Lavinia Meijer

with works of Einaudi, Glass and Dessner

The renowned harpist Lavinia Meijer returns to Amsterdam Sinfonietta with a varied programme ranging from soothing music by Einaudi and Glass to rousing music by the American minimalist Bryce Dessner.

vr 14 april 2017 • Theater Heerlen, Heerlen - 20.30 uur


Amsterdam Sinfonietta’s last collaboration with the harpist Lavinia Meijer culminated in a superb CD for Sony Classical, a refined French album entitled ‘Voyage’. Amsterdam Sinfonietta and Lavinia continue their journey.

Amsterdam Sinfonietta
Candida Thompson
director and violin
Lavinia Meijer harp

- Verdi • String Quartet (version for string orchestra)
- Einaudi • Divenire for harp and string orchestra
- Glass • The Hours for harp and string orchestra
- Van Rossem • Strings! (world premiere)
- Dessner • Suite for harp (Dutch premiere)
- Dessner • Aheym for harp and string orchestra

After a passionate Italianate opening with Boccherini and Verdi the listener enters an oasis of peace. Here you will hear works by the composer in residence Van Rossem, Einaudi and Glass. The minimalist Dessner stokes up the fire again: snapping strings and rasping bows!

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