18—17
mar—apr
Pastorale.
Ludwig van Beethoven. Symphony nr. 6 'Pastorale'
Luc Brewaeys. Along the shores of Lorn
Aaron Copland. Appalachian Spring
introductory video
tickets & season tickets
concert dates Pastorale.
sat
18
mar
20:00
CC Zwaneberg.
Cultuurplein 1, 2220 Heist-op-den-Berg.
thu
23
mar
20:00
Concertgebouw.
't Zand 34, 8000 Bruges.
sat
25
mar
20:15
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sun
26
mar
15:00
deSingel.
Desguinlei 25, 2018 Antwerp.
mon
17
apr
20:00
O.L.V Ter Duinenkerk.
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concert info.
Karel Deseure.
conductor.
biography

Assistant Conductor of the Netherlands Radio Philharmonic Orchestra in 2013-2015, young Belgian conductor Karel Deseure has made many significant guest conducting debuts in recent seasons. These have included the Flanders Symphony, The Hague Philharmonic, Ensemble Ludwig, South Netherlands Philharmonic Orchestra and the Royal Flemish Philharmonic Orchestra. The 16/17 season sees return visits to the Brussels Philharmonic, Royal Lie?ge Philharmonic, Arnhem Philharmonic and the Lucerne Symphony Orchestra.

 

In Spring 2016, Karel made a critically acclaimed opera debut at Opera Zuid in the South Netherlands with Puccini’s La Boheme. In the same season, he worked as assistant conductor with the Royal Concertgebouw Orchestra in Wagner’s Lohengrin and stepped in for Valery Gergiev during rehearsals with the Rotterdam Philharmonic.

 

After earning his Master’s degree with great distinction as flautist at the Royal Conservatoire of Antwerp in 2008, Karel studied conducting at the Royal Conservatoire in The Hague. In 2012, he won 2nd prize and the public’s prize at the ‘Concours International de Direction d’Orchestre’ in Paris, and later that year he was awarded the prestigious conducting scholarship of the Anton Kersjes Foundation.


Karel is privileged to have been chosen for prestigious international masterclasses: with Bernard Haitink during the 2014 Lucerne Festival; with Peter Eötvös at the IRCAM with the Orchestre Philharmonique de Radio France; and with Christopher Seaman and the Tonhalle Orchestra Zurich.

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Concert info.

Close your eyes for a dreamlike programme. Beethoven’s 'Sixth Symphony' weaves idyllic scenes into a fabulous musical patchwork. Copland rouses dreams of North America’s natural beauty and central composer Luc Brewaeys conjures up alluring sound clouds hovering over the shores of Lorn. Do you even want to wake up?