“For the World to come” 

Unfortunately we are not able to proceed with our yearly Festival due to Covid -19. But since we and the musicians could not wait to play music again, we all invite you to our livestream concert this Sunday 7 June at 8:00 pm.

Please join the livestream here with the following program, played in the Dorpskerk of Wassenaar:

Hans Krása –
Passacaglia and Fuga for stringtrio

Irina Simon-Renes – violin
Santa Vižine – viola
Jérôme Fruchart – cello

Ludwig van Beethoven
liederencyclus “An die ferne Geliebte”

Henk Neven – bariton
Thomas Beijer – piano

Ludwig van Beethoven
3rd Symphony Eroica (arranged for piano quartet)

Irina Simon-Renes – violin
Santa Vižine – viola
Jérôme Fruchart – cello
Thomas Beijer – piano


Below the original program, which was planned for 3 to 7 June 2020. 

Wednesday 3rd of June – 11 uur concert in Van Ommerenpark

“Viennese classic morning concert” including W. A. Mozart, J. Haydn and L. v. Beethoven  (Private concert)


Thursday 4th of June – 20:00 Institute Clingendael

“From the ashes – An hommage to the silenced voices of Theresienstadt”

Erwin Schulhoff 5 pieces for string quartet (1924)

Viktor Ullman Liederbuch des Hafi (arranged for string quartet by Thomas Beijer)

Hans Krasa Passacaglia and Fuga (1942)

Pavel Haas string quartet no 3


Friday 5th of June – 20:00 Dorpskerk Wassenaar

“The unbreakable spirit – 250 years Ludwig van Beethoven“

Ludwig van Beethoven 12 variations on “See the conqu’ring hero comes”

Ludwig van Beethoven “An die Ferne Geliebte”

Ludwig van Beethoven Symphonie nr 3 Eroica (arr. Ferdinand Ries)


Saturday 6th of June –  Voorlinden  “Nocturne”

Guided tour and concert with Arnold Schönberg’s “Verklärte Nacht”

“Nocturne” with music by Arnold Schönberg and visual underlignement of the music by the video-artist Johannes Bosgra

Sunday 7th of June – 12:00 Kasteel de Wittenburg

Family concert with the musical Drakenkoek

Childrens project and exposition “Freedom”

During the festival week there will be an exposition of artwork inspired by “Ode an die Freude”, a celebration of 75 years since the end of Worldwar II and 250 years since Ludwig van Beethoven was born.