Alumnus Alexandre Kordzaia at Holland Festival

17 June 2021

At the 14th,15th and 16th of June, alumnus composition Alexandre Kordzaia, also known as Kordz, played in Muziekgebouw aan 't IJ together with ASKO|Schönberg as part of Holland Festival.

In the program 'KORDZ x SAKAMOTO' Alex, who studied with Peter Adriaansz and Yannis Kyriakides, made a tribute to the music of Ryuichi Sakamoto, in which he arranged and rebuild Sakamoto's work to compositions in his own style.

The compositions were live performed by ASKO|Schönberg, and Kordz himself played along on synthesizer.

In a review in the dutch newspaper Parool Erik Voermans is very positive about the program:

'... not hard to let yourself be enchanted for an hour, even just by the happiness and the indestructible optimism of the music.'

The complete review of Erik Voermans can be found here:

Take a look at the website of Holland Festival for more information:

Foto: Nata Sopromadze