Negester en Stedelig

R 40.00

Negester en Stedelig is sung in Afrikaans. Afrikaans is one of the 11 official languages spoken in South Africa. Afrikaans is a West Germanic language spoken in South Africa, Namibia and, to a lesser extent, Botswana, Zambia and Zimbabwe. It evolved from the Dutch vernacular of Holland.

South African born composer Antoni Schonken (1987-) currently resides in Stellenbosch, lecturing at Stellenbosch University and composing for Sein Media. His creative output includes award-winning compositions for solo instruments, ensembles, orchestra, stage, intermedia and film. His works have been performed at festivals in Africa, Europe, USA, UK, and Australia. He is a recipient of the SAMRO Overseas Scholarship for Composers. Antoni has received commissions from ensembles including the Oxford Camerata, Unheardof//Ensemble and Juliet Quartet, as well as ITC, JIMF, GrassRoots and Sinfonia Gaia. While attending residencies and festivals in the USA, Antoni worked with composers Ken Ueno, Hannah Lash, David Ludwig, Mari Kimura and Pierre Jalbert, and in 2017 he attended residencies and presented guest lectures at institutions in Finland, Sweden, Belgium, France, and the Netherlands.

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South African born composer Antoni Schonken (1987-) currently resides in Stellenbosch, lecturing at Stellenbosch University and composing for Sein Media. His creative output includes award-winning compositions for solo instruments, ensembles, orchestra, stage, intermedia and film. His works have been performed at festivals in Africa, Europe, USA, UK, and Australia. He is a recipient of the SAMRO Overseas Scholarship for Composers. Antoni has received commissions from ensembles including the Oxford Camerata, Unheardof//Ensemble and Juliet Quartet, as well as ITC, JIMF, GrassRoots and Sinfonia Gaia. While attending residencies and festivals in the USA, Antoni worked with composers Ken Ueno, Hannah Lash, David Ludwig, Mari Kimura and Pierre Jalbert, and in 2017 he attended residencies and presented guest lectures at institutions in Finland, Sweden, Belgium, France, and the Netherlands.

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