Various media: a random collection of impressions of past and present projects. Have fun!

Roadrunner,

Trailer for a new, highly inspiring trio. A group that is dealing very freely with existing and new musical material. More info and audio on our website.
Antonis Pratsinakis, cello - Erica Roozendaal, accordion - Michel Marang, clarinet

Parasha's Song

A low-fi recording of a wonderful transcription by Rustem Abyasov of Strawinsky's aria from "Mavra" , played by myself and the State Chamber Orchestra.

Bach

Bach Festival Dordrecht. In this edition playing ​Passacaglia und Fugue with the CalefaXL project.

More of it (Bach, Ravel, Reich) you can find under this external link or order a CD at Calefax.nl

Prokofiev

A very jewish version of Ouverture on Hebrew Themes.

Concertgebouw Amsterdam 2017.

Joan Berkhemer, Noa Eijl, Julia Dinerstein, Tal Strauss, Maya Fridman, Michel Marang.

Paramyth

​A wonderful piece by and with Yannis Kyriakides on electronics, Monica Germino on violin

Verspottung from Michael's Reise

From Stockhausen's Donnerstag aus Licht​ with Fie Schouten

Live in Paris. Not in view: we're almost stumbling across the feet of Pierre Boulez, sitting on the first row ).

 

More Stockhausen

After numerous concerts, and  having worked closely with the composer on some of his keyworks, particularly Harlequin, it is time to pass on the tradition. Click on the image for a downloadable pdf containing full detail information on repertoire, concerts and masterclasses.

Brahms op. 115

Nostalgia: the very first time I played the Brahms Quintet, one rehearsal . Two short fragments.

Schoenberg

Fragment of Pierrot Lunaire, with a.o. Charlotte Riedijk and Charles Watts.

Concertgebouw Amsterdam 2011

Film music

Music for the movie "Militairen inde Mijnstreek" by Frederieke Jochems, composed by Michel Marang, with Elisabeth Smalt on viola and Peter van Os on accordion.

Copland

Three short fragments of Aaron Coplands clarinet concerto.

Low-fi live recording, State Chamber Orchestra, Russia.

Photos by Ansel Adams

Gestures

By Daan Manneke, for bass clarinet and accordion. With Peter van Os.

Listen more on discography

Scala

Trailer of Ensemble Scala, playing microtonal music on ordinary instruments and on the infamous 31-tone Fokker organ

Steve Reich

Small fragment of our wonderful CalefaXL recording of Steve Reich's New York Counterpoint. The video, made for kids, is a quickly fabricated compilation of ordinary holiday pictures.
Get the CD at www.calefax.nl

Justice LIVE!

A shorter live version of The Justice of this Nation.

Recorded in Muziekgebouw aan het IJ, Amsterdam dec 28th 2017.

For more info look on the dedicated page on this website.

Dodo

A step outside my usual practise, into the world of children's theatre.

Dodo is an intriguing "roadmovie" about a retarded girl finding her roots.

Theater Sonnevanck, directed by  Flora Verbrugge, with Dorien van Gent en Maarten Hutten

Klezmer

Live recording with an ad hoc amateur orchestra at the Walter Boeykens clarinet festival.

More klezmer on this page

Shifting Images

Trailer for the ongoing program "Shifting Images", for clarinet, photo sequences and tape.

See the dedicated page on this website