Film: Geluiden van lucht
The 13-minute film 'Geluiden van lucht' [Sounds of air] was premiered on 18 June 2022, during the first edition of Dag van de Componist [Day of the Composer]
Livestream and coverage by NPO Radio4, with NTR broadcasting live from TivoliVredenburg
Utrecht was the epicenter of this event, which included more than 100 new music events throughout the Netherlands.
Composition: Vanessa Lann - Text: Cees Nooteboom - Concept, direction: Neil Wallace
Performers: Florien de la Fosse, soprano - Pete Harden, electric guitar - Saskia Lankhoorn, electric piano - Monica Germino, whisperviolin
Dutch Composers Now / Nieuw Geneco
The whisperviolin [pictured below] plays an intimate role in the film, reflecting Cees Nooteboom's text on departure, love, on loss "...in the emptiness. hearing from afar still their voices, sounds of air."
image to left: still from the film Geluiden van lucht