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KRISTOFFER ZEGERS

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Kristoffer Zegers

Period

1973 - current

Genre

componist, contemporary classical music, electronic mucic and computer music

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Kristoffer Zegers

Kristoffer Zegers (Breda, 1973) studied composition with Gilius van Bergeijk, Jan Boerman, Martijn Padding, Clarence Barlow and Diderik Wagenaar at the Royal Conservatory in Den Haag. In Zegers' music microtonal clusters are the main object. His music is about slow developments in clusters via glissandi. His motto is "Glissandéz mes ...
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Biography Kristoffer Zegers

Kristoffer Zegers (Breda, 1973) studied composition with Gilius van Bergeijk, Jan Boerman, Martijn Padding, Clarence Barlow and Diderik Wagenaar at the Royal Conservatory in Den Haag. In Zegers' music microtonal clusters are the main object. His music is about slow developments in clusters via glissandi. His motto is "Glissandéz mes enfants, Glissandéz toujours!" after César Franck's "Moduléz mes enfants, Moduléz toujours!". Zegers' music has been played in the Netherlands, Belgium, Germany, Canada, Italy and several radio stations in the world.

1999

The composition 'Singularity IV' has been performed at the Concertgebouw in Amsterdam.

2002

Kristoffer Zegers composes 'Venlafaxine' for 4 saxophones, about the feeling you get when you take an antidepressant which makes the mind unstable, a kind of 'collapse' of the brains.

2005

'Electroshocks' (2003), written for 8 saxophones, has been performed not only in The Netherlands but also in Belgium, Germany and Canada.

2008

For the festival Novembermusic Zegers received a commission: 'Pianophasing II' for 50 piano players on 25 pianos.

2009

In November 'Pianophasing II', for 50 pianists on 25 pianos, has been performed at the Huddersfield Contemporary Music Festival.

2010

In March 'Pianophasing II' is shortlisted for the Royal Philharmonic Society Music Awards.

In the discography you will find all recordings that have been released listed chronologically. We restrict ourselves to the title, the type of audio, year of publication or recording, label, list of guest musicians, plus any comments on the issue.

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