We had our 3rd edition of Lab Summer Class in Porto, Portugal.
35 students came from Europe to South-America to experience a week full of teaching, chamber music and concerts!
Thank you to our faculty, Juan-Miguel Hernandez, Nadège Rochat, Mathias Coppens and Jolente De Maeyer.
More info on www.labsummerclass.com
Recording with Jolente De Maeyer in Flagey, Brussels.
More info coming soon!
Playing with Jolente at the Festival Internacional de Musica y Danza de Granada was a great experience!
The setting was a beautiful historic place and playing a concert outside is always a bit of an adventure ;-)
Making my debut at the renewed Elisabeth Center in Antwerp with the piano concerto of Schumann with Jeugdorkest Antwerpen led by Jaume Santonja.
Always a pleasure to travel and perform in the US and Canada, we played concerts in New York, Washington DC, Chicago and Halifax, Canada.
We discovered Chicago and Halifax, playing there for the first time and we absolutely loved being there.
Making my debut in China. Performing and teaching in Beijing, Yangzhou, Chengdu, Chongqing and Harbin. Amazed by the beautiful concert halls and by the incredible beauty of the country!
Tour in South Africa, such a pleasure to discover more of this beautiful country!
Concerts in Johannesburg, Stellenbosch, George, Mosselbaai, Stilbaai, Hermanus, McGregor and Helderberg.
US tour with concerts and masterclasses in Vermont, Fresno, San Fransisco, Los Angeles, Ridgecrest and Washington DC.
We had a great time and were very happy to teach at the California State University in Fresno for a week.
We ended our tour at the beautiful residence of the Belgian Ambassador in Washington DC1
Our first performance in Canada was at the Westben Festival this summer. What a beautiful venue the old barn is with such a loyal and lovely audience!
We felt very lucky to be able to play here and explore the astonishing nature of Banff, Jasper, Vancouver, etc!
The second edition of our masterclass 'Lab Summer Class' took place in Bari, Italy. With our wonderful faculty, Juan-Miguel Hernandez, Jacob Shaw, Sven Van de Voorde, Mathias Coppens and Nikolaas Kende we were able to work with the students in a beautiful setting.
US tour in Texas, playing concerts in Dallas, Abilene, Seguin, Killeen, Blanco and San Antonio. This is what traveling for concerts with a baby looks like!
Concert in Palm Springs at the Flagler Museum. Wonderful location and a rare instrument for Nikolaas to play on.
Also our first concerts abroad with our little vip guest, Mona!
New CD recording Kreutzer Sonata
Jolente De Maeyer - violin
Nikolaas Kende - piano
Our recording of Beethoven Kreutzer Sonata, Pärt Fratres and Shostakovich Preludes will be released by Warner Classics on
8 January 2016!