Doek Festival 2018 – This is Our Music – Day 1


Thursday 14 June – Sunday 17 June

This year, Doek will go back to its roots and focus on the projects of its individual members. Each core musician has taken the liberty to pick a group that explores or expresses something personal to them. Of course, the result is quite a varied programme with musicians from across the globe. Performances will take place at Splendor, the Bimhuis, De Ruimte, and numerous surprise venues for the annual bicycle tour. Doek will also host workshops in the Bimhuis. 12 sessions in total with each Doek core member leading at least one session. The workshop ensemble will have a final performance during the bike tour.

Draksler, Warelis, Kiara, Schumacher

• Kaja Draksler, Marta Warelis piano; Lily Kiara, Michael Schumacher dance

The physical discourse of shaping space in real and imagined time.

This quartet started working and performing together in 2017. They met in the Doek Festival that year in workshops and performances with improvised dance and music and found common receptivities and curiosities.

Low, Slow and Wobbly

• Michael Moore alto sax, clarinet; Ziv Taubenfeld bass clarinet; Giuseppe Doronzo baritone sax; Salvoandrea Lucifora, Joost Buis trombone

Low, Slow, and Wobbly is a new wind quintet. Michael Moore’s compositions for this group use elements of southern Albanian iso-polyphony and are primarily intimate and meditative.

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