Dudok Quartet Amsterdam challenges concepts of time on new CD

On its new CD What Remains, the Dudok Quartet Amsterdam presents four different perceptions of the concept of time. Motoric and foggy (Roukens), religious and deadly (Machaut, Perotinus and Gesualdo), torment and war (Reich), time and timelessness (Messiaen) – behold a new shoot to this ensemble’s already richly decorated trunk. door Wynold Verweij The kick-offContinue reading “Dudok Quartet Amsterdam challenges concepts of time on new CD”

Pain and consolation in eleven centuries

Festival 20.21 in Leuven packed out last Thursday with Near the Cross, a largely vocal programme dedicated to the pain in Mary’s life. The Prague vocal ensemble Capella Mariana, specialising in polyphony and early Baroque, formed a duo with the Belgian Goeyvaerts String Trio dedicated to 20th- and 21st-century repertoire. A combination that was notContinue reading “Pain and consolation in eleven centuries”