Rehearsal with Fie Schouten, Shanna Gutierrez, and Wiek Hijmans (playing sketches for 'Infinity Stairs' (2014) by Rozalie Hirs)

You are cordially invited to the concert Infinity Stairs today at 20:30 CET at Bethanienklooster, Barndesteeg 6b, Amsterdam, The Netherlands. Shanna Gutierrez, Wiek Hijmans, and Fie Schouten will present a recital with works by Mauricio Kagel, Jorrit Dijkstra, Kaija Saariaho, Morton Feldman, Frederick Gifford, Christian Wolff, and Rozalie Hirs. The recital features the world premiere of two new trios: Adage of Spontaneity (2014) by Fredrick Gifford, and Infinity stairs (2014) by Rozalie Hirs. Infinity stairs was written with financial support of a composition stipend of the Netherlands Performing Arts Fund.

With special thanks to Christian Karlsen (conductor) and Arne Bock (sound projection in the hall)

Concert program:

Fredrick Gifford – Adage of Spontaneity (2014), world premiere
flute, electric guitar, bass clarinet

Rozalie Hirs – article 6 [six waves] (2013)
electric guitar & electronic sounds

Mauricio Kagel – Schattenklänge (1995)
bass clarinet


Kaija Saariaho – Laconisme de l’aile (1982)

Jorrit Dijkstra – Veeg (2004)
flute, bass clarinet

Morton Feldman – The Possibility of a New Work for Electric Guitar (1966)
Christian Wolff – Another Possibility (2004)
electric guitar

Rozalie Hirs – Infinity Stairs (2014), world premiere
flute, electric guitar, bass clarinet & electronic sounds