The summer of Boijmans
June 2012

Live music and more

Every Sunday between 1.00 and 5.00 p.m. carillon player Frank Steijns will play the 43-bell carillon and will regularly invite other musicians to play in the Submarine Wharf. The museum is also organising guided tours and many other activities. Come and enjoy these wonderful experiences.

Sarkis - Ballads. Photo: Tot en met ontwerpen.
Sarkis - Ballads. Photo: Tot en met ontwerpen.

Composer John Cage wrote several pieces for carillon. One of the works that Frank Steijns will play in the exhibition is ‘Music for Carillon No. 2’, which has never previously been performed on real bells. On several Sundays there will be an extra programme in which other musicians will accompany the carillon. In a concert for carillon and organ and concerts for piano and carillon, the base notes of these keyboard instruments will complement the light sound of the bells. Joep van Leeuwen, lecturer at the Conservatorium Maastricht, and Tamara Hoekwater, former member of VOLUMIA!, will team up with the carillon to set the Submarine Wharf swinging in jazz concert.

Every Saturday there are free guided tours of the exhibition and every month there are combination tours of the exhibition and the surrounding RDM Campus. Specially for children, the museum has organised puppet shows, a children’s workshop in the museum and much more.

Keep an eye on the website for more information about these activities.