Ragazze Quartet
Ragazze Quartet plays both classical and modern string quartet repertoire: inspired and on the highest level. With attractive but unconventional programmes the quartet has come to be one of the most fresh and leading voices in the world of classical music.
Follow us
About this programme
I’m (not) Every Woman
About this programme
FRI 08 JUL, 7:30pm
Over het IJ Festival / Theater de Rietwijker / Amsterdam / NL
SAT 09 JUL, 4:00pm
Over het IJ Festival / Theater de Rietwijker / Amsterdam / NL
SUN 10 JUL, 4:00pm
Over het IJ Festival / Theater de Rietwijker / Amsterdam / NL
MON 11 JUL, 7:00pm
Over het IJ Festival / Theater de Rietwijker / Amsterdam / NL
WED 13 JUL, 7:30pm
Over het IJ Festival / Theater de Rietwijker / Amsterdam / NL
SAT 16 JUL, 5:00pm
Wonderfeel / 's Graveland / NL
A musical tale about sisterhood (also for brothers and other companions)

Rachel Rumai Diaz (spoken word) and Aylin Sezer (soprano) bring, driven by the dynamic playing of Ragazze Quartet, a spoken and sung ode to the woman whose voice is heard too little.

 

We make a journey from the harmonic power of sisterhood, alongside the painful but sometimes necessary existence of safe spaces, to the rustling revolution that is expanding throughout the city.

 

The newly composed music by Iranian-Dutch composer Aftab Darvishi represents both the Western and Eastern musical tradition. Her music is quiet and atmospheric with a wide variety of colours and nuances. The adamant text is by writer and performer Rachel Rumai Diaz.

 

Musical inspiration, stories, and experiences from female communities ‘from Amsterdam’s edges, but in the middles of society’, are the inspiration for this musical journey.

Credits
Composer
Aftab Darvishi
Librettist
Rachel Rumai Diaz
Director
Rianne Meboer / Anouke de Groot (Theaterstraat)
Dramaturgy
Arthur Kneepkens (Theaterstraat)
Spoken Word
Rachel Rumai Diaz
Soprano
Aylin Sezer / Lilian Farahani
Violin
Rosa Arnold, Jeanita Vriens (Ragazze Quartet)
Viola
Annemijn Bergkotte (Ragazze Quartet)
Cello
Rebecca Wise (Ragazze Quartet)
Percussion
Ragazze Quartet
Production and marketing
Ragazze Quartet, Theaterstraat
Made possible by