Where to begin, with symphonic music? Essentials introduces you to the masterpieces you’ll love to know. Compact concerts with engaging introductions.

This season, get to know Brahms, Beethoven, Sibelius, Mahler, Prokofiev and Schubert! The concerts take place on Friday and Saturday evenings and start at 9 p.m., followed by an afterparty.

essentials – dates and tickets

TOM Talk (in Dutch)

The Flemish presenter Thomas Vanderveken will be on stage to provide background information in his own entertaining way.

Entrée Café

After the concert, organisation Entrée for music lovers under 35 hosts the freely accessible Entrée Café in the Mirror Hall. There will be plenty of time to gather and talk about the concert while enjoying a drink with live music or a DJ setting the scene.