Here’s a summary of highlighted events for the upcoming  weekend in The Hague and surrounds.  Click on the links for more details. Please check the websites of the organisers for the most up to date information and any last minute changes. Have a great weekend!


Chamber Music Festival  (Friday  21 – Sunday 23April)

During second edition of the Chamber Music Festival you can enjoy 50 short concerts  in  Haagse Hout  neighborhood of The Hague.  The festival is an initiative of the  Koninklijk Conservatorium (KC), Diamanttheater and Stichting Kunstpost.. Their goal is to develop a broader  audience for classical music and to provide a platform for the new generation of young professional musicians from the Royal Conservatory.

All concerts are free except the  Radio West Concert.

During the  three day festival   as many as 170 classical music students  from the KC play 50 short concerts in small ensembles  in  various locations in  Haagse Hout. They will play works by famous composers such as Beethoven, Debussy, Mendelssohn, Mozart and Shostakovich.   As well as   perform   pieces by lesser-known composers such as Bartók and Jean Cras.

 

 


BorderKitchen with Min-Jin Kym  (Saturday  22  April)

BorderKitchen with Min-Jin Kym @ Kerkstraat 11, Den Haag

VIOLIN VIRTUOSO MIN-JIN KYM VISITS BORDERKITCHEN
Acclaimed musician talks about her book Gone with Abdelkader Benali

The 35-year-old recently published the book Gone, about how her life collapsed after her rare 1696 Stradivarius was stolen. Gone will be published in Dutch by OverAmstel, under the name Verloren (Lost). Min Kym will be interviewed in English by author Abdelkader Benali.
At 7 years old Min Kym was  a prodigy, the youngest ever pupil at the Purcell School of Music. At 11 she won  her first international prize and two years later she made  her international debut at Berliner Symphoniker. Her career soared. Then, in a train station café, her violin was stolen, a rare 1696 Stradivarius. In an instant her world collapsed. She descended  into a terrifying limbo land, unable to play another note.

 


Festival Pal Mundo 2017 – Europe’s biggest Latin and Caribbean festival    (Saturday   22 April)

On April 22 Pal Mundo will organise  Europe’s biggest Latin and Caribbean festival for the fourth time.

Like at the other editions, your favourite Latin and Caribbean artist will preform in Ahoy Rotterdam to provide you with an unforgettable experience.

With three stages, visitors of Festival Pal Mundo will have more than enough options to enjoy salsa, bachata, reggaeton, merengue and many more exotic sounds. Also on the culinary level, Pal Mundo will offer a complete Latin and Caribbean experience.


 The English Writing Festival: Can Anyone Write a Memoir?   (23 April)

The English Writing Festival: Can Anyone Write a Memoir? @ The ABC Treehut, The Hague

This is the third of  a  special afternoon events for budding and published writers. This time the theme is Memoir and Biography writing: Can anyone write a memoir?

Five great speakers will talk during this event, which will be hosted by Val Poore.

All have a wonderful and wide range of experience to talk to you about writing a memoir or biography.



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