15. September 2019, 11:30 bis 13:00 Uhr
Hannover Congress Centrum | Raum 3
(Wdh. vom 13.9. | 16.30 Uhr)
Pieter Bezuidenhout is one of the most successful composers of South Africa’s younger generation. He is regularly commissioned by various ensembles throughout the world, ranging from instrumental chamber music groups to festival choirs. In this reading session, he presents some of his choral compositions, which combine African elements with contemporary choral music and bring new colors to the repertoire of chamber choirs.
Pieter Bezuidenhout is one of South Africa’s most prominent young composers, bridging the gap between the older and the younger generation of composers. For his choral work “Stardance” he has received the award in composition from the European Academy of Choral Conductors. Bezuidenhout is regularly commissioned locally as well as internationally to write works for ensembles ranging from instrumental chamber groups to festival choirs. His works have been performed in Washington, Bratislava, Istanbul, Tokyo, Hong Kong and Singapore. Bezuidenhout’s choral works are regularly chosen as prescribed works for South African choral competitions.