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

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This season, get to know Elgar, Beethoven, Stravinsky en Rachmaninoff! The concerts take place on Friday and Saturday evenings and start at 9 p.m. The compact concerts are preceded by a stimulating introduction (in Dutch) by Thomas Vanderveken or Vincent Verelst.

Entrée Café

After the concerts of 9 March and 18 May, organisation Entrée 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.