Dear music lovers,
It's become so quiet and empty in the Henry Le Boeuf room. We have long been looking forward to introducing you to our fascinating program, but in the current circumstances, the health of the public, employees and artists is our top priority. Therefore, in accordance with the strict instructions of the Belgian authorities, all concerts of the Belgian National Orchestra are suspended until 5 April inclusive. Anyone who already has a ticket will be contacted personally regarding a refund or exchange. We will do everything in our power to settle this administrative matter as soon as possible. Of course, we would be grateful if you would choose an exchange instead. This way, we would continue to see each other and you would support our establishment in these difficult times. We have already opted to offer our freelance staff fair compensation for these suddenly cancelled productions.
We still don't know what the future will look like after April 5... The Belgian National Orchestra is of course following the evolution of the coronavirus pandemic and the government decisions that will be taken as a result. Do not hesitate to follow the situation on the Belgian National Orchestra website https://www.nationalorchestra.be or on the BOZAR website https://www.bozar.be. We remain active on our social networks (Facebook and Instagram).
We hope that you understand this particular situation. We are working with all our might in the aftermath of the coronavirus crisis in order to continue to offer you the most beautiful concert experiences.
Take care of yourself and your loved ones.
The team of the Belgian National Orchestra
Founded in 1936, the Belgian National Orchestra is in permanent residence in BOZAR.
Since 2017, the American conductor Hugh Wolff has been at the helm of the orchestra. The Belgian National Orchestra performs alongside renowned soloists such as Vilde Frang, Gidon Kremer or Rolando Villazón, but also with young talent. It is also interested in the younger generation of listeners and does not shy away from innovative projects such as its collaboration with the pop-rock artist Ozark Henry.
This season, the orchestra performs alongside soloists such as Khatia Buniatishvili, Renaud Capuçon, Jonas Kaufmann, Nelson Freire, Steven Isserlis, Michelle DeYoung and Branford Marsalis among others, and under the direction of guest conductors such as Stanislav Kochanovsky, Cristian Măcelaru and Hartmut Haenchen among others.
Its discography, released mainly on the Fuga Libera label, enjoys international recognition.