Poetry and music with Jacob de Haan


During Poetry Week, the Wilminktheater and Muziekcentrum Enschede publish a new video every day, Poetry and Music: Poems set to music by composer Jacob de Haan. 

Jacob has created works on poems by Gérard de Nerval, Hermann Hesse and Herman Gorter, among others. The poems are sung by Esther Pierweijer and Erik Mesie to the music of the Valerius Ensemble. 

These beautiful pieces were recorded in an intimate setting at De Kleine Willem. There are a 10 episodes. The first video will be online on Thursday, January 27, the opening day of Poetry Week.