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Save the Date! 04.06.16 – 11:00>20:00 Garden Party @Music Chapel

Venez flâner en famille et en musique à la Chapelle Musicale, lors de la traditionnelle garden party, ce samedi 4 juin, de 11h à 20h. A cette occasion, la Chapelle ouvre ses portes au grand public pour une journée entière de musique, de spectacles et d’animations dans son bâtiment classé, sa nouvelle aile, et dans le parc. Cette année, le parc est même encore plus grand, avec son Kids’ corner aux mille surprises pour les plus petits (chateau gonflables, petits poneys, ballons….). (general…

Auditions for a répétiteur (opera coach) for the Music Chapel

Date : June 19th, 2014 (Thursday) Place : Théâtre Royal de la Monnaie, Brussels Program to present : –          sight-reading of a new piece with a singer –          working with a singer on a known aria –          working with a singer on an unknown aria –          working on a melody or Lied, unknown by both pianist & singer  Task description : learning scores, learning and rehearsing opera roles, accompanying the master classes of José Van Dam, Alain Garichot and invited masters. Presence : 2 days a…

Auditions@Musicchapel : section J. van Dam & enoa project – session 14/15 – Application deadline 18.05

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Créer l’instrument unique que représente chaque élève grâce à la technique vocale qui lui est enseignée” José van Dam    ! Some vacancies left  in the voice section at the Music Chapel! You are a young singer (max 30) You finished your Master degree in singing, or you have the equivalent level You are striving to build-improve-deepen your repertoire with world renowned professors and coaches  adapted to your personal path You look for professional experiences   then apply  to the Music…

Auditions@MusicChapel: Pires – Dumay – Artemis – Hoffman / Session 14/15 – Deadline application 21/02

This is not a School. This is an experience ! Deadline for application: 21/02/2014 – audition@cmre.be Download the Application Form   Unique Place The Queen Elisabeth Music Chapel consists of developing an artistic project set out to train young musical talents, and represents the only music institution to advance along those six concepts : 1. High-level training : our young musicians benefit from an individually-tailored instruction, that allow them to improve their skills with a master, thanks to a system…

Music Chapel Gala concert follow the livestream! 28.01.14 – 20:00

Follow the livestream on this page or on Musiq3 (28.01.14 – 20 to 23:00) This 2014 gala concert will launch the 75th anniversary festivities of the Queen Elisabeth Music Chapel! Eugène Ysaye, the great composer and violinist who founded the Music Chapel with Queen Elisabeth, will be honoured along with Vivaldi and Mozart in masterpieces for two cellos, two pianos, two violins, and finally piano and voice, where the masters in residence will join their superb young students to illustrate…

Music Chapel on Stage – 75 Anniversary – 2014

  Opened in 1939, the Queen Elisabeth Music Chapel, younger than ever, celebrates its 75th birthday throughout 2014! The mission of the Music Chapel, which has been a public interest foundation since 2009, has been developed along six principal lines: high-level training with Masters in Residence – currently Augustin Dumay, Maria João Pires, José van Dam, Abdel Rahman El Bacha, Gary Hoffman and the Artemis Quartet; professional development through a network of cultural partners in Belgium and around the world;…

Studio Production “Les Mamelles de Tirésias” – F.Poulenc, arr. by Britten for 2 pianos

16 to 19.01.2014 @La Monnaie/De Munt Les Mamelles de Tirésias, Francis Poulenc’s first opera, was composed during the Second World War and was based on a surrealist play of the same name by Guillaume Apollinaire. The musical world of this opera is irresistible, referencing as it does not only music hall but also the composers of the time such as Chabrier and Satie. Right from the start of the opera the Theatre Director sets the tone: ‘Audience, wait patiently, I…

New Building Full speed !

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Building works at the Music Chapel are moving forward at full speed : contractors have negotiated the possibility to work from 7:00 am until 7:00 pm, six days a week, i.e. almost double a regular Belgian work-week (-: to make sure they get the job done in 14 months. Official opening planned 12 months from now ! Fully operational in the state-of-the-art new premises as from January 2015. Clipping – Press Kit Video I of Demolition    –   Video II of demolition

Music Chapel Festival – Thank you !

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The Romantics – 27 to 30/11/2013 @Flagey The Music Chapel team would like to thank all of you (soloists, Flagey, the Brussels Philharmonic, l’Orchestre Royal de Chambre de Wallonie, the Vlaams Radio Koor and Octopus) for these four intense days of festival we just experienced. Once again, we are very thankful that everything worked out perfectly, and for the success of the festival. We are very honoured that the event was such an accomplishment artistically speaking. We lived several really…

Concert Equinox en présence de la Reine Paola – 30.11.13

TV Brussels – Les jeunes Bruxellois et Schubert, une histoire magique, 28.11.13 Music Chapel Festival @ Flagey Chorale Equinox & Maria-Joao Pires, artistic director Zeno Popescu, choirmaster & Frédéric Sounac, autor Julien Libeer, piano – Ana Camelia Stefanescu, soprano Augustin Dumay, violin – Nuala Mc Kenna, cello – Adrien La Marca, viola Servaas Jessen, contrebass –  Maria – Joao Pirès, piano Join Equinox on Facebook !