Joey Roukens

Contemporary Composer

Events

Upcoming performances

Location

Duncan Recital Hall, Rice University (Houston, TX)
Duncan Recital Hall, Rice University (Houston, TX)
6100 Main St.
Website
https://music.rice.edu/
Forgotten Dutch Melodies

Location

Duncan Recital Hall, Rice University (Houston, TX)
Duncan Recital Hall, Rice University (Houston, TX)
6100 Main St.
Website
https://music.rice.edu/

Friday, 24 May 2024. 07:30 - 09:00

Apollo Chamber Players’ season finale uplifts voices that have been suppressed by totalitarian dogma and those silenced within ourselves. While Dutch-Jewish composer Dick Kattenburg perished in Auschwitz because of his faith, Robert Schumann perpetually battled and was ultimately defeated by the scourge of mental illness.

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Location

Amsterdam, Muziekgebouw aan 't IJ
Amsterdam, Muziekgebouw aan 't IJ
Piet Heinkade 1, 1019 BR Amsterdam
Website
https://www.muziekgebouw.nl
New work

Location

Amsterdam, Muziekgebouw aan 't IJ
Amsterdam, Muziekgebouw aan 't IJ
Piet Heinkade 1, 1019 BR Amsterdam
Website
https://www.muziekgebouw.nl

Sunday, 2 June 2024. 20:15 - 22:00

Tchaikovsky’s tragic symphony and new music by Roukens The mystery of his death clings to Tchaikovsky’s emotionally charged last symphony a week after its premiere. Is this autobiographical music, did Tchaikovsky commit suicide, was his homosexuality the reason?

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Location

Rotterdam, De Doelen
Rotterdam, De Doelen
Schouwburgplein 50, 3012 CL Rotterdam
Website
https://www.dedoelen.nl/nl/
Joey Roukens & Edward Top

Location

Rotterdam, De Doelen
Rotterdam, De Doelen
Schouwburgplein 50, 3012 CL Rotterdam
Website
https://www.dedoelen.nl/nl/

Saturday, 15 June 2024. 11:30 - 24:30

Chamber works by Joey Roukens and Edward Top are on the program of the DoelenEnsemble at the Dag van de Componist (Dutch Day of the Composer). Nilo van Kralingen: Cozy Music for Christman Festivity Asim Singh Halwarvi: Inner Voice Alvin Curran: Fakebook Joey Roukens: Lost in a surreal trip Edward Top: A Storm is Blowing […]

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Location

Apeldoorn, Theater Orpheus
Apeldoorn, Theater Orpheus
Churchillplein 1, 7314 BZ Apeldoorn
Website
https://www.orpheus.nl
Night Flight

Location

Apeldoorn, Theater Orpheus
Apeldoorn, Theater Orpheus
Churchillplein 1, 7314 BZ Apeldoorn
Website
https://www.orpheus.nl

Wednesday, 7 August 2024. 20:00 - 22:00

Under the direction of Antony Hermus and with soloist Boris Giltburg (piano), the NJO dares to perform an adventurous, breakneck, breathtaking program. Rachmaninov’s fourth piano concerto, Joey Roukens’ Night Flight and Stravinsky’s Petrushka are on the music stands.

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Location

Berlin, Konzerthaus, Germany
Konzerthaus Berlin, Gendarmenmarkt 2, 10117 Berlin, Germany
Night Flight

Location

Berlin, Konzerthaus, Germany
Konzerthaus Berlin, Gendarmenmarkt 2, 10117 Berlin, Germany

Thursday, 15 August 2024. 12:00 - 12:00

Under the direction of Antony Hermus and with soloist Boris Giltburg (piano), the NJO dares to perform an adventurous, breakneck, breathtaking program. Rachmaninov’s fourth piano concerto, Joey Roukens’ Night Flight and Stravinsky’s Petrushka are on the music stands.

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Location

Amsterdam, Concertgebouw
Amsterdam, Concertgebouw
Concertgebouwplein 10, 1071 LN Amsterdam
Website
http://concertgebouw.nl
Strange Oscillations

Location

Amsterdam, Concertgebouw
Amsterdam, Concertgebouw
Concertgebouwplein 10, 1071 LN Amsterdam
Website
http://concertgebouw.nl

Saturday, 9 November 2024. 14:15 - 16:35

Delusions of grandeur The fact that Dmitri Shostakovich withdrew his Fourth Symphony just before its premiere in 1936 had everything to do with Stalin and a damning article in Pravda. Shostakovich thought at the time that his symphony was ‘full of delusions of grandeur’.

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Location

Amsterdam, Concertgebouw
Amsterdam, Concertgebouw
Concertgebouwplein 10, 1071 LN Amsterdam
Website
http://concertgebouw.nl
new work for orchestra

Location

Amsterdam, Concertgebouw
Amsterdam, Concertgebouw
Concertgebouwplein 10, 1071 LN Amsterdam
Website
http://concertgebouw.nl

Saturday, 7 December 2024. 14:15 - 16:30

From the New World Joey Roukens, Friedrich Gulda and Antonín Dvořák, three composers who were inspired by music from the new world. Roukens through pop, Gulda through jazz and Dvořák through spirituals.

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Location

Utrecht, TivoliVredenburg
Utrecht, TivoliVredenburg
Vredenburgkade 11, 3511 WC Utrecht
Website
https://www.tivolivredenburg.nl
Violin Concerto

Location

Utrecht, TivoliVredenburg
Utrecht, TivoliVredenburg
Vredenburgkade 11, 3511 WC Utrecht
Website
https://www.tivolivredenburg.nl

Friday, 31 January 2025. 20:15 - 22:30

Ta-ta-ta-taaa! Anyone who reads this reference to Ludwig van Beethoven’s Fifth Symphony will immediately start singing the well-known theme. Today it is enough to listen, because Beethoven’s complete Fifth is the dynamic closing piece of an exciting evening.

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Location

Amsterdam, Concertgebouw
Amsterdam, Concertgebouw
Concertgebouwplein 10, 1071 LN Amsterdam
Website
http://concertgebouw.nl
Violin Concerto

Location

Amsterdam, Concertgebouw
Amsterdam, Concertgebouw
Concertgebouwplein 10, 1071 LN Amsterdam
Website
http://concertgebouw.nl

Sunday, 2 February 2025. 11:00 - 24:00

Ta-ta-ta-taaa! Anyone who reads this reference to Ludwig van Beethoven’s Fifth Symphony will immediately start singing the well-known theme. Today it is enough to listen, because Beethoven’s complete Fifth is the dynamic closing piece of an exciting evening.

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