The EDGE ENSEMBLE challenges the boundaries between notation and improvisation, exploring the new sonic territory where musical traditions meet

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The Games We Play

This May the Edge Ensemble premieres its latest program THE GAMES WE PLAY in Amsterdam and The Hague. Ethan Braun, Brendan Faegre, Christopher Fox, Genevieve Murphy, and Harry Stafylakis composed new works for the Edge Ensemble inspired by human play, with each of the five composers exploring the theme in their own deeply personal manner. See concerts for more info.

The Wind @ Sounds of Silence

As part of the 2017 Sounds of Silence festival, on 25 February the Edge Ensemble joins forces with Catalan soprano Elisenda Pujals for a semi-improvised soundtrack to Victor Sjöström’s 1928 silent film THE WIND. Go to concerts for performance details.

New Music Jam Trailer

The next Edge Ensemble production -- the New Music Jam -- will have its first two performances on 26 October and 8 December at Het Nutshuis in The Hague. Watch the video trailer here.

6 Live Videos from Korzo

Live video from the concert at Korzo in April is now online. Go to the music page to watch.

Wonderfeel

The Edge Ensemble will play a short set at the new Dutch classical music festival Wonderfeel on 25 July. There are many fantastic artists, so plan ahead and come for the full day, or better yet the full weekend.

American Wizardry at Korzo

BFEE will play on a double-bill evening with Monica Germino and Frank van der Weij titled American Wizardry at the Korzo Theater on 10 April. The evening focuses on the work of American composers.

Six Views From The Edge Trailer

The new trailer for Six Views From The Edge has just been released. Watch it here.

Ensemble-in-residence at Gaudeamus

The Edge Ensemble will serve as Ensemble-in-Residence for the Gaudeamus new music festival during the 2014-15 season. Activities include three concerts at the Gaudeamus Sessies and one on the Gaudeamus Muziekdag. For more info see concerts.

6 New Commissions

We've now received the music for six new works written for the Edge Ensemble, to be premiered this season. The compositions are Grace by Krists Auznieks, Ampersand by David Biedenbender, Dreams Overcoming by Brendan Faegre, Between Moderations by Corné Roos, Southern Point by Akiko Ushijima, and Rain Spell by Nick Virzi.