2020 loves the beat

Dear friends, 2020 is already in full swing. And Beat Love Oracle and swing are like two peas in a pod, no? So I decided to devote the coming six months entirely to the composing of new material for the band. By the way, BLO’ll get several times this year the opportunity to show their…

2020

Dear friends, It’s hard to believe, but the third millenium isn’t a teenager anymore 🙂 Though Iris and I hope we’ll be allowed to avoid a bit longer the generation gap with the current age 🙂 Maybe this was one of the reasons why we really worked very hard in 2019. Planning many events classical…

The sonatas reviewed!

We want to thank Ben Tallijn and the digital music magazine ‘Nieuwe Noten’ for the very nice review of the last three CDs with my pianosonatas. Via this link https://www.nieuwenoten.nl/?p=8046 you can read comments about sonatas 1B, 2 & 9 Via https://www.nieuwenoten.nl/?p=8055 you’re to a review about sonatas 19-24. The CDs can stil be bought…

A new post in pictures

Dear friends Only one week to go for the big showcase of Beat Love Oracle in CC Casino Sint Niklaas. At the same time I want to say the record ‘Who’s counting?’ (recorded and produced by Jeff Nuyttens) of Beat Love Oracle is ready to be release: There’s a short movie to watch on Vimeo!…

21 August 2019

Dear friends. Slowly, the start of the new cultural season is approaching. Maybe the best time to change some of my old habits too. I’ll try to blog more regularly. In shorter bursts too. Just letting you know what I’ve been doing recently and what comes up soon. Avoiding information overload 🙂 OK. Let’s start.…

T.a.n.s.t.a.a.f.l.

Dear friends. May I remind you that we still have plenty of CD’s featuring the latest recorded sonatas? Copies will be sent to you if you contact Iris on info@hardscore.be You can phone Iris too: 0496 53 75 53 Last month Khaldei presented their second CD, meant to become a classic: Hummel, Brahms and Schönberg…

CD release of the remaining Sonatas!!!!!

Dear friends. After 17 years of ‘thinking sonata’, I now can say that th’ ‘sonata project’ is finished. Last Saturday, March 16 2019, the three CDs featuring sonatas 19 to 24, and sonatas 1B, 2 (new recording) & 9 (first complete recording) have been presented in Ghent. Most of the pianists attended the event, whom…

Composer in residence Kade Podiumkunsten Deinze

  Dit jaar ben ik ‘composer in residence’ in de academie voor muziek, woord en dans van Deinze, de academie waar ik vele jaren les gegeven heb, weliswaar naast mijn opdracht aan het Koninklijk Conservatorium (nu School of Arts) van Gent. Nu het nieuwe decreet voor het deeltijds kunstonderwijs, eindelijk ook het creëren (‘from scratch’)…