Benjamin Haemhouts

Conductor

Biography
Why I do what I do

Projects
In the pipeline-in progress

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’s Libertango, and the festive sounds of  the  Don......

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’s Libertango, and the festive sounds of  the  Don......

THE TIMES THEY ARE A-CHANGIN’ Forum for young composers 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......

With Golf goes Classic, CASCO Phil combines two passions: golf and classical music. An approachable musical program is linked to a golf initiation for clients and associates, followed by an exclusive buffet dinner and networking moment. Advanced golfers have the possibility to take part in......

CASCO Phil & Jan-Willem Rozenboom – Symfonie in het Park: muziek uit de Efteling Symphony at the park: music from the Efteling A fairytale world premiere on Mother’s Day! Anyone who has been to the Efteling after 2005, is already familiar with the symphonic music......

Three temes combined in one concert: Wisdom – Power – Beauty. Orchestra CASCO Phil (conductor Benjamin Haemhouts) will play Mozarts KV 483, “Zerfliesset Heut, geliebte Brüder” with choir and organ, symphony nr 64 “Tempora Mutantur” by Haydn, violin concerto nr 5 “Le Grétry” by Henri Vieuxtemps with......

CASCO Phil, conductor Benjamin Haemhouts  Dmitri Sjostakovitsj    ~ Kamersymfonie in c, op. 110 Dmitri Sjostakovitsj    ~ Pianoconcerto nr. 2 in F, op. 102 Ludwig van Beethoven    ~ Ouverture Leonore 3, op. 72b Ludwig van Beethoven    ~ Symfonie nr. 5 in c,......

A project with video screen, lighting, live acoustic and electronic music, four dancers. About the question if humanity is progressing or on the contrary. Concept: Benjamin Haemhouts, Maarten Vanalstein. Choreography: Altea Nuñez Dancers: Royal Ballet of Flanders Scheduled: approximately Autumn 2017...

Impressive music based on the song ‘Heroes’ of David Bowie. In 1996 Philip Glass wrote his fourth symphony based on musical material by David Bowie (including his album “Heroes”) and Brian Eno. During the late seventies, Bowie and Eno made a recording series in which......