Interview in Luister

Journalist Thea Derks interviews Monica Germino for the May-June 2019 edition of Luister - Magazine over klassieke muziek [Listen - Magazine for classical music]. An in-depth conversation about a wide range of topics such as MUTED, Louis Andriessen, Yale School of Music, Marcel Wanders, Bas Maas, whisperviolin, Neil Wallace, de Doelen, Bang on a Can, Michael Gordon, Julia Wolfe, David Lang, David Dramm, Calliope Tsoupaki, Ron Ford, Café De Jaren, Vera Beths, Royal Conservatoire in The Hague, Rosita Wouda, Schönberg ensemble, J.S. Bach, Igor Stravinsky, Cristina Zavalloni, and how Germino will miss playing certain 'too-loud-for-her' cherished pieces.

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MUTED A collective work by 4 composers for violin, voice, whisperviolin, frame violins, a multitude of mutes, and light design

Saturday 25 May, Amsterdam, 15.00 & 17.00
venue: Kleine zaal, Muziekgebouw aan 't IJ, Andriessen Festival, Amsterdam
15.00 tickets here (sold out)
17.00 tickets here (only a few tickets left as of this posting)
Waiting list tickets available
Duration: ca. 45 minutes, no break. 
Composers: Louis Andriessen, Michael Gordon, David Lang, Julia Wolfe
Stage design & lighting: Floriaan Ganzevoort & Isabel Nielen, Theatermachine
Text: excerpts from Archy and Mehitabel by Don Marquis
MUTED was co-commissioned by De Doelen Rotterdam (executive producer), Music on Main Vancouver, New York Philharmonic Orchestra, Huddersfield Contemporary Music Festival, and the Oranjewoud Festival
with the support of Dutch Performing Arts
photo: Jan Gates
What’s in a decibel? - read the backstory about MUTED