Kristia Michael (photo Vicioproductions)

Endless journey

Nieuw Amsterdams Peil
Sun 19 May 2024 16:00 - 17:00
Sun 19 May 2024
16:00 - 17:00
  • Sun 19 May 2024
    16:00 - 17:00
    Excl. drankje
    Kleine Zaal


Aspasia Nasopoulou Flying
Silvia Borzelli
Hard Workin’ Woman  
Ivan Fedele Arcipelago Mõbius
Beat Furrer Iotófagos I 
Yannis Kyriakides now we send you this message 


Nieuw Amsterdams Peil:
Kristia Michael soprano
Lars Wouters van den Oudenweijer clarinet, bass clarinet
Merel Junge violin
Heleen Hulst
violin, viola
Mick Stirling cello
Dario Calderone double bass

Featuring Kristia Michael: soulful performer and soprano

The young Cypriot singer Kristia Michael joins us in this NAPzak. She is a soulful performer who is equally well-versed in medieval music, contemporary music, and folk music. In this programme, all these worlds come together. Yannis Kyriakides wrote a piece for Kristia with strong influences from Byzantine music.

Silvia Borzelli’s piece was inspired by a song sung by a woman from Cameroon and a blues song by an African-American woman. Like Beat Furrer, she used ‘only’ the double bass as the accompaniment. The soprano’s high-flying song dances above the earthy growl of Dario Calderone’s double bass. Ivan Fedele’s Arcipelago is a virtuoso journey through all the registers of the ensemble.

NB. at the request of the musicians, this concert will take place on Foyerdeck 1, where this programme will be presented at its optimal level