Episode 30: Jubilee choirs, Groningen wadden photographed Jan AbrahamseFirst aired: Wednesday, 21 October 2015 at 17.00 hours
In this episode Annette Timmer talks with conductor Rintje te Wies on the anniversary of the Roder Boys Choir and the Roden Girl Choristers, Kees van Twist about his collaboration with John Abrahamse and Gitte Brugman on the photobook Norma der Horst.
Rintje te Wies conducts the Roder Boys Choir. In 1985 Bouwe Dijkstra founded the choir, English model and focused on English choral music. In 1991 he was awarded the Cultural Prize Drenthe. Meanwhile, there appeared more than 15 CDs. Rintje to Wies is a board member of the Foundation Choir School northern Netherlands, which represents the interests of the Roder Boys Choir and the Roden Girl Choristers. The girl choir has existed since September 2000. On Saturday, October 31 give Roder Boys Choir and the Roden Girl Choristers a festive concert in the Martinikerk in Groningen on the occasion of their two year anniversary.
Photographer Gitte Brugman is one of the four monthly guests. She graduated in 2008 at the Photo Academy in Amsterdam. She focuses on documentary photography and is also a reporter for the Leeuwarder Courant. This time they discuss the book Between The Groningen region, region of water and mudflats of photographer Norma van der Horst
Kees van Twist with Jan Abrahamse initiator of the festival "Wadden Summer", a project that culture and nature of the whole Wadden Sea area and the Wadden Sea surrounding areas will draw attention. Kees van Twist worked at magazines, newspapers and broadcasters, was chairman of the board of the Ural Festival from 1999-2011 and director of the Groninger Museum. Now he is a director of cultural institutions and guest curator. He has known Jan Abrahamse, which in 2013 is deceased, very well.
Saturday, November 6, the John Abrahamse Lecture 2015 held at the Drents Museum in Assen. Thursday October 22 is, in memory disclosed to him on Schiermonnikoog the sculpture "Balancing" by artist Arik Visser.