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Frans de Ruiter

Professor emeritus of Creative and Performing Arts with the special remit of promoting the relationship between performing and creative arts education and academic studies

Name
Prof. F.C. de Ruiter
Telephone
+31 71 527 1809
E-mail
f.c.de.ruiter@umail.leidenuniv.nl

Curriculum vitae

Frans de Ruiter studied musicology at Utrecht University and harpsichord at the Conservatory of the Muzieklyceum Society. In the years after he was a.o. Director of the Holland Festival and co-founder of the Holland Festival Early Music. He has occupied and still occupies many governmental and advisory positions, both national and international, a.o. at the Prins Bernhardfonds, at the Holland Festival, at the Royal Concertgebouw Orchestra, at the The Netherlands Bach Society, at Kunsten ’92 (National Campaign for the Arts), at the European Forum for the Arts and Heritage, at the Association of European Conservatoires and at the European Festivals Association.

Frans de Ruiter was Director of the Royal Conservatoire The Hague (1985 - 2006) as well as President of the Board of the University of the Arts The Hague (Royal Conservatoire & Royal Academy of Art) (1990 - 2011). Prof. Frans de Ruiter was Director of the Leiden University Academy of Creative and Performing Arts (Faculty of Humanities) (2001-2016) as well as President of the UNESCO associated International Music Council (Paris) (2009-2013) and President of the European House for Culture (Brussels).

Frans de Ruiter performed on harpsichord, clavichord, and keyboard, and as an actor and singer in ‘Flow my tears’, a musico-theatrical performance by the ‘Veenfabriek’, Leiden 2012 (director: Paul Koek).

He is co-founder/director of docARTES, a cooperative doctoral programme in musical arts, and co-founder/director of PhDArts, a doctoral programme for fine arts and design.

Professor emeritus of Creative and Performing Arts with the special remit of promoting the relationship between performing and creative arts education and academic studies

  • Faculteit der Geesteswetenschappen
  • Academie der Kunsten

Work address

P.J. Veth Building
Nonnensteeg 1-3
2311 VJ Leiden
Room number 1.11

Contact

  • Ruiter F.C. de (27 November 2017), Research through and in artistic practice: An art in itself [‘Cleveringa Lecture’ Leiden University Alumni Society, Taipei, 27 November 2017] (Lecture).other
  • Ruiter F.C. de (23 May 2017), Kunstkennis: Kunst als leermeester van de wetenschap? Een verkenning van hybride werkvormen in kunst en wetenschap met musici en musicologen [KNAW, Amsterdam, 23 mei 2017] (Lecture).other
  • Ruiter F.C. de (2017), Research through and in artistic practice: An art in itself [The Hong Kong Academy for Performing Arts, Hong Kong: International Symposium on Practice-As-Research, 4-6 December 2017] (Lecture).other
  • Ruiter F.C. de (2016), Culture and the European Integration: Europe, Civil Society, Arts and Arts Education [University of Extremadura, Yuste, Spain, 2016] (Lecture).other
  • Ruiter F.C. de (2016), Human outskirts, arts, music and architecture. Interview with Frans de Ruiter [Ministero dell'Istruzione, dell' Università e della Ricerca, Rome, Italy, 2016] (Lecture).other
  • Ruiter F.C. de (2016), ‘Music in the time of Monet’ (house concerts), playing harpsichord accompaniment and basso continuo; music by Purcell, Hahn, Tsjaikovski, Fauré and de Lange. [audio]other
  • Ruiter F.C. de (2016), Research through and in artistic practice: An art in itself [Conference 'Music as Art, Artefact and Fact', International Musicological Society, Stavanger, Norway, 2016].conference paper: refereed
  • Ruiter F.C. de (2016), Research through and in artistic practice: An art in itself [The 4th International Conference for Asia Pacific Arts Studies, Pascasarjana isi Yogyakarta, Yogyakarta, Indonesia, 2016].conference paper: refereed
  • Ruiter F.C. de (2015), Contributions as programmer, editor and musician for the celebrations of the birthdays (Dies Natalis) of Leiden University (440/441 years). [audio]other
  • Ruiter F.C. de (2015), Lecture on artistic research [League of European Research Universities, Oxford, UK, 2015] (Lecture).other
  • Ruiter F.C. de (2015), Music, Theatre and artistic research [Music, Theatre in the Netherlands and Flanders, International Theatre Institute, Hildesheim, Germany, 2015] (Lecture).other
  • Ruiter F.C. de (2015), PHExcel project, a Quality Label for Excellence [PHExcel Conference, European Association of Experts in Higher Education (EURASHE), London, 18 – 19 November 2015] (Lecture).other
  • Ruiter F.C. de (2014), Farewell concert of Gavin Henderson (Principal of Trinity College in London), held in Brighton. Playing harpsichord (basso continuo); music by Handel, Purcell, Dowland; with Emma Kirkby and James Bowman. [audio]other
  • Ruiter F.C. de (2014), Lecture on artistic research/ Doctoral program for artists at Leiden University [League of European Research Universities, Leuven, 2014] (Lecture).other
  • Ruiter F.C. de (2014), Research through and in artistic practice: An art in itself [University of International Business and Economics, Beijing, China, 2014] (Lecture).other
  • Ruiter F.C. de (2014), Successes and Failures in Cultural Diplomacy ['Cultural Diplomacy and the International Music Council', The Institute of Cultural Diplomacy, Brussels, Belgium, 2014] (Lecture).other
  • Ruiter F.C. de (2014), Talk on Artistic Research/ Doctoral Program for artists at Leiden University [University of Niš, Niš, Serbia), 7 – 8 November 2014] (Lecture).other
  • Ruiter F.C. de (2013), Arts, Arts Education and Sustainability [UNESCO International Conference 'Culture: key to sustainable development, as Pillar for Sustainable Development', Hangzhou, China, 15 – 17 May 2013] (Lecture).other
  • Ruiter F.C. de (2013), ‘The Inquisitive Musician’ for the Holland Festival in the Stedelijk Museum Amsterdam. Playing harpsichord, clavichord; improvising, acting. Music by a.o. Kuhnau and L. Couperin. [audio]other
  • Ruiter F.C. de (2012), ‘Flow my tears’, music theatre by the Veenfabriek. Playing harpsichord, clavichord, synthesizer, electric keyboard, acting, singing; music by Dowland, Carissimi, L. Couperin, Radiohead. [audio]other
  • Ruiter F.C. de (2012), Research through and in artistic practice: An art in itself [Queensland University, Brisbane, Australia, 2012] (Lecture).other
  • Ruiter F.C. de & Groen A.J.J. in 't (2007), Consilience: reductionism and holism. Science, scholarship and the creative and performing arts. In: Knowledge in Ferment. Dilemmas in science, scholarship and society. Leiden: Leiden University Press.book chapter

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