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The Bernstein & Gershwin Connection

The Sound of Piano

In this concert, you will hear a fine selection of dances from Bernstein’s hit musical 'West Side Story' and Gershwin’s swinging 'Rhapsody in Blue'.
Eliane Rodrigues, Nina Smeets-Rodrigues, Carlo Willems en Koen Wilmaers
Sun 06/10/2019 - 11:00

The Sound of Piano

A thematic day, as a build-up to the Queen Elisabeth Competition, with extraordinary performers from Belgium and abroad. From piano to fortissimo!
Sun 06/10/2019 - 11:00

Bram De Looze plays Bach

The Sound of Piano

Talented improviser Bram De Looze plays a straight-strung grand piano built by piano manufacturer Chris Maene. The result is Bach in a jazzy way.
Sun 06/10/2019 - 13:30

Liszt en Brahms

The Sound of Piano

This young (19) and talented pianist from Leuven will perform several masterpieces of Liszt and Brahms.
Brecht Valckenaers
Sun 06/10/2019 - 13:30
Sun 06/10/2019 - 18:30

Open Theatre

For over 150 years, our beautiful Theatre has been a popular meeting place for spectators, artists and employees. We love to share it with everyone!
Sun 06/10/2019 - 14:30
Sun 03/11/2019 - 14:30
Sun 01/12/2019 - 14:30


The Sound of Piano

Brazilian topnotch pianist Eliane Rodrigues compiled a special programme with music from Frédéric Chopin.
Eliane Rodrigues
Sun 06/10/2019 - 15:45

Pieter de Graaf (NL)

The Sound of Piano

Improvised neoclassical piano music. Comparable to Nils Frahm and Ludovico Einaudi but with an original touch of pop and jazz influences.
Sun 06/10/2019 - 15:45

Shida Shahabi (SE/IR)

The Sound of Piano

Her music steers a middle course between Erik Satie’s languishment and the hypnotising feeling created by repetitive piano patterns.
Sun 06/10/2019 - 17:15

Insight Your Inside

24 Piano Sonatas - The Sound of Piano

Belgian composer and pianist Piet Swerts plays 24 effervescent piano sonatas from his new album, in as many keys.
Piet Swerts
Sun 06/10/2019 - 17:30


(with English surtitles on 11 October)

Rerun of the theatrical piece based upon interviews by Christophe Aussems on medical failure.
Christophe Aussems and Het nieuwstedelijk
Thu 10/10/2019 - 20:00
Fri 11/10/2019 - 20:00
Sat 12/10/2019 - 20:00
Sun 13/10/2019 - 15:00
Tue 15/10/2019 - 20:00
Wed 16/10/2019 - 20:00
Sat 30/11/2019 - 20:00