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Win tickets for the 2020 Brussels Cello Festival!
Honouring the 250th anniversary of Beethoven’s birth, Brussels Cello Festival from 8-11 October at the Royal Conservatory of Brussels offers a journey through the composer’s complete cycle of eight works for cello and piano.
It also includes a world premiere. In a collaboration with the United Nations and the Pau Casals Foundation, special arrangements of works by Pau Casals, Beethoven, and Mahler will be performed by the Belgium Cello Society orchestra, under the direction of artistic director Han Bin Yoon.
The orchestra is joined by cellists Mischa Maisky and Marie Hallynck, plus other international cello soloists, including Jens Peter Maintz, Jan Vogler, Bruno Philippe, Anne Gastinel and 2017 Queen Elisabeth Music Competition winner, Victor Julien-Laferrière.
Organisers are offering readers the chance to win one of pair of tickets for each concert. In light of Covid security meaures, seats are limited to 100 and programmes shortened to one hour without intermissions. Each programme will be offered twice per night. Further precautions will be strictly followed, including the wearing of face masks, the use of hand sanitiser and distanced seating.
“UNRIC is honoured to support the efforts of the Belgium Cello Society to foster peace and harmony by inspiring audiences through their music and commitment to culture,” says Deborah Seward, Director of the United Nations Information Centre in Brussels.
The Belgium Cello Society asbl was founded in 2017 by cellist and artistic director Han Bin Yoon to organise, promote, and support cello playing in Belgium.
Brussels Cello Festival, 8-11 October, Royal Conservatory of Brussels, Rue de la Régence 30, 1000 Brussels
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