FROM SCRATCH I – ‘Plain Dust’

Ives Ensemble, Willem Boogman, Alexandra Roozen

Muziekgebouw aan 't IJ

Composer Willem Boogman has written a series of compositions From Scratch, based on the working method of visual artist Alexandra Roozen. The renowned Ives Ensemble plays the first part ‘Plain Dust’ in Muziekgebouw aan ‘t IJ, Amsterdam. This part refers to the series of drawings ‘Plain Dust’ by Alexandra Roozen and is performed with flute, clarinet, trombone, violin, viola, cello and percussion.

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Muziekgebouw aan ‘t IJ, Amsterdam
December 12 2019
19:15 – Foyerdeck 1, Introduction
20:15 – Grote Zaal, Main program: Willem Boogman, Anton Webern, John Cage, Morton Feldman, Dick Raaymakers, Franco Donatoni, Alvin Lucier. The short film ‘Seen by Hand’ about the working method of Alexandra Roozen is shown in advance.

Ives Ensemble


Alexandra Roozen, Vincent Mentzel, ©VM2019 Teaser film