IVC Compulsory Vocal Work

Since 2002 every candidate has to perform a compulsory vocal work, that has been composed especially for the IVC.

52nd IVC 2018

Composer: Sylvia Maessen *1959

Title: Oh, che tranquilo mar

Lyricist: Vittoria Colonna (1490 - 1547)

Winner: Marie Perbost (France) - Dioraphte Award

Performed by all participants in the Semi-Final:

Monique Krüs

51st IVC 2016/2017

Composer: Monique Krüs *1959

Title: Lunam, ne quidem Lunam

Lyricist: Pé Hawinkels (1942 - 1977)

Poems "Bosch en Bruegel"

The garden of pleasures - Hell (right inside panel)

Latin translation: Dr. Harm-Jan van Dam

Winners:

Willem Jeths

50th IVC 2014

Composer: Willem Jeths *1959

Title: Quale Coniugium!

Lyricist: Pé Hawinkels (1942 - 1977)

Poems "Bosch en Bruegel"

The garden of pleasures - Paradise (left inside panel)

Latin translation: Dr. Harm-Jan van Dam

Dedicated to: Jan Swinkels

Winners:

(Performance by Krešimir Stražanac, bariton.)


Jeppe Moulijn

49th IVC 2012

Composer: Jeppe Moulijn *1972

Title: Et Fit Lux

Lyricist: Pé Hawinkels (1942 - 1977)

Poems "Bosch en Bruegel"

The Garden of pleasures - (outer side triptych)

Latin translation: Dr. Harm-Jan van Dam

Winners:

Wilbert Bulsink

48th IVC 2010

Composer: Wilbert Bulsink *1983

Title: Das Narrenschiff

Lyricist: Sebastian Brant (1457 – 1521)

Winner: Elsa Barthas, mezzo-soprano (France) - Prize for the Dutch song

Roel van Oosten

47th IVC 2008

Composer: Roel van Oosten *1958

Title: Querela Pacis

Lyricist: Desiderius Erasmus (1466 – 1536)

Winner: Hansung Yoo, bariton (South-Korea) - Heijmans Prize for the Dutch song


Robin de Raaff

46th IVC 2006

Composer: Robin de Raaff *1968

Title: Musicians Wrestle Everywhere

From: Emily Dickinson Songs/part II

Lyricist: Emily Dickinson (1830 - 1886)

Dedicated to: Annett Andriesen

Winners:

  • Joshua Ellicott, tenor (UK) - Heijmans Prize for the Dutch song
  • Marret Winger, soprano (Germany) - Heijmans Prize for the Dutch song
Rob Zuidam

45th IVC 2004

Composer: Rob Zuidam *1964

Title: Noche Oscura

Lyricist: San Juan de la Cruz (1542 - 1591)

Winner: Measha Brueggergosman, soprano (Canada) - Brabants Dagblad Prize for the Dutch song

Micha Hamel

44th IVC 2002

Composer: Micha Hamel *1970

Title: Triptyque: Fête (Party), Souvenirs (Memories), Cors de chasse (Hunting horns)

Lyricist: Guillaume Apollinaire (1880 - 1918)

Winner: Kyle Ketelsen, bass baritone (US) - Prize for the Dutch song