On Birds and Nests

Hebban olla uogala nestas hagunnanpowensemble3
Hinase hi(c) (a)nda thu
Uuat unbidan uue nu

Translation:
All birds have started to build nests, except for me and you.
Where are we waiting for?

This phrase is generally seen as the oldest sentence in Dutch. Written in the 11th century by a Flemish monk on the cover of a manuscript to try out his pen, it’s a love song that can’t be negated!
In On Birds and Nests the POW Ensemble will follow the mythical figure of Josef Brezelbacker on his search for true love. Will he ever find it? Where? And with whom?

Erik Bosgraaf – recorders
Guy Harries – voice, flute, computer, live electronics
Luc Houtkamp – saxophone, computer, live electronics
Jacqueline Hamelink – cello, voice

Concerts:
12 december 2010            Premiere Studio LOOS, Den Haag
5 juni 2011                         POW in de Boot

Concerttour Germany:  http://www.soundtrips-nrw.de/programm.html
30 Juni 2011, 20 Uhr        Aachen Raststätte, Lothringerstraße 23
01 Juli 2011, 20 Uhr         Bochum Kunstmuseum, Kortumstr. 147
02 Juli 2011, 20 Uhr         Wuppertal ort, Luisenstr. 116
03 Juli 2011, 20 Uhr         Münster Black Box im cuba, Achtermannstr. 12
04 Juli 2011, 20 Uhr         Köln Loft, Wissmannstr. 30

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