“coverphoto by Suzanne Arts” Sometimes in the creative process, things just seem to come together; be it a musical idea, a fantasy, daily life, a dream or even current affairs. The idea of Changing Scenes and the use of sounds from all around us reproduced by a foley artist, was born during the recordings of the documentary PLAYING NEW YORK, in which the Eef van Breen Group sings a drawn-out [ Read More ]
(photo by Jan Versweyveld) The Antonioni Project was one of the first plays where Eef van Breen wrote compositions for. Most of the compositions where recorded on the Debut album “Playing Games” by the Eef van Breen Group. Like The title song “Playing Games”. Eef: “I originally wrote this track for a Toneelgroep Amsterdam Play, by Ivo van Hove; Antonioni-Project for the Holland Festival in Amsterdam. Later it played in [ Read More ]
The Opera “U” is a Zeebelt production. It’s the first authentic Klingon Opera in the world. The libretto is written by Marc Orkland, the father of the Klingon Language. The music is partially based on at theory, developed by Xavier van Wersch. Set on to music by Eef van Breen in an attempt to honor the Klingon’s love for opera..
2013: January/february: collaboration with Ola Mafalaani and the NNT writing the music on Dostojewski’s Crime & Punishement. Premiere: 3th of march March/Arpil: The Chapman for President Research Project produces by S.E.P. in Dakota Theater. With matthias Mooij, Judith Schoneveld, Hanna Boender & the Eef van Breen Group. August till December another collaboration with NNT; Fellini, with the Eef van Breen Group! 2014: Touring with poet; Anne Vegter & the Eef [ Read More ]
Hi everyone, On this website eefvanbreen.com I will give a brief overview of all my activities besides the Eef van Breen Group like the compositions I write for film, opera, theatre, documentary, dance, chamber music groups.. Or other activities. for info about the Eef van Breen Group visit www.eefvanbreengroup.com! Greetz, EEF
The world-famous Swanlake as a new experience. In Swanlake ‘Siegfried and Odette’ you will see a choir of 60 singers, 26 dancers and 7 musicians who will take the audience on a contemporary journey through a choreography created by Lonneke van Leth accompanied by enormous set design and LIVE music. The Swanlake by Maurits Petipa and Lev Ivanov with music composed by Pjotr Iljitsj Tsjaikovski is probably the most well [ Read More ]