Abroad, Chambermusic, Courses & masterclasses, English

3rd Lythe Chamber Music Course in UK

This is an opportunity to come and study historical clarinets with Jane Booth. Players of modern clarinet (and other woodwinds) are encouraged to apply and gain some experience on early clarinets

English, Keyboard

Wim Winters : some recent afterthoughts

Bach’s inventions or The Ultimate Polyphonic Feel (4)
What’s the thing about a new Mozart or not? Afterthoughts on Kostas Papazafeiropoulos’ sonata in G.

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Calendar, English, Woodwind

march 21, 2015 : Albert R. Rice and Terra Nova in Museum Vleeshuis, Antwerp

live streaming of a lecture by Albert R. Rice, with music by Terra Nova and Vlad Weverbergh

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Books, facsimiles & CDs, English

A Guide to Musical Instruments (vol II) 1800 – 1950

[youtube https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ANEAvxR9O8o?rel=0&w=640&h=360] Jérôme Lejeune explains this magnificent Ricercar publication : a cassette containing an illustrated book with 8 CD’s.  I missed the first volume, which is sold out.

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Books, facsimiles & CDs, Bowed, Contemporary, English, Woodwind

Qui est Locatelli ?

I became curious when I read the name of Locatelli on two graffiti walls on two different locations around the city of Antwerp. I must confess that I was immediately thinking of the eighteenth-century composer of the XII sonatas for flute opus 2. But yes, this is also Locatelli. Steve Locatelli ! If you would […]

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English, Opera


Muziektheater Transparant organise des auditions pour jeunes chanteurs et instrumentistes (de 15 à 25 ans) dans le cadre d’un opéra pour jeunes sous la direction de Luigi De Angelis et Nicolas Achten. Infos et inscriptions, ici English version: www.transparant.be/en/auditions AUDITIES JONGERENOPERA 2015 Muziektheater Transparant organiseert audities voor jonge zangers en instrumentalisten (van 15 tot 25 […]

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AMUZ, Contemporary, Courses & masterclasses, English, Musica

International Petrus Alamire Lab / Soundmine /Summerschool

Musica is organizing three special projects especially for (young) artists, musicians and ensembles. Please forward and share this information with your students, fellow musicians and other possibly interested people. International Petrus Alamire Lab 2015 In 2015 the theme of the Laus Polyphoniae festival will be Petrus Alamire. In honour of the occasion, the International Young […]

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Courses & masterclasses, English

La Petite Bande : Summer Academy, july 13th – 26th 2015

For the first time, La Petite Bande organizes a Summer Academy on historical musical and scenic performing practice of MOZART and HAYDN, from July 13th – 26th 2015, which will take place in a beautiful old monastery outside the village of Collevecchio, 70 kilometers to the north of Rome, Italy. The Academy will be led […]

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English, Opinion


Press : “De vier organisaties Poppunt, Court-Circuit, Clubcircuit en Club Plasma werken voor het eerst samen om muzikanten en expertise uit te wisselen over de taalgrens heen. Zo streven ze ‘tous ensemble’ naar een beter Belgisch muzieklandschap. De taalgrens blijkt soms een effectieve barrière, waarbij Vlaamse artiesten en muziekliefhebbers Wallonië als buitenland beschouwen en omgekeerd. […]

Contemporary, English, Keyboard, Opinion

Breakdance on Bach

Last summer I went with my boys to a streetsports – and streetculture event near the MAS – museum in Antwerp. Besides rope-skipping, skateboarding, and biking, and other urban sports, there was a competition of young break dancers. And we were pretty impressed ! Today I read in CULT., the cultural magazine of De Morgen […]

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