Toutes choses sont dites déjà (A. Gide)Everything has been said already.

roel-van-oosten-componist

Il faut être absolument moderne. (A. Rimbaud)You absolutely have to be modern.

Toutes choses sont dites déjà (A. Gide)Everything has been said already.

roel-van-oosten-componist

Il faut être absolument moderne. (A. Rimbaud)You absolutely have to be modern.

Toutes choses sont dites déjà (A. Gide)Everything has been said already.

roel-van-oosten-componist

Il faut être absolument moderne. (A. Rimbaud)You absolutely have to be modern.

Roel van Oosten is a Dutch composer of modern, classical music of great variety.

His music has many characteristics: exuberant, jazzy and virtuoso, but also quiet and contemplative. This always in combination with a special feeling for a rich sonority. Roel van Oosten attaches great importance to craftsmanship and accessibility in his scores. Therefore his music is appreciated by a wide audience. It has been performed not only by professional musicians, but also by good amateur choirs and orchestras.

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Upcoming concerts

25 januari 2020
Vijfhuizen, Kunstfort, 20.15 uur

Piano trio no. 4 (Cruquius Trio)
door Osiris Trio

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8 februari 2020
De Glind, Dorpskerk, 19.30 uur

Sacrifice and Freedom
door koor Vocalise, piano en slagwerk

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18 april 2020
Ede, Akoesticum (Bevrijdingsfestival)

Sacrifice and Freedom
door koor Vocalise, piano en slagwerk

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8 mei 2020
Den Haag, Grote Kerk

Uitvoering nieuwe compositie voor carillon
(i.o.v. Gemeente Den Haag)
door Gijsbert Kok, stadsbeiaardier

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Video’s

Three Songs for Mixed Choir
(2018)

Concerto for Double Bass, version with piano
(2004)