxim Shalygin at Podium, NPO Radio 4 & in the livestream from New Music Now. @theislandcomposer @maximshalygin @newmusicnow.nl 📷 door Rachel Pouwer #amstelquartet #saxophones #rezanamavar #marcelbeekman #maximshalygin #dagvandecomponist #newmusicnow #contemporaryclassical #debetoverdevaatwasser #theenchanteddishwasher #hoorspel #radioplay #opera

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Today! We will celebrate all the composers out there at Dag van de Componist. We'll be playing the emotional work Drop After Drop from Maxim Shalygin and our new project De Betoverde Vaatwasser from Reza Namavar with the wonderful tenor Marcel Beekman! Check it out TivoliVredenburg or tune in to NPO Radio 4! @maximshalygin @theislandcomposer @newmusicnow.nl #celebration #amstelquartet #saxophones #dagvandecomponist #newmusicnow

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If you have never heard a mini-opera about an enchanted dishwasher, you will do so very soon! Upcoming Saturday we’ll present a segment of this absurdist radioplay by Reza Namavar with the fantastic tenor Marcel Beekman during De Dag van de Componist in TivoliVredenburg. Curious? The performance is scheduled at 16:00 and entry is free! 🎶🎷 @theislandcomposer @newmusicnow.nl #amstelquartet #saxophones #rezanamavar #marcelbeekman #dagvandecomponist #newmusicnow #contemporaryclassical #debetoverdevaatwasser #theenchanteddishwasher #hoorspel #radioplay #opera

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A daycare centre and a manual for a dishwasher... We present another mysterious sneak peek into our new absurdist radiophonic mini-opera, starring tenor Marcel Beekman and composer Reza Namavar! Come check it out at Dag van de Componist in TivoliVredenburg, 18th of June 16:00! 🎨 by Henc Smit @theislandcomposer @newmusicnow #amstelquartet #saxophones #marcelbeekman #rezanamavar #radioplay #hoorspel #newmusicnow #dagvandecomponist #tivolivredenburg

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Some snippets from Glass’ Music With Changing Parts at CAPE, Ettelbruck. With saxophones(of course), but also Electronic Wind Instruments and Laura Sandee and Pascal Meyer on voice and keys. 📷 Thanks to François Zuidberg @cape_ettelbruck #amstelquartet #saxophones #laurasandee #pascalmeyer #musicwithchangingparts #minimalistmasterpiece #philipglass #cape #ettelbruck

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An Enchanted Dishwasher? Yes, you read that correctly! Together with composer Reza Namavar & tenor Marcel Beekman we’ve been working on this absurdist radio play. On the 18th of June you can catch a glimpse of this work during De Dag van de Componist. Live in TivoliVredenburg or in the livestream of New Music Now and Podium on Radio 4. The work will be premiered on June the 25th in Vrije Geluiden with Aad van Nieuwkerk on Radio 4! 🎉 🎨 by Henc Smit @theislandcomposer @vrijegeluiden @newmusicnow.nl #saxophonequartet #amstelquartet #tenor #marcelbeekman #rezanamavar #contemporarycomposer #radioplay #hoorspel #debetoverdevaatwasser #theenchanteddishwasher #newmusicnow #dagvandecomponist #podiumradio4 #vrijgeluidenvpro

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We are proud to say we will be joining Gaudeamus Festival 2022! On Friday the 9th of September we will play Songlessness in Utrecht. We are joined by organist Una Cintina for this time-bending composition by Maxim Shalygin. For tickets see: gaudeamus.nl 🎨 by Anna Lee (Anastasiia Starko) @gaudeamusnl @maximshalygin @unacintina #amstelquartet #saxophonequartet #unacintina #organ #maximshalygin #contemporaryclassical #gaudeamusfestival2022 #seeyousoon

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Tomorrow! Paleiskerk! The Hague! 👉For tickets see classicalnow.nl @keurisquartet @classicalnow.nl @maximshalygin #contemporaryclassical #amstelquartet #saxophonequartet #livemusic #maximshalygin #concert #keurisquartet #seeyousoon

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✨Once again we’ll play the mythical Todos Los Fuegos El Fuego from @maximshalygin with @keurisquartet. Don’t miss it! 22 May, Paleiskerk in The Hague. For tickets see @classicalnow.nl #contemporaryclassical #saxophone #amstelquartet #classicalnow #maximshalygin #todoslosfuegoselfuego

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Music With Changing Parts is a mesmerizing piece of art. We are looking forward to play it again next week in Ettelbruck, Luxembourg! ✨ 👉12 May, 20:00, CAPE - Centre des Arts Pluriels Ettelbruck(L)! @cape_ettelbruck @pascal.meyer.pianist #saxophonequartet #amstelquartet #electronicwindinstument #laurasandee #pascalmeyer #philipglass #musicwithchangingparts

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