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MA FESTIVAL : LA FOLIA

Musical madness has permeated certain instrumental forms. The best example is La Folia, an age-old dance formula that has unchained one of the longest relay races in music history. On Friday 12.08.2016 this evergreen takes a leading part in the concerts of Concerto Copenhagen and Tiptoe Company. Newsletter MAfestival, with reference to a list of compositions with the theme “La Folia” on IMSLP (NL – EN)

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MAfestival by night

EARLY MUSIC BY NIGHT
Adventurous nocturnes
During MAfestival 2016, you can attend three adventurous nocturnes. In the exceptional setting of St Giles’ church by night, organist Reitze Smits and BL!NDMAN [sax] present arrangements of Handel’s Water Music and Music for the Royal Fireworks. Pianist Piet Kuijken explores the work of composers who were inspired by childhood. Tiptoe Company and composer Maurizio Pisati explore the age-old dance La Folia. Do not miss these intimate concerts! – YOUTUBE TRAILER (NL)

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EARLY MUSIC IN BRUGES

PORTRAITS: FORQUERAY & FILS Justin Taylor Op de Internationale Wedstrijd Musica Antiqua 2015 kaapte Justin Taylor alle prijzen weg. Eén jaar later keert deze jonge, Franse klavecinist terug naar Brugge. Hij schildert een dubbelportret van Antoine en Jean-Baptiste Forqueray: vader en zoon, maar geduchte rivalen. Beiden waren als gambist verbonden aan het hof van de […]

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Vélo Baroque

Don’t be too late. Discover the full program (NL)

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MAfestival : latest news on maddening music

Read the latest news concerning MAfestival (NL- EN) : start ticket sales – MAfestival for kids – Courses Davidsfonds and Amarant

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PRAISE OF FOLLY AND MADNESS

In the trail of Erasmus’s Praise of Folly, MAfestival 2016 flirts with musical madness, satire and humor
With youtube on Don Quichote
FULL PROGRAM AT YOUR HAND (EN, NL)

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meet the jury

International competition for fortepiano – International Competition Musica Antiqua (NL)