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01.01.2017 — Happy New Year!

Some songs need to be sung every day: “Als de liefde niet bestond” (When love did not exist).
Live @ the Royal Theatre Carré, on the memorial day of Toon Hermans “Toon 100”.
Dear people, I wish you all a beautiful 2017!

After the roaring success of her new production MENS and the overwhelming demand for tickets, Wende will reprise her tour in November 2017 throughout the Netherlands and Belgium. Ticket sales for this autumn tour open today.

MENS premiered on March 2, to a full hall in Paradiso. After a stream of rave reviews, the rest of the tour – which runs until May – sold out in no time. The new tour will begin on October 31, and ends with a grand finale in Paradiso on November 25.

14.03.2017VRIJ ME

On March, 2nd. WENDE SINGS MENS premiered at Paradiso – Amsterdam.
Herewith the press quotes of the newspapers:

De Volkskrant | “Her vulnerability fits perfectly into this show, with music and audio visual technology of world class. With Wende there is no escape. “

NRC | “A singing Wende tops all the rest.”

Telegraaf | “A top class night.”

Parool |” … with its theatre programme, probing songs and beautiful lyrics Wende Snijders offers perspective to every wandering soul.” Read more

On March 2 2017 the new production âMENSâ by Wende will premiere in Paradiso Amsterdam.
For this event, extra tickets have been made available.
Click here for Tickets

On the 14th of December, Wende will be performing in New York with ‘Wende sings Winterreise’ at the venue National Sawdust.

For more info on the showcase: National Sawdust.org

National Sawdust, an artist-led, non-profit venue in Brooklyn, New York, is a place for exploration and discovery. Executive Director/Creative Director Paola Prestini has invited Wende and Gerard Bouwhuis to perform within their
yearly Winterreise Festival. To further strengthen this collaboration and provide support for professional
development, National Sawdust is considering Wende to be Artist in Residence in 2017.

This showcase is supported by the Netherland – America Foundation. Read more

Wende is going on tour again with her new production MENS

Looking for the danger and the wonder of what it means to be a human being.

“I am a woman, I live my life in the city, this is where I find my opportunities and my happiness. See how I am scared and spineless, yet sometimes courageous. How I fail, and how I overcome.”

*In the spring of 2017, Wende will tour throughout the Netherlands and Belgium with her new show MENS.
The première will take place on 2 March 2017 in Paradiso, Amsterdam.*

This production is co production by Stichting WENDE and ‘Muziektheater Transparant’. Read more

15.09.2016Wende goes to Germany

On sunday, September 18th, at 5pm , Wende will play her first open air show in Germany. She will be accompanied by Maarten van Damme, Thijs Lodewijk and the Red Limo String Quartet. Read more

Wende nominated for Amsterdam Arts Prize 2016

On Thursday June 2nd the Amsterdam Arts Fund (AFK) announced the nominees for the Amsterdam Arts Prize 2016. For the category Cultural Achievement: Wende, Joris Laarman and Sadettin Kirmiz?yüz are the nominees.

About the Amsterdam Arts Prize
The AFK awards the Amsterdam Arts Prize annually (three awards of €35,000 and a unique Amsterdam trophy) to three artists or organizations whose work offers a distinguishing and relevant contribution to the culture of the city. The longlist is assembled from the motivated recommendations of many Amsterdammers. A professional jury – this year headed by journalist and author Tracy Metz – then selects a shortlist according to the nominees, and finally the winners.
The Amsterdam Arts Prize is the most significant cultural award of the capital, and is awarded in three categories. One award stimulates innovative artists and organizations with an incentive prize, there is an award for the best cultural achievements, and finally a prize for proven quality. The awards ceremony for all three prizes will take place this year on August 25th. Read more