At the Antwerp Spring Festival, we bring that intergenerational dialogue to the stage. With, on the one hand, music by Beethoven himself: the overture from the stage music for Egmont and the Fifth Symphony with its iconic opening notes. We combine those works with music by home-grown composers. Composers...

Not only is Spiegel im Spiegel the Estonian composer Arvo Pärt’s most played work, it has also spent years at the top of the Klara Top 100. The work takes centre stage at the opening concert of the Antwerp Spring Festival which hopes to provide an answer to...

2024 marks the 75th anniversary of James Sidney Edoard Ensor's death. The Ensor Year, which launched in Ostend in December 2023, payed tribute to the Belgian grandmaster, innovator and inspiration. The glory days of yesteryear are continued to be revived for a whole year, with the true-born...

As a great advocate of contemporary music, I'm honoured to conduct the Lithuanian Chamber Orchestra in three magnificent pieces: - Onutė Narbutaitė – Otro río for strings (Lithuanian premiere) - Pēteris Vasks – Concerto for viola and string orchestra - Olivier Messiaen – Trois Petites Liturgies de la Présence Divine for women’s choir, piano, ondes...