Nicholas Lens

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Nicholas Lens
N. Lens (2007-Paris).jpg
Nicholas Lens in Paris in 2007
Born
Nicholas Lens Noorenbergh

1957 (age 64–65)
Ypres, Belgium
OccupationComposer
Websitewww.nicholaslens.com

Nicholas Lens Noorenbergh (born 1957) is a Belgian composer of contemporary music, particularly known for his operas.[1][2] His work is published by Schott Music[1] and Mute Song [3] and distributed by Universal Music Group and Sony BMG. In 2020 Nicholas Lens signed with Deutsche Grammophon.

Lens lives alternately in Brussels and Venice.[4] He has one daughter, the Berlin-based painter Clara-Lane Lens[5][6]

Works[edit]

Operas[edit]

Vocal and chamber music[edit]

Study books[edit]

  • 100 Etudes, Exercises and Simple Tonal Phrases for Piano (Volume I and volume II), published by Schott Music.[32]
  • Venticinque Movimenti per Contrabbasso solo (25 Movements for solo double bass), published by Schott Music.[33]

Films and film scores[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "Nicholas Lens - Profile". Schott-music.com. 14 November 1957. Archived from the original on 22 October 2013. Retrieved 15 May 2015.
  2. ^ a b "Lens Nicholas (1957) | Matrix". Matrix-new-music.be. 14 November 1957. Retrieved 15 May 2015.
  3. ^ [1] Archived 30 April 2014 at the Wayback Machine
  4. ^ "Nicholas Lens: aan de opera met Nick Cave | AGENDA magazine blog". Agendamagazine.be. Archived from the original on 19 January 2015. Retrieved 15 May 2015.
  5. ^ "Masks off: Clara-Lane Lens reveals her take on the corona crisis".
  6. ^ "L.I.T.A.N.I.E.S Nicholas Lens & Nick Cave".
  7. ^ "L.I.T.A.N.I.E.S Nicholas Lens & Nick Cave - Insights".
  8. ^ "Nick Cave teams up with composer Nicholas Lens for "lockdown opera" 'L.I.T.A.N.I.E.S'". NME. 8 October 2020.
  9. ^ "Nick Cave and Nicholas Lens Collaborate on New Opera L.I.T.A.N.I.E.S".
  10. ^ "Il 4 dicembre uscirà la "lockdown opera" di Nick Cave | Rolling Stone Itali"". 9 October 2020.
  11. ^ "La Monnaie ¦ De Munt". Lamonnaie.be. Retrieved 15 May 2015.
  12. ^ "Nick Cave Has Written An Opera 'Shell Shock' To Premiere In October". Louderthanwar.com. 20 March 2014. Retrieved 15 May 2015.
  13. ^ "Nick Cave en Nicholas Lens creëren opera 'Shell Shock'". Theartserver.org. 21 March 2014. Archived from the original on 13 December 2014. Retrieved 15 May 2015.
  14. ^ "Cave en Lens skep opera oor WOI". Dieburger.com. 8 April 2014. Retrieved 15 May 2015.
  15. ^ "J.M. Coetzee opera to have world premiere in Poznan - Thenews.pl :: News from Poland". Thenews.pl. Retrieved 15 May 2015.
  16. ^ [2] Archived 5 November 2013 at the Wayback Machine
  17. ^ "Zwykły człowiek - rozmowa z Nicholasem Lensem - Wywiady" (in Polish). Empik.com. Retrieved 15 May 2015.
  18. ^ Roszak, Joanna (July 2012). "And We Break Down Ourselves" Bi-Weekly, Polish National Audiovisual Institute
  19. ^ Derkaczew, Joanna (11 July 2012). "'Slow Man' - Coetzee w operze. Jak gaśnie człowiek". Gazeta Wyborcza.
  20. ^ "JM Coetzee Writes Libretto for Slow Man – The Opera". Bookslive.co.za. Retrieved 15 May 2015.
  21. ^ "Multimedia: Slow Man the Opera Premiers in Poland (Plus: Honorary Doctorate for Coetzee)". Booklive.co.za. Retrieved 15 May 2015.
  22. ^ "Uitgeverij Cossee :: Nieuwsbericht :: J.M. Coetzee op de planken". Uitgeverijcossee.nl. 13 April 2011. Retrieved 15 May 2015.
  23. ^ "J.M. Coetzee - nieuws". Jmcoetzee.nl. Archived from the original on 13 December 2014. Retrieved 15 May 2015.
  24. ^ "Znany noblista odwiedzi Poznań | Lepszy Poznań - informacje z Twojego fyrtla". Lepszypoznan.pl. 20 June 2012. Retrieved 15 May 2015.
  25. ^ "Shop - Nicholas Lens - The Puppet Designer". Schott-music.com. 18 June 1996. Retrieved 15 May 2015.
  26. ^ "LENS Accacha Chronicles BMG CLASSICS 82876 66239 2 [MC]: Classical CD Reviews- March 2005 MusicWeb-International". Musicweb-international.com. Retrieved 15 May 2015.
  27. ^ "Nicholas Lens". TuneCore.com. Retrieved 15 May 2015.
  28. ^ "Cover Story: 100 Greatest Albums you never heard of - Tulsa World: Archives". Tulsaworld.com. 31 December 1999. Retrieved 15 May 2015.
  29. ^ Time Magazine (1995). "MEMENTO MORI". 'Time Inc, 1995', Retrieved on 23 February 2007.
  30. ^ "Flammagories, hommage à Nicholas Lens - ANTHOLOGIE - Fiche livre - Critiques - Adaptations". nooSFere.com. 21 March 2010. Retrieved 15 May 2015.
  31. ^ "De Filmkrant :: Marie Antoinette Is Niet Dood". Filmkrant.nl. 9 December 2010. Retrieved 15 May 2015.
  32. ^ "100 etudes, exercises and simple tonal phrases".
  33. ^ "25 Movements".
  34. ^ "LOVE IS THE ONLY MASTER I'LL SERVE by Nicholas Lens - Experimental Film @ Brooklyn Film Festival". Wbff.org. Retrieved 15 May 2015.
  35. ^ "Mein erstes Wunder". Meinersteswunder.de. Retrieved 15 May 2015.
  36. ^ "Marie Antoinette is niet dood". IMDb.com. Retrieved 28 April 2019.

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