Ananta Roosens


Ceci n’est pas un violon (solo)

image by Jan-Sebastiaan Degeyter


With her solo project ‘ceci n’est pas un violon’ (or ‘this isn’t a violin’) Ananta breaks out of her comfort zone, a ‘tabula rasa’ of her musical orientation. With violins, a trumpet, her vocal cords and some household wares she goes on an unexpected journey with her familiar instruments towards the unknown. Don’t expect classical or ‘world’ music, because any style is enriching until it becomes a restriction; as a desire for freedom will find an outlet in this challenge…

Première at De Casino, Sint-Niklaas, October 8th, 2019: