FEBRUARI FESTIVAL 2019 at the Nieuwe Kerk in The Hague

16th February – The penultimate concert of the Februari chamber music festival in The Hague, with Brahms as its annual theme. This time, the great Alban Berg Ensemble Vienna opens the evening with two waltz classics by – Johann Strauss, arranged for chamber ensemble and harmonium (a protestant version of the organ) by Alban Berg.

Art Rotterdam 2019 at the Van Nelle Fabriek

Art Rotterdam was not only a haven for art collectors. It presented an overview of the international contemporary art scene, and the opportunity to ask questions, for those who wished to amass knowledge about the art world and gather inspiration from these artworks.

SANNE CLIFFORD & Co in Amsterdam.

Contemporary dance likes to deal with contemporary issues, from fast-paced, technology infused society that we live in, to other less tangible concepts about being, time and space. Sanne Clifford & Co stayed in a rather superficial sphere, trying to question how we connect or disconnect in daily life

RENEE FLEMING in Amsterdam

WITH HARTMUT HÖLL AT THE CONCERTGEBOUW.

Renee Fleming, the great dame of sopranos, is in town for a Liederabend with her long-time piano partner Hartmut Höll. The wonderful Concertgebouw is sparkling in all its glory, and the main hall is (for a Liederabend) remarkably full.