6 November 2018, 19:00. Music for a While programme with songs by Dowland, Blow, Lawes and Purcell with Smiljka Isakovic, harpsichord at the 15th international festival Ars vivendi clavicembalum, City Hall, Belgrade, Serbia.
Celebrating the first historical type harpsichord that has arrived in Rhodes to stay, the French-Italian harpsichordist Gabrielle Resche and the Greek-Dutch countertenor Mattias Pavlous invite you to an evening of early music supported by the Catholic Archdiocese of Rhodes.
On Friday 11 November, after the performance of G.F. Handel’s Jepthe at the Dutch National Opera, the young friends of the DNO (Fidelio) have organised a Q&A about this voice type with Mattias Pavlous and musicologist Leendert van der Miesen. Click here for more info.
Debuting in the title role of Handel’s opera Ottone, two programmes with La Banda Ariosa, collaborating for the first time with opera group The Fat Lady and more. Check out the performances until Christmas in the agenda page! More to come, stay tuned!
Gilbert Isbin is a Belgian composer, improviser, guitarist and lutenist. Isbin’s compositional and performing style defies genre, blending elements of contemporary classical, jazz, early music, world music and improvisation. The new album, featuring songs for countertenor & lute based on poetry of good friends of the composer will be recorded in 2017 with Mattias Pavlous …
22 May 2016, 15:30. Highlights from G.F. Handel’s Opera Ottone with Concerto Valiante in the Geertekerk of Utrecht, The Netherlands.
13 March 2016, 10:30. Cantatedienst in the Maranathakerk of The Hague with ensemble Musica Poetica under the direction of Jörn Boysen.
15 November, 20:30. An Italian, English and French baroque music celebration for the closing ceremony of the Louvre exposition Rhodes, une île grecque aux portes de l’Orient in the Archaeological Museum of Rhodes,