Chamber Music Ensemble

  • 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

  • KERSTPASSIE

  • LELIJK 1DJE

  • LOO

  • Loo when palacewalls make themselves heard

    Photography © Peter Vroon & Rob Voss

     

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    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

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    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)

  • MARFOESJKA & DE VORST

  • MOOIE ANNA

  • MOULIN ROUGE

  • Moulin Rouge

    Photography © Joris-Jan Bos

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    Stage direction, Text & Musicdramaturgy: Annechien Koerselman

    Set & Lightdesign: Yvon Muller

    Costumedesign: Dieuweke van Reij

    Technics: Aris Horio

    Business manager: Arjen Barel (Bureau Barel)

    Producer: Stichting de Frequentie (Annechien Koerselman Theaterproducties), Amsterdam


     

    premiere July 03, 2011, Parade The Hague (Circustheatre)

    CAST

    Antje Lohse (mezzo-soprano)

    Marije Nie (tapdance/accordion)

    Jacob Plooij (violin)

    Krisjan Schellingerhout (actor)

  • NOWELL

  • Nowell

    Photography © Unknown

    CREW

    Stage direction: Annechien Koerselman

    Producer: Vocal Quartet Quatre Bouches, Amsterdam


     

    premiere December 17, 2011, Leersum

    CAST

    Vocal Quartet Quatre Bouches:

    Bauwien van der Meer (soprano)

    Petra Ehrismann (alto)

    Gerben Houba (tenor)

    Michel Poels (bariton)

    Wim Voogd (piano)

  • ON THE NIGHT PLAIN

  • On the Night Plain

    Photography © Ben Bonouvrier

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    Idea & Musical dramaturgy: String Quartet Biennale

    Composition: Arvo Pärt, Steve Reich, Pascal Dusapin, Valentin Silvestrov, Henryk Górecki, Mortin Feldman, Kevin Volans, Terry Riley

    Concept & Stage direction: Annechien Koerselman

    Setdesign: Ascon de Nijs

    Lightdesign: Jeroen Smith

    Productionleader: Sanne Bouman

    Organisation: String Quartet Biennale Amsterdam


     

    premiere January 31, 2020 Muziekgebouw aan het IJ Amsterdam

    CAST

    Arditti Quartet: Irvine Arditti (violin), Ashot Sarkissjan (violin), Ralf Ehlers (viola), Lucas Fels (cello)

    Calder Quartet: Benjamin Jacobson (violin), Tereza Stanislav (violin), Jonathan Moerschel (viola), Eric Byers (cello)

    Signum Quartet: Florian Donderer (violin), Annette Walther (violin), Xandi van Dijk (viola), Thomas Schmitz (cello)

  • Opening Bachfestival 2016

    Photography © Unknown

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    Composer: Reza Namavar & Johan Sebastian Bach

    Conductor: Etienne Siebens

    Stage director & stage-manager: Annechien Koerselman

    Light & Sounddesign: Roland van Meel

    Producer: Liselotte Gatzen

    Organisation: The Bachfestival Dordrecht


     

    premiere September 16, 2016, Energiehuis Dordrecht

    CAST

    Soprano: Johannette Zomer

    Klavecimbel: Bart Naessens

    Brassensemble: Neos Brass Ensemble w.t.c.o.brassplayers of Jubal Dordrecht, Crescendo Sliedrecht, the Dordtse Phil, and the Bigband ToBe Dordrecht

  • Opening Canalfestival 2016

    Photography © Ronald Knapp

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    Concept, Stage direction & Setdesign: Annechien Koerselman

    Concept & Lightdesign: Nico Kraeima

    Lichtdesign: Bas Berensen

    Sounddesign: Marc Baijens

    Stage Manager: Roland Lammers van Toorenburg

    Programmer: Mirjam Wijzenbeek

    Executive Producer: Jojanneke Poorter

    Organisation: The Canalfestival Amsterdam


     

    premiere August 12, 2016, Kloveniersburgwal, Amsterdam

    CAST

    Musicians: Ardemus Saxophone Quartet (Lisa Wyss – soprano  saxophone, Lovro Mercep – alto saxophone, Jenita Veurink – tenor saxophone, Yo–yo Su – baritone saxophone), Lip Stick Percussion Duo (Laura Trompetter, Maria Martpay), Jawa Manla - Ud, Traviata Remixed/Lotte de Beer (Alexandra Flood – soprano, Alessandro Scotto di Luzio – tenor), Jazz Quartet (Ian Cleaver – trumpet, Gideon Tazelaar – saxophone, Thomas Pol – double base, Wouter Kühne – drums),  Peter Vigh - componer, saxophone, Örs Közseghy - cello, Valentina Tóth - piano, The National Female Youthchoir u.t.l.o. Wilma ten Wolde

    Slackliner: Jobber Moltmaker

    Presentation: Dieuwertje Blok

  • Opening Canalfestival 2017

    Photography © Ronald Knapp & Beeldjutters

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    Concept & Stage direction: Annechien Koerselman

    Costumedesign: Vera Selhorst

    Videodesign: Beeldjutters (Julian Van Buul, Vincent Vriens)

    Lightdesign: Jeroen Smith

    Sounddesign: Marc Baijens

    Stage manager: Janine van der Molen

    Programmer: Mirjam Wijzenbeek

    Executive Producer: Lina de Heer

    Organisation: The Canalfestival Amsterdam


     

    premiere August 11, 2017 Kloveniersburgwal, Amsterdam

    CAST

    Musicians: Sophiko Simsive (piano), Daahoud Salim (composition & piano), Rosanne Philippens (violin), Aristos Quartet (stringquartet), Pannonica Saxophone Quartet, Michael Wilmering (baritone) & Daahoud Salim Quintet (jazz)

    Moderator: Dieuwertje Blok

  • Opening Canalfestival 2018

    Photography © Melle Meivogel & Robert Verhoeve

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    Concept, Stage direction & Props: Annechien Koerselman

    Costumedesign: Margot Koudstaal

    Lightdesign: Jeroen Smith

    Sound: Marc Baijens

    Stage manager: Roland van Lammers Toorenburg

    Programmer: Lestari Scholtes

    Productionleading: Lisanne van Wijk

    Organisation: Het Grachtenfestival Amsterdam


     

    premiere Augustus 10, 2018, Zuiderkerk Amsterdam

    CAST

    Musicians: Ella van Poucke (Cello), Camiel Boomsma (piano), Babylon Quartet (Leonid Nikishin - violin, Danielle Daoukayeva - violin, Kellen McDaniel - viola, William McLeish -cello), Sanne Rambags Trio (Sanne Rambags - singing, Joost Lijbaart - drums, Jesse Schilderink - saxophone), Merlijn Runia (singing), Jornt Duyx (guitar), Caravan (Julian Schneemann - piano & composition, Jawa Manla - Ud, Emmy Storms - violin, Jeroen Batterink - percussion)

    Actor: Reinier Demeijer

    Presentation: Dieuwertje Blok

     

  • Opening Canalfestival 2019

    Photography © Melle Meivogel & Rob van Dam

    CREW

    Concept, Stage direction & Set: Annechien Koerselman

    Costumes: Margot Koudstaal

    Light: Jeroen Smith

    Sound: Marc Baijens

    Stage manager: Karsten Stouten

    Programmer: Lestari Scholtes

    Executive Producer: Anna Schaap

    Organisation: The Grachtenfestival Amsterdam


     

    premiere 09th of augustus 2019, Zuiderkerk Amsterdam

    CAST

    Musicians: Raoul Steffani (baritone), Yang Yang Cai (piano), Dominique Vleeshouwers, Arend Bruijn (percussion), Syrene Saxofoon (Annelies Vrieswijk - alto saxophone, Evelien Jansen - dance, Niek Wagenaar - dance, Anne Suurendonk - choreographer), Cunana Ensemble (Mariana Preda - panflute, Noa Eyl - violin, Gabriel Barbalau - double base, Dani Luca - cymbalom), Kika Sprangers Trio (Kika Sprangers - saxophone & composition, Wolfert Brederode - piano, Jasper van Hulten - percussion), Pynarello en Tijn Wybenga (arrangement).

    Performer: Fay Loren

    Presentation: Dieuwertje Blok