Zomer van Sint-Pieter 2019: Art of Duo

The art of the duo for violin and piano is illustrated by means of a selection of virtuoso pieces that often draw inspiration from folk dances.
Hrayr Karapetyan (violin), Hasmik Manukyan (piano)

Zomer van Sint-Pieter 2019: Sonico

Tango nuevo from Eduardo Rovira by Sonico.
Stephen Meyer (violin), Anke Steenbeke (piano), Camilo Cordoba (guitar), Ariel Eberstein (double bas), Lysandre Donoso (bandoneon)

Zomer van Sint-Pieter 2019: Thibaut Lenaerts (tenor), Philippe Riga (piano)

Thibaut Lenaerts and Philippe Riga invite us to the world of two grandmasters of the song, Gabriel Fauré and Reynaldo Hahn.

Zomer van Sint-Pieter 2019: Replacement program: Shadi Torbey (bass) - Ayrton Desimpelaere (direction)

Annulation: Sophie Karthäuser, Eugène Asti (piano)

Music from the oeuvre of Fanny Mendelssohn and her younger brother Felix. Sung by a widely praised soprano.

Zomer van Sint-Pieter 2019: Les Paladins

Music for two haute-contres, a type of high tenor voice typical of French music from the 16th and 17th centuries.
Jean-François Lombard (tenor), Guillaume Delpech (tenor), Sylvia Abramowicz (viola da gamba), Benjamin Narvey (theorbo), Jérôme Corréas (organ and musical direction)

Zomer van Sint-Pieter 2019: Women of the New World

Diana Baroni Trio: Diana Baroni (voice and traverso), Rafael Guel (vihuela and percussion), Ronald Martin Alonso (viola da gamba)

A tribute to remarkable women from the New World, from the era of colonisation until today.

Zomer van Sint-Pieter 2019: Valentine Buttard (piano)

A journey through the intimate and expressive world of Philippe Hersant.

Zomer van Sint-Pieter 2019: Aleksandra Świgut (piano)

Chopin played on a Pleyel piano from the 1840s.

Zomer van Sint-Pieter 2019: Florian Noack (piano)

Belgian pianist Florian Noack is an ardent defender of Sergei Lyapunov’s work.

Zomer van Sint-Pieter 2019: Işıl Bengi (piano)

An original and colourful programme by Belgian pianist of Turkish origin Işıl Bengi.

Zomer van Sint-Pieter 2019: Jean-Luc Votano (clarinet), Quatuor Danel

Mozart's Quintet is one of the most successful compositions for clarinet and strings.
Jean-Luc Votano (clarinet), Marc Danel (violin), Gilles Millet (violin), Vlad Bogdanas (viola), Yovan Markovitch (cello)

Zomer van Sint-Pieter 2019: Roeland Hendrikx Ensemble

Roeland Hendrikx (clarinet), Liebrecht Vanbeckevoort (piano), Alexei Moshkov (violin), Nicolas Dupont (violin), Sander Geerts (viola), Han Bin (cello)

Two works illustrating the prominent role played by the clarinet as a solo instrument in traditional Jewish music.

Zomer van Sint-Pieter 2019: Oxalys

Shirly Laub (violin), Frédéric d'Ursel (violin) Elisabeth Smalt (viola), Amy Norrington (cello), Jean-Claude Vanden Eynden (piano)

It was no surprise that chamber music ensemble Oxalys won the Klara Prize for best ensemble in 2016!

Zomer van Sint-Pieter 2019: Trio Talweg

Romain Descharmes (piano), Sébastien Surel (violin), Eric Maria Couturier (cello)

A great admirer of Bach, Mendelssohn not only composed wonderful melodies, but he was also a master of counterpoint.