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’)…

News, news, news

Hallo again. Second month of 2019, and I’m glad to tell you that I’ve finished a new score. The incomparable Khaldei Trio asked me to compose a piece to celebrate their 100th concert. I duly obliged and this resulted in ‘Visions of an outcome’. I really loved to compose for a combination of which I…

2019

Dear friends A new year! And I’m proud to say I started this year with finishing a new piece for oboe solo. ‘Code Buster (an optimist’s game)’ Inspired by all things cyber. And mainly these books: books ‘The formula’ by Luke Dormehl and ‘The rise and fall of software recipes’ by Darius Blasband. The piece…

Earth, fire and water concert

Wednesday 21 November at 8 PM, the Maltese pianist Gabi Sultana will play a very exciting program in Music centre De Bijloke Ghent for the benefit of two organizations taking care of the burn victims. She’ll perform a short piece ‘Au départ’ of mine and the world creation of my 21st Sonata, Atlantis renascent, which…