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The latest cd of Sander Germanus, named after his ensemble piece Lunapark, with nine of his microtonal chamber works, is available here!


Premieres new works

* Moonwalk for Amstel Quartet: October 27, 2013 - Tolhuistuin, Amsterdam / November 11, 2013 - Advent Lutheran Church (Broadway), New York / Febr. 5, 2014 - Conservat. Tilburg.

* Nur für Verrückte for Calefax reed quintet: March 20, 2014 - Philharmonie (Salle de Musique de Chambre), Luxemburg / March 24, 2014 - Concertgebouw (Recital Hall), Amsterdam (Netherlands premiere).

* Adamsarchipel for the Nieuw Ensemble: Dec. 4, 2014  |  Muziekgebouw, Amsterdam


About ZaterdagMatinee February 11, 2012:

premiere of Fetus' Voyage in the Main Hall of the Concertgebouw in Amsterdam, performed by the Netherlands Radio Chamber Philharmonic, conducted by Reinbert de Leeuw. Read more about the concert here.

 
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“Hallucinatory and disorienting harmonic progressions play an essential role in my world of sound. The expectations of the listener can be optimally put to the test by the dizzy fluctuations of the ‘quarter-tone double tuning’ that I have developed.  Within this strange but consonant musical context the hearer can also be put on the wrong track by means of contrarian rhythmicity. [...]"

 

Sander Germanus (born in Amsterdam, 1972) studied classical saxophone at the conservatory of Amsterdam and composition at the conservatory of Rotterdam and Antwerp. From 1999 to 2005 he undertook a study in microtonality at the Orpheus Institute in Ghent. Since 2007 he is the director of the Huygens-Fokker Foundation (centre for microtonal music in Amsterdam, NL).

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