Renske Vrolijk - RVSMILE


Recording After Dinner Toast

July 2011 |
Steven Van Gils, VocaalLab
On 1 July VocaalLab had a recoding session 'old style' for After Dinner Toast, pioneering recording techniques that date back to the early days of sound recording.

Sound of Wax part of opening concert YCM

January 2011 | Sound of Wax is part of the opening concert of the Young Composers Meeting 2011, organized by Orkest de Ereprijs.

Sound of Wax selected for Utrechts Winds Ensemble's winter project

July 2010 | The Utrechts Winds Ensemble (Utrechts Blazers Ensemble) selected Sound of Wax to be part of their winter project 2010 .

Whirly Girls completed

July 2010 | With the conclusion of Fearless glider girl, Whirly Girls for Electra is completed. This two part 30 minutes composition is about two strong women who have much in common, but differ in many aspects.

Lachrymea two times in Organ Festival Haarlem

June 2010 | Lachrymae, commissioned by the International Organ Festival Haarlem, will be premiered in July 22, 2010 by Jos van der Kooy. The festival also commissioned an adaptation for saxophone quartet that will be performed by the Amstel Quartet.

Earhart for Electra

Amelia Earhart, 1928
Amelia Earhart, 1928
October 2009 | Earhart is the first of two compositions about early female aviators. Earhart is musically linked to speech, drenched in history and results in highly pulsating stretch polyphony.

Ghost Wall for Brisk Recorder Quartet

February 2009 | Ghost Wall, Vrolijk's new composition for Brisk Recorder Quartet contains the voice of Johannette Zomer.

Premiere Sound of Wax cancelled

January 2009 | Orkest de Volharding has lost its funding. Because of this the announced premiere of Sound of Wax on March 5, 2009 is cancelled.

Johannette Zomer contibutes her voice

November 2008 | Soprano Johannette Zomer recorded two 16th century songs to serve as a basis for the NFPK+ commission for Brisk Recorder Quartet Amsterdam.

Sound of Wax for Orkest de Volharding

September 2008 | Inspired by some old recordings Vrolijk composed Sound of Wax for Orkest de Volharding. Sound of Wax has been commissioned by the NFPK+.

VE-Dances on Dutch Touch

April 2008 | On June 22, 2008 Gertie Bruin presents his solo CD Dutch Touch with solo works for accordion by Dutch composers.