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Fire Column (Piano Concerto Nº 2) : for piano and string orchestra / Marijn Simons

Genre: Orkest
Subgenre: Piano en strijkorkest
Bezetting: pf str

4 Lieder : für Singstimme und Streichorchester / Franz Schubert; arrangement by Marijn Simons

Genre: Vocaal
Subgenre: Zangstem en instrument(en)
Bezetting: zang 2vl vla vc db

Winterzeit II (aus "Album für die Jugend" Op. 68) : für 12 Cellos / Robert Schumann; arr. by Marijn Simons

Genre: Kamermuziek
Subgenre: Cello
Bezetting: 12vc

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4 Lieder : für Singstimme und Streichorchester / Franz Schubert; arrangement by Marijn Simons

Genre: Vocaal
Subgenre: Zangstem en instrument(en)
Bezetting: zang 2vl vla vc db



Simons, Marijn

Nationaliteit: Netherlands
Geboortedatum: 25-12-1982
Website: Featured Composer's Page ;

Marijn Simons was born in The Netherlands on December 25, 1982. He studied violin with Prof. Saschko Gawriloff, composition with Daan Manneke and James MacMillan and conducting with Ed Spanjaard, Jean-Bernard Pommier and Prof. Kenneth Kiesler.
Simons is the Artistic Director of the Liberme Chamber Orchestra and the chamber music series at the Liberme Castle in Belgium. He is also the Founder, Conductor and Artistic Director of the Simons Ensemble. Since 2012 he has been Assistant Conductor at the Opernfestspiele in Heidenheim. During the 2013 edition of the Opernfestspiele Heidenheim, Simons was the Artistic Director of the bi-annual Zeitgenossen festival.
Simons has conducted, amongst others, the WDR Radio Orchestra Cologne, Stuttgart Philharmonic, Nuremberg Symphony Orchestra, Aachen Symphony Orchestra, New Music Ensemble Aachen, Staatsorchester Rheinische Philharmonie (Koblenz), Cappella Aquileia (Heidenheim), Audite Nova Ensemble (Heidenheim), Orquesta Sinfónica del IPN (Mexico City), National Radio Chamber Orchestra (Bucharest), State Philharmonic Orchestra of Sibiu, St. Petersburg Chamber Orchestra, Yekaterinburg Chamber Orchestra, State Safonov Philharmonic Orchestra (Russia), Nieuw Amsterdams Peil, the Simons Ensemble and the Czech Philharmonic Choir Brno. Programmes often include his works or premières by composers such as Fazil Say, Christian Lindberg, Gabriela Ortiz, Bernard Cavanna, Dan Dediu, Doina Rotaru and Willem Jeths. With the Kharkiv Philharmonic, Simons conducted the first performance in the Ukraine of Mahler’s Symphony no. 1 to include the symphonic movement Blumine and with the Orquesta Sinfónica Nacional de Guatemala, he did the Guatemalan première of Bruckner’s Symphony no. 6.
Simons has also performed worldwide as a violinist. Highlights from his solo career include the world première of Villa-Lobos’s violin concerto Fantasia de Movimentos Mixtos with the National Symphony Orchestra of Mexico conducted by Enrique Diemecke, the Italian première of Milhaud’s 2nd violin concerto with the Orquesta Sinfónica Siciliana and the Dutch première of MacMillan’s violin concerto A Deep but Dazzling Darkness with the Radio Chamber Orchestra conducted by the composer. Simons also played as a Concert Master with several German orchestras, including the Aachen Symphony Orchestra, Nuremberg State Philharmonic, and at the Deutsche Oper am Rhein with the Düsseldorf Symphony Orchestra and the Duisburg Philharmonic.
Simons' works have been commissioned and performed by such conductors and soloists as Esa-Pekka Salonen, Marin Alsop, Peter Eötvös, James MacMillan, Jun Märkl, Marcus Bosch, Christian Lindberg, Evelyn Glennie, Colin Currie, Liza Ferschtman, Dorothee Oberlinger, and by orchestras and ensembles such as the Los Angeles Philharmonic, Cabrillo Festival Orchestra, Rotterdam Philharmonic, The Hague Philharmonic, Netherlands Radio Philharmonic Orchestra, Amsterdam Sinfonietta, Aachen Symphony Orchestra, Prague Chamber Orchestra, Vietnam National Symphony Orchestra, Cuarteto Latinoamericano, Tambuco Percussion Ensemble, St. Michael Thorn Wind Orchestra and the 12 Cellists of the Berlin Philharmonic.
Simons was Composer-in-Residence at the Cabrillo Festival, Delft Chamber Music Festival, Orlando Festival and the Zeitgenossen festival. His compositions have been performed at concert venues such as the Concertgebouw Amsterdam, Konzerthaus Dortmund, Cologne Philharmonic Hall, Walt Disney Concert Hall (Los Angeles), National Centre for the Arts (Mexico City) and the Hanoi Opera House. Recordings of his music have been released by Composers’ Voice, Etcetera, NorthWest Classics, Quintone, Amstel Records and Erasmus labels.
October 2014 saw the world première of his first opera Emilia Galotti commissioned by the Koblenz Theatre. In September 2021, his chamber opera Lachesis was premièred at the Linz State Theatre. From May to August 2023, Woyzeck, ein OpernSpiel will be performed at the Aalen Theatre and the Opernfestspiele Heidenheim.
Simons has received the Philip Morris Arts Prize, Limburg Culture Award and Wim Bary Perspective Award, and his composition The City of the Soul was awarded Best Dutch Choral Composition in 2001.