Cathedral Concert

Jan Söderblom, Lisanne Soeterbroek
Antwerp Symphony Orchestra
Thu 20.06.2024 – 20:00
Cathedral of Our Lady
Thu 20.06.24
Past event

The Antwerp Symphony Orchestra heads to Antwerp’s Cathedral of Our Lady for a programme that highlights the building’s superb acoustics. Against the backdrop of Rubens’s majestic altarpieces, you get to enjoy music inspired by the works of other master painters: On a landscape by Turner by the Belgian composer Jacqueline Fontyn and Ottorino Respighi’s Botticelli triptych. The majestic cathedral vaults will also resonate to the sound of the Romanza for violin and orchestra by Antwerp composer Flor Alpaerts. Finally, the orchestra will conjure up a seascape with Britten’s Four Sea Interludes and Passacaglia. An atmospheric encounter of creative minds in a unique setting!

Due to health reasons, Martijn Dendievel is unable to perform his concert with the Antwerp Symphony Orchestra. We wish him a speedy recovery. To our great joy and gratitude, the Finnish conductor Jan Söderblom has been found willing to replace him at short notice.

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Fontyn On a landscape by Turner

Alpaerts Romanza for Violin and Orchestra

Respighi Botticelli Triptych

Britten Four Sea Interludes and Passacaglia (from Peter Grimes)