Chiel Meijering is one of today’s most prominent Dutch composers, with music indiscriminately crossing the boundaries of genre and instrumentation. His broad range of works are frequently performed throughout the Netherlands and the world. Works in his vast output include such humorous titles as The zombies awake (1977), Are all Americans made of plastic (1979), I’ve never seen a straight banana (1988) and I like rats, but I don’t like Haydn (1981).
Meijering was born in Amsterdam in 1954. His ouput is impressively large, with more than 1000 works written for nearly every instrument and instrumentation… read more
Older concerts, click on links for youtube videos
28 mei Muziekgebouw.nl/agenda/9582/Twaalf_premieres Music_for_Empty_Spaces
among other things Chiel Meijering’s Happy Hours for bassclarinet and soundtrack
was performed by Vincent Martig on Bassclarinet.
sunday may 31, from 18.05u until 19.05u on NPO2
Chiel Meijering – Light at the end of the tunnel (90 seconds)
Light at the end of the tunnel Youtube
Podium Witteman-Chiel Meijering at ± 15 minutes
A new stringquartet to be performed by the Matangi Quartet on TV in Podium Witteman
LP Duo Performs Meijering in NY Oct 23
After their debut at Carnegie Hall, LP Duo (Sonja Loncar & Andrija Pavlovic) are coming to New York to present a US premiere of their specially designed hybrid pianos. Performing music by famous Dutch composer Chiel Meijering, the LP Duo will drive you through the journey of XXI century music where the borders between chamber ensemble and rock band are being erased.
Ahn trio Candybox (Caixa de dolços): Ahn Trio on Youtube
Bassoons are coming to Auer-Hall (article link)
… Chiel reportedly has composed more than 130 bassoon concertos and chamber concertos (including the bassoon) for Kathleen McLean. She traces that feat: “In the summer of 2016, I was preparing for a sabbatical recording project, and I wanted to include an international composer for the recording. I remembered that in 2010, Bill Ludwig and I performed a work
for two bassoons by Chiel at the International Double Reed Conference in Norman, Oklahoma….”
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