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Sat 04.02.23 20:00

Rachmaninov festival - Latvian Radio Choir

Besides writing works for piano and orchestra, Rachmaninov also excelled in composing a cappella choral music. His Vespers are known as the greatest musical achievement of Russian Orthodox church music and stand comparison with Roman Catholic counterparts such as Bach's Hohe Messe and Beethoven's
Sun 05.02.23 11:00

Rachmaninov festival - Duo²

Japanese pianist Kanako Ninomiya and Serbian pianist Sara Vujadinović met in Brussels, where they founded their own piano duo in 2016. In this concert, in addition to two early works by Rachmaninov, they will perform music by two contemporaries and compatriots: Stravinsky and Skrjabin. Rachmaninov
Sun 05.02.23 14:00

Rachmaninov Festival - Lecture Ruben Goriely

Rachmaninov and the 20th century: modern pianist or traditionalist composer? Lecture in French Of all the composers of the 20th century, few are as accessible as Rachmaninov. His intense melodies and his respect for romantic compositional practices make his music enjoyable for everyone. But what
Sun 05.02.23 15:00

Rachmaninov festival - Complete Piano concertos

Rachmaninov composed his Third Piano Concerto, perhaps his most beloved work, in the summer of 1909 at the Ivanovka estate, the place where he had lost his heart and soul. The occasion for the composition was the lucrative offer of an American tour, during which Rachmaninov wanted to showcase
Fri 10.02.23 20:00

Silver & Garburg Brahms - Elgar Enigma Variations

After the concert, our partner La boîte à musique will sell Silver and Garburg’s latest albums. The piano duo will make time for a signing session after the concert. The world-famous Silver-Garburg piano duo commissioned the Austrian composer Richard Dünser to write a new arrangement of Johannes
Wed 22.02.23 19:30

Silver & Garburg Brahms - Elgar Enigma Variations

After the concert, our partner La boîte à musique will sell Silver and Garburg’s latest albums. The piano duo will make time for a signing session after the concert. The world-famous Silver-Garburg piano duo commissioned the Austrian composer Richard Dünser to write a new arrangement of Johannes
Thu 23.02.23 19:30

Silver & Garburg Brahms - Elgar Enigma Variations

After the concert, our partner La boîte à musique will sell Silver and Garburg’s latest albums. The piano duo will make time for a signing session after the concert. The world-famous Silver-Garburg piano duo commissioned the Austrian composer Richard Dünser to write a new arrangement of Johannes
Fri 24.02.23 19:30

Silver & Garburg Brahms - Elgar Enigma Variations

After the concert, our partner La boîte à musique will sell Silver and Garburg’s latest albums. The piano duo will make time for a signing session after the concert. The world-famous Silver-Garburg piano duo commissioned the Austrian composer Richard Dünser to write a new arrangement of Johannes
Thu 02.03.23 20:00

Flamenco Night - de Falla El sombrero de tres picos

Spain’s most famous composer, Manuel de Falla, returned to Madrid shortly after the beginning of the First World War, having lived in Paris for seven years. There, he composed El amor brujo (The bewitched love), a ballet about an Andalusian gypsy woman who is harassed by the ghost of her deceased
Fri 17.03.23 20:00

Josef Špaček & Beethoven - John Luther Adams Become Ocean

Human voices only, written in 2014, is the first orchestral work by Belgian composer and avant-garde jazz pianist Kris Defoort. He found his inspiration for this piece in Morocco: “I was on a flat roof during Ramadan and everywhere I heard these chants, infinite melodies that consist of only a few
Fri 24.03.23 20:00

Mehldau by Mehldau - Luc Brewaeys Debussy Préludes

Debussy’s Préludes belong to the canon of piano repertoire. Debussy gave each of these 24 short character pieces a descriptive title (e.g. Danseuses de Delphes, Minstrels and Brouillards). In each case he notated them not at the beginning but at the end of the Préludes, so that the titles should be
Fri 31.03.23 20:00

Arabella Steinbacher & Korngold - Larcher

One of the last works of Polish composer Witold Lutosławski is his Fourth Symphony. This one-movement composition was commissioned by the Los Angeles Philharmonic and premiered in February 1993. During his lifetime, Lutosławski experimented with different stylistic directions. In 1979, after having
Sat 22.04.23 20:00

Belgian National Orchestra & La Monnaie Symphony Orchestra – Glière 3

Reinhold Glière’s Symphony No. 3 is seldom performed: the vast instrumentation, the length and the technical difficulty make each performance a real challenge. To perform this phenomenal composition, a monument of Slavic culture, in Bozar, the Belgian National Orchestra is working with the La
Fri 28.04.23 20:00

Alexandre Kantorow & Tchaikovsky 2 - Prokofiev

The modernism of the Tatar-Russian composer Sofia Gubaidoelina was not appreciated in the Soviet Union. She was only allowed to compose music for documentaries, animation films and radio programmes. Her composition Fairy-Tale Poem began as music to accompany a radio broadcast of the Czech fairy tale
Sat 29.04.23 19:00

Alexandre Kantorow & Tchaikovsky 2 - Prokofiev

The modernism of the Tatar-Russian composer Sofia Gubaidoelina was not appreciated in the Soviet Union. She was only allowed to compose music for documentaries, animation films and radio programmes. Her composition Fairy-Tale Poem began as music to accompany a radio broadcast of the Czech fairy tale
Sat 06.05.23 20:00

Hartmut Haenchen & Bruckner 9 - Te Deum

In recent years, the renowned German conductor Hartmut Haenchen, who as music director in the 1990s led the Dutch National Opera and the Netherlands Philharmonic Orchestra to unprecedented feats of brilliance, has conducted a lot of research into Bruckner’s symphonies. One of the fruits of this is
Sun 21.05.23 15:00

Emmanuel Pahud, Anneleen Lenaerts & Mozart - Beethoven

After initial studies in Seoul, the South Korean composer Unsuk Chin moved to Hamburg in the 1980s, where she was taught for three years by none other than the Hungarian composer György Ligeti. One of her most recent pieces is Subito con forza, a concert opener she wrote in 2020 on the occasion of
Fri 26.05.23 19:30

Film Symphonic : Vertigo - Alfred Hitchcock full symphony – Frank Strobel

The German conductor Frank Strobel is a pioneer of film concerts. He introduced the Western world to the film music of Alfred Schnittke, reconstructed the score Prokofiev wrote for the Soviet film Alexander Nevsky and conducted the Berlin Philharmonic Orchestra at the world premiere of the restored
Sat 10.06.23 20:00

Julien Libeer & Debussy / Ravel

Julien Libeer is a leading classical pianist in Belgium. Since receiving the prestigious Juventus Prize at the age of 20, he has been hailed by domestic and foreign press as one of the most striking musical personalities of the young generation. In recent years, he has been a guest at major venues
Fri 16.06.23 20:00

Baiba Skride & Mozart - Lutosławski

The American jazz pianist and composer Anthony Davis has written many engaging operas, including one about the African American civil rights activist Malcolm X and about the Central Park jogger case, a court case in which black and Latino youths were convicted of a rape they did not commit
Wed 21.06.23 20:00

Fête de la Musique

Throughout his life, Mendelssohn was fascinated by the works of Shakespeare. At the age of 17, after reading a German translation, he wrote a concert overture to the romantic comedy A Midsummer Night’s Dream. Many years later, at the request of the King of Prussia, Mendelssohn also composed
Tue 27.06.23 20:00

A Night at the Opera with Rolando Villazón

The Franco-Mexican opera star Rolando Villazón enchants audiences worldwide with his phenomenal vocal control and unparalleled charisma. Known as “the most charming of today’s divos” (The Times) with “a wonderfully virile voice ... ‘grandezza’, elegance and power” (Süddeutsche Zeitung), Villazón is
Thu 29.06.23 20:00

A Night at the Opera with Rolando Villazón

The Franco-Mexican opera star Rolando Villazón enchants audiences worldwide with his phenomenal vocal control and unparalleled charisma. Known as “the most charming of today’s divos” (The Times) with “a wonderfully virile voice ... ‘grandezza’, elegance and power” (Süddeutsche Zeitung), Villazón is