Discover Eindhoven, The Netherlands in this catalogue of creative happenings

Healing hands Healing hands
May 2nd, 2010

Mitsuko Uchida’s 2010 program contains some Mozart and mostly Schumann. Praise be to God, Decca will be releasing a CD of this concert in autumn 2010. I will be pre-booking my copy on Amazon, that’s for sure.

Frank’s friends’ table Frank’s friends’ table
April 27th, 2010

Next Vriendentafel date: Tuesday 11 May, 8.30pm
Location: Meneer Frits café, Jan van Lieshoutstraat 3, Eindhoven
Entry: Free
Language: Dutch only

The Engines drove me away The Engines drove me away
March 27th, 2010

This quartet from Chicago played last night at Café Wilhemina, and I had high expectations. They were playing the last of 8 concerts of a European tour and they were happy to be back in Eindhoven, having played there with Ken Vandermark in recent years. When you listen to the The Engines you will hear hardcore, critically […]

A master missing something A master missing something
March 18th, 2010

Murray Perahia is a force I believe everyone should try to go see, live, if they love piano music. He is technically precise and a wizard of power and ideas. But something seemed to be missing for me that night, I just don’t know what. He seemed distant. Or could it be he was bored?

Children and angels Children and angels
December 12th, 2009

I came across Herman van Veen from the very first moment  I  arrived in Holland. No, really. He was waiting for someone at the airport when I was being picked up after just having flown in from Melbourne via Hong Kong. Later on, Dutch language teachers told me he was someone I should check out; […]

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