Dutch Music on the 4th of July in New York

Dutch Music will be part of the celebration of Independence Day in New York City. On Governors Island Dutch DJ Chuckie and Gregori Klosman will be presenting Dirty Dutch Independence Day, bringing Amsterdam’s ‘dirty house’ sound to the stage. Born in Suriname as Clyde Sergio Narain, Chuckie later moved to The Netherlands where his passion for hip-hop and electronic music …

Leonard Nimoy’s theatre work, Vincent, about Vincent Van Gogh, on view in New York

Symphony Space – New York, NYLeonard Nimoy’s critically acclaimed drama begins a few short days after the death of the Dutch painter Vincent Van Gogh, as rumors of his death are flying around Paris. As many dismiss the artist as a penniless madman, a frequenter of prostitutes, and a soon to be forgotten artist of trifling quality who took his …

The Royal Wind Music will tour the US North-East in June

The Royal Wind Music, a Dutch double sextet of renaissance recorders, will come to the US for three concerts on the East Coast. They will be performing Angeli, Zingare e Pastori: Symbols & Allegories in Italian Renaissance Music. The Royal Wind Music is an ensemble consisting of thirteen musicians from eight different countries performing on a collection of 45 renaissance …

Tineke Postma Quartet will tour US in May

The internationally acknowledged Dutch jazz saxophonist Tineke Postma will come to the US for a series of concerts throughout the country, including Washington DC, Seattle and New York City. Tineke lives in Amsterdam and New York. Her latest cd The Dawn Of Light from 2011 (Tineke Postma Quartet featuring Esperanza Spalding), has been released in 2011 worldwide, received raving reviews …

Lecture by Ido de Haan on the Dutch Monarchy in the 19th Century at Columbia University

The Queen Wilhelmina Program for Dutch Studies presents a lecture by professor Ido de Haan at Columbia University in New York. The subject of the lecture is “The New State – the Experiment of the Dutch Monarchy in the 19th Century”, which is very relevant with the upcoming Investiture of the new King Willem-Alexander in the Netherlands. There will be introductory remarks by Dr. …

Tribeca Film Festival tickets now on sale

Tribeca Film Festival – New York, NYWith four Dutch films scheduled, the Tribeca Film Festival tickets are now on sale. In addition to the screenings there is a broad range of events planned, including a conversation with famous Dutch director Paul Verhoeven on making an audience-created film on April 23. Since the first festival in 2002 Tribeca has screened 1300 films from …

Performance of Candy Dulfer at B.B. King in New York City

Performing since age seven, bandleader of Funky Stuff since age fourteen, international recording artist since age nineteen, touring the world since age twenty.Candy Dulfer has recorded and / or performed with artists like Prince, Dave Stewart (Eurythmics), Van Morrison, Maceo Parker, Sheila E., Mavis Staples, Lionel Richie, Beyonce, Pink Floyd, Chaka Khan, David Sanborn, Larry Graham, Marcus Miller, Aretha Franklin, …

Armin Van Buuren Celebrating New Year’s Eve In New York

2012 has been another year of accolades for Dutch electronic music institution Armin van Buuren. His “A State of Trance” mixes and radio show are more popular around the world than ever before – the ASOT radio show claims more than 25 million listeners each week-. And with tremendous showings at his own ASOT parties and the biggest dance music …

Cappella Pratensis tours the US

The Dutch-based vocal ensemble Cappella Pratensis – literally ‘Cappella des prés’ – champions the music of Josquin des Prez and the polyphonists of the 15th and 16th centuries. The group combines historically informed performance practice with inventive programs and original interpretations based on scholarly research and artistic insight. As in Josquin’s time, the members of Cappella Pratensis perform from a …