Stichting Ammodo, For arts, architecture and science

Serge Dumoulin – Laureate 2015

Serge Dumoulin – Laureate 2015
AMMODO ✕ Ammodo KNAW Award
2015

Which nerves connect our senses with our cerebral cortex? How do our brains become conscious of sensory stimuli? And how does that ultimately result in an understanding of what is happening around us? These are the kind of questions that Serge Dumoulin is engaged in, and which put him on the trail of a congenital abacus in our brain. Serge Dumoulin is a Social Sciences laureate of the Ammodo KNAW Award 2015.

ammodo-knaw-award.org

Festival de Keuze

Festival de Keuze
AMMODO ✕ Rotterdamse Schouwburg
2012 - 2014

Festival de Keuze at the Rotterdamse Schouwburg consists of an interdisciplinary theater, dance and performance programme. During the festival leading international productions will be shown, each of which will seek to contribute to relevant developments in the social, cultural, political and economic fields. In the context of this theater festival, Ammodo will be supporting various productions including Life and Times-Nature Theater of Oklahoma (2012), Ghost Road by Fabrice Murgia and LOD (2012), Julia by Christiane Jatahy (2013) and Ibsen in one take by Chong Wang (2013). By supporting Festival de Keuze Ammodo wants to contribute to the development and presentation of international and innovative productions where the connection between the artistic and the social themes is central.

festivaldekeuze.nl

Rotterdamse Schouwburg, Detroit dealers, photo: Ada Nieuwendijk

Joop Swart Masterclass

Joop Swart Masterclass
AMMODO ✕ World Press Photo
2013 - 2015

The Joop Swart Masterclass is a development programme for the World Press Photo. Twelve young internationally selected top talents from the world of photojournalism and documentary photography take part in a six-day master class, where they are given the opportunity to enhance the development of their talents under the guidance of six professionals. Ammodo supports the Joop Swart Masterclass to contribute to the development of a new generation of photojournalists who have the potential to achieve high level international success.

worldpressphoto.org

World Press Photo, 2014, photo: Istvan Biestlik

Seurat. Master of Pointillism

Seurat. Master of Pointillism
AMMODO ✕ Kröller-Müller Museum
23 May - 7 September 2014

The exhibition Seurat. Master of Pointillism presents the work of the French artist Georges Pierre Seurat (1859-1891). The exhibition includes 23 of his paintings and 24 of his drawings presented in the context of French symbolism. It includes key works such as Le Cirque en Le Chahut and, with more than 40 pieces on loan, is the first major retrospective of the French artist in the Netherlands. Ammodo supports Seurat. Master of Pointillism to contribute to the realisation of this unique exhibition.

krollermuller.nl

Exhibition overview, Seurat. Master of Pointillism, photo: Marjon Gemmeke

Songs & Poems

Songs & Poems
AMMODO ✕ Amsterdam Sinfonietta
2014

The Amsterdam Sinfonietta, with its 22 musicians, is a large and prominent string ensemble without a conductor. For the programme Songs & Poems the Amsterdam Sinfonietta commissioned composer David Matthews to edit twelve songs for baritone and string orchestra. The ensemble performed these new versions of songs originally written by Johannes Brahms, Franz Schubert and Hugo Wolf amongst others, together with baritone Thomas Hampson. Songs & Poems developed into a concert programme in which Song is central and Poetry also plays a role. Ammodo supported Songs & Poems to contribute to the realization of this concert programme and the development of the composer David Matthews.

sinfonietta.nl

Amsterdam Sinfonietta, Songs & Poems, Thomas Hampson, 2014

Barteld Kooi – Laureate 2015

Barteld Kooi – Laureate 2015
AMMODO ✕ Ammodo KNAW Award
2015

Philosopher Barteld Kooi combines almost impenetrable abstract information science with everyday applications such as card games and the National Science Quiz. His work focuses on transcribing complex information problems into mathematical formulas. Which logical strategy in a game gives the best outcome? And what happens if in addition to logic probability also comes into play? Barteld Kooi is a Humanities laureate of the Ammodo KNAW Award 2015.

ammodo-knaw-award.org

Orlando

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

Frank van Tubergen – Laureate 2015

Frank van Tubergen – Laureate 2015
AMMODO ✕ Ammodo KNAW Award
2015

Why do we often choose friends and partners with the same ethnic background? What is the impact of this segregation on social opportunities? Why is America’s income inequality much greater than that in Europe? These are the very topical questions that fascinate Frank van Tubergen and for which he seeks scientific and not ideological answers. Frank van Tubergen is a Social Sciences laureate of the Ammodo KNAW Award 2015.

ammodo-knaw-award.org

NOBSON

NOBSON
AMMODO ✕ Museum Boijmans van Beuningen
14 June - 21 September 2014

The series of drawings by the British artist Paul Noble (1963) entitled Nobson Newtown is presented in its entirety for the first time in the exhibition NOBSON. Paul is the creator and designer of Nobson Newtown, a fantasy city partly inspired by Whitley Bay, the coastal town where Noble grew up. The artist began work on this fictional town in 1996 and has since produced 23 monumental and highly detailed pencil drawings that reveal the history, geography and mythology of the town. Ammodo supports NOBSON to contribute to the development of Paul Noble and to bring his work to the attention of a wider audience.

boijmans.nl

Exhibition overview NOBSON, 2014

Chair in Migrationlaw

Chair in Migrationlaw
AMMODO ✕ University of Amsterdam
2013 - 2016

The Faculty of Law of the University of Amsterdam (UvA), in cooperation with the Migration Law Foundation, is establishing an endowed chair in Migration Law. The chair will focus on the connections between different jurisdictions, particularly from the perspective of European law. By supporting this initiative Ammodo aims to contribute to scientific research and increasing knowledge on migration law.

uva.nl

Masterclass for conductors

Masterclass for conductors
AMMODO ✕ Royal Concertgebouw Orchestra
3 April - 2015

After the success of the Masterclass for conductors in 2012 the Royal Concertgebouw Orchestra organizes a similar new event on 3 April 2015. The Masterclass for conductors takes place under the guidance of conductor Valery Gergiev and is specifically designed for three talented young conductors. It allows the participating conductors the opportunity to work with a world renowned orchestra under the guidance of an experienced conductor. Ammodo supports the Masterclass for conductors to contribute to the development of talented young conductors.

concertgebouw.nl

Masterclass for conductors, Royal Concertgebouw Orchestra, photo: Renske Vrolijk

Three contemporary concerts

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

Two contemporary concerts

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

Optimal moisture regime for critically ill children (RSV Project)

Optimal moisture regime for critically ill children (RSV Project)
AMMODO ✕ AMC Medical Research BV
2015 - 2018

The RSV Project is a multicenter clinical trial which will be conducted among children who have contracted pneumonia due to infection by the RS virus (Respiratory Syncytial virus or RSV) and who therefore need artificial ventilation in a pediatric intensive care unit (pediatric ICU). Through the RSV Project we hope to reach a better understanding of the effects of excessive moisture and oedema in children and to research ideal moisture policies. The intended results of the RSV Project will lead to guidelines for optimal moisture balance for children with RSV pneumonia with the aim of shortening the duration of ventilation and length of stay in the ICU. Ammodo supports the RSV Project in order to optimize the method of treatment of RSV pneumonia.

Caroline Klaver – Laureate  2015

Caroline Klaver – Laureate 2015
AMMODO ✕ Ammodo KNAW Award
2015

Eye-diseases are rapidly becoming more significant: there are already more than 300,000 blind and visually impaired people in the Netherlands. Due to the aging population this number will increase explosively in the coming years. Caroline Klaver is a scientific researcher and ophthalmologist, and a driving force behind research into the root causes of some of the most common eye problems. Caroline Klaver is a Biomedical Sciences laureate of the Ammodo KNAW Award 2015.

ammodo-knaw-award.org

Editor in Chief of Isis

Editor in Chief of Isis
AMMODO ✕ Descartes Centre (Utrecht University)
2014 - 2019

Isis is a publication by the American Association of historians of science, the History of Science Society. The Descartes Centre for the History and Philosophy of the Sciences and the Humanities, part of the University of Utrecht, is supporting Professor Floris Cohen in the position of editor in chief of Isis for the period 2014 to 2019. Ammodo supports the Descartes Centre to contribute to the compilation and publication of the renowned international science history journal, Isis.

http://tinyurl.com/isisjournal

Cover Isis, March 2016

All of Bach – Cellosuites

All of Bach – Cellosuites
AMMODO ✕ The Netherlands Bach Society
2013 - present

In the run-up to the celebration of its 100th anniversary (in season 2021-2022 ) The Netherlands Bach Society is performing the complete works of Bach in new concert formats in its series All of Bach, and is allowing digital public access to the concerts. Over a period of ten years, the complete works of Bach (about 1080 works in total) will be performed and recorded in various sequences at special locations at home and abroad. The Netherlands Bach Society works with guest conductors, internationally renowned musicians: international stars in the Bach world are invited to take part. All works by Bach are being made available to the public on the website www.allofbach.com. Ammodo supports the Cello Suites from All of Bach to contribute to the implementation and global accessibility of the music of Bach.

allofbach.com

Cellosuites, 2016, Cellist Bruno Cocset

Paola Pivi – Tulkus 1880 to 2018

Paola Pivi – Tulkus 1880 to 2018
AMMODO ✕ Witte de With
24 January - 5 May 2013

Tulkus 1880 to 2018 is Paola Pivi’s ambitious attempt to create a complete overview of portraits of all tulkus, the reincarnations of Buddhist masters recognized by Tibetan Buddhism. In total, Pivi has collected more than 1,100 portraits, ranging in size from small to monumental prints. The portrayed tulkus are a representation of Tibetan Buddhism and the Bon-religion and their portraits are usually seen in schools and monasteries and honoured in people’s homes. Ammodo supports Tulkus 1880 to 2018 in order to contribute to the construction of this unique cultural and historical project and the development of the artist Paola Pivi.

wdw.nl

Exhibition overview, Tulkus 1880 to 2018, photo: Attilio Maranzano 

Nationaal Cello Competition

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

AAA

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

Life threatening Asthma on the ICU: determining risk factors and optimizing treatment (Astma project)

Life threatening Asthma on the ICU: determining risk factors and optimizing treatment (Astma project)
AMMODO ✕ Sophia Research BV
2015 - 2018

In the Netherlands 4-7% of children have asthma. In some cases, an asthma attack can develop that is potentially life-threatening and results in children needing to be admitted to an intensive care unit (ICU). The Asthma Project seeks to develop a programme aimed at prevention of asthma attacks and to establish a dosing schedule for the drug Salbutamol which has a scientific basis. The Asthma Project is a multicenter clinical trial. This furthers the cooperation of the various child IC departments in the Netherlands. Ammodo supports the Asthma Project to encourage research into the treatment of asthma in children.

Serge Dumoulin – Laureate 2015

Serge Dumoulin – Laureate 2015
AMMODO ✕ Ammodo KNAW Award
2015

Which nerves connect our senses with our cerebral cortex? How do our brains become conscious of sensory stimuli? And how does that ultimately result in an understanding of what is happening around us? These are the kind of questions that Serge Dumoulin is engaged in, and which put him on the trail of a congenital abacus in our brain. Serge Dumoulin is a Social Sciences laureate of the Ammodo KNAW Award 2015.

ammodo-knaw-award.org

Frank van Tubergen – Laureate 2015

Frank van Tubergen – Laureate 2015
AMMODO ✕ Ammodo KNAW Award
2015

Why do we often choose friends and partners with the same ethnic background? What is the impact of this segregation on social opportunities? Why is America’s income inequality much greater than that in Europe? These are the very topical questions that fascinate Frank van Tubergen and for which he seeks scientific and not ideological answers. Frank van Tubergen is a Social Sciences laureate of the Ammodo KNAW Award 2015.

ammodo-knaw-award.org

Caroline Klaver – Laureate  2015

Caroline Klaver – Laureate 2015
AMMODO ✕ Ammodo KNAW Award
2015

Eye-diseases are rapidly becoming more significant: there are already more than 300,000 blind and visually impaired people in the Netherlands. Due to the aging population this number will increase explosively in the coming years. Caroline Klaver is a scientific researcher and ophthalmologist, and a driving force behind research into the root causes of some of the most common eye problems. Caroline Klaver is a Biomedical Sciences laureate of the Ammodo KNAW Award 2015.

ammodo-knaw-award.org

Festival de Keuze

Festival de Keuze
AMMODO ✕ Rotterdamse Schouwburg
2012 - 2014

Festival de Keuze at the Rotterdamse Schouwburg consists of an interdisciplinary theater, dance and performance programme. During the festival leading international productions will be shown, each of which will seek to contribute to relevant developments in the social, cultural, political and economic fields. In the context of this theater festival, Ammodo will be supporting various productions including Life and Times-Nature Theater of Oklahoma (2012), Ghost Road by Fabrice Murgia and LOD (2012), Julia by Christiane Jatahy (2013) and Ibsen in one take by Chong Wang (2013). By supporting Festival de Keuze Ammodo wants to contribute to the development and presentation of international and innovative productions where the connection between the artistic and the social themes is central.

festivaldekeuze.nl

Rotterdamse Schouwburg, Detroit dealers, photo: Ada Nieuwendijk

NOBSON

NOBSON
AMMODO ✕ Museum Boijmans van Beuningen
14 June - 21 September 2014

The series of drawings by the British artist Paul Noble (1963) entitled Nobson Newtown is presented in its entirety for the first time in the exhibition NOBSON. Paul is the creator and designer of Nobson Newtown, a fantasy city partly inspired by Whitley Bay, the coastal town where Noble grew up. The artist began work on this fictional town in 1996 and has since produced 23 monumental and highly detailed pencil drawings that reveal the history, geography and mythology of the town. Ammodo supports NOBSON to contribute to the development of Paul Noble and to bring his work to the attention of a wider audience.

boijmans.nl

Exhibition overview NOBSON, 2014

Editor in Chief of Isis

Editor in Chief of Isis
AMMODO ✕ Descartes Centre (Utrecht University)
2014 - 2019

Isis is a publication by the American Association of historians of science, the History of Science Society. The Descartes Centre for the History and Philosophy of the Sciences and the Humanities, part of the University of Utrecht, is supporting Professor Floris Cohen in the position of editor in chief of Isis for the period 2014 to 2019. Ammodo supports the Descartes Centre to contribute to the compilation and publication of the renowned international science history journal, Isis.

http://tinyurl.com/isisjournal

Cover Isis, March 2016

Joop Swart Masterclass

Joop Swart Masterclass
AMMODO ✕ World Press Photo
2013 - 2015

The Joop Swart Masterclass is a development programme for the World Press Photo. Twelve young internationally selected top talents from the world of photojournalism and documentary photography take part in a six-day master class, where they are given the opportunity to enhance the development of their talents under the guidance of six professionals. Ammodo supports the Joop Swart Masterclass to contribute to the development of a new generation of photojournalists who have the potential to achieve high level international success.

worldpressphoto.org

World Press Photo, 2014, photo: Istvan Biestlik

Chair in Migrationlaw

Chair in Migrationlaw
AMMODO ✕ University of Amsterdam
2013 - 2016

The Faculty of Law of the University of Amsterdam (UvA), in cooperation with the Migration Law Foundation, is establishing an endowed chair in Migration Law. The chair will focus on the connections between different jurisdictions, particularly from the perspective of European law. By supporting this initiative Ammodo aims to contribute to scientific research and increasing knowledge on migration law.

uva.nl

All of Bach – Cellosuites

All of Bach – Cellosuites
AMMODO ✕ The Netherlands Bach Society
2013 - present

In the run-up to the celebration of its 100th anniversary (in season 2021-2022 ) The Netherlands Bach Society is performing the complete works of Bach in new concert formats in its series All of Bach, and is allowing digital public access to the concerts. Over a period of ten years, the complete works of Bach (about 1080 works in total) will be performed and recorded in various sequences at special locations at home and abroad. The Netherlands Bach Society works with guest conductors, internationally renowned musicians: international stars in the Bach world are invited to take part. All works by Bach are being made available to the public on the website www.allofbach.com. Ammodo supports the Cello Suites from All of Bach to contribute to the implementation and global accessibility of the music of Bach.

allofbach.com

Cellosuites, 2016, Cellist Bruno Cocset

Seurat. Master of Pointillism

Seurat. Master of Pointillism
AMMODO ✕ Kröller-Müller Museum
23 May - 7 September 2014

The exhibition Seurat. Master of Pointillism presents the work of the French artist Georges Pierre Seurat (1859-1891). The exhibition includes 23 of his paintings and 24 of his drawings presented in the context of French symbolism. It includes key works such as Le Cirque en Le Chahut and, with more than 40 pieces on loan, is the first major retrospective of the French artist in the Netherlands. Ammodo supports Seurat. Master of Pointillism to contribute to the realisation of this unique exhibition.

krollermuller.nl

Exhibition overview, Seurat. Master of Pointillism, photo: Marjon Gemmeke

Masterclass for conductors

Masterclass for conductors
AMMODO ✕ Royal Concertgebouw Orchestra
3 April - 2015

After the success of the Masterclass for conductors in 2012 the Royal Concertgebouw Orchestra organizes a similar new event on 3 April 2015. The Masterclass for conductors takes place under the guidance of conductor Valery Gergiev and is specifically designed for three talented young conductors. It allows the participating conductors the opportunity to work with a world renowned orchestra under the guidance of an experienced conductor. Ammodo supports the Masterclass for conductors to contribute to the development of talented young conductors.

concertgebouw.nl

Masterclass for conductors, Royal Concertgebouw Orchestra, photo: Renske Vrolijk

Paola Pivi – Tulkus 1880 to 2018

Paola Pivi – Tulkus 1880 to 2018
AMMODO ✕ Witte de With
24 January - 5 May 2013

Tulkus 1880 to 2018 is Paola Pivi’s ambitious attempt to create a complete overview of portraits of all tulkus, the reincarnations of Buddhist masters recognized by Tibetan Buddhism. In total, Pivi has collected more than 1,100 portraits, ranging in size from small to monumental prints. The portrayed tulkus are a representation of Tibetan Buddhism and the Bon-religion and their portraits are usually seen in schools and monasteries and honoured in people’s homes. Ammodo supports Tulkus 1880 to 2018 in order to contribute to the construction of this unique cultural and historical project and the development of the artist Paola Pivi.

wdw.nl

Exhibition overview, Tulkus 1880 to 2018, photo: Attilio Maranzano 

Songs & Poems

Songs & Poems
AMMODO ✕ Amsterdam Sinfonietta
2014

The Amsterdam Sinfonietta, with its 22 musicians, is a large and prominent string ensemble without a conductor. For the programme Songs & Poems the Amsterdam Sinfonietta commissioned composer David Matthews to edit twelve songs for baritone and string orchestra. The ensemble performed these new versions of songs originally written by Johannes Brahms, Franz Schubert and Hugo Wolf amongst others, together with baritone Thomas Hampson. Songs & Poems developed into a concert programme in which Song is central and Poetry also plays a role. Ammodo supported Songs & Poems to contribute to the realization of this concert programme and the development of the composer David Matthews.

sinfonietta.nl

Amsterdam Sinfonietta, Songs & Poems, Thomas Hampson, 2014

Three contemporary concerts

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

Nationaal Cello Competition

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

Barteld Kooi – Laureate 2015

Barteld Kooi – Laureate 2015
AMMODO ✕ Ammodo KNAW Award
2015

Philosopher Barteld Kooi combines almost impenetrable abstract information science with everyday applications such as card games and the National Science Quiz. His work focuses on transcribing complex information problems into mathematical formulas. Which logical strategy in a game gives the best outcome? And what happens if in addition to logic probability also comes into play? Barteld Kooi is a Humanities laureate of the Ammodo KNAW Award 2015.

ammodo-knaw-award.org

Two contemporary concerts

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

AAA

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

Orlando

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

Optimal moisture regime for critically ill children (RSV Project)

Optimal moisture regime for critically ill children (RSV Project)
AMMODO ✕ AMC Medical Research BV
2015 - 2018

The RSV Project is a multicenter clinical trial which will be conducted among children who have contracted pneumonia due to infection by the RS virus (Respiratory Syncytial virus or RSV) and who therefore need artificial ventilation in a pediatric intensive care unit (pediatric ICU). Through the RSV Project we hope to reach a better understanding of the effects of excessive moisture and oedema in children and to research ideal moisture policies. The intended results of the RSV Project will lead to guidelines for optimal moisture balance for children with RSV pneumonia with the aim of shortening the duration of ventilation and length of stay in the ICU. Ammodo supports the RSV Project in order to optimize the method of treatment of RSV pneumonia.

Life threatening Asthma on the ICU: determining risk factors and optimizing treatment (Astma project)

Life threatening Asthma on the ICU: determining risk factors and optimizing treatment (Astma project)
AMMODO ✕ Sophia Research BV
2015 - 2018

In the Netherlands 4-7% of children have asthma. In some cases, an asthma attack can develop that is potentially life-threatening and results in children needing to be admitted to an intensive care unit (ICU). The Asthma Project seeks to develop a programme aimed at prevention of asthma attacks and to establish a dosing schedule for the drug Salbutamol which has a scientific basis. The Asthma Project is a multicenter clinical trial. This furthers the cooperation of the various child IC departments in the Netherlands. Ammodo supports the Asthma Project to encourage research into the treatment of asthma in children.