Mar 17, 2018
  |  OperAparty  |  
The Hague

Production: POCKET OPERA presents: OperAparty. POCKET OPERA stands for an evening grand OPERA! Do you like opera and fancy a party? Ball scenes, beautiful dresses and beautiful arias? Pocket Opera makes it happen in this new performance. With romantic music from operas by Verdi and Donizetti, intrigues and political scheming. Pocket Opera has been successfully working for several years to bring opera in the smaller venuesPart: Bauwien van der Meer: soprano, Mitchell Sandler, baritone, Gerard Legeland, bas and Caecilia Boschman (piano)(Pocket Opera)Date: March 17 2018Time: 20:30Venue: Koninklijke Schouwburg, Het Paradijs, Korte Voorhout 3, The HagueFee: €17.50 - €21.00Links: Het Nationale Theater and Pocket Opera

Mar 23, 2018
  |  Matthäus Passion - Johann Sebastian Bach  |  

Production: Matthäus Passion - Johann Sebastian Bach by the Utrechtse Oratorium Vereniging (UOV) with cooperation of Kinderkoor Zangschool Utrecht, Orkest van de Utrechtse Bach Cantatediensten and soloists; musical guidance: Roel VogelPart: Bauwien van der Meer: soprano, Carina Vinke, alto, Stephan Adriaens, evangelist, Mattijs Hoogendijk, tenor, Marcel van Dieren, Christ, Joep van Geffen, bas and Willem Wijting, organDate: March 23 2018Time: 19:00Venue: St. Aloysiuskerk, Adriaen van Ostadelaan 2, UtrechtFee: 28,00 euros, < 21, students: 12,50 euros, including drinkBooking: via uov, shops De Literaire Boekhandel, Sjofar en Plato, March 23 > 18:30 at the churchLinks: Utrechtse Oratorium Vereniging and Flyer

Mar 24, 2018
  |  Mattheus Passion | 8+  |  

Production: Mattheus Passion | 8+, with Edwin Rutten, orchestra Camerata Amsterdam and by various soloists. Edwin Ruttens passion? Bach's 'Mattheus'! Enthusiast Edwin Rutten made an adaptation of the masterpiece especially for children. In visual terms he tells the story of suffering using original music fragments and explains the difference between an arioso, an aria and a coral. The 'Mattheus Passion' normally lasts for about three hours, but has now been reduced to seventy-five minutes that can be handled by children. Afterwards, young and old can enter into conversation with Edwin Rutten.Date: March 24 2018Time: 19:00 - 20:15Venue: De Maaspoort, Rabobank Venlo zaal, Oude Markt 30, VenloFee: 34,50 - 27,50 euros, children: 22,00 euros, including cloakroom and drinksBooking: www.maaspoort.nlLinks: De Maaspoort

Mar 27, 2018
  |  Eisler Trio  |  

Production: The fascinating program focuses on the interbellum, including works by Hanns Eisler and Kurt WeillPart: Bauwien van der Meer: soprano, Annedee Jaeger, guitar and Joris van Haaften, celloDate: March 27 2018Time: 12:30 - 13:00 uur, doors open 12:15Venue: Nationale Oprera en Ballet (Stopera), foyer, Amstel 3, AmsterdamFee: free entranceLinks: Het Eisler Trio and Nationale Opera en Ballet Lunchconcerten

Nov 9, 2018
  |  Fantastic Women  |  
Den Bosch

Production: Bauwien van der Meer is the creator of the project Fantastic Women which is being developed right now in cooperation with the November Music festival. Fantastic women is a performance with the stature of a song recital (vocals and piano) and the vibrancy of a variety act. The theme of this project is women's issues: ten composers address the position of women in 2017, on the basis of penetrating music and (in many cases their own) texts. During the November Music festival in Den Bosch it will have its premiere. With compositions of: Aleksandra Bajde, Rozalie Hirs, Anda Kryezin, Renske Vrolijk, Kate Moore, Georgia Nicolaou, Barbara Okma, Annelies van Parys, Calliope Tsoupaki, Yiran ZhaoPart: Bauwien van der Meer: soprano, Reinild Mees: piano, Jorinde Keesmaat: director and Desiree van Gelderen: lightDate: November 9 2018Time: premiereLinks: Fantastic Women and November Music festival