FLOW – Komponistinnen der Gegenwart

Conductor: Vanessa Chartrand-R. Featuring works by our composer in residence: Veronique Vaka, with Counter-tenor: Michael Taylor.

Villa Elisabeth Invalidenstr. 3, 10115 Berlin   18. November 2021, 20:00 Uhr

  • Veronique Vaka: FLOWEN for Strings
  • Veronique Vaka: Vötn for Counter-tenor and Strings
  • Emily Doolittle: Falling still for violin and strings  
  • Grace Mary Williams (1906-1977) : The Dark Island
  • Vanessa Chartrand-R.: Battalia a 10 ( on a theme y H.Biber)

with the generous support of MusikFonds Neustart Kultur

In Darkness let me dwell

Experimental program with improvisation, where singer and Gamba player Vanessa Chartrand-Rodrigue, recorder player Syliva Hinz, and pianist Fidan Aghayeva-Edler have come together to play never performed works by Grete von Zieritz, Evelyn Faltis, and Ilse Fromm-Michaels. A virtual reflection on a 100 years of music in Berlin. 

Supported by Fonds Darstellende Künste with funds from the Federal Government Commissioner for
Culture and the Media.”

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Collaboration with Film Artist Sputnic and Junges Theatre Bremen.

Conductor, Composer, Mezzosopran.
Für die Episode Shakespeares Sturm hat Vanessa Chartrand-Rodrigue ein Stück für Gambe und Gesang komponiert und performt.


GAIA-Projekt – eine Cyborg-Oper  Selected best show of 2020 by the German review Nachtkritik!


From kainkollektiv, Regie: Mirjam Schmuck, Music: Vanessa Chartrand-R. ( OpusXX) Ruhrfestspiele Recklinghausen Premiere am 27. Juni 2020

Nicht nur, dass Regisseurin Mirjam Schmuck Filme, Live-Videokonferenzen, grandiose animierte Gothic-Novel- Zeichnungen, Tanz und Theater in dramaturgisch kluger, pathetisch-fröhlicher Weise zusammenbringt, sie zeigt auch, wie Frauen sich solidarisieren: Sechs Künstlerinnen erschaffen gemeinsam einen Abend über die Kondition und Kraft von Frauen. (Dorothea Marcus)

Voices of (s)care


A new collaborative work with the support of the Fonds Darstellende Künste Berlin, with new music for voices. An original exploration on the classical gender sounds, with countertenors; Michael Taylor and Florian Lauss. Featuring new music by electronic artist Sara Bigdeli Shamloo and Vanessa Chartrand-R. Gambist/singer/conductor.


OpusXX Orchestra is extremely thankful for its collaboration with the TAK, Theater Aufbau Kreuzberg in Berlin for its concert series in 2019.


GutFEELING – a collage of Baroque and Contemporary works, on period instruments.


featuring the talents of Countertenor Michael Taylor, Tenor magnús hallur jónsson and dancer/ choreograph Andrea Kingston. music by B. Strozzi, F.Caccini, Veronique Vaka, and Violeta Dinescu: on May 30th and May 31st at the Theater Aufbau Kreuzberg in Berlin.



Bitch Mother and Holy Mater 

March 16th at 19h  at the TAK 

In collaboration with the theatre company KainKollectiv, an explorative artistic program of the Mythologie of motherhood, its roots, and its intricate relationship with the art. 

With visual artist Silvia Dierkes, dancer Catherine Jodoin, actress Edith Nana Tchuninang Voges, Musician Vanessa Chartrand-Rodrigue, and Regie /Dramaturgie Mirjam Schmuck.


First Meeting

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  • Louise Farrenc – Nonet in E-flat major, Op.38 (1849)
  • Kirsten Milenko: Symphony d’aere for small orchestra (2017)