PROJECTS

An overview of all projects
Performing arts
Dutch Harp Competition
AMMODO ✕ Dutch Harp Festival
2014 - 2017

The Dutch Harp Competition is part of the Dutch Harp Festival held every other year in Utrecht, first established in 2010. The competition consists of four rounds, and displays both contemporary and classical repertoire, such as Luciano Berio and Handel. During the competition outstanding international harpists compete for the three top prizes. A public prize is also awarded and the winners are offered a Career Development Program. Ammodo supports the Dutch Harp Competition to contribute to the development of talented harpists.

harpfestival.nl

Performing arts
Two contemporary concerts
AMMODO ✕ Concertgebouw
22 May - 13 June 2013

In 2013 the Concertgebouw organizes an anniversary series with each month being devoted to one decade in the past 125 years. Alongside these twelve chronological concerts a fringe programme will also take place. Ammodo is supporting two contemporary concerts as part of this series to be performed in the Great Hall: Threepenny Opera by Kurt Weill and Spring Symphony by Benjamin Britten. The support is intended to contribute to two special pieces of music from the 30s and 40s, performed in the Concertgebouw.

concertgebouw.nl

Performing arts
Three contemporary concerts
AMMODO ✕ Grachtenfestival Amsterdam
10 - 19 August 2012

The Grachtenfestival Amsterdam is a classical music festival that takes place annually in various locations along or on Amsterdam’s famous canals. Three special concerts will be performed during the Grachtenfestival 2012: the new opera production Nozze don cosi, a concert by the International Youth Symphony Orchestra Westphalia and a concert by the Jazz Orchestra of the Concertgebouw together with Twogether and Dr. Lonnie Smith. Ammodo supports the Grachtenfestival in order to contribute to the development of the young musical talent involved and the quality of the Grachtenfestival itself.

grachtenfestival.nl

Grachtenfestival, Nozze don cosi, 2012, photo: Ronald Knapp

Performing arts
AAA
AMMODO ✕ Royal Concertgebouw Orchestra
2012 - 2015

AAA is an interdisciplinary programme series initiated by the Royal Concertgebouw Orchestra who wish to build a bridge between the public and contemporary music by collaborating with other cultural institutions in Amsterdam. Each edition of the AAA has a central theme that is then interpreted and discussed by the various institutions. Debates are organised, films screened and visual presentations are given. Ammodo supports AAA to contribute to the creation and quality assurance of the contemporary music repertoire.

concergebouworkest.nl

The Royal Concertgebouw Orchestra, photo: Anne Dokter

Performing arts
Nationaal Cello Competition
AMMODO ✕ Amsterdam Cello Biennale
2012 and - 2014

As part of its continuing programme of events, the Amsterdam Cello Biennale is organising the National Cello Competition for the fourth time in October 2012 and for the fifth time in 2014. It will be held in the Muziekgebouw aan ‘t IJ in Amsterdam. The fifteen participants in the National Cello Competition will perform for a panel of international solo cellists. Various prizes will be awarded which are intended to stimulate the further development of the young cellists. Ammodo supports the National Cello Competition to contribute to the development of young cellists who show potential to perform at an international level.

cellobiennale.nl

Nationaal Cello Concours, Henriette Krijgh

Performing arts
Orlando
AMMODO ✕ Combattimento Consort Amsterdam
1 April - 15 Augus 2014

Orlando is a new opera production from the Combattimento Consort Amsterdam, based on the eponymous opera by Handel which premiered in 1733. The story is about the unrequited love of army commander Orlando whose heartbreak is so extreme that it drives him insane. A magician, Zoroastro, is the only one who can save him. Under the musical direction of Jan-Willem de Vriend and director Eva Buchmann the opera will be staged six times, including once in Poland. Ammodo supports Orlando to contribute to the creation of this new opera production.

Orlando, 2015, Amaryllis Dieltiens as Angelica, photo: Leo van Velzen

Performing arts
Dutch Harp Competition
AMMODO ✕ Dutch Harp Festival
2014 - 2017

The Dutch Harp Competition is part of the Dutch Harp Festival held every other year in Utrecht, first established in 2010. The competition consists of four rounds, and displays both contemporary and classical repertoire, such as Luciano Berio and Handel. During the competition outstanding international harpists compete for the three top prizes. A public prize is also awarded and the winners are offered a Career Development Program. Ammodo supports the Dutch Harp Competition to contribute to the development of talented harpists.

harpfestival.nl

Performing arts
Three contemporary concerts
AMMODO ✕ Grachtenfestival Amsterdam
10 - 19 August 2012

The Grachtenfestival Amsterdam is a classical music festival that takes place annually in various locations along or on Amsterdam’s famous canals. Three special concerts will be performed during the Grachtenfestival 2012: the new opera production Nozze don cosi, a concert by the International Youth Symphony Orchestra Westphalia and a concert by the Jazz Orchestra of the Concertgebouw together with Twogether and Dr. Lonnie Smith. Ammodo supports the Grachtenfestival in order to contribute to the development of the young musical talent involved and the quality of the Grachtenfestival itself.

grachtenfestival.nl

Grachtenfestival, Nozze don cosi, 2012, photo: Ronald Knapp

Performing arts
Nationaal Cello Competition
AMMODO ✕ Amsterdam Cello Biennale
2012 and - 2014

As part of its continuing programme of events, the Amsterdam Cello Biennale is organising the National Cello Competition for the fourth time in October 2012 and for the fifth time in 2014. It will be held in the Muziekgebouw aan ‘t IJ in Amsterdam. The fifteen participants in the National Cello Competition will perform for a panel of international solo cellists. Various prizes will be awarded which are intended to stimulate the further development of the young cellists. Ammodo supports the National Cello Competition to contribute to the development of young cellists who show potential to perform at an international level.

cellobiennale.nl

Nationaal Cello Concours, Henriette Krijgh

Performing arts
Two contemporary concerts
AMMODO ✕ Concertgebouw
22 May - 13 June 2013

In 2013 the Concertgebouw organizes an anniversary series with each month being devoted to one decade in the past 125 years. Alongside these twelve chronological concerts a fringe programme will also take place. Ammodo is supporting two contemporary concerts as part of this series to be performed in the Great Hall: Threepenny Opera by Kurt Weill and Spring Symphony by Benjamin Britten. The support is intended to contribute to two special pieces of music from the 30s and 40s, performed in the Concertgebouw.

concertgebouw.nl

Performing arts
AAA
AMMODO ✕ Royal Concertgebouw Orchestra
2012 - 2015

AAA is an interdisciplinary programme series initiated by the Royal Concertgebouw Orchestra who wish to build a bridge between the public and contemporary music by collaborating with other cultural institutions in Amsterdam. Each edition of the AAA has a central theme that is then interpreted and discussed by the various institutions. Debates are organised, films screened and visual presentations are given. Ammodo supports AAA to contribute to the creation and quality assurance of the contemporary music repertoire.

concergebouworkest.nl

The Royal Concertgebouw Orchestra, photo: Anne Dokter

Performing arts
Orlando
AMMODO ✕ Combattimento Consort Amsterdam
1 April - 15 Augus 2014

Orlando is a new opera production from the Combattimento Consort Amsterdam, based on the eponymous opera by Handel which premiered in 1733. The story is about the unrequited love of army commander Orlando whose heartbreak is so extreme that it drives him insane. A magician, Zoroastro, is the only one who can save him. Under the musical direction of Jan-Willem de Vriend and director Eva Buchmann the opera will be staged six times, including once in Poland. Ammodo supports Orlando to contribute to the creation of this new opera production.

Orlando, 2015, Amaryllis Dieltiens as Angelica, photo: Leo van Velzen