01 Aug 15 Oct 2017 – CASCO Phil & Liebrecht Vanbeckevoort – Puurs
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 2009 he studied with renowned pianists and pedagogues such as Jan Michiels (Brussels), Menahem Pressler (Bloomington), Russell Sherman (Boston) and Elissó Wirssaladze (Munich). Liebrecht made his international breakthrough in 2007, when he became a laureate at the prestigious Queen Elisabeth International Music Competition, being awarded both public prizes from VRT/RTBF radio and television channels as well.
On Sunday, October 15, he will perform with orchestra CASCO Phil conducted by Benjamin Haemhouts Beethoven’s piano concerto no. 3 at Puurs.