Brave Belgians!

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15/09/2018 - 16/09/2018

Brave Belgians!

With a hint of irony, English musicologist W. H. Blandford referred to the many Belgian horn players who were members of early 20th century British orchestras as “brave Belgians”. What is intriguing is that a significant number of influential horn players from the Art Nouveau period were products of the Royal Conservatory of Ghent. On the occasion of the research project “Brave Belgians of the Belle Époque” (HoGent School of Arts) and within the charming surroundings of the Institut Bruno Lussato & Marina Fédier, the ARTONOV Festival is offering a programme with horn player Jeroen Billiet and pianist Jan Huylebroeck. They will recount the incredible history of the horn and its players from Ghent over the course of the Art Nouveau and Art Deco periods, with a blend of anecdotes, beautiful music and a remarkable collection of historical horns. The musicians will use the collection of historical instruments from the Royal Conservatory of Ghent for this musical story-telling event.

A partnership between the non-profit association ARTONOV, the Institut Lussato and Ghent University.

Practical information

    • The Institut Bruno Lussato & Marina Fédier
    • Avenue de la Sapinière/Denneboslaan 52-54
    • 1180 Brussels
    • Sat. & Sun. from 10h30 to 17h00 - Concerts with commentary, Sat. at 10h30, 12h30, 14h30 and 16h30 and Sun. at 14h30 and 16h30 - Guided tours, Sat. from 11h00 to 12h30, from 13h00 to 14h30 and from 15h00 to 16h30 and Sun. from 10h30 to 14h30 and from 15h00 to 16h30 (French/Dutch). In cooperation with Arkadia.
      Please note that bookings are essential. Call 0468/12.17.74 or e-mail festival.artonov@gmail.com. Up to 50 people per concert.
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