Leonard Evers completed his composition studies in Rotterdam with honors * conducts Amsterdam’s Ricciotti Ensemble, a student and amateur orchestra, founded in 1970, that consists of some forty members who play in public and unusual places such as market squares, in hospitals, and prisons * his compositions have been performed by important ensembles such as the Royal Concertgebouw Orchestra * his interest in writing works for musical theater resulted from his collaboration with the Concertgebouw, the Theater Sonnevanck, and the Rotterdam Philharmonic Orchestra, among others * he has written film music for various documentary films and has also composed for the Trade and Maritime Museum in Helsingör
Leonard Evers at Boosey & Hawkes:
Gold! (2012) Music theatre for children
humanoid (2018) Science fiction opera
Die Odyssee (2020/21) Family opera after Homer
Please also visit Leonard Evers' website at leonardevers.nl.
Looking Ahead: new stagings of Gold! in Kaiserslautern, Wuppertal, Leipzig and Cottbus (Autumn 2022)