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Azure Hiptronics release single and music video 'Ocean's Edge'

ACPA coordinator Rogier Schneemann is also co-founder, guitarist and composer of the Dutch-Italian group Azure Hiptronics, originally formed in 2006. Azure Hiptronics released the first single of their album Hiptronics entitled ‘Ocean’s Edge’, on Tuesday 17 March. The accompanying music video...


Practicum Musicae-concert Lokhorstkerk, 26 maart 2015

Het voorjaarsconcert van Practicum Musicae concert op donderdag 26 maart 2015 presenteert een programma waarin muzikale uitbundigheid en soberheid elkaar ontmoeten. Er zal muziek te horen zijn waar de vreugde ervan afspat zoals het lied C'est le joli printemps van Poulenc. Daarentegen zal de pianomuziek van Haydn en Bach de tijd laten...


A musical celebration of the 440th dies natalis

On the occasion of the 440th DIES NATALIS, celebrated on Monday 9 February, Leiden University proudly awarded an Honorary Doctorate to William Christie, renowned harpsichordist, conductor, musicologist and teacher, and the foremost pioneer in the renewed appreciation of Baroque music in France, notably from the 17th and 18th centuries.