Frédéric Devreese, the father of Belgian film music, turns 90 next year. Reason enough for Brussels Philharmonic and Flagey to honour this exceptional composer with a musical portrait.
The importance of Devreese’s work cannot be underestimated. As a film music composer he has made a name for himself with haunting scores for virtually all of André Delvaux’s films, including ‘Benvenuta’ and ‘L'Oeuvre au Noir’.
But his work is much broader than that: he has written four piano concertos, one violin concerto, a symphony, chamber music, two operas, ballet suites and lieder, and in 1983 he was commissioned to compose the compulsory work for the Queen Elizabeth Competition.
Flagey, Brussels Philharmonic
L'Homme au crâne rasé
Frédéric DevreeseMon. 03 – Fri. 28.06.19
Du bout des lèvres
Frédéric DevreeseTue. 04.06 – Fri. 19.07.19
The chess game
Frédéric DevreeseWed. 05.06 – Wed. 31.07.19
Frédéric DevreeseWed. 10.07 – Fri. 02.08.19
Les noces barbares
Frédéric DevreeseSat. 27.07 – Sat. 31.08.19