Benjamin Haemhouts

Conductor

Biography
Why I do what I do

Projects
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Innovation
Classical music, Serious Business

My name is Benjamin Haemhouts. After a career as a solo trombonist in the German Bamberg Symphony Orchestra, I focused on conducting and studying orchestral conducting with the Russian conductor Alexander Polyanichko, for whom I also worked as an assistant.

Combining Piazzolla and Mozart? The Casco Phil wind octet crosses frontiers in this adventurous and above all enticing programme. It features the best of what both composers have to offer: Mozart’s Serenade for Winds is contrasted with Piazzolla’sLibertango, and the festive sounds of  the  Don Giovanni Suite will become one with a wall of nuevo......

The concert will be CASCO Phil’s 10th. anniversary. Wim Hendrickx –  ‘Mozart’s Entführung’ Felix Mendelssohn – Violin concerto in E Minor Frederik Neyrinck – ‘FENSTER’ Ludwig van Beethoven – Symphony nr. 7 Symphony in A Major Francesca Dego – Soloist Violin Benjamin Haemhouts – conductor...

The participants of the Brucknerorchester Coburg are enthusiastic and experienced musicians from all over Germany, partly also from neighboring countries. The Bruckner Orchestra offers a unique opportunity to rehearse great symphonic works at a high level, but also indulge in rehearsals of chamber music .......

2018 is a celebration year for CASCO Phil! 10 years ago, in 2008, this unique orchestra played their very first concert. Meanwhile, they completed a beautiful musical journey and enjoy a solid reputation at home and abroad. During the New Year concerts, the audience will......

CASCO Phil conducted by Benjamin Haemhouts D.Schostakovitch string quartet no 8 (arrangement for string orchestra by R.Barschai) P.Tsjaikovski Serenade op.48 in C for strings P.Tsjaikovski Rococo variations op.33 in A for cello and orchestra soloist cello – Han Bin Yoon Dmitri Schostakovitch’s best known string quartet nr.......

Marble Sounds is a Belgian band around singer-songwriter Pieter Van Dessel. The band recorded their last album Tautou with the strings of CASCO Phil conducted by Benjamin Haemhouts. When performing concerts together, reactions are always enthusiastic: “An artistic tour de force, calling upon intimate poetry and epic......

The city of Puurs is celebrating its 725th anniversary with a grand symphonic orchestra. The main role is given to Liebrecht Vanbeckevoort, pianist born in Puurs. Liebrecht Vanbeckevoort (°1984) has been the protagonist of a new generation of Belgian pianists over the past decade. From 2002 to......

Forum for young composers HERMESensemble conducted by Benjamin Haemhouts Young composers have a particular need for experimentation and collaboration with professional musicians in order to further develop their personal style and craftsmanship. Ultimately performance of a composition remains the most important necessity in the development of......

CASCO Phil takes over the classical stage of city festival Maanrock. Just like last year, the orchestra with conductor Benjamin Haemhouts will dive with you into a marvelous and festive concert. Mezzo soprano Helene Bracke will add just enough drama and a lot of virtuosity......