New York Times 2013 by Michael Nagle
"In Arnoud Noordegraaf’s psychologically dark and unsettling “Fugue” they even took on visual form as she played standing behind a sheer screen. ... creating an arresting duality of sound and image. A distinctive aspect of Ms. Germino’s playing is her earthy and sharp pizzicati, and in this piece they seemed to trigger the recorded images like snapping brain synapses."
The Strad magazine (US) 2013 by Bruce Hodges
"Perhaps most striking was Arnoud Noordegraaf's Fugue, performed behind a screen on which were projected additional images of Germino, synchronized to pre-recorded tracks"
VPRO Radio-4 Blog (NL) 2011 by Miranda Driessen
"‘Moving music’ by the Calefax reed quintet was staged and directed in a remarkable tasteful way by Arnoud Noordegraaf."
CultuurPodium (NL) 2007 by Barbara Klomp
"music theatre for baritone, cello, percussion, sound tracks and film: "The music together with the estranging set and film images triggers a magnificent dream-like feeling, leaning towards hypnotising."
The Australian (AU) 2006
"The brilliant tragicomic film Pong by Dutch composer Arnoud Noordegraaf added depth to the evening, bringing yet another point of discussion to a thoughtful and rewarding program."
De Subjectivisten (BE) 2005 by Mark van de Voort
"perfect and poetic balance between spacial image and three dimensional sound ... one thing is clear: this tastes like more, much more."
Volkskrant (NL) by Marian Buijs
"It's the atmoshpere and the tranquility that stick with you, the stillness that belongs to loneliness. In the midst of the festival turmoil an oasis of calm."
De Telegraaf (NL) 2004 by Bela Luttmer
"Noordegraaf is a remarkable multi media talent. (...) Voyager is a beautiful, multi-layered unity of text, images and music. Images from space and raw electronic sounds merge into the warm mezzo voice of Marieke Koster (...) Through the quirky combination of texts, video and music, a unique language takes on shape, captivating through the end."
NRC Handelsblad (NL) in 2004 by Ernst Vermeulen
"... hardly less fascinating was Voyager for singer, tape and video by Arnoud Noordegraaf, who managed to reach a remarkable unity in mood and style."
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