Kabaal (Uproar)

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My chamber opera Kabaal (Uproar) from 2001, written for tenor, baritone and percussion, tells the story of the historic feud between the Dutch naval heroes of the 17th century, Michiel de Ruyter and Cornelis Tromp. 


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playing time: 61'

Egidius Pluymen (baritone): Michiel de Ruyter
Wil van der Meer (tenor): Cornelis Tromp
Daniel Cross (percussion): William III


libretto: Nirav Christophe
directed by : Vincent van der Elshout
produced by : Zeeland Nazomerfestival


recorded by Jakko van der Heijden & Walter Calbo
design by Snowball

  • 01 - Proloog (Prologue)
  • 02 - De Situatie (The Situation)
  • 03 - De Gemeenheid (The Meanness)
  • 04 - De Ontzetting (The Dismay)
  • 05 - De Jaloezie (The Jealousy)
  • 06 - De Zeeslag, een Dansfeest (The Sea Battle, a Dance Party)
  • 07 - De Bekentenis (The Confession)
  • 08 - Epiloog (Epilogue)
  • The simple, effective music with steadily repeated motifs and dance rhythms, the smooth text, the excellent singing and acting and the clear staging result in a successful opera.
    De Volkskrant - Jaco Mijnheer
  • An intriguing performance and one hell of an opera!
    De Stem - Jeanette Vergouwen
  • naval heroes in a violent rap scene
    NRC - Kasper Jansen
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