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LAST UPDATE : June 18, 2013
Wim Henderickx's YOUTUBE Channel see LINK
*The international COMPOSITION COURSE with Wim Henderickx and Diederik Glorieux as coaches is approaching! It will take place in Neerpelt (B) between July 2 and 6, 2013.
More info: www.musica.be
*Wim Henderickx composed RESONATING LIGHT for 9 musicians in commission of I SOLISTI DEL VENTO for their 25th anniversary, to be premiered on August 25, 2013 during the INTERNATIONAL SUMMER FESTIVAL in LIER, with Wim Henderickx as conductor.
Light sculpture by JAMES TURRELL,
which served as a source of inspiration for RESONATING LIGHT
During this festival also HOMMAGE for clarinet and RONDDOLEN for bassoon will be performed. A new CD with RESONATING LIGHT and other works by Wim Henderickx will be presented that week.
More info: www.isolistidelvento.be
*In commission of HET MUZIEKTHEATER AMSTERDAM and DE NEDERLANDSE OPERA he is writing a choral work with premiere in November 2013.
*The open air installation ONGRIJPBARE TIJD (Elusive Time) at the renewed Market Square in LIER (collaboration with Jorrit Tamminga) can be visited again till October 2013!
More info: www.toerismelier.be
*In 2011 Wim Henderickx had the honour and pleasure to receive the LIFETIME ACHIEVEMENT AWARD in LIER for his oeuvre.
*In October 2013 the ROYAL FLEMISH PHILHARMONIC will perform LE VISIONI DI PAURA in Ghent and in Antwerp, with Edo de Waart as conductor.
*In November 2013 the Staatskapelle Halle (D) will play Wim Henderickx's SYMPHONY No. 1 (At the Edge of the World) at the IMPULSE FESTIVAL in Halle-Saale with Hans Rotman as conductor. The Belgian National Orchestra (ONB) premiered this work in Luxemburg and in Brussels in March 2012. READ MORE...
*Upcoming events see CONCERTS / WORKSHOPS 2013
*In commission of CHAMPdACTION Wim Henderickx will compose a work for oboe and electronics, with premiere in Lausanne (S) in March 2014.
At a later date, this work will be orchestrated for oboe, symphony orchestra and electronics, in commission of the ROYAL FLEMISH PHILHARMONIC
*In May 2014 ATLANTIC WALL for mezzo-soprano, instrumental ensemble, video and electronics will be performed at the HAPPY NEW FESTIVAL in Kortrijk (B), with Wim Henderickx as conductor. At deSingel in Antwerp and at the NOVEMBER MUSIC FESTIVAL (NL), Wim Henderickx has conducted HERMESensemble in November 2012 with this work.
Video-interview with Wim Henderickx by Aad van Nieuwkerk at NOVEMBER MUSIC, see link: www.youtube.com
Video still by Kurt Ralske
*In commission of MUZIEKTHEATER TRANSPARANT Wim Henderickx will compose a new work for music theatre with premiere in August 2014.
TRAILER of VOID (SUNYATA), also in commission of this production company, with OXALYS conducted by Wim Henderickx, which toured internationally between 2007 and 2009.
*Full album DISAPPEARING IN LIGHT with HERMESensemble conducted by Wim Henderickx. READ MORE...
Available at HARMONIA MUNDI BENELUX: beneluxstore.harmoniamundi.com
Cd 'Disappearing in Light'
*SCORES by Wim Henderickx (fragments in PDF)
on this page: SCORES
*Alex Ross - music critic of 'The New Yorker' and author of the world famous and honoured book 'The Rest Is Noise' - is recommending Wim Henderickx's album TEJAS & OTHER ORCHESTRAL WORKS as 'Recording of Interest' on his blog: www.therestisnoise.com
About the cd: READ MORE...
Wim Henderickx and conductor MARTYN BRABBINS talk about TEJAS: see INTERVIEW
TRAILER of the rehearsals and performance of TEJAS at the CONCERTGEBOUW in Bruges with Jaap van Zweden and the ROYAL FLEMISH PHILHARMONIC (part of the Canvas portrait of Wim Henderickx, broadcasted in November 2009).
Complete version of TEJAS by the Radio Philharmonic Orchestra with JAAP VAN ZWEDEN as conductor at the Concertgebouw Amsterdam on June 4, 2011, see youtube.com
*GROOVE! for percussion and orchestra was performed in 2011 in Bruges, Brussels and Antwerp with BRUSSELS PHILHARMONIC (VRO), Giancarlo Guerrero as conductor and GERT FRANçOIS as percussion soloist.
More info : wimhenderickx.wordpress.com
*Wim Henderickx wrote CANZONE for voice and piano in commission of QUEEN ELISABETH INTERNATIONAL MUSIC COMPETITION OF BELGIUM - BRUSSELS, for the semi-final of the 2008 edition, where CANZONE was the compulsory work.
A 2 CD Box-set of this competition with CANZONE performed by the French mezzo Isabelle Druet (2nd laureate) was released by www.cd-elisabeth.be
*In collaboration with MUSICA and Buso Berkenbeek School, Wim Henderickx has been working on a SOCIAL PROJECT with youngsters with special needs.
More info: www.musica.be
Trailer of the performance of April 2012 on youtube.com
Also watch the TRAILER of the workshop in February 2011.
*Wim Henderickx was in Burkina Faso with Gert François to study and perform CONFRONTATIONS with African masterdrummer Adama Dramé and his team of percussionists.
*BOOK + CD: CONTEMPORARY MUSIC IN FLANDERS V (Flemish Music Theatre since 1950). English edition by New Music Documentation Centre (Leuven, Belgium) and Flanders Music Centre. This guide offers an historical overview, a discussion of selected works and an inventory. On the cd a part of TRIUMPH OF SPIRIT OVER MATTER , opera by Wim Henderickx (live recording 2000)
*BOOK + CD: GUIDE TO CONTEMPORARY MUSIC IN FLANDERS (Second Edition 2008)
This guide contains short biographies, composer portraits, addresses and audio snippets which offers a good view on who’s who in the field of contemporary music.
On CD 2 parts of Wim Henderickx' opera VOID/SUNYATA: MALE TRIANGLE and LOTUS.
*BOOK + CD: CONTEMPORARY MUSIC IN FLANDERS III (Flemish Symphonic Music since 1950), edited in 2006 by New Music Documentation Centre (Leuven, Belgium) and Flanders Music Centre.