Chamber Music Ensemble

  • The Garden of Earthly Delights

    Photography © Floriaan Ganzevoort & Thomas Fichter

    CREW

    Programm, Concept: Calefax Reed Quintet

    Painter The Garden of Earthly Delights: Hiëronymus Bosch

    Stage direction & Video-design: Annechien Koerselman

    Set- & Lightdesign: Floriaan Ganzevoort

    Videotechnics: Daan Hazendonk

    Organisation: Calefax Reed Quintet, Amsterdam


     

    premiere October 11, 2013, De Doelen Rotterdam

    CAST

    Calefax Reed Quintet

    Jelte Althuis (base/clarinet)

    Ivar Berix (clarinet)

    Oliver Boekhoorn (oboe)

    Raaf Hekkema (saxophone)

    Alban Wesley (bassoon)

  • The Little Ugly Duck

    Photography © Edwin Deen & Daan Hazendonk

    CREW

    Concept, Stage direction & Musical dramaturgy: Annechien Koerselman

    Text: Marijke Schermer

    Composition: Thijs Borsten (songs) & Freek den Hartogh

    Costumedesign: Dymph Boss

    Setdesign: Annechien Koerselman

    Videodesign: Daan Hazendonk & Annechien Koerselman

    Lightdesign: Nico Kraeima

    Technics: Marc Klaver

    Impresario: Stipproducties, Amsterdam

    Organisation: Theater Sonnevanck, Enschede


     

    Premiere February 19, 2016, Theater Sonnevanck, Enschede

    CAST

    Actors & Musicians: Freek den Hartogh, Marije Idema & Saartje Van Camp

  • THE MUSICFACTORY

  • The Musicfactory

    Photography © Ronald Knapp

    CREW

    Stage direction & Script: Annechien Koerselman

    Costumedesign: Zita Winnubst

    Set: Joris Speelman

    Lightdesign: Desirée van Gelderen

    Acting coach: Oda Buijs

    Oorkaan productions & Calefax Reed Quintet, Amsterdam


     

    premiere May 29, 2010 Concertgebouw Amsterdam

    CAST

    Calefax Reed Quintet:

    (Base)clarinet & Acting: Jelte Althuis

    Clarinet & Acting: Ivar Berix

    Oboe & Acting: Oliver Boekhoorn

    Saxophone & Acting: Raaf Hekkema

    Bassoon & Acting: Alban Wesly

  • The Secret of the Blue Deer

    Photography © Stephan Bögel

    CREW

    Composer: Georg Friedrich Händel & Sebastian Hanusa

    Concept, Stage direction, Stage adaptation: Annechien Koerselman

    Construction of Objects: Gildas Coustier

    Set- & Costumedesign: Annechien Koerselman

    Lightdesign: Annechien Koerselman & Steffen Hoppe

    Dramaturgy: Dorothea Hartmann

    Author Novel: Edward van de Vendel

    Translation: Rolf Erdorf

    Producer: Die Deutsche Oper, Berlin


     

    Worldpremiere: November 04, 2016, Die Deutsche Oper Berlin

    CAST

    Theatre of Objects: Mathias Becker

    Soprano: Meechot Marrero

    Hornist: Noa Niv

    Key instruments: Elda Laro

  • The Secret of the Seasoning

    Photography © Sjoerd Kelderman

    CREW

    Concept: Denise van Boekel

    Stage direction & Libretto: Annechien Koerselman

    Composition: Erik de Reus

    Setdesign: Dieuweke van Reij & Luca Stappers

    Costumedesign: Dieuweke van Reij

    Productionleading & Business Management: Sjoerd Kelderman

    Producer: Muziektheater Zoem, Beusichem


     

    CAST

    Actress & Singer: Denise van Boekel

    Percssion & Actor: Niels Meliefste/Jeroen Geevers

    Voice The Seasoning: Sipke Jan Bousema

  • The Tree and its Ear

    Photography © Allard Willemse (2018) & Majanka Fotografie (2019)

    CREW

    Composition: Modest Mussorgsky

    Text: Annet Schaap

    Stage direction, Costumedesign & Musicdramaturgy: Annechien Koerselman

    Sandprincess: Rosa van der Vijver

    Lightdesign: Nico Kraeima

    Arranger: Andreas N. Tarkmann (2018) & Johan van der Linden (2019)

    Producer: Internationaal Kamermuziekfestival Utrecht


     

    premiere July 01, 2018 TivoliVredenburg Utrecht

    premiere December 29, 2019 TivoliVredenburg Utrecht

    CAST

    Narrator: Maartje Stokkers (2018) & Dieuwertje Blok (2019)

    Saxophone Quartet 2018: Signum Saxophone Quartet: Blaž Kemperle (Sopranosaxophone), Hayrapet Arakelyan (Altosaxophone), Alan Luzar (Tenorsaxophone), Guerino Bellarosa (Baritonesaxophone)

    Saxophone Quartet 2019: Ardemus Saxophone Quartet: Lisa Wyss (Sopranosaxophone), Lovro Merčep (Altosaxophone), Jenita Veurink (Tenorsaxophone), Deborah Witteveen (Baritonesaxophone)

  • THE TREE AND ITS EAR

  • The Umbrella

    Photography © Jan Horndijk

    CREW

    Idea: Klaartje van Veldhoven & Nicoline Soeter

    Composition: Nicoline Soeter

    Stage direction & Script: Annechien Koerselman

    Dialogues & Songtexts: Floortje Schoevaarts

    Set- & Costumedesign: Calle de Hoog

    Light: Nico Kraeima

    Technics: Tineke Knoester

    Productionleading: Renée Bekkers ism Annechien Koerselman

    Authors picture book The Umbrella: Ingrid and Dieter Schubert, published by  Lemniscaat

    Producer: Stichting Accordion for Art, Gemert


     

    premiere February 10, 2019, Muziekgebouw Eindhoven

    CAST

    Zang & Spel: Klaartje van Veldhoven

    Accordeon & Spel: Renée Bekkers / Pieternel Berkers

    Cello & Spel: Susanne Rosmolen

    Percussie & Spel: Jeroen Geevers

     

  • THE UMBRELLA

  • The Wishing Table

    Photography © Rupert Rieger

    CREW

    Composition: Peter Androsch

    Libretto: Dorothea Hartmann

    Stage direction: Annechien Koerselman

    Set- & Costumedesign: Nina Ball

    Light: Georg Ochsenbauer & Nina Ball & Annechien Koerselman

    Producer: Theater an der Rott, Eggenfelden (D)


     

    Worldpremiere May 04, 2015 Eggenfelden (D)

    CAST

    Sun 1 (Soprano) Marika Rainer

    Sun 2 (Baritone) Yechan Lee

    Sun 3 (Mezzosoprano) Elsa Giannoulidou

    The Father (Bass) Jakob Puchmayr

    The Goat / The Donkey (Tenor) Martin Kiener

    Clarinet Seyedhadi Nabavi

    Guitar Joe Doblhofer

    Double bass Florian Kugi

    Cembalo & Conductor Hariklia Apostolu

  • THOU SINGLE WILLT PROVE NON

  • TISCHLEIN DECK DICH

  • TOETERS EN TAART

  • TUIN DER LUSTEN

  • WHAT ABOUT MARY

  • What about Mary?

    Photography © Ronald Knapp

    CREW

    Concept: Wishful Singing

    Composition: a.o. Giovanni da Palestrina, Robert Schumann, Rodgers & Hammerstein, Wijnand van Klaveren

    Arrangements: Wijnand van Klaveren, Sylvia Maessen, Bob Zimmerman, Philip Lawson, Hayo Boerema, Daan Verlaan, Kate Moore, Jetse Bremer, e.v.a.

    Stage direction & Script: Annechien Koerselman

    Texts: Wendela de Vos, Herman Finkers

    Costumedesign: Anouk van Schie

    Props: Annechien Koerselman

    Organisation: Stichting Wishful Singing, Amsterdam


     

    Premiere March 03, 2019, Bonifatiuskerk Vries

    CAST

    Singing & Acting: Anne-Christine Wemekamp (1st soprano)

    Singing & Acting:: Maria Goetze (2nd soprano)

    Singing & Acting: Marjolein Verburg (mezzo-soprano)

    Singing & Acting: Janneke Vis (1st alto)

    Singing & Acting: Marjolein Stots (2nd alto)

     

  • When Witches put a spell

    Photography © Festival de Parade & Ronald Knapp (The Canalfestival)

    CREW

    Stage direction & Script: Annechien Koerselman

    Musicdramaturgy: Dividivi3

    Production leading: Dividivi3, Amsterdam

    Organisation: Dividivi3 & Grachtenfestival Amsterdam


     

    premiere August 13, 2016, The Canalfestival, Amsterdam

    CAST

    Flute & Performance: Rieneke Brink (Dividivi3)

    English horn & Performance: Paloma de Beer (Dividivi3)

    (Base)clarinet & Performance: Ilse Eijsink (Dividivi3)

  • You ve been talking in your Sleep

    Photography © unknown.

    CREW

    Stage direction & Script: Annechien Koerselman

    Costumedesign: Vera Selhorst

    Set- & Lightdesign: Nico Kraeima

    Productionleading: Annechien Koerselman & Jenita Veurink

    Technics: Tineke Knoester, Luka Halbe

    Organisation: Stichting Saxofoonkunst & Dutch Classical Talent


     

    premiere Februari 27, 2018 TivoliVredenburg Utrecht

    CAST

    Ardemus Saxophone Quartet: Lisa Wyss (soprano saxophone), Lovro Merčep (alto saxophone), Jenita Veurink (tenor saxophone), Yo-yo Su (bariton saxophone)

  • YOU'VE BEEN TALKING IN YOUR SLEEP