|Kees Huges||Interview with composer Saskia Macris
Het ORGEL 97 (2001), nr. 6, 37-39 [summary]
In 1997, Saskia Macris won the Hinsz organ composition contest at Kampen, with the composition Bevrijding (Liberation). It was her first organ piece. Now she has completed a new composition, called Adluvio.
Saskia Macris (1964) grew up in France. She moved to The Netherlands to study among other courses composition at the Amsterdam Conservatory with Theo Verbey and Daan Manneke. What makes a piece typical Macris?
Macris: Of course I have recurring questionsnd wishes. It is important, for example, that my work have one movement, even though several characters are juxtaposed. In myself, I feel as it were one long breath as well, in which several contrasting aspects can co-exist.