Brussels Philharmonic | Klarafestival: Another Mélisande · 23.03.2024…

Another Mélisande


A forest, a castle and a love triangle between two half-brothers and an elusive girl: welcome to the misty universe of Pelléas et Mélisande. Arnold Schönberg transformed Maeterlinck’s symbolist masterpiece into a compelling symphonic poem. Ther ...

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Mirela Ivicevic Überlala. Song of Million Paths - for Violin & Orchestra (2024, world premiere)
Arnold Schönberg
Pelleas und Melisande, Op. 5 “Symphonische Dichtung für Orchester” (1903)**

*Co-Commissioned by I&I Foundation – on behalf of the sponsors Mr. & Mrs. Collardi – and the Brussels Philharmonic. Dedicated to Eloïse and Chiara Collardi.

**With video by Lise Bruyneel (la fabrique des regards), commissioned by Festival 20.21, Leuven (2023)

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∙ 14:30 city walk NL: Rond de Vijvers van Elsene (Korei Guided Tour) combi-tickets)
∙ 14:30 city walk FR: autour des étangs d'Ixelles (Korei Guided Tour) combi-tickets)
∙ 16:00 Symfomania XL! workshop teens 12>15 (NL/FR/EN) (workshop + concert: €15)
∙ 19:00 streetfood
∙ 19:30 introduction: Sander De Keere & Ilan Volkov (EN)
∙ 20:15 concert (without break - end 21:40)
∙ 21:40 BruPhil Café: aftertalk with Jasper Croonen, Ilan Volkov, Ilya Gringolts & Mirela Ivicevic (EN)


Flagey, Studio 4 ∙ Place Sainte-Croix, 1050 Ixelleshow to reach the venue

with the support of Beside Tax Shelter and the Belgian Tax Shelter

[listen to the live radio broadcast on Klara]

Lise Bruyneel (La fabrique des regards) designed an intimate video to accompany Schoenberg’s wordless work, bringing Pelleas, Golaud and Melisande to life.

We asked composer Mirela Ivičević which music she carries close to her heart. The result is a personal compilation of ballads reminiscent of her young adulthood. Crack the code: the composer included a Croatian cover of a Belgian song - do you know which one it is?