May 2007

Violincard 32-35

May 29, 2007 03:58

I bought 4 cards in the sheetmusicshop Broekmans & van Poppel next to the Concertgebouw, where I played.


painting by Harrie Kuyten , 1912, Café de Karseboom


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Elisabeth piano competition

May 18, 2007 07:55

Here a link for the Elisabeth piano competition from 15.00-17.30 and 20.00-23.30: http://www.qeimc.be/# where you can hear and see it life, like I do now. (Yesterday I was there)

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2 concerts + piano Elisabethcompetition + violin national Oskar Back competition

May 14, 2007 05:50

These are busy weeks with a lot of music:
2 concerts + piano Elisabethcompetition + violin national Oskar Back competition.
Last weekend I had a rehearsalweekend for 2 concerts end june. Also I had a general rehearsal last saturdaymorning and a concert sundaymidday.


So only saturdaymidday and sundaymorning I was at the rehearsalweekend. Last week I have been to the 1th round of the Elisabethcompetition piano with a friend and I have bought beer from Congo/Zaire called Temba. Congo was a colony of Belgium and we bought this beer in a shop from someone of Congo.
Also I took 2 days free for the 1th round of the national violin competition Oskar Back, which is every 2 years. From 12 candidates they go back to 6 for the 2th round and 3 for the final.
Next sunday I have a CONCERT IN THE CONCERTGEBOUW with an AMATEUR orchestra.

This concerthall in Amsterdam have 800.000 visitors for classical music. The best visited concerthall in the world with 800!!! concerts every year.

Here a copy of my T-shirt of the Concertgebouw

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Carla Leurs wins int. music. comp. Jean Francaix

May 4, 2007 03:51

I just got for the midday-break an email from Carla Leurs,


(who writes too less on this website), because she has won the International Music Competition Jean Francaix in Paris, France, from 57 competitionmembers. She will give concerts in Belgium and France and will record a cd for the label ANIMA.
The information about the 2007 competition you still can not find on this website of the competition
http://site.voila.fr/concoursjeanfrancaix/anglais/accueila.htm
In that email she wrote her
upcoming concerts:
13 Mai: Xanten, Germany - Recital with Jens Kruger; works by Mozart, Dvorak, De Sarasate
14 Mai: Enschede, Netherlands - Chamber music with Fleur Bouwer (clarinet) and Martijn Willers (piano); works by Milhaud, Berg, Godron
20 Mai: Scheveningen , Netherlands - Recital with Anthony Romaniuk; works by Schumann a.o.
27 Mai: Strassbourg, France - Violin Concerto by Sibelius at FIMA Festival
28 Mai: Strassbourg, France - Violin Concerto by Sibelius at FIMA Festival

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