COMPOSERS ANNOUNCED FOR ECCO, DIGITAL EDITION 2021

11th December 2020

The European Composer and Songwriter Alliance (ECSA) is pleased to announce the official programme of the next edition of the ECCO concert, featuring the ensemble Slagwerk den Haag.

The 16th edition of the ECCO concert will take place on 2nd February 2021 as an online streaming event and will feature the works of six composers. ECSA will announce where to watch the concert in due time. 

Three pieces were selected by chair Dušan Bavdek (Slovenia), Jana Andreevska (North Macedonia), Irina Hasnas (Romania), and Olli Virtaperko (Finland),  as well as by a member of the ensemble Slagwerk Den Haag, Fedor Teunisse (Netherlands). The remaining three pieces were selected by the audience through a public voting process.

Below the list of the composers and the respective pieces which will be performed:

Age Veeroos –  Ma olen suur kuu su silmapiiril
(Estonia)
Davor Branimir Vincze – Na crti crta
(Croatia)
Katharina RothGute Reise!
(Austria)
Niels Lyhne LøkkegaardSound x Sound
(Denmark)
Petra StrahovnikBETWEEN EAST AND WEST for four percussionists
(Slovenia)
Thierry de MeyAFFORDANCE
(Belgium)*

 

*Thierry De Mey’s work (EROICA PRODUCTIONS) is supported by the Wallonia – Brussels Federation.

For more information on the composers, please see here.

THE ENSEMBLE

Hailing from The Hague, Slagwerk Den Haag has been a leader in performing both familiar and lesser-known percussion pieces, in the Netherlands and abroad, since 1977. With a repertoire comprising hundreds of works from all over the world and collaborations with partners from various disciplines, the ensemble tests the possibilities of ordered sound and new instruments.

Photo Credit: Gerrit Schreurs

Ensemble members

 Pepe Garcia
Joey Marijs
Niels Meliefste
Fedor Teunisse
Frank Wienk

 

TIME AND LOCATION

ECCO concert
2nd February 2021
Online

Stay tuned for more information on where to watch the concert.

For more please visit the website eccoconcert.eu or contact
European Affairs and Programme Manager Alicja Swierczek 
alicja.swierczek@composeralliance.org

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