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Cd Fantaisie de Servais

After 10 years Yutaka Hayashi has become a natural at Servais’ music and it was time for a cd. That cd contains no less than six compositions by Servais: four of his best known pieces – Souvenir de Spa, Le Carnaval de Venise, La Romanesca and La Fille du Régiment – and two duos on Der Freischütz and La Traviata. …

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November 23: 22th Servais Concert

The Japanese cellist Yutaka Hayashi regularly plays the compositions of Servais. He is also preparing a CD dedicated to Servais. In Halle he will play pieces by Servais and by other members of the Belgian School of Cello Playing. More info

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Servais Prize at the Competition 'Triomphe de l'Art'

The fourth edition of the International Music Competition ‘Triumph of the Art’ is open to strings from 15 to 32 years old and will take place in the Brussels Conservatory from 19 to 24 November 2018. Cellists in category 1 (15-20 years old) will in the first round be able to choose between a short virtuoso composition by David Popper or François …

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Dvd Leven in Villa Servais

The Villa Servais means something in Halle. Not only because of its dominant position nearby the Halle city center, but above all because of the special history of the building. It was the place where the famous cellist Servais lived with his family since 1847 and received his international friends. During the second world war it provided accommodation to German …

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Cd: Duo ForteCello

On 1 June 2018 the cd ‘Soul of Nations’ made by the French-Polish duo ForteCello was presented. That cd also contains a composition by Servais. The duo ForteCello – Philippe Argenty and Anna Mikulska – travels all over Europe with the program ‘Soul of Nations’. Each composition is inspired by a specific country – just as the Spanish Suite by …

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The Belgian School of Cello Playing

Since the nineteenth century, Belgium has produced many cellists that have made themselves heard worldwide. The most famous one is François Servais, the ‘Paganini of the Cello’. But there are many other cellists who have also helped shape what came to be known as the ‘Belgian School of Cello Playing’. More info

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10 March: recital Arte Amanti

Aleksandr Khramouchin (cello) and Sofja Gülbadamova (piano) play among others the Souvenir de Saint-Pétersbourg by Servais! More info on https://www.servais-vzw.org/events/recital-arte-amanti/

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Champagne for the Villa Servais

Champagne for Christmas? Choose for the special “Cuvée Villa servais”. Full revenue will be used for the restoration of the frontage sculptures representing Rossini and Meyerbeer. More info on www.villaservais.be.