Gaudeamus flirts with flashlight and microtonality

From a music-theatrical Stabat Mater to pure electronics, from a minimalist string quartet with harmonica to video art with a touch of classical music. Behold the extremes that musicians and performers explored last Saturday night at Utrecht’s Gaudeamus Festival of New Music. Two key words: boundless, interdisciplinarity. door Wynold Verweij Mees Vervuurt (°2000) surprised withContinue reading “Gaudeamus flirts with flashlight and microtonality”

Martijn Buser (Gaudeamus): ‘New music is worth being discovered’

door Wynold Verweij From 6 to 10 September, Utrecht will be the global centre of contemporary classical music. From its inception in 1946, the Gaudeamus festival shows what young composers of today are working on. The main part of the programme is new music, mostly world premieres by composers and creators under 40. A conversationContinue reading “Martijn Buser (Gaudeamus): ‘New music is worth being discovered’”