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  • HIER IS WAAR, UTOPIA

  • Hildegard

    Photography © Walter Goyen

    CREW

    Composition: Steven Kamperman, Hildegard von Bingen (Ordo Virtutum)

    Libretto: Kirsten Roosendaal

    Stage direction, Setdesign & Props: Annechien Koerselman

    Costumedesign: Vera Selhorst

    Light & technics: Roland van Meel

    Business manager: Ineke Smits

    Artistic Leader, Producer: Steven Kamperman


     

    Premiere: November 10, 2018, Oude Kerk, Den Bosch (November Music Festival)

    CAST

    Hildegard (soprano): Wynanda Zeevaarder

    Ricardis (alto): Marjolein Stots

    Kuno van Disibodenberg / Volmar (bass/baritone): Marc Pantus

    Hildegards Zusters: Wishful Singing (vocal female quintet): Anne-Christine Wemekamp (1st soprano), Maria Goetze (2nd soprano), Marjolein Verburg (mezzo-soprano), Carolina Alves (1st alto) Marjolein Stots (2nd alto)

    Instrumental Ensemble: Berry van Berkum (organ), George Dumitriu (viola, violin), Steven Kamperman (clarinets), Dion Nijland (double bass)

  • HILDEGARD

  • Homeless!

    Photography © Robert van der Ree & Maaike Engels

     

    CREW

    Composer: Kaveh Vares

    Libretto: Marjolein Bierens

    Stage direction & Set design: Annechien Koerselman

    Conductor: Wim Boerman

    Costumedesign: Dymph Boss

    Videodesign: Maaike Engels & Thomas Bouvy (UrbietOrbi)

    Lightdesign: Nico Kraeima

    Executive producer: Joanne de Roest

    Producer: Orchestra de Ereprijs, Apeldoorn


     

    Premiere: January 13, 2018, Stadsschouwburg Arnhem

     

    CAST

    WOMAN (mezzo-soprano) Merlijn Runia

    MAN (tenor) Arash Roozhemi

    Orchestra de Ereprijs

  • IN/TOLERANCE

  • INNER VOICE

  • IS JAZZ MUSIC TOO

  • JEREMIAS & ORCHESTRA

  • Kaspar Hauser

    Photography © Rikie Gorissen

    CREW

    Stage direction, Textcomposition & Musical Composition: Annechien Koerselman

    Set-, Video- & Lightdesign: Yvon Muller

    Costumedesign: Jookje Zweedijk

    Producer: Theater aan het Spui, Den Haag


     

    premiere January 20, 2007 Theater aan het Spui The Hague

    CAST

    Actors: Jaap ten Holt, Leonoor Koster, Peter Vandemeulebroecke

  • KASPAR HAUSER

  • KENAU DE OPERA

  • Kenau the Opera

    Photography © Joris-Jan Bos

    CREW

    Stage direction & Libretto: Annechien Koerselman

    Composer: Willem Rosehoudt

    Conductor: Yt Nicolai

    Costumedesign: Margot Koudstaal

    Setdesign: Annechien Koerselman & Nico Kraeima

    Lightdesign: Nico Kraeima

    Productional Leading & Business manager: Kirsten Visser

    Producer: Zangstudio Haarlem, Haarlem


     

    Premiere: March 06, 2014 Lichtfabriek Haarlem

    CAST

    Soli: Mylou Frencken (Kenau), Petra Ehrismann, Gerben Houba, Bauwien van der Meer, Michel Poels

    Choir: Zangstudio Haarlem o.l.v. Petra Ehrismann & Michel Poels

    Ensemble: Egon Kracht, Anneloes  Meier, Abigail Richards, Joeri de Vente

  • L'isola disabitata

    Photography © Hermann und Clärchen Baus

    CREW

    Composer: Joseph Haydn (1732 - 1809)

    Libretto: Pietro Metastasio

    Conductor: Jan Willem de Vriend

    Stage direction: Annechien Koerselman

    Set- & Lightdesign: Yvon Muller

    Costumedesign: Jookje Zweedijk

    Producer: De Nationale Reisopera, Enschede


     

    Premiere: November 07, 2009 Theater Orpheus Apeldoorn

    CAST

    Soli: Martijn Cornet, Judith Gennrich, Peter Gijsbertsen, Julia Westendorp

    Dance: Benedikt MacIsaac

    Orchestra: Combattimento Consort Amsterdam

  • LADY M.

  • Land of Overseas

    Photography © Joris-Jan Bos & Daan Hazendonk

    CREW

    Text: Marjolein Bierens

    Idea, Stage direction, Musical Dramaturgy: Annechien Koerselman

    Composition: Wiek Hijmans

    Setdesign: Annechien Koerselman & Nico Kraeima

    Props: Annechien Koerselman

    Lightdesign: Nico Kraeima

    Costumedesign: Gerda Knuivers

    Video-design: Annechien Koerselman & Daan Hazendonk

    Assistant Videotechnics: Kevin Senneker & Mick van der Veer

    Dramaturgy: Alex Mallems

    Producer: Theaterproductiehuis Zeelandia, Middelburg


     

    premiere November 13, 2014, Theater de Mythe Goes

    CAST

    Actors: Ilse Uitterlinden & Astrid van Eck

    Musicians (recorded): Peter Brunt, Joost Buis, Wiek Hijmans, Yannis Kyriakides, Tjakina Oosting recorded by Micha de Kanter

  • LAND VAN OVER ZEE

  • LOO

  • Loo when palacewalls make themselves heard

    Photography © Peter Vroon & Rob Voss

     

    CREW

    Concept, Stage direction & Musical dramaturgy: Annechien Koerselman

    Playwright: Annechien Koerselman & Floortje Schoevaart

    Arranger: Marijn van Prooijen

    Set- & Costumedesign: Vera Selhorst

    Lightdesign: Wilfred Loopstra

    Organisation (producter, technics, business management): Theater Orpheus Apeldoorn


     

    premiere July 01, 2022, Schouwburg & Congrescentrum Orpheus, Apeldoorn (NL)

     

    CAST

    Loo: Laetitia Gerards (Singing & Acting)

    Klamer: Jeroen van Venrooij (Acting & Singing)

    Alicia: Annemarije Zoer (Acting)

    Musicians from the National Youth Orchestra (NJO): Federico Altare (Flute), Rianne Schoemaker (Trumpet), Jenita Veurink (Saxophones), Michiel Wittink (Viola), Lionel Lutgen (Guitar), Camiel Jansen (Double base), Michel Xie (Piano), Pieter Mark Kamminga (Percussion)

    Various supporting parts: Rozemarijn van den Beld, Gerdien den Boer, Ewout van Eyndhoven, Corine Filius, Brigitte de Hoog, Jan Prangen, Lianne Saakes, Noor Slis, Marcel van Straten, Alex Topsvoort, Evi Winkelman, Sophie Winkelman, Julia Zandvliet, Manouk Zandvliet

  • MALLE BABBE DE OPERA

  • Malle Babbe the Opera

    Photography © Joris-Jan Bos

    CREW

    Stage direction & Script: Annechien Koerselman

    Costumedesign: Jeichina Hovingh

    Business Manager: Martin ten Brinke

    Producer: Haarlemse Opera, Haarlem


     

    Premiere: Februari 12, 2012 Frans Hals Museum, Haarlem

    CAST

    Soli: Michelle Mallinger, Michel Poels, Joost van Velzen, Astrid Vrensen

    Choir: Zangstudio Haarlem o.l.v. Petra Ehrismann & Michel Poels

    Pianist: Roderigo Robles de Medina (Wachtkamer 2de klasse & Frans Hals Museum) / Thom Janssen (Meterhuis)