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Sun 01.10.17 15:00

Ion Marin & Yossif Ivanov (violin)

Our fellow countryman Yossif Ivanov, a favourite with the public since the Queen Elisabeth Competition, solos in Stravinsky’s only concerto for the smallest of the string instruments.

Thu 12.10.17 21:00

Classic Clubbing

A fusion between the Belgian National Orchestra and the DJ in residence at Bloody Louis. 

Info and tickets on www.classicclubbing.be

 

Fri 13.10.17 20:00

Hugh Wolff & Martin Helmchen (piano)

Sat 14.10.17 19:00

Hugh Wolff & Kim Taehyung (piano), Kim Bomsori (violin)

In collaboration with the Korean Cultural Centre 

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Fri 20.10.17 20:00

Hugh Wolff & Frank Peter Zimmerman (violin)

Frank Peter Zimmermann displays his talents in a rendition of Beethoven's everlasting Violin concerto. Preceded and followed by ballet music.

Sun 22.10.17 10:30

PLUS-DAY

10:30 & 11:00 Guided tour in the exhibition EUROPALIA INDONESIA: Ancestors & Rituals of Power and other things

12:30 Lunch

14:00 Introduction

15:00 Concert

Hugh Wolff & Frank Peter Zimmermann (violin)

Claude Debussy, Jeux

Sun 22.10.17 15:00

Hugh Wolff & Frank Peter Zimmerman (violin)

Frank Peter Zimmermann displays his talents in a rendition of Beethoven's everlasting Violin concerto. Preceded and followed by ballet music.

Fri 10.11.17 20:00

Stanislav Kochanovsky & Hungarian National Choir, Tetiana Zhurave (sopraan), Zsófia Kálnay (mezzo), Szabolcs Brickner (tenor)

In association with Müpa in Budapest, we are presenting an evening of vocal music.  In addition to the Nemzeti Énekkar (National Choir), a series of young Hungarian singers will be taking to the stage, including Queen Elisabeth Competition winner Szabolcs Brickner.

Thu 23.11.17 20:00

George Pehlivanian & Liebrecht Vanbeckevoort (piano)

Queen Elisabeth prize-winner Liebrecht Vanbeckevoort is the soloist in Rachmaninov's Third Piano Concerto, a work of art reserved for none but the very best. We then turn to the ambiance of Eastern Europe with lyrical works (Lutosławski) and works inspired by folklore (Ligeti).

Fri 24.11.17 20:00

George Pehlivanian & Liebrecht Vanbeckevoort (piano)

Queen Elisabeth prize-winner Liebrecht Vanbeckevoort is the soloist in Rachmaninov's Third Piano Concerto, a work of art reserved for none but the very best. We then turn to the ambiance of Eastern Europe with lyrical works (Lutosławski) and works inspired by folklore (Ligeti).

Sun 26.11.17 15:00

George Pehlivanian & Liebrecht Vanbeckevoort (piano)

Queen Elisabeth prize-winner Liebrecht Vanbeckevoort is the soloist in Rachmaninov's Third Piano Concerto, a work of art reserved for none but the very best. We then turn to the ambiance of Eastern Europe with lyrical works (Lutosławski) and works inspired by folklore (Ligeti).

Fri 08.12.17 20:00

Hugh Wolff

Hugh Wolff presents two perennial works from the modern repertoire.   Ligeti’s dreamy Lontano was used in the bloodcurdling thriller Shutter Island while in the fierce yet ironic Ninth Symphony, the last of his works to be fully completed, Mahler seems to be issuing a challenge in the face of dea

Fri 15.12.17 20:00

Marin Alsop & Lukáš Vondráček

It is a pleasure revisited for Marin Alsop and Lukáš Vondráček, because the Czech pianist was winner of the 2016 Queen Elisabeth Competition with Alsop  conducting the NOB.

Sat 16.12.17 20:00

Marin Alsop & Lukáš Vondráček

It is a pleasure revisited for Marin Alsop and Lukáš Vondráček, because the Czech pianist was winner of the 2016 Queen Elisabeth Competition with Alsop  conducting the NOB.

Sun 17.12.17 10:30

PLUS-DAY

10:30 & 11:00 Guided tour in the exhibition EUROPALIA INDONESIA: Ancestors & Rituals of Power and other things

12:30 Lunch

14:00 Introduction

15:00 Concert

Marin Alsop & Lukas Vondracek (piano)

Anna Clyne, Masquerade

Sun 17.12.17 15:00

Marin Alsop & Lukáš Vondráček

It is a pleasure revisited for Marin Alsop and Lukáš Vondráček, because the Czech pianist was winner of the 2016 Queen Elisabeth Competition with Alsop  conducting the NOB.

Fri 22.12.17 19:00

CHRISTMAS CONCERT

During the traditional Christmas concert the Flemish Opera Choir will be joined on stage by a sand artist who will be producing a work of art live in front of the audience.  Musically we will be exploring Tchaikovsky's ballet The Nutcracker, a treasure trove of hypnotic melodies, of which the Wal

Fri 29.12.17 19:00

Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets™ in Concert

Cars fly, trees fight back, and monsters are on the loose in Harry’s second year at Hogwarts™ School of Witchcraft and Wizardry!

Thu 04.01.18 20:00

NEW YEAR CONCERT

The New Year concert by the National Orchestra is an excellent opportunity, in this quiet period after the festive season, to put a number of swinging numbers you can dance to on the programme and needless to say the Viennese waltzes and polkas of the Strauss dynasty are an absolute must.  

Fri 05.01.18 19:00

NEW YEAR CONCERT

The New Year concert by the National Orchestra is an excellent opportunity, in this quiet period after the festive season, to put a number of swinging numbers you can dance to on the programme and needless to say the Viennese waltzes and polkas of the Strauss dynasty are an absolute must.  

Sat 06.01.18 18:00

NEW YEAR CONCERT

The New Year concert by the National Orchestra is an excellent opportunity, in this quiet period after the festive season, to put a number of swinging numbers you can dance to on the programme and needless to say the Viennese waltzes and polkas of the Strauss dynasty are an absolute must.  

Sun 07.01.18 15:00

NEW YEAR CONCERT

The New Year concert by the National Orchestra is an excellent opportunity, in this quiet period after the festive season, to put a number of swinging numbers you can dance to on the programme and needless to say the Viennese waltzes and polkas of the Strauss dynasty are an absolute must.  

Sun 14.01.18 15:00

NEW YEAR CONCERT

The New Year concert by the National Orchestra is an excellent opportunity, in this quiet period after the festive season, to put a number of swinging numbers you can dance to on the programme and needless to say the Viennese waltzes and polkas of the Strauss dynasty are an absolute must.  

Thu 18.01.18 11:00

PLUS-DAY

11:00 Open repetition Belgian National Orchestra

Hugh Wolff & Esther Yoo (viool)

Frank Bridge, The sea

Jean Sibelius, Concerto voor viool en orkest in d, op. 47

Thomas Adès, Tempest Overture

Claude Debussy, La Mer

Fri 19.01.18 20:00

Hugh Wolff & Esther Yoo (violin)

The Korean-American Esther Yoo, in 2012 one of the youngest ever winners of the Queen Elisabeth Competition, is soloist in a performance of Sibelius' Violin Concerto, a work she has already recorded with the legendary Vladimir Ashkenazy.

Sun 21.01.18 15:00

Hugh Wolff & Esther Yoo (violin)

The Korean-American Esther Yoo, in 2012 one of the youngest ever winners of the Queen Elisabeth Competition, is soloist in a performance of Sibelius' Violin Concerto, a work she has already recorded with the legendary Vladimir Ashkenazy.

Sat 27.01.18 20:00

Hugh Wolff & Steven Isserlis (cello)

We have invited the English virtuoso Steven Isserlis to perform Haydn's technically challenging Second Cello Concerto, one of the great works in the repertoire.

Sun 28.01.18 15:00

Hugh Wolff & Steven Isserlis (cello)

We have invited the English virtuoso Steven Isserlis to perform Haydn's technically challenging Second Cello Concerto, one of the great works in the repertoire.

Fri 02.02.18 20:00

Eivind Aadland & Frank Braley (piano)

Frank Braley, who quietly won the Queen Elisabeth Competition back in 1991, is the star of the show in the blues and jazz influenced   Piano Concerto in G by Ravel.

Fri 23.02.18 20:00

Hugh Wolff & Gabriela Montero (piano)

The American-Venezuelan Gabriela Montero, known for her briliant improvisations, is soloist in Grieg's Piano Concerto, the only one he wrote for his favourite instrument and that was an immediate success.

Sun 25.02.18 10:30

PLUS-DAY

10:30 & 11:00 Guided tour in the exposition Fernand Léger. Beauty is Everywhere

12:30 Lunch

14:00 Introduction

15:00 Concert

Hugh Wolff & Gabriela Montero (piano)

Grégory d'Hoop, When Beethoven meets the gusle-player

Sun 25.02.18 15:00

Hugh Wolff & Gabriela Montero (piano)

The American-Venezuelan Gabriela Montero, known for her briliant improvisations, is soloist in Grieg's Piano Concerto, the only one he wrote for his favourite instrument and that was an immediate success.

Fri 02.03.18 20:00

Michael Schønwandt & Ray Chen (violin)

The Taiwanese-Australian virtuoso Ray Chen, winner of the Yehudi Menuhin and Queen Elisabeth Competitions at a very young age, shines in Tchaikovsky's extremely difficult Violin Concerto.

Sun 04.03.18 15:00

Michael Schønwandt & Ray Chen (violin)

The Taiwanese-Australian virtuoso Ray Chen, winner of the Yehudi Menuhin and Queen Elisabeth Competitions at a very young age, shines in Tchaikovsky's extremely difficult Violin Concerto.

Tue 06.03.18 20:00

Ode an die Freude

‘Music is a higher revelation than all wisdom and philosophy.’ If there is one work that can claim to illustrate these words of Beethoven’s, it is his own Ninth Symphony, with its renowned setting of Friedrich Schiller’s Ode to Joy.

Thu 15.03.18 11:00

PLUS-DAY

11:00 Open repetition Belgian National Orchestra

Mysterium

Alexander Scriabin, Mysterium

12:30 Lunch

14:00 Guided tour of the exhibition Spanish Still Life

Fri 16.03.18 20:00

Mysterium

At the invitation of Klarafestival, on the occasion of the 50th anniversary of the Festival of Flanders-Brussels

Tue 20.03.18 20:00

Michael Schonwandt & Guillermo Pastrana (cello)

Thu 22.03.18 20:00

On tour in Germany

Fri 23.03.18 20:00

On tour in Germany

Sat 24.03.18 20:00

On tour in Germany

Mon 26.03.18 20:00

On tour in Germany

Wed 28.03.18 20:30

Geoffrey Paterson & Marius Neset (saxophone)

In 2016 Norwegian saxophonist and composer Marius Neset released the album ‘Snowmelt’ on the ACT label  ̶  a collaboration with the London Sinfonietta chamber orchestra, and its most ambitious project to date.

Thu 29.03.18 20:30

Geoffrey Paterson & Marius Neset (saxophone)

In 2016 Norwegian saxophonist and composer Marius Neset released the album ‘Snowmelt’ on the ACT label  ̶  a collaboration with the London Sinfonietta chamber orchestra, and its most ambitious project to date.

Tue 17.04.18 11:00

Accoustic Power


 

Tue 17.04.18 14:00

Accoustic Power


 

Sat 21.04.18 15:00

MOLE

Belgian National Orchestra conducted by David Ramael.

Thu 03.05.18 21:00

CLASSIC CLUBBING

Fri 04.05.18 20:30

Hugh Wolff & Adam Laloum (piano) - Noémie Schellens (soprano)

Fri 18.05.18 20:00

George Pehlivanian & Liebrecht Vanbeckevoort (piano)

Queen Elisabeth prize-winner Liebrecht Vanbeckevoort is the soloist in Rachmaninov's Third Piano Concerto, a work of art reserved for none but the very best. We then turn to the ambiance of Eastern Europe with lyrical works (Lutosławski) and works inspired by folklore (Ligeti).

Sun 27.05.18 15:00

Xian Zhang & Bertrand Chamayou (piano)

Bertrand Chamayou, the standard-bearer of the new generation of French pianists, is soloist for Beethoven's lyrical  Fourth. It was with this work of revolutionary form that the musical iconoclast raised the concerto to symphonic heights.

Thu 31.05.18 20:00

Laureates concert Queen Elizabeth Competition

Fri 01.06.18 20:00

Laureates concert Queen Elizabeth Competition

Sat 02.06.18 20:00

Laureates concert Queen Elizabeth Competition

Mon 04.06.18 20:00

Laureates concert Queen Elizabeth Competition

Fri 08.06.18 20:00

Hugh Wolff & Jean-Guihen Queyras (cello)

The French cellist Jean-Guihen Queyras has to draw on all his technical prowess in Prokofiev's  Sinfonia concertante, one of the most difficult concertos for this instrument.

Sat 09.06.18 14:00

El Sistema

Sat 09.06.18 17:00

El Sistema

Sun 10.06.18 15:00

Hugh Wolff & Jean-Guihen Queyras (cello)

The French cellist Jean-Guihen Queyras has to draw on all his technical prowess in Prokofiev's  Sinfonia concertante, one of the most difficult concertos for this instrument.

Thu 21.06.18 20:00

Fête de la musique 2018

Fri 20.07.18 20:00

National Holiday Concert

Wed 25.07.18 20:00

Hugh Wolff & Nicolas Angelich (piano)