Hans Bakker

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04 Nov 2017, News
Pre-announcement video
Hans Bakker  heeft de  video  van  Ruud Harte Guitarist  gedeeld.   On Sunday, November 19th, I play the piece Tiento I of composer Hans Bakker in The Hague, Netherlands at Dienstencentrum Copernicus, Daguerrestraat 16, 2561 TT. Here is the introduction. NB This is the link for the sheet music:  https://hansbakker.musicaneo.com/…/sm-248825_tiento_i_for_g… 273 weergaven    Ruud Harte Guitarist         2 november om 17:00
01 Nov 2017, News
New review of TOMORROW'S AIR. October 19, 2017
TOMORROW’S AIR was recently reviewed on   infodad.com.   See review number 3.   I believe this quote rings true, “all the composers heard here clearly have a finel y honed sense of the capabilities of the instruments for which they write”. Here is the link:  http://transcentury.blogspot.com/…/…/orchestra-handlers.html (++++) ORCHESTRA HANDLERS Bruckner: Symphony No. 4. Staatskapelle Dresden conducted by Christian Thielemann. Profil. $16.99. Dwight Beckham, Sr.: Fanfare 40; ...
07 Oct 2017, News
Recent airplay for LINES TO INFINITY on KKUP
I wanted to pass along a recent instance of airplay for LINES TO INFINITY on KKUP.    Between John Adams and Giacomo Puccini, I hope you enjoy:                   https://spinitron.com/radio/ playlist.php?station=kkup& playlist=1410#here
05 Oct 2017, News
Sneak Peek: Hans Bakker’s “Canzona III: Hidden In Her Light”
Great. Now Canzona I, II & III for orchestra are completed. Enjoy...     https://parmarecordings-news.com/sneak-peek-hans-bakkers-canzona-iii-hidden-in-her-light/
22 Sep 2017, News
New review of TOMORROW'S AIR. September 7, 2017 in THE ART MUSIC LOUNGE
“…this is a surprisingly good collection of contemporary works in contrasting styles and a disc you will return to again and again.” –  https://artmusiclounge. wordpress.com/2017/09/07/a- potpourri-of-pieces-for- orchestra-and-large-ensembles/
15 Sep 2017, News
Hans Bakker and The Inside Story: On Composing
PARMA Recordings News, September 14, 2017                                         https://parmarecordings-news.com/hans-bakker-inside-story-composing/     Dutch composer  Hans Bakker  has written music for chamber groups, orchestra, carillon, and choir, including the choir cycle Prasasti. Today, Bakker is our next featured artist in “ The Inside Story ,” a blog series ...
14 Sep 2017, News
Another great review for TOMORROW'S AIR
Pizzicato Magazine says the orchestral compilation album TOMORROW'S AIR, newly released on Navona Records is "Easy to listen to contemporary music [with] committed performances." And about my Cantus for string orchestra:     "ist ein gefälliges, teilweise tänzerisches, teilweise in rhetorischen Fragen dialogierendes Stück, das der Neoklassik zuzuordnen ist."  www.pizzicato.lu         (Musical Landscapes of Hilary Tann, Hans Bakker, Dan Perttu, Music of Paul ...
08 Sep 2017, News
Airplay of "Cantus for string orchestra" for TOMORROW’S AIR, on Only Strings
I’m happy to share an instance of airplay of "Cantus for string orchestra" for TOMORROW’S AIR on Only Strings, even a week before the release today:   https://onlystringswsum. wordpress.com/2017/08/23/ playlist-23-august/
30 Aug 2017, News
Trailer of upcoming new CD TOMORROW'S AIR (Navona Records NV6108) by PARMA Recordings
Release NEXT FRIDAY. Check out this promo for TOMORROW'S AIR featuring  Musical Landscapes of Hilary Tann ,  Han s Bakker ,  Dan Perttu , Jan Järvlepp, Pierre Schroeder, and  Music of Paul Osterfield (with a special appearance from  Lindsey Goodman ). Pre-order today! Also on iTunes, Amazon and YouTube:       https://itunes.apple.com/us/album/tomorrows-air/id1269688143 ...
30 Aug 2017, News
Another nice review of Lines To Infinity ( Navona Records NV 6070)
                                        American Record Guide, September/October 2017, by Kraig Lamper: “Hans Bakker’s sentimental, lazy, ‘Easy Piece’ is quite the opposite of Cervetti’s ‘I Can’t Breathe’. The cello saws out a fine melody while the piano provides a chunky, quiet accompaniment. The flute is the real star of the chamber ensemble program, with Peter Greve’s sonata allowing the ...
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