© 2019 Sipke Hoekstra

- Composer

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Me in a few words

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Events

 

                                                                          
-UPCOMING-

Spring 2022,  Netherlands

  • Several performances of an orchestral suite, commissioned by the NNO (North Netherlands Symphony Orchestra)
     

May 17th 2020, 14:00 & 16:00, Sint Piter Kerk, Grou

  • Dutch premiere and additional performance of 'Frede', World War II commemoration song cycle for soprano, choir and piano, on words by Baukje Wytsma. Performed by Agnes van Laar (soprano), Carl Visser (piano) and Mixed Choir Grou, conducted by Hans Algra.

May 2020 (date to be confirmed), Vrouwenparochie, De Hameren (11.00-17.00)

  • Premiere of 'Hoars-Hoffjen', song for soprano and harpsichord, words by Gysbert Japicx, commissioned by the Erfgoed Foundation.

April 18th 2020,  19:30, St Mildred's Church, Tenterden (Kent, UK)

  • Premiere of 'Frede', World War II commemoration song cycle for soprano, choir and piano on words by Baukje Wytsma. Performed by Agnes van Laar (soprano), Carl Visser (piano) and Mixed Choir Grou, conducted by Hans Algra.

February 7th 2020, 20:00, Drachten, Kunst in de Kamer (Private concert)

  • Colori Ensemble performs 'Sonatina'

January 17th 2020, 15:00, Dorpskerk Huizum, Leeuwarden

  • Colori Ensemble performs 'Sonatina'

       Website

 

November 3rd 2019, 15:00, Jonge Meesters Wilp, Dorpskerk Wilp (Gld)

  • Colori Ensemble performs 'Sonatina'
    Website

October 27th 2019, 15:00, Leeuwarden. Doopsgezinde Kerk

  • Cd releases and concert: Sonatina and Bop Toccata, recorded on separate cd's, on the Aliud Label, available soon after!
    Link will follow!

     

October 13th 2019, 15:00, Beilen, Sint Willibrordkerk

  • Colori Ensemble performs 'Sonatina
    Website

September 13th 2019, 20:30, Balk, Muziek aan de Luts

  • Colori Ensemble performs 'Sonatina'
    Website

                                                                                 -PAST-

 

June 28th 2019, Balk, It Breahûs, Muziek aan de Luts

  • Performance of 'Bop Toccata', for cello solo, by Wytske Holtrop. ('Bop Toccata' was written for her, is published by Donemus and was recorded by the Aliud label)
     

March 24th 2019, Kimswerd, Laurentiuskerk

  • Colori Ensemble performs 'Sonatina' (two movements)

February 17th 2019, Sneek, Atrium (Noorderkerk) (11:30 h)

  • Colori Ensemble performs 'Sonatina'
     

February 16th 2019, Eindhoven, Emmaüskerk

  • Colori Ensemble performs 'Sonatina'
     

January 25th 2019, Stiens, Pakhûs

  • Performance of 'Bop Toccata', for cello solo, by Wytske Holtrop.
     

January 18th 2019, Tienhoven, De Kerk

  • Colori Ensemble performs 'Sonatina'
     

November 25th 2018, St. Jacobiparochie, Groate kerk (15:30 h)

  • Frisian Chamber Orchestra performs 'Saga'.
     

November 17th 2018, Leeuwarden, De Schakel (20:00 h)

  • Frisian Chamber Orchestra performs 'Saga'.
     

November 18th 2018, Surhuisterveen, De Lantearne (15:30 h)

  • Frisian Chamber Orchestra performs 'Saga'.
     

November 11th 2018, Leeuwarden, Pieter Bonnema Auditorium MCL (15:30 h)

  • Frisian Chamber Orchestra performs 'Saga'.
     

October 5th 2018, Veendam, Huis voor de Kunst

  • Colori Ensemble performs 'Sonatina'.

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September 9th 2018, Leeuwarden, De Hofkamer

  • Premiere of 'Bop Toccata', for cello solo, by Wytske Holtrop. ('Bop Toccata' was written for her, is published by Donemus and will be recorded by the Aliud label)

May 26th 2018, Drachten, Lawei

  • Premiere of 'Sonatina' for two Oboes and Piano, commissioned by the Ferwerda Academie.

       Performed by Rein Albert Ferwerda, piano, and members of the Academie

Spring and Summer 2018

  • Recording of 'Spectrum a 4' for the Aliud label, for a cd to be released Fall of 2018. (Colori Ensemble)

  • Recording of 'Bop Toccata', for cello solo, for the Aliud label, for a cello-cd to be released Fall of 2018. (Wytske holtrop, cello) 

  • Donemus published 'Sonatina' for two oboes and piano (2017/'18) and 'Bop Toccata' (2018) for cello solo this Spring. A special arrangement of 'Sonatina' for the Colori Ensemble will also be published. Both 'Bop Toccata' and 'Sonatina', in the Colori version, will be recorded this Spring. The cd releases are due Fall 2018. Donemus is interested in publishing my upcoming opera as well, but let's take care of the composing bit first!

  • May 21st 2017 Jacobiparochie, Grote Kerk.

Performance of 'Spectrum a 4', by the Colori Ensemble. (Published by Donemus Fall 2016)

  • May 14th 2017 Drachten, De Lawei (11.00 h) PREMIERE!

PREMIERE! Performance of 'Spectrum a 4', commissioned and performed by the Colori Ensemble. (Published by Donemus Fall 2016). Read the review here.

  • May 14th 2017 Grou, Sint Piter Kerk (14.30 h) PREMIERE!

PREMIERE! Performance of The Passion of Prometheus, for Choir, Soloists and Ensemble. (Published by Donemus Fall 2016) 
PREMIERE! Performance of Kyrie (2016), for Choir and piano, (Pusblished by the Frysk Muzyk Argyf) 

  • May 14th 2017 Grou, Sint Piter Kerk (16.30 h)

Performances of The Passion of Prometheus, for Choir, Soloists and Ensemble. (Published by Donemus Fall 2016)
Performance of Kyrie (2016), for Choir and piano, (Pusblished by the Frysk Muzyk Argyf) 

  • April 2017: Kyrie in E flat major

Choirs in Friesland will perform my new Kyrie around Easter

  • September 25th 2016 Bolsward, Doopsgezinde Kerk

2nd String Quartet by the Regina Forte String Quartet

  • September 11th 2016 Dokkum, Remonstrantse Kerk

2nd String Quartet by the Regina Forte String Quartet

  • July 3rd 2016 National Television, NPO2

Short interview and partial broadcast of 2nd String Quartet in NPO Podium on Tour

  • June 25th Leeuwarden, Cityproms

2nd String Quartet by the Regina Forte String Quartet

  • June 18th 2016 Idzega, het Klokhuis

2nd String Quartet by the Regina Forte String Quartet

  • June 5th 2016 Swichum, Kerk 

2nd String Quartet by the Regina Forte String Quartet

  • June 3rd 2016 Leeuwarden, Omrop Fryslân

2nd String Quartet by the REgina Forte String Quartet, broadcasted in 'Noardewyn.'

  • June 2nd 2016 Leeuwarden, Try-out

2nd String Quartet by the Regina Forte String Quartet

  • June 28th 2016 Leeuwarden, Cityproms (Oldehoofster Kerkhof) 

'Saga, soundtrack to the life of a forgotten hero' for Symphony Orchestra, performed by the Frysk Jeugd Orkest. 

  • June 14th 2016 Leeuwarden, De Harmonie

'Saga, soundtrack to the life of a forgotten hero' for Symphony Orchestra, performed by the Frysk Jeugd Orkest. 

  • June 13th 2016 Rotterdam, De Doelen (Finals of National Competition) 

'Saga, soundtrack to the life of a forgotten hero' for Symphony Orchestra, performed by the Frysk Jeugd Orkest. They won the National Competition with it!

  • February 28th 2016 Ede, Akoesticum

'Saga, soundtrack to the life of a forgotten hero' for Symphony Orchestra, performed by the Frysk Jeugd Orkest. They won the Akoesticum Prize with' Saga'! 

 

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