Op 12 november 2019 ging de nieuwe dansvoorstelling ‘Tamashii’ van choreografe Wubkje Kuindersma in première waarvoor componist Anthony Fiumara een nieuw stuk schreef. Diederik heeft deze compositie opgenomen en was te horen tijdens de uitvoeringen van de voorstelling.
Recensie Artstalk Magazine:
…”The second piece started with two girls, one upon the other, wearing smart red business suits slowly writing invisible words onto the grey vastness of the Korzo’s smooth concrete back wall. Wubkje Kuindersma’s Tamashii was for me the high-spot of the evening. Taking as its premise that the soul is the unifying element to a fragmented identity it explored the relationship, dependency almost, between the two dancers. The whole thing worked beautifully with a wonderful soundscape by Anthony Fiumara, utilising the fine cello playing of Diederik Smulders, the fine dramatic lighting by Peter Lemmens and, of course two outstanding performances by Christie Partelow and Aya Misaki. The huge wall constantly drew them back – “The Moving Finger writes; and, having writ, Moves on: nor all thy Piety nor Wit. Shall lure it back to cancel half a Line, Nor all thy Tears wash out a Word of it.”* Excellent.”…