From 21st to 27th August 2017 Muziekpublique’s Hide & Seek Festival will open the doors of unusual and impressive locations in Brussels for a series of acoustic concerts of traditional world music.
Valentin Clastrier, a living legend of the contemporary hurdy-gurdy and Steven Kamperman, renowned clarinettist and composer, will transport you with their magical virtuosity. A love of jazz and modal music fuels this duo’s abounding energy. They will perform in an unusual setting: the vaulted cellars of Cureghem, next to the Champignon de Bruxelles’ shitake glasshouse.
Mariana Sadovska from Ukraine is known worldwide for transforming the Ukrainian and East European music that she loves into contemporary sounds. She plays and juggles with the music and stories to produce intriguing compositions accompanied by the harmonium. Eastern European critics call her the ”Ukrainian Bjork”. Some 4000 plaster casts from the Cinquantenaire’s Museum’s plaster-cast workshop will surround her as she breathes new life into European history. A guided tour of the workshop is (...)
André Minvielle is a virtuoso of the French language who juggles with words and plays with dialects. Accordionist Anne Niepold will play the first half of the concert which will take place in the gym of the Athenée Fernand Blum. This school, built in the early 20th century to the design of architect Henri Jacobs, contains a number of architectural treasures, not least the gym which is both colossal yet (...)
Epitaaf, the former workshop of sculptor Ernest Salu, is a timeless space at the entrance to the cemetery of Laken. Surrounded by historic sculptures, plaster casts and moldings, musician and (...)>> More
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For over a decade, the brothers Samir, Wissam and Adnan Joubran have been expanding the borders of contemporary oud music with their Trio Joubran, touching down in some of the world’s most (...)>> More
In these classes we will approach the traditional instrumental repertoire with an original point of view, analyzing all the scales, ornaments and virtuosity elements. Shalan has developed a (...)>> More
Although only in his 20s, Jerron "Blind Boy" Paxton has earned a reputation for transporting audiences back to the 1920’s and making them wish they could stay there for good. Paxton may be one of (...)>> More