Van alle Tijden

‘Van alle Tijden’ is a song cycle, composed  in the fall of 1997, commissioned by the Eduard van Beinum Stichting. The score is part of the opera  Van Alle Tijden, on a libretto by Jo Willems and compositions by 3 different composers: Gerard Ammerlaan, Boudewijn Buckinx and Jacob ter Veldhuis. Its world premiere took place with the Noord Nederlands Orkest in Groningen, Spring 1998. Contact us for information at

vocal cast:
Reinaert ( tenor)
Hermeline ( mezzo )
Isengrimus ( bariton )
Koning Nobel ( bariton )
Carcofas ( tenor )
Tiecelijn ( falsetto )
Echo’s ( falsetto en bariton )

Orchestration: soprano sax, bass clarinet, alto sax, French horn, trumpet, trombone / bastrombone , elektrisch gitaar, piano, percussie, vibrafoon, glockenspiel, marimba, strings.
Studio recording by Radio 4: