Hans Bakker

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09 Nov 2019, News
Somextro Open Stage For and By Composers. 24 November 2019
Hereby an invitation for you!    Sunday, 24 November 2019 from 14:00-18:00       Two of my works will premiere: one for guitar and one for lame sonorous by Ruud Harte and Annette Scholten respectively. Great!                                  Dienstencentrum Copernicus Daguerrestraat 16, 2561 TT The Hague, Netherlands
09 Nov 2019, News
CD Figments 2 is out now, with Tiento I & II
Discover and listen on Spotify if you like!  https://parmarecordings-news.com/november-8-2019-new-releases-from-navona-records/
19 Oct 2019, News
I am glad to announce the upcoming release of CD FIGMENTS by @PARMARecordings.  Here is the pre-order link:  http://bit.ly/FIGMENTSV2       https://www.navonarecords.com/catalog/nv6259/
01 Aug 2019, News
Upcoming release featuring Tiento and Tiento II for guitar
Glad to announce that the upcoming release featuring Tiento I and Tiento II for guitar solo is expected next November on the Navona records label.
27 Jun 2019, News
Next Sunday, 30-06-2019,  15:00-18:30   SOMEXTRO in CONCERT. The 10th edition!  Address:  Dienstencentrum Copernicus, Daguerrestraat 16, 2561 TT, Den Haag ( www.dccopernicus.nl ). Concert program:  - Frank den Herder:4 liederen voor sopraan en piano: -Le vent nocturne (Guillaume Apollinaire) -Sneeuwval (Jaqueline van der Waals) -Vogels (Rina van der Wel) -De moeder de vrouw (Martinus Nijhoff)                ...
09 Jan 2019, News
Nice message about and by TRIOFORTE in the weekly newspaper DE STAD AMERSFOORT
Mooi bericht over en door TRIOFORTE in weekblad DE STAD AMERSFOORT: www.destadamersfoort.nl Op zondag 13 januari, om 11 uur, zullen - tijdens het koffieconcert van de Flint serie - in de Aegtenkapel maar liefst drie premières van Amersfoortse bodem te horen zijn. Fluitiste Francien Post, cellist Sander Westphal en pianiste Corien van den Berg , samen Trioforte, spelen dan een Nederlands / Frans programma. “In onze programma’s proberen we altijd een goede balans te vinden tussen avontuur en ...
07 Jan 2019, News
Première of Trio Breeze of Twilight for flute, violoncello and piano
January 13, 11:00-12:00, in the Sint Aegtenkapel, Amersfoort.                          With music by Ravel, Debussy and Fauré. And no less than two premières dedicated to this trio, namely from Hans Bakker and from Niek de Vente. https://flint.nl/programma/seizoen-1819/francien-post-fluit-sander-westphal-cello-corien-van-den-berg-piano/        ...
31 Dec 2018, News
10th Somextro concert meeting on January 27- 2019 in The Hague, Netherlands
Among other works: Hans Bakker's Tiento II for guitar; and from his Caro mio - mia Cara for guitar & harpsichord: movement II Largo and III Toccata. EVENSI.NL                                                                                                  ...
23 Dec 2018, News
New review / feature spot for LEGENDS & LIGHT
Finally, I had like to share with you this recent feature spot for LEGENDS & LIGHT from TEXTURA online, calling the album ONE OF THEIR TOP compilations of the year. I've linked the article below: https://www.textura.org/archives/articles/2018top10s.htm#10comps textura
22 Dec 2018, News
A recent feature spot in American Record Guide
LEGENDS & LIGHT was also reviewed in the recent publication of American Record Guide. While the review is a quite harsh.    This critic is inadmissible for the music of Canzona III Hidden in Her Light. He calls it "rash and directionless". OK, just as rash as a flowing mountain stream in front of the sea, and just as directionless as the sky ladders in an autumn forest are in front of the sun! It is not spent on him !! Better judge yourself, listener ...          ...
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