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Category Archives: Miscellaneous

La Noeva in concert: October 23rd in Mons

La Noeva performs the complete Llibre Vermell de Montserrat (14th century) together with a contemporary piece inspired by the manuscript and written by the Belgian composer Sébastien Van Bellegem (with organist Fabien Moulaert). The concert, organized by Mars – Mons arts de la scène and the Université Catholique de Louvain, is on Tuesday October 23, […]

Upcoming CD: KSL and friends interpret Weill

In September, Kurt and the Sophisticated Lady (Andrew Wise and I) recorded our first CD, working together with some impressive, high caliber friends – Raphaël D’Agostino on cornet and flügelhorn, Hendrik Vanattenhoven on double bass, and Peter Ploegaerts on drums. It was an intense 3 days. More news on the release soon. I have a […]

New article about Organum Duplum published

My article The Need for Artistic Experimentation when Preparing Organum Duplum for Performance has been published in Experimental Encounters in Music and Beyond, ed. Kathleen Coessens (2017) by Leuven University Press as part of the Orpheus Institute Series. You can get a copy of this volume here. For more info about this ecstatic, wonderful music […]

W|A|R

Kurt and the Sophisticated Lady will be collaborating with the Koriolis Kamerkoor to bring you W|A|R on Saturday June 17, 2017   After an inspiring first meeting with Joris Derder, the dynamic and creative conductor of Koriolis, our work can begin!

A spoonful of sugar?

I see Kurt and the Sophisticated Lady as a chance to add that spoonful of sugar to the medicine that has to go down. Let me explain. Essentially, I’m by nature a lightweight – I’m at my best when I can have a laugh. But I can’t entirely ignore the wider world, and certainly not […]