Following an active and engaging programme in January, the Queen Elisabeth Music Chapel has many more exciting upcoming events in the next couple of months.
The Queen Elisabeth Music Chapel holds a very close relationship with the Bozar, Belgium’s finest music hall. Young musicians of the Music Chapel will perform in the venue’s series Bozar Sundays on 17th February at 11am. Cellist Wojciech Fudala, pianists Ashot Khachatourian and Philippe Riga, tenor Giovanni Tristacci, accompanied by Dana Protopopescu. The following month, pianists Polina Bogdanova, Christia Hudziy and Adriaan Jacobs will perform with violinist Liya Petrova and bassist Charles Dekeyser. The morning concert will include works by Saint-Saëns, Schubert, Schumann, Beethoven and Kreutzer. On 16th March, violinist Yossif Ivanov and pianist Itamar Golan will perform in an evening concert at 8pm.
On 19th February, pianist Mertol Demirelli and cellist Pau Codina Masferrer will perform at the Danieli Museum as part of the Maison de la Musique concert series. The young artists both study and train at the Queen Elisabeth Music Chapel, and will be joined on stage by piano coach, Dana Protopopescu. They will perform Sonatas by Beethoven, Schubert and Brahms, alongside works by Chopin and Bach. The following concert in this series will be on the 28th February, highlighting the talents of pianist Christia Hudziy, cellist Deborah Pae, violinist Floris Willem, accompanied by Dana Protopopescu. The young musicians of the Music Chapel will perform music from Paganini, Schumann, Saint-Saëns and a Concerto for Violin by Mozart. The Maison de la Musique series will continue through March and April.
One of the highlights of the upcoming events, showcasing the talent of the young musicians, is the Mozart Prelude on 7th March at the Flagey venue in Brussels. Celebrated conductor Augustin Dumay will lead the Orchestre Royal de Chambre de Wallonie, pianist Ashot Khachatourian, cellist Wojciech Fudala with renowned French violist Gérard Caussé and violinist Liya Petrova. The highly anticipated evening will include works by Mozart along with Haydn’s Concerto No. 2 in D Major for cello and orchestra. Before the concert, Gérard Caussé will be giving a master-class to the young string players of the Music Chapel.
Photos of the Queen Elisabeth Music Chapel and the Flagey venue.
(Written on February 6, 2013 )