Interview with composer Saskia Macris by Kees Hugesby Kees Huges |Het ORGEL |Year 97 |(2001) |Issue 6
Het ORGEL 97 (2001), nr. 6, 37-39 [summary]
In 1997, Saskia Macris won the Hinsz organ composition contest at Kampen, with thecomposition Bevrijding (Liberation). It was her first organ piece. Now she hascompleted 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 andDaan Manneke. What makes a piece typical Macris?
Macris: Of course I have recurring questionsnd wishes. It is important, forexample, that my work have one movement, even though several characters arejuxtaposed. In myself, I feel as it were one long breath as well, in which severalcontrasting aspects can co-exist.