Opera and Theatre

Sponsus

An 80-minute liturgical drama for five singers, violin, double bass, guitar and accordion. A contemporary recomposition of an 11th-century liturgical drama on the biblical parable of the foolish virgins and the wise virgins. Scenography by Nico de Rooij. Premiered in Toulouse, France, in 2012.

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The Death of the King of Bandjoun

A 40-minute madrigal comedy for three percussionists, speakers, tape and projection. A story of witchcraft and local politics in rural Cameroon, in the format of Orazio Vecchi's 1597 madrigal comedy "L'Amfiparnaso". Premiered in 2006 in The Hague by ensemble Ear Massage.

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Le Pli

An hour-long dance piece for marimba, drum kit, and electric piano about philosopher Gilles Deleuze's book "Le Pli". Choreography by Megan Harrold Chu. Premiered in Forbach, France, and Amsterdam in 2012-13.

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Instrumental Music

Livre de pièces de clavecin

A 30-minute book of solo harpsichord pieces in the format of 18th-century French harpsichord repertoire, composed for the 250th anniversary of Rameau's death. Premiered in 2014 in Tokyo and New York.

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Een Nieuu Musyckboexken

A cycle of pieces for six recorders, cornetto, viola da gamba and crumhorns in the format of instrumental collections of the Flemish Renaissance, and specifically the series of Musyckboexken ('Little Music Books') published by Tielman Susato in Antwerp in the mid-16th century. Premiered in Amsterdam in 2005.

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Electronic Music

KaZoo

Electronic piece depicting street life in Douala, Cameroon. Premiered in London in 2004.

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