VOICES: Songs of Richard Hageman CD Launch
22 January 2023, 15:00
dbieb Library Leeuwarden, the Netherlands
Siobhan Stagg — Soprano
Nico de Villiers — Piano
Although Hageman’s songs have been recorded by various artists over the years, no single album has ever been dedicated to Hageman’s songs. VOICES: Songs of Richard Hageman is the first of its kind. To celebrate this recording, Siobhan Stagg and Nico de Villiers will present a programme of songs in Hageman’s birth town. This production has been made as an initiative by and in conjunction with: the Richard Hageman Society, the International Center for American Music, the Royal Musical Association, SENA, and the Frisian Musical Archive.
Virtual Book Launch
6th March, 2021
Nico de Villiers (Guildhall School of Music and Drama), Kathryn Kalinak (Rhode Island College) and Asing Walthaus (Leeuwarder Courant) are the authors of the first critical biography of Dutch-American composer, conductor, pianist and coach Richard Hageman (1881-1966). At the launch, each author will speak briefly about their roles in the writing of this groundbreaking book and short readings from the book. Musical excerpts will feature Hageman's works for film, orchestra and song.
The launch will be followed by an opportunity for a Q&A.