Music Up Close Network – Artistic Residency 2019

The International Yehudi Menuhin Foundation organized an artistic residency held in Farnières (Belgium) in June 2019 with young musicians from different countries in the context of the Music Up Close Network. These residencies are designed to encourage the exchange of knowledge and good practices between artists and enable the co-creation of new works. Watch the [...]

Music Up Close Artistic Residency – May 2018

In the context of the Music Up Close Network Creative Europe project, IYMF organized a one-week artistic residency in Belgium in May 2018 involving 14 young musicians from the Orchestras of Ljubjana, Sarajevo, Barcelona, Amsterdam, Lille, Montenegro and Rome and six young musicians from the MUS-E network. This residential session introduced an innovative methodology that [...]

Homelands, places of belonging: FINAL EVENT – 4 May 2019

On the 4th of May, we held the final event of the project Homelands, places of belonging celebrating and shedding a spotlight on 6 monhts of co-creation and fruitfult collaboration between 8 refugee-artists and partners from the socio-cultural sector of Brussels! This is just to get a taste of the event... Pictures by Kristof Claeys. [...]

Pierre Rabhi “La Sobriété Heureuse” – 10 December 2018

On the 10th of December 2018, the International Yehudi Menuhin Foundation collaborated with Emergences asbl for the conference of Pierre Rabhi, a dear fiend to Yehudi Menuhin, on "La Sobriété Heureuse" at the Université Libre de Bruxelles (ULB). On this occasion, the orchestra in residence at IYMF - The Brussels Chamber Orchestra (BCO) - gave a [...]

Diversity Makes Music – 21 November 2018

One of the highlights of the year 2018  was the “Diversity Makes Music” concert in Flagey – one of the most important cultural venues of Brussels – on 21 November 2018. Through this concert we wanted to address an contemporary issue dear to us all, namely the migration crisis. This unique concert was a dialogue [...]