Musical Dramaturgy

  • Peter & The Wolf

    Photography © Marco Borggreve & Nico Kraeima

    CREW

    Composer: Sergei Prokofjev

    Animation: Suzie Templeton

    Text, Stage direction, Videodesign & Musicdramaturgy: Annechien Koerselman

    Set- & Lightdesign: Nico Kraeima

    Videotechnics: Daan Hazendonk

    Lighttechnics: Jasper de Vries

    Producer: Internationaal Kamermuziekfestival, Utrecht


     

    premiere June 26, 2014 TivoliVredenburg Utrecht

    CAST

    Narrator: Hans van den Boom

    Musicians: Judith van Driel, Marleen Wester, Mark Mulder, David Faber (Dudok Quartet) & Rieneke Brink (flute), Paloma de Beer (oboe), Jesse Faber (clarinet), Mirte Moes (bassoon), Martijn Appelo (horn), Jelte van Andel (double base), Daniel Kool (cello), Dominique Vleeshouwers (percussion).

  • Sing Strong Summerconcert

    Photography © Jimmy Israel & Screenshots Livestream

    CREW

    Concept: Wishful Singing (vocal female quintet)

    Stage direction: Annechien Koerselman

    Recording: Nico de Voogd (camera), Jaap Schledorn (sound)

    Set- & Lightdesign: Annechien Koerselman

    Production: Erik Laarman & Kees Kaya

    Business manager: Anne-Christine Wemekamp

    Organisation: Stichting Wishful Singing, Amsterdam i.c.w. De Vereeniging Nijmegen


     

    premiere July 16, 2021, De Vereeniging Nijmegen

    CAST

    Singing: Anne-Christine Wemekamp (1st soprano)

    Singing: Maria Goetze (2nd soprano)

    Singing: Marleen van Os (mezzo-soprano)

    Singing: Stella Brüggen (1st alto)

    Singing: Marjolein Stots (2nd alto)

    Guest singers: Damani Leidsman, Madhu Lalbahadoersing

    Pianist: Bert van den Brink

    Singing teachers: Nicole Fiselier, Carina Vinke, Janneke Boomsma, Leonore Engelbrecht

     

  • The (new) Story of the Soldier

    Photography © Jeroen Snijders & Hélène van Domburg

    CREW

    Composition: Igor Strawinsky

    Text, Stage direction & Musical dramaturgy: Annechien Koerselman

    Conductor: Wim Steinmann

    Set- & Costumedesign: Tatyana van Walsum

    Lightdesign: Annechien Koerselman

    Add. composition participating song: Toek Numan

    Producer: Rotterdams Philharmonisch Orkest icw Gergiev Festival, Rotterdam


     

    premiere September 14, 2014 De Doelen, Rotterdam

    CAST

    Actor: Jeroen van Venrooij

    Musicians Domestica Rotterdam: Remko de Jager (trombone), Simon Wierenga (trumpet), Hans Wisse (bassoon), Romke Wymenga (clarinet), Laurens van Vliet (violin), Harke Wiersma (double base), Ronald Ent (percussion)

  • THE BRASSGANG

  • The Brassgang

    Photography © Anja Koehler & Sebastien Grébille

    CREW

    Idea, Concept, Stage direction: Annechien Koerselman

    Set- & Costumedesign: Nina Ball

    Lightdesign: Annechien Koerselman & Nina Ball

    Stage manager, Assistant-director: Clara Schürle

    Producer: Sonus Brass, Götziss (Austria)


     

    premiere March 25, 2017 Philharmonie Luxembourg

    CAST

    Trumpet, Actor: Stefan Dünser

    Trumpet, Actor: Attila Krako

    Horn, Actor: Andreas Schuchter

    Trombone, Actor: Wolfgang Bilgeri

    Tuba, Actor: Harald Schele

  • The Carnival of the Animals

    Photography © Anna van Kooij

    CREW

    Composition: Camille Saint-Saëns

    Text: Toon Tellegen

    Stage direction & Musical dramaturgy: Annechien Koerselman

    Costumes: Dymph Boss & Annechien Koerselman

    Lightdesign: Nico Kraeima & Bas Berensen

    Organisation: Internationaal Kamermuziekfestival Utrecht


     

    premiere July 02, 2016, TivoliVredenburg Utrecht

    CAST

    Musicians: Janine Jansen & Friends

    Janine Jansen (violin), Julia-Maria Kretz (violin) Amihai Grosz (viola), Torleif Thedéen (cello), Ying Lai Green (double bass), Clara Andrada de la Calle (flute), Martin Fröst (clarinet), Eldar Nebolsin (piano), Itamar Golan (piano), Hans Zonderop (percussion), Esther Doornink (percussion)

    Narrator: Nino Pen

    Circusartists: Anne Hack, Maud Lukassen, Merel Obbema, Sarah Roodenburg (Circusschool Diedom Utrecht), Chloë Boekhout, Merel Duffels, Keith Tannemaat (Pre eduction Circus Codarts)

  • The Firebird

    Photography © The Canalfestival

    CREW

    Stage direction, Text & Musicdramaturgy: Annechien Koerselman

    Costumedesign & Props: Jookje Zweedijk

    Lightdesign & technics:Annechien Koerselman

    Arranger: Kjell Hählen

    Producer: The Canalfestival i.c.w. NedPho Go!, Amsterdam


     

    premiere August 22, 2009 Sint Jacob, Amsterdam

    CAST

    Actor: Joost Claes

    Windquintet NedPho: Levke Hollmer (flute), Aisling Casay (oboe), Fred Molenaar (horn), Leon Bosch (clarinet), Birgit Strahl (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 Planets / Planeterna

    Photography © Alfonso Salgueiro Lora (The Planets)/ Nina Ball (Planeterna)

    CREW

    Philharmonie Luxembourg

    Composer: Gustav Holst

    Concept, Text, Stage direction & Musical dramaturgy: Annechien Koerselman

    Conductor: Christian Vásquez

    Set- & Costumedesign: Nina Ball

    Videodesign: Urbi et Orbi (Maaike Engels & Thomas Bouvy)

    Lightdesign: Nina Ball, Annechien Koerselman & Frank Reinard

    Theatereducation: Gilles Seyler & Jill Christophe

    Organisation: Philharmonie Luxembourg


    Konzerthuset Stockholm

    Concept, Text & Stage direction: Annechien Koerselman

    Conductor: Dalia Stasevska

    Set- & Costume design: Nina Ball

    Lightdesign: Joen Beckeld, Nina Ball, Annechien Koerselman

    Translation: Anna Rottier

    Organisation: Konserthuset Stockholm in co-production with Philharmonie Luxembourg


     

    Premiere December 12, 2015, Philharmonie Luxembourg

    Premiere February 07, 2017, Konserthuset Stockholm

    CAST

    Philharmonie Luxembourg

    Actress (Luna): Annalena Loretta Müller

    Extra's (Luna her online Friends: Carolin Everard, Catherine Giuliani, Isolde Motro, Lina Peller, Anna Schneider

    Orchestra: Orchestra Philharmonique du Luxembourg


    Konzerthuset Stockholm

    Actress (Luna): Philomène Grandin

    Extra's (Luna her online Friends: Jenne Jernberg Ralphsson, Linnea Gillberg, Maria Bergenfalk, Vilma Kollberg, Aurora Gardler

    Orchestra: Kungliga Filharmonikerna

  • 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 SOUND ON THE TRACK

  • 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 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

  • Tinglings 2 or on tour with Alice in Wonderland...

    Photography © Boy Hazes

    CREW

    Conductor: Anthony Zielhorst

    Stage direction & Stage adaptation: Annechien Koerselman

    Costumes & Props: Janneke Tangelder

    Light: Bastiaan Schoof

    Productionleading: Karin Nijenhuis, Jeroen Singelenberg

    Organisation: Het Nederlands Zangtheater, Amsterdam


     

    premiere January 24, 2009 Amstelkerk, Amsterdam

    CAST

    Actresses: Robin Gauw, Zonne Ruijzenaars, Femke van Emmerik (Alice)

    Singing & Acting: Het Nederlands Zangtheater Amsterdam:

    Sopranos: Alice Ruijzenaars, Janneke Tangelder, Karin Nijenhuis, Mecheline Draafsel, Saskia Mijdenga

    Altos: Annemiek Vos, Annet van der Zaal, Ingrid Schulten, Irene Elich, Maria Boschman, Rene Heeringa

    Tenors: Georg Bröring, Hans Pijst, Hans School, Jos Marcus, Paul van Capelleveen, Wilbert te Velde

    Basses: Bart de Vries, Ewald de Wilde, Jeroen Singelenberg, Tejo van Gaalen

  • TINTELINGEN 2 OF OP REIS MET ALICE IN WONDERLAND...

  • 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)