A Handelsbeurs production
One of the key figures of the contemporary jazz scene, the American trumpeter Dave
Douglas, presents the brand new composition Secular Psalms. He derived inspiration from
Van Eyck and the zeitgeist of the Middle Ages.
From the emergence of polyphony in the work of Guillaume Dufay to the emotional tragedies surrounding the plague. On top of this he has been greatly inspired by the latest events, meaning corona and Black Lives Matter. He has put together an international, eclectic sextet for this performance.
A production of Handelsbeurs in coproduction with Jazz Brugge, November Music and Jazz fest Berlin with the support of The City of Ghent and Baloise Insurance.
Safety first during corona
The Handelsbeurs opens its doors again.
Please take into account the rules below during your visit.
- Keep your distance and disinfect your hands.
- Don't forget your mouth mask, even during the concert.
- Come on time because the timing is strict.
- Show up with your bubble.
- Are you ill? Then stay home.
Livestreams via Sound of Ghent
The Handelsbeurs focuses on ambitious live streams via Sound of Ghent, a platform we developed ourselves.
We look beyond the classical concert registration, with creative collaborations between band and director.