La girò
Dates
Poland
14 December 2012

The "Brand-New Music" Festival

14 december, 19.00

The Brand-New Music Festival

Louis Andriessen's La Girò

Violin/voice
Monica Germino

The New Music Orchestra

Conductor
Szymon Bywalec

Katowice, Poland

www.am.katowice.pl
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Violectra Concerto at Deventer

22 November, 20:30

Renske Vrolijk's Violectra Concerto

Violectra, electric violin

Monica Germino

press: Uitburo (in Dutch)


Hanna Kulenty: Violin Concerto

Violin
Lisanne Soeterbroek

Kurt Weill: Concerto for violin and wind orchestra

Violin
Cindy Albracht

Seung-Ah Oh: Schaduwspel

Orkest de Ereprijs

Conductor
Wim Boerman

Schouwburg Deventer Deventer, The Netherlands

www.ereprijs.nl
About the Violectra Concerto
www.violectra.co.uk

Barb Wire

16 November, 22.00

Electric Barbarian
LP presentation: Barb Wire

Featuring the poems of Langston Hughes

With Fim Vermeulen, Bart Maris, DeeJay Grazzhoppa, Harry Arling, Monica Germino (Violectra), Mary Oliver, Rik Sturtewagen, Lode Vercampt

Groningen
The Netherlands

www.grandtheatregroningen.nl

Violectra Concerto

14 November, 20.15

Renske Vrolijk's Violectra Concerto

Violectra, electric violin

Monica Germino

press: Uitburo (in Dutch)


Hanna Kulenty: Violin Concerto

Violin
Lisanne Soeterbroek

Kurt Weill: Concerto for violin and wind orchestra

Violin
Cindy Albracht

Seung-Ah Oh: Schaduwspel Orkest de Ereprijs

Conductor
Wim Boerman

Musis Sacrum
Arnhem, The Netherlands

www.mssa.nl www.ereprijs.nl

About the Violectra Concerto

www.violectra.co.uk

Renske Vrolijk's Violectra Concerto World Premiere

10 November, 20.15

World premiere, Renske Vrolijk's Violectra Concerto

Written for Monica Germino & her Violectra (electric violin) & effects

Orkest de Ereprijs

Conductor
Wim Boerman

New works
Renske Vrolijk, Eric de Clercq, Joe Cutler, Ed Bennett & Seung-Ah Oh

Orgelpark
Amsterdam, The Netherlands

press: Uitburo (in Dutch)

www.orgelpark.nl
About the Violectra Concerto
www.violectra.co.uk

Electric Barbarian

6 October, 23.30

Electric Barbarian
with Fim Vermeulen, Bart Maris, Harry Arling, Monica Germino (Violectra), Ro Krauss, Vercampt Lode, DJ Grazzhoppa, Josef Dumoulin

Concertgebouw
Brugge, Belgium

www.jazzbrugge.be

Deviation at the Museum van Bommel van Dam

23 September, 15:00

Muziek Biennale Niederrhein presents

Monica Germino & Frank van der Weij in DEVIATION:
a program for violinist and sound engineer, featuring violin, electric violin, voice, installations, images and sound manipulation

Museum van Bommel van Dam
Venlo, The Netherlands

www.vanbommelvandam.nl
www.muziekbiennale.eu

Dates
Netherlands
20 September 2012

Theater Dakota concert series

20 September

Theater Dakota concert series

Violin, voice, adapted violin
Monica Germino

Sound
Frank van der Weij

Music
Julia Wolfe
Donnacha Dennehy
Michael Gordon

Curated by
Kate Moore

The Hague, The Netherlands

http://dtsconcertseries.wordpress.com

Dates
Netherlands
6 September 2012

Night of the Unexpected

Gaudeamus Music Week / Night of the Unexpected
New work by Annie Gosfield for violin and electronics

Violin
Monica Germino

Sound
Frank van der Weij

www.muziekweek.nl
www.thenightoftheunexpected.nl

6 September, 21.00

Tivoli
Utrecht, The Netherlands
www.tivoli.nl

7 September, 20.30

Paradiso
Amsterdam, The Netherlands 

Tickets
www.paradiso.nl

8 September, 20.00

Muziekgebouw Frits Philips Eindhoven (grote zaal, Effenaar)
Eindhoven, The Netherlands

Tickets
www.muziekgebouweindhoven.nl

Opening concert at Gaudeamus Muziekweek

3 September, 20.00

Opening concert at Gaudeamus Muziekweek

Louis Andriessen: La Girò
plus music by Louis Andriessen, Martijn Padding, Marko Nikodijevic, Andys Skordis, Charlie Piper

Violin/voice
Monica Germino

Conductor
Etienne Siebens

Asko|Schonberg

Geertekerk
Utrecht, The Netherlands 

Live broadcast by Dutch National Radio 4 (NTR)

www.muziekweek.nl
www.askoschoenberg.nl
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Zomer Jazz Fietstour

25 August

Zomer Jazz Fietstour / Summer Jazz Cycling Tour

Monica Germino (Violectra) guests with
Electric Barbarian

Various locations (all reachable by bicycle!)
in Groningen
The Netherlands

www.zjft.nl
www.electricbarbarian.com

Brussels Summer Festival

11 August, 21.00

Brussels Summer Festival
Playing Violectra & acoustic violin
with John Cale & Band

www.bsf-brusselssummerfestival.be

Hungarian premiere of Louis Andriessen’s La Giró

13 July, 20.00  

International Bartók Seminar and Festival
Festival opening concert

Hungarian premiere of Louis Andriessen’s La Giró

Music
Bartók, Andriessen, Horváth & Adams

Monica Germino, violin
Savaria Symphony Orchestra

Conductor
Howard Williams

BARTÓK HALL
Szombathely
Hungary

www.bartokfestival.com

Dates
Festival
UK
16 June 2012

Night of the Unexpected in London

16 June, 8.00pm - 11.00pm

SPITALFIELDS SUMMER FESTIVAL
Night of the Unexpected in London

Featuring
Monica Germino
Frank van der Weij
Joel Ryan
Evan Parker
Han Bennink
& much more

Bishopsgate Institute
London, UK

http://spitalfieldsmusic.wordpress.com

Opening Verdichten, Verdunnen Festival

13 May

Opening of the Festival ‘Verdichten, verdunnen’:
a festival celebrating the composer and performer Hans Asselbergs

The festival runs from 13 May through 17 June 2012 in various venues in Haarlem

De Philharmonie
Haarlem
The Netherlands  

www.grasland.nl

Electric Barbarian’s New CD Is Out

Featuring
Grazzhoppa, Bart Maris, Harry Arling, Floris Vermeulen, Jozef Dumoulin, Monica Germino, Rik Sturtewagen, Mary Oliver, Lode Vercampt, Lamont 

http://electricbarbarian.bandcamp.com/album/barb-wire 

Watch trailer

WHIRLY GIRLS

ELECTRA, in collaboration with Renske Vrolijk

Program
WHIRLY GIRLS

Music
Renske Vrolijk, Lucas Wiegerink, Vanessa Lann & Michiel Mensingh

www.electranewmusic.com/whirly-girls

27 april, 20:30

Plaza Futura
Leenderweg 65, Eindhoven
The Netherlands

www.axesjazzpower.nl

28 April, 20.30

Korzo Theater
The Hague, Prinsestraat 42
The Netherlands

www.korzo.nl

31 May, 20.30

Ostadetheater
Amsterdam, The Netherlands

www.ostadetheater.nl

OPPORTUNITY COST Premiere

17 April, 20.30

Premiere
OPPORTUNITY COST, for electric violin,
video & electronics by Marcel Wierckx

Muziekhuis Utrecht
Loevenhoutsedijk 301
Utrecht, The Netherlands

www.muziekhuisutrecht.nl www.proeflokaal.net

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US premiere of La Girò

28 February, 20.00

USA premiere of La Girò (2011)
by Louis Andriessen

Monica Germino, violin/voice
Cristina Zavalloni, voice

Conductor
Reinbert de Leeuw

L.A. Philharmonic New Music Group

Green Umbrella Series
Walt Disney Hall
Los Angeles, CA, USA

latimesblogs.latimes.com
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Netherlands premiere of La Girò

12 January, 20.15

Netherlands premiere of La Girò (2011)
by Louis Andriessen

Program
The Dreams of Anna Girò

Monica Germino, violin/voice;

Conductor
Reinbert de Leeuw

Asko|Schönberg

Live broadcast by Dutch National Radio 4 (NTR)

Donderdagavond series - PROMS
Muziekgebouw aan ‘t IJ
Amsterdam, The Netherlands

www.muziekgebouw.nl
www.askoschoenberg.nl
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