Arnoud Noordegraaf (NL, 1974) is a composer and director of operas and music theatre. His productions form a class apart within Dutch contemporary music, combining interdisciplinary media in compositions and theatrical forms, resulting in ‘a remarkable unity in style and atmosphere’ (NRC Handelsblad).
Arnoud has worked with acclaimed producers like De Nederlandse Opera, Holland Festival, November Music festival etc. His works have been performed in over a dozen countries. He has worked with artists like Hal Hartley, Gary Hill and for his 2015 Holland Festival opera with Chinese dissident artist Ai Weiwei.
Arnoud has been a guest teacher at the Rietveld academy, Aldeburgh Music Centre, Maastricht Theatre School, Amsterdam conservatory, Amsterdam theatre school, and the Xiamen university.
Kimia Hadian is an Iranian recorder player. Born in 1999, she studied physics in Iran. Currently she is studying recorder at the Conservatorium van Amsterdam, where she focuses on a wide range of repertoires from renaissance to contemporary music.
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