In 2009 the ensemble brought an unique adaptation of Mozart's Requiem with Muziektheater Transparant, called A new Requiem. This arrangement was written by the proficiently Christian Köhler. The text was written by Jeroen Brouwers and artist Roger Raveel made drawings that smoothly joined text and music. The tour of this production through Belgium and the Netherlands was so succesful that it got asked again next year at Theater Aan Zee, and it even got invited for a tour in Norway. In October 2009 the text by Jeroen Brouwers and drawings by Roger Raveel were published in book form (including CD with the musical recordings).
With the production Rossini's secret recipe the ensemble produced its very first production on its own initiative. It's based on Rossini's Il barbiere di Siviglia, but in an arrangement for winds and double base by Vincenzo Gambaro. Given the exceptional nature of this score, the ensemble traveled to the library of Verona and had to contact the library of Milan and Modena multiple times before it could be found and shipped to Belgium. The educational presentation was made by Jeugd en Muziek Vlaanderen.
During the same season as Rossini's secret recipe the ensemble came out with the musical tale The Marquis of Carbas, after Perraults tale Puss in Boots. The text of this story was edited by Herman Mariën and put to music by conductor and great composer Robert Groslost. The story was told by all-round actor Warre Borgmans.
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