AGBU Musical Weekend

The Boghossian Foundation is delighted to welcome the Armenian General Benevolent Union (AGBU) for a musical weekend combining classical music and jazz. Saturday evening, the music of Shostakovich, Rachmaninov and Babadjanian will echo in the Salonsof the Villa Empain, whilst sunday will be dedicated to the jazz trio of Yessaï Karapetyan.

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Istanbul sketches

The Soolmaan Quintet led by Tristan Driessens unites eclectic musical references with influences of the Eastern and Western cultures and brings a concert mixing Turkish makam, classical music and modal jazz at the Boghossian Foundation.

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Alan Seeger: Instrument of destiny

Imagined by French director Mirabelle Ordinaire and scored by American composer Patrick Zimmerli, the oratorio finds its inspiration in Alan Seeger’s poems, letters, and diary entries. Saturday 2 december 2017 at 8 pm.

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Wajd Ensemble

Echoing the Foundation’s mission as a center of dialogue between cultures of the East and the West, the Hide & Seek Festival of Muziekpublique invests the Villa Empain with ensemble Wajd. On Thursday 24 Augustus, at 8pm.

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Concert-performance: Artonov

The Boghossian Foundation hosts the opening night of the Artonov Festival with The Silk Road in Sounds, a concert by the Otsuna trio doubbled with a performance by sand-artist Colette Dedyn. Thursday 6 October 2016, at 8 pm.

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Concert: ‘The Musical Orchard’

Lux Beata conceived an original concert for the Boghossian Foundation. ‘The Musical Orchard’ is a musical journey through time conveyed by the music of two cultures, from 10th‐century Armenia to the birth of the stylus phantasticus around Naples, in the 17th‐century.
At Villa Empain, Thursday 14 April at 7pm

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Concert: ‘The musical Istanbul of the XIXth Century’

Lâmekân Ensemble is an internationally renowned sextet which invites the Turkish and European public to (re)discover the classic Ottoman music. The program focuses on the Istanbul of the 19th Century.
February 4th at 7 pm

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