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C0 note (16,35 Hz) — vibrating on liquid surface

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Janssens, Daan - M - Belgium 

 
 

 

Biography

Daan Janssens (Bruges,°1983) studied composition and conducting at the Ghent Conservatory with Frank Nuyts, Filip Rathé and Godfried-Willem Raes.
In 2006, his string quartet …Passages… received the first prize during the Ghent Week of Contemporary Music. His compositions (…nuit cassée.) (2007), (étude scénographique) (2008), (es) (2009), (… en paysage de nuit…) (2010), (paysages – études) I (2010) and Les Aveugles (2011) were selected by the ISCM jury Flanders. (…nuit cassée.) was selected for the ISCM World Music Days in Sweden 2009.
He attended different international master classes and seminars, both as composer (with Luca Francesconi, Peter Eötvös, James Dillon, Magnus Lindberg…); as well as conductor: (Ensemble Modern Composition Seminar 2008-2009 with Johannes Kalitzke, and L’arsenale 2010 with Marco Angius).
His music has been performed by Ensemble InterContemporain, Ensemble Musiques Nouvelles, Vocaallab, Gulbenkian Orchestra, Neue Vocalsolisten Stuttgart, Spectra Ensemble, Nadar ensemble… on festivals and venues such as Ars Musica Brussels, TRANSIT, World Music Days 2009, Gulbenkian Foundation Lisbon, Darmstädter Ferienkurse, Festival Musica Strasbourg, Kaaitheater, Concertgebouw Brugge, De Singel…
Since 2006 he conducts the contemporary music ensemble Nadar, and performed with this ensemble at Ars Musica (2008 & 2009), Flagey, De Bijloke, TRANSIT festival, Darmstädter Ferienkurse, Festival Musica Strasbourg, Donaueschinger Musiktage…
In March 2012 his first chamber opera Les Aveugles after Maurice Maeterlinck was premiered by Vocaallab and Ensemble Musiques Nouvelles, in a stage direction of Patrick Corillon.

 

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