Saskia Lankhoorn new curator of Dag in de Branding Festival

31 August — ‘Twenty-first century music!’ That’s what Dag in de Branding Festival will focus on in the next two years, says pianist Saskia Lankhoorn. She is the new curator of this Hague-based festival for new music and as such can make waves on the programming. Saturday 14 October is the upcoming edition and already bears her imprint.

April 2017

  1. Apr 06

    American Mavericks at Festival Dag in de Branding on May 13

    The 44th edition of the Dag in de Branding Festival in The Hague puts its focus of attention on American composers who were not afraid to charter their own untrammelled course. You will hear pieces by George Crumb, Harry Partch, Pauline Oliveros, Morton Feldman and James Tenney.

February 2017

  1. Feb 23

    Festival Dag in de Branding presents Stockhausen and Varèse on March 11, 2017

    Composers Edgard Varèse and Karlheinz Stockhausen were two musical revolutionaries. The 43rd edition of Festival Dag in de Branding in The Hague, one of the most pre-eminent festivals for new music in the Netherlands, revolves around these two twentieth century giants.

October 2016

  1. Oct 03

    A music adventure to remember: Dag in de Branding Festival

    The Dag in de Branding Festival is showcasing works by composers which go way beyond perception of the here and now. The innovative programming of this Hague-based festival has been making waves for years now and this latest edition on 15 October once again has a few breathtaking premieres lined up.

April 2016

  1. Apr 30

    Festival Dag in de Branding features Dutch première of Fausto Romitelli’s psychedelic Professor Bad Trip

    The fortieth edition of the Dag in de Branding Festival, on Saturday 14 May, will stage the Dutch première of Professor Bad Trip. The hallucinogenic sound of an LSD trip converges with contemporary music in a 45-minute long psychedelic rock piece. This mind-bending work by Italian composer Fausto Romitelli will be performed in Theater aan het Spui in The Hague, in a rendition by Ensemble Klang XL with conductor Christian Karlsen, the artistic director of the festival. Meeus van Dis, a light a...

November 2014

  1. Nov 10

    Dick Raaijmakers and Klaas de Vries in the winter edition of Dag in de Branding on 13 December

    In the dark December days between Sinterklaas and Christmas you can once again treat yourself to the surprising sounds of new music in the Dag in de Branding Festival. Work by composer Dick Raaijmakers also plays a pivotal role in this edition.