14 Nov 2018 - 15 Nov 2018
TROMP 2018 Competition Semi Finals

TROMP 2018 Competition Semi Finals

Muziekgebouw Eindhoven

In the Semi Finals the remaing participants compete for a spot in the Finale of TROMP 2018. Each participant compiles a programme for a recital for solo percussion of max. 45 minutes (including intervals). The individual programmes must include:

  •  the new compulsory work for percussion solo by Mayke Nas, commissioned by TROMP (duration about 5 minutes)
  • at least one work for mallets of one’s own choice
  • at least one work for set-up of one’s own choice

The Semi Finals are to be considered as further qualifying rounds for the Finale, Sunday the 18th of November 2018.

New compulsory work by Mayke Nas

Mayke Nas writes the new compulsory work for the Semi Finals in the TROMP 2018 competition. From 2016 to 2018 Mayke Nas is Composer Laureate of the Netherlands. She received commissions from Slagwerk Den Haag, Royal Concertgebouw Orchestra and Eighth Blackbird amongst others and was awarded with the Matthijs Vermeulen Price of Encouragement 2003, Anjer Muziekprijs 2005, Kees van Baarenprijs 2015 and an artist-in-residence fellowship in Berlin by the DAAD.

Attending the competition

The 1st en 2nd Rounds, Semi Finals and Finale take place at Muziekgebouw Eindhoven. The 1st and 2nd Rounds and Semi Finals take place in the small hall and are open to the public. You can only enter the hall and take your seat in the applause and changes between participants.

Tickets for the Finale, which takes place in the main hall, are available at the Muziekgebouw Eindhoven Ticket Office.

Times and schedules may change until the last moment, so always check the latest updates here.

Wednesday 14 November:

11.15 - 12.00: Hannah Weaver
12.00 - 12.45: Fabian Ziegler

14.30 - 15.15: Elliott Gaston-Ross
15.15 - 16.00: Luca Staffelbach

17.45 - 18.30: Kai Strobel
18.30 - 19.15: Yung-Tuan Ku

Thursday 15 November:

16.15 - 17.00: Nikolay Ivanov
17.00 - 17.45: Oliver Xu

TROMP 2018 Competition Semi Finals

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