Davóne Tines (photo Noah Morrison)

Evening concert: MASS

Calder Quartet + Davóne Tines
Fri 2 Feb 2024 20:15 - 22:30
Fri 2 Feb 2024
20:15 - 22:30
  • Fri 2 Feb 2024
    20:15 - 22:30
    Interval 21:05
    Grote Zaal


19:15 / Foyerdeck 1 / Pre-concert talk
Pre-concert talk by Katy Hamilton

20:15 / Grote zaal/ Main programme
Franz Schubert String quartet nr. 15

Igee Dieudonné The Storm of Life 

Caroline Shaw 1. Kyrie
Georg Friedrich Händel Leave Me Loathsome Light from Semele HWV 58

Caroline Shaw 2. Agnus Dei
Tyshawn Sorey Songs for Death: I. after Were You There (arr. Eric Byers)

Caroline Shaw 3. Credo
Johann Sebastian Bach ‘Mache dich, mein Herze rein’ uit Matthäus Passion BWV 244

Caroline Shaw 4. Gloria
Moses Hogan Give Me Jesus (arr. Eric Byers)

Caroline Shaw 5. Sanctus
Julius Eastman Prelude to The Holy Presence of Joan d’Arc

Igee Dieudonné/Davóne Tines VIGIL


Calder Quartet:
Benjamin Jacobson violin
Tereza Stanislav violin
Jonathan Moerschel viola
Eric Byers cello 

Davóne Tines bass baritone, concept
Lisenka Heijboer Castañón director
Hendrik Walther ligt design
Pepijn Rozing design and realization

Contrasting religious music forms

Davóne Tines Is Changing What It Means to Be a Classical Singer

Alex Ross - The New Yorker

Contrasting religious music styles from Western European, Afro-American, and 21st-century traditions converge in MASS, a concert designed as a Catholic mass. Each of these cultures approaches beauty in a different way, yet they all critically examine how we deal with personal problems in our lives.

Originally designed as a work for bass-baritone and piano by American opera singer Davóne Tines, Mass has been adapted for the String Quartet Biennale Amsterdam with the Calder Quartet performing and the voice and string quartet merging organically. The design and direction of Mass are in the hands of Lisenka Heijboer Castañón, whose love of music is the foundation for telling a story.

This concert will be recorded and published by NTR on NPO Klassiek