For the YoungNordicMusic festival in 2017 the composition “GRACHT” by Hans Blok is selected for the final concert. This year the festival will take place in Reykjavik from 14-19 August. The festival will host seven young composers from Scandinavia to rehearse and perform their music.
Hans Blok will be playing Music for the Royal Fireworks by G.F. Händel at the Early Music Festival in Trondheim with the Nordic Baroque Orchestra. The concert will be on the 5th of February in the Frimurerlogen in Trondheim. http://barokkfest.no/music-for-the-royal-fireworks/
Hans Blok’s first symphonic work “WitchHunt” premiered on the 26th of May in Olavshallen, Trondheim. The piece was performed by the TrondheimSymphonyOrchestra as part of the festival for new music. It was praised by both the audience and orchestra.
Hans Blok will take part at the LatvianClassicalMusicFestival in Madona, Latvia for the third time as teacher in composition and improvisation. This time he will introduce The Heritage Project to the festival. All young participants will take part in rehearsing and performing a Latvian story with improvised Latvian music and dance!