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'a Ira Moed' - Roger's opera returns to Holland Print E-mail
Written by Matt   
Thursday, 17 December 2009

Ca Ira MoedSome of you will recall that last year, on May 5th, 2008, there was a special performance of Ça Ira, the opera by Roger Waters. The event took place on Dutch Liberation Day, and was a very special, full-scale staging of the opera in the largest concert hall in Holland, with all proceeds from the event going to the War Child charity.

With the tragic and brutal death last month of the 14-year-old son of André Post, one of the soloists in "Ça Ira for Warchild", the organiser of the original show, Joke Tuinema, decided to bring Ça Ira back to the stage again. This time not for the benefit of War Child, but for the 'Moed' campaign [see www.moed.nl]. Moed means "courage", and the campaign takes a stand against senseless violence against others.

Exact details are currently being worked out, but it is looking to be either November or December 2010. All the same musicians are back, and joining them is one of the most famous conductors in Holland, Maurice Luttikhuis.

More details of the Foundation Ça Ira Moed, and the concert, will be on www.CaIraMoed.nl.

 
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