Chamber Music Ensemble

  • The Carnival of the Animals

    Photography © Anna van Kooij

    CREW

    Composition: Camille Saint-Saëns

    Text: Toon Tellegen

    Stage direction & Musical dramaturgy: Annechien Koerselman

    Costumes: Dymph Boss & Annechien Koerselman

    Lightdesign: Nico Kraeima & Bas Berensen

    Organisation: Internationaal Kamermuziekfestival Utrecht


     

    premiere July 02, 2016, TivoliVredenburg Utrecht

    CAST

    Musicians: Janine Jansen & Friends

    Janine Jansen (violin), Julia-Maria Kretz (violin) Amihai Grosz (viola), Torleif Thedéen (cello), Ying Lai Green (double bass), Clara Andrada de la Calle (flute), Martin Fröst (clarinet), Eldar Nebolsin (piano), Itamar Golan (piano), Hans Zonderop (percussion), Esther Doornink (percussion)

    Narrator: Nino Pen

    Circusartists: Anne Hack, Maud Lukassen, Merel Obbema, Sarah Roodenburg (Circusschool Diedom Utrecht), Chloë Boekhout, Merel Duffels, Keith Tannemaat (Pre eduction Circus Codarts)

  • The Firebird

    Photography © The Canalfestival

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    Stage direction, Text & Musicdramaturgy: Annechien Koerselman

    Costumedesign & Props: Jookje Zweedijk

    Lightdesign & technics:Annechien Koerselman

    Arranger: Kjell Hählen

    Producer: The Canalfestival i.c.w. NedPho Go!, Amsterdam


     

    premiere August 22, 2009 Sint Jacob, Amsterdam

    CAST

    Actor: Joost Claes

    Windquintet NedPho: Levke Hollmer (flute), Aisling Casay (oboe), Fred Molenaar (horn), Leon Bosch (clarinet), Birgit Strahl (bassoon)

  • The Garden of Earthly Delights

    Photography © Floriaan Ganzevoort & Thomas Fichter

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    Programm, Concept: Calefax Reed Quintet

    Painter The Garden of Earthly Delights: Hiëronymus Bosch

    Stage direction & Video-design: Annechien Koerselman

    Set- & Lightdesign: Floriaan Ganzevoort

    Videotechnics: Daan Hazendonk

    Organisation: Calefax Reed Quintet, Amsterdam


     

    premiere October 11, 2013, De Doelen Rotterdam

    CAST

    Calefax Reed Quintet

    Jelte Althuis (base/clarinet)

    Ivar Berix (clarinet)

    Oliver Boekhoorn (oboe)

    Raaf Hekkema (saxophone)

    Alban Wesley (bassoon)

  • The Little Ugly Duck

    Photography © Edwin Deen & Daan Hazendonk

    CREW

    Concept, Stage direction & Musical dramaturgy: Annechien Koerselman

    Text: Marijke Schermer

    Composition: Thijs Borsten (songs) & Freek den Hartogh

    Costumedesign: Dymph Boss

    Setdesign: Annechien Koerselman

    Videodesign: Daan Hazendonk & Annechien Koerselman

    Lightdesign: Nico Kraeima

    Technics: Marc Klaver

    Impresario: Stipproducties, Amsterdam

    Organisation: Theater Sonnevanck, Enschede


     

    Premiere February 19, 2016, Theater Sonnevanck, Enschede

    CAST

    Actors & Musicians: Freek den Hartogh, Marije Idema & Saartje Van Camp

  • THE MUSICFACTORY

  • The Musicfactory

    Photography © Ronald Knapp

    CREW

    Stage direction & Script: Annechien Koerselman

    Costumedesign: Zita Winnubst

    Set: Joris Speelman

    Lightdesign: Desirée van Gelderen

    Acting coach: Oda Buijs

    Oorkaan productions & Calefax Reed Quintet, Amsterdam


     

    premiere May 29, 2010 Concertgebouw Amsterdam

    CAST

    Calefax Reed Quintet:

    (Base)clarinet & Acting: Jelte Althuis

    Clarinet & Acting: Ivar Berix

    Oboe & Acting: Oliver Boekhoorn

    Saxophone & Acting: Raaf Hekkema

    Bassoon & Acting: Alban Wesly

  • The Secret of the Blue Deer

    Photography © Stephan Bögel

    CREW

    Composer: Georg Friedrich Händel & Sebastian Hanusa

    Concept, Stage direction, Stage adaptation: Annechien Koerselman

    Construction of Objects: Gildas Coustier

    Set- & Costumedesign: Annechien Koerselman

    Lightdesign: Annechien Koerselman & Steffen Hoppe

    Dramaturgy: Dorothea Hartmann

    Author Novel: Edward van de Vendel

    Translation: Rolf Erdorf

    Producer: Die Deutsche Oper, Berlin


     

    Worldpremiere: November 04, 2016, Die Deutsche Oper Berlin

    CAST

    Theatre of Objects: Mathias Becker

    Soprano: Meechot Marrero

    Hornist: Noa Niv

    Key instruments: Elda Laro

  • The Secret of the Seasoning

    Photography © Sjoerd Kelderman

    CREW

    Concept: Denise van Boekel

    Stage direction & Libretto: Annechien Koerselman

    Composition: Erik de Reus

    Setdesign: Dieuweke van Reij & Luca Stappers

    Costumedesign: Dieuweke van Reij

    Productionleading & Business Management: Sjoerd Kelderman

    Producer: Muziektheater Zoem, Beusichem


     

    CAST

    Actress & Singer: Denise van Boekel

    Percssion & Actor: Niels Meliefste/Jeroen Geevers

    Voice The Seasoning: Sipke Jan Bousema

  • The Tree and its Ear

    Photography © Allard Willemse (2018) & Majanka Fotografie (2019)

    CREW

    Composition: Modest Mussorgsky

    Text: Annet Schaap

    Stage direction, Costumedesign & Musicdramaturgy: Annechien Koerselman

    Sandprincess: Rosa van der Vijver

    Lightdesign: Nico Kraeima

    Arranger: Andreas N. Tarkmann (2018) & Johan van der Linden (2019)

    Producer: Internationaal Kamermuziekfestival Utrecht


     

    premiere July 01, 2018 TivoliVredenburg Utrecht

    premiere December 29, 2019 TivoliVredenburg Utrecht

    CAST

    Narrator: Maartje Stokkers (2018) & Dieuwertje Blok (2019)

    Saxophone Quartet 2018: Signum Saxophone Quartet: Blaž Kemperle (Sopranosaxophone), Hayrapet Arakelyan (Altosaxophone), Alan Luzar (Tenorsaxophone), Guerino Bellarosa (Baritonesaxophone)

    Saxophone Quartet 2019: Ardemus Saxophone Quartet: Lisa Wyss (Sopranosaxophone), Lovro Merčep (Altosaxophone), Jenita Veurink (Tenorsaxophone), Deborah Witteveen (Baritonesaxophone)

  • THE TREE AND ITS EAR

  • The Umbrella

    Photography © Jan Horndijk

    CREW

    Idea: Klaartje van Veldhoven & Nicoline Soeter

    Composition: Nicoline Soeter

    Stage direction & Script: Annechien Koerselman

    Dialogues & Songtexts: Floortje Schoevaarts

    Set- & Costumedesign: Calle de Hoog

    Light: Nico Kraeima

    Technics: Tineke Knoester

    Productionleading: Renée Bekkers ism Annechien Koerselman

    Authors picture book The Umbrella: Ingrid and Dieter Schubert, published by  Lemniscaat

    Producer: Stichting Accordion for Art, Gemert


     

    premiere February 10, 2019, Muziekgebouw Eindhoven

    CAST

    Zang & Spel: Klaartje van Veldhoven

    Accordeon & Spel: Renée Bekkers / Pieternel Berkers

    Cello & Spel: Susanne Rosmolen

    Percussie & Spel: Jeroen Geevers

     

  • THE UMBRELLA

  • The Wishing Table

    Photography © Rupert Rieger

    CREW

    Composition: Peter Androsch

    Libretto: Dorothea Hartmann

    Stage direction: Annechien Koerselman

    Set- & Costumedesign: Nina Ball

    Light: Georg Ochsenbauer & Nina Ball & Annechien Koerselman

    Producer: Theater an der Rott, Eggenfelden (D)


     

    Worldpremiere May 04, 2015 Eggenfelden (D)

    CAST

    Sun 1 (Soprano) Marika Rainer

    Sun 2 (Baritone) Yechan Lee

    Sun 3 (Mezzosoprano) Elsa Giannoulidou

    The Father (Bass) Jakob Puchmayr

    The Goat / The Donkey (Tenor) Martin Kiener

    Clarinet Seyedhadi Nabavi

    Guitar Joe Doblhofer

    Double bass Florian Kugi

    Cembalo & Conductor Hariklia Apostolu

  • THOU SINGLE WILLT PROVE NON

  • TISCHLEIN DECK DICH

  • TOETERS EN TAART

  • TUIN DER LUSTEN

  • WHAT ABOUT MARY

  • What about Mary?

    Photography © Ronald Knapp

    CREW

    Concept: Wishful Singing

    Composition: a.o. Giovanni da Palestrina, Robert Schumann, Rodgers & Hammerstein, Wijnand van Klaveren

    Arrangements: Wijnand van Klaveren, Sylvia Maessen, Bob Zimmerman, Philip Lawson, Hayo Boerema, Daan Verlaan, Kate Moore, Jetse Bremer, e.v.a.

    Stage direction & Script: Annechien Koerselman

    Texts: Wendela de Vos, Herman Finkers

    Costumedesign: Anouk van Schie

    Props: Annechien Koerselman

    Organisation: Stichting Wishful Singing, Amsterdam


     

    Premiere March 03, 2019, Bonifatiuskerk Vries

    CAST

    Singing & Acting: Anne-Christine Wemekamp (1st soprano)

    Singing & Acting:: Maria Goetze (2nd soprano)

    Singing & Acting: Marjolein Verburg (mezzo-soprano)

    Singing & Acting: Janneke Vis (1st alto)

    Singing & Acting: Marjolein Stots (2nd alto)

     

  • When Witches put a spell

    Photography © Festival de Parade & Ronald Knapp (The Canalfestival)

    CREW

    Stage direction & Script: Annechien Koerselman

    Musicdramaturgy: Dividivi3

    Production leading: Dividivi3, Amsterdam

    Organisation: Dividivi3 & Grachtenfestival Amsterdam


     

    premiere August 13, 2016, The Canalfestival, Amsterdam

    CAST

    Flute & Performance: Rieneke Brink (Dividivi3)

    English horn & Performance: Paloma de Beer (Dividivi3)

    (Base)clarinet & Performance: Ilse Eijsink (Dividivi3)