Theatrical Concert

  • The (new) Story of the Soldier

    Photography © Jeroen Snijders & Hélène van Domburg

    CREW

    Composition: Igor Strawinsky

    Text, Stage direction & Musical dramaturgy: Annechien Koerselman

    Conductor: Wim Steinmann

    Set- & Costumedesign: Tatyana van Walsum

    Lightdesign: Annechien Koerselman

    Add. composition participating song: Toek Numan

    Producer: Rotterdams Philharmonisch Orkest icw Gergiev Festival, Rotterdam


     

    premiere September 14, 2014 De Doelen, Rotterdam

    CAST

    Actor: Jeroen van Venrooij

    Musicians Domestica Rotterdam: Remko de Jager (trombone), Simon Wierenga (trumpet), Hans Wisse (bassoon), Romke Wymenga (clarinet), Laurens van Vliet (violin), Harke Wiersma (double base), Ronald Ent (percussion)

  • THE BRASSGANG

  • The Brassgang

    Photography © Anja Koehler & Sebastien Grébille

    CREW

    Idea, Concept, Stage direction: Annechien Koerselman

    Set- & Costumedesign: Nina Ball

    Lightdesign: Annechien Koerselman & Nina Ball

    Stage manager, Assistant-director: Clara Schürle

    Producer: Sonus Brass, Götziss (Austria)


     

    premiere March 25, 2017 Philharmonie Luxembourg

    CAST

    Trumpet, Actor: Stefan Dünser

    Trumpet, Actor: Attila Krako

    Horn, Actor: Andreas Schuchter

    Trombone, Actor: Wolfgang Bilgeri

    Tuba, Actor: Harald Schele

  • 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

    CREW

    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

    CREW

    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 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 Nightingale

    Photography © Claus Langer

    CREW

    Composition: Ugis Praulins

    Text: Elke Hoffmann

    Conductor: Nicolas Fink

    Stage direction: Annechien Koerselman

    Costumedesign: Melissa Müller

    Props: Barbara Cibis

    Setdesign: Kristina Stasch

    Lightdesign: Ingo Jaunich & Annechien Koerselman

    Editor KiRaKa: Dorothee Wepler

    WDR Musiceducation: Mirjam von Jarzebowski

    Producer: West Deutscher Rundfunk Cologne


     

    premiere October 21, 2017 WDR Rundfunkhaus Cologne

    CAST

    Nightingale: Tabea Debus, recorder

    Steward: Folker Banik

    Professor Plem/Emperor: Peter Saurbier, Moderator

    Kitchen Maid/Mrs. Nina: Nina Heuser, Moderator

    Royal Household: WDR Rundfunkchor Köln

    Piano: Yoshiko Hashimoto

  • The Planets / Planeterna

    Photography © Alfonso Salgueiro Lora (The Planets)/ Nina Ball (Planeterna)

    CREW

    Philharmonie Luxembourg

    Composer: Gustav Holst

    Concept, Text, Stage direction & Musical dramaturgy: Annechien Koerselman

    Conductor: Christian Vásquez

    Set- & Costumedesign: Nina Ball

    Videodesign: Urbi et Orbi (Maaike Engels & Thomas Bouvy)

    Lightdesign: Nina Ball, Annechien Koerselman & Frank Reinard

    Theatereducation: Gilles Seyler & Jill Christophe

    Organisation: Philharmonie Luxembourg


    Konzerthuset Stockholm

    Concept, Text & Stage direction: Annechien Koerselman

    Conductor: Dalia Stasevska

    Set- & Costume design: Nina Ball

    Lightdesign: Joen Beckeld, Nina Ball, Annechien Koerselman

    Translation: Anna Rottier

    Organisation: Konserthuset Stockholm in co-production with Philharmonie Luxembourg


     

    Premiere December 12, 2015, Philharmonie Luxembourg

    Premiere February 07, 2017, Konserthuset Stockholm

    CAST

    Philharmonie Luxembourg

    Actress (Luna): Annalena Loretta Müller

    Extra's (Luna her online Friends: Carolin Everard, Catherine Giuliani, Isolde Motro, Lina Peller, Anna Schneider

    Orchestra: Orchestra Philharmonique du Luxembourg


    Konzerthuset Stockholm

    Actress (Luna): Philomène Grandin

    Extra's (Luna her online Friends: Jenne Jernberg Ralphsson, Linnea Gillberg, Maria Bergenfalk, Vilma Kollberg, Aurora Gardler

    Orchestra: Kungliga Filharmonikerna

  • THE SNOWMAN

  • THE SOMEWHAT DIFFERANDRÉNT CARNIVAL CONCERT

  • The somewhat differandrént Carnival Concert

    Photography © WDR (Livestream)

    CREW

    Conductor: Rasmus Baumann

    Text: Simone Höft & Natascha Breuers

    Stage direction: Annechien Koerselman

    Televisieregie: Daniel Harbecke

    Set design: Anja Dublanka

    Props: Barbara Cibis

    Costumes: Melissa Müller

    Lightdesign: Annechien Koerselman i.c.w. Martin Cohaus

    Sound: Tobias Nievelstein

    WDR Music Education & editorial office: Mirjam von Jarzebowski

    Organisation: West Deutscher Rundfunk Cologne


     

    premiere February 14, 2021, WDR Rundfunkhaus Cologne (DE)

    CAST

    Moderation: André Gatzke & Carsten Haffke as Dackl

    Singers: Mirko Bäumer (Bläck Föös), Bastian Campmann (Kasalla)

    Orchestra: WDR Funkhausorchestra

     

  • 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 Unicorn, The Gorgon & The Manticore

    Photography © Boy Hazes

     

    CREW

    Composition & Libretto: Gian Carlo Menotti

    Conductor: Anthony Zielhorst

    Concept & Stage direction: Annechien Koerselman

    Realisation Costumes & Props: Janneke Tangelder & Renee Heeringa

    Lightdesign: Annechien Koerselman

    Producer: Georg Bröring, Irene Elich, Ewald de Wilde de Ligny

    Graphical design: Boy Hazes

    Organisation: Het Nederlands Zangtheater Amsterdam


     

    premiere May 20, 2022, Het Amsterdams Theaterhuis, Amsterdam

     

    CAST

    Choir: Het Nederlands Zangtheater:

    Sopranos: Marja Beuk, Adelheid Brouwer, Mecheline Draafsel, Karin Nijenhuis, Alice Ruijzenaars, Carla Schaaij, Janneke Tangelder

    Altos: Maria Boschman, Yvonne Drost, Renee Heeringa, Bernadette Houdijk, Christelle van der Meer, Marijke Spronk, Annemiek Vos

    Tenors: Georg Bröring, Jos Marcus, Ron Roozendaal, Hans School, Wilbert te Velde

    Basses: Tejo van Gaalen, Willem Pool, Peter Staats, Ewald de Wilde de Ligny

    Piano: Ruud Zielhorst

  • THOU SINGLE WILLT PROVE NON

  • Tinglings 2 or on tour with Alice in Wonderland...

    Photography © Boy Hazes

    CREW

    Conductor: Anthony Zielhorst

    Stage direction & Stage adaptation: Annechien Koerselman

    Costumes & Props: Janneke Tangelder

    Light: Bastiaan Schoof

    Productionleading: Karin Nijenhuis, Jeroen Singelenberg

    Organisation: Het Nederlands Zangtheater, Amsterdam


     

    premiere January 24, 2009 Amstelkerk, Amsterdam

    CAST

    Actresses: Robin Gauw, Zonne Ruijzenaars, Femke van Emmerik (Alice)

    Singing & Acting: Het Nederlands Zangtheater Amsterdam:

    Sopranos: Alice Ruijzenaars, Janneke Tangelder, Karin Nijenhuis, Mecheline Draafsel, Saskia Mijdenga

    Altos: Annemiek Vos, Annet van der Zaal, Ingrid Schulten, Irene Elich, Maria Boschman, Rene Heeringa

    Tenors: Georg Bröring, Hans Pijst, Hans School, Jos Marcus, Paul van Capelleveen, Wilbert te Velde

    Basses: Bart de Vries, Ewald de Wilde, Jeroen Singelenberg, Tejo van Gaalen