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Recording session with the Belgian National Orchestra for Cantania 2025

On July 8, 2024, Posted by , In Uncategorized, With No Comments

🎶 Exciting News! 🎶 I’m thrilled to share that I recently had the honor of conducting a recording session with members of the Belgian National Orchestra and Esther Rispens. We were working on a brand new cantata by the incredibly talented Adrien Lambinet, specially composed for next year’s Cantania performance…

Vibrato: Living with Parkinson’s – A Journey of Resilience and Music

On February 22, 2024, Posted by , In Uncategorized, With No Comments

Posted on February 22, 2024, by David Ramael Yolanda, a passionate juvenile judge, dedicated many years to her career until Parkinson’s disease forced her into early retirement at the age of 55. Despite this life-changing diagnosis, Yolanda has found ways to cope with the disease through trial and error. Understanding…

Freedom and Oppression: The Role of Music in Democracy

On December 28, 2023, Posted by , In Uncategorized, With No Comments

Posted on December 28, 2023, by David Ramael In June 2024, 16-year-olds will be able to vote in the European elections for the first time, expanding the democratic process and allowing millions more to participate in free elections. However, this milestone comes at a time when democratic values are being…

Conducting “Désolé Moustique” with the Opéra de Rouen Normandie: An Interview with David Ramael

On December 18, 2023, Posted by , In Uncategorized, With No Comments

I recently had the pleasure of conducting the orchestra of the Opéra de Rouen Normandie for performances of “Désolé Moustique,” a captivating family spectacle created by the talented duo Perforator. This enchanting show blends humor, music, and storytelling to create an unforgettable experience for audiences of all ages. In an…

Ysaye International Music Competition

On January 31, 2022, Posted by , In Uncategorized, With No Comments

I am very honored to join the jury for this year’s junior edition of the Ysaye International Music Competition from February 28th until March 5th! Toi toi to all of the participants!

Be A He(a)ro: Interview in HRMagazine

On July 5, 2021, Posted by , In Uncategorized, With No Comments

Posted on July 5, 2021, by David Ramael A few weeks ago, I had the privilege of being interviewed for HRMagazine alongside some of my fellow “He(a)ros.” The topic of discussion was the “Be A He(a)ro” initiative. This important project focuses on bringing suicide prevention and mental health awareness to…

Season calendar available online

On August 3, 2019, Posted by , In Uncategorized, With No Comments

David Ramael’s season calendar for 2019 – 2020 is now up to date and available online. In addition, more updates will follow in the upcoming weeks. Highlights this season include concerts with Boho Strings, with soloists Roeland Hendrikx and Tamar Halperin. Furthermore David will be returning to the Belgian National…

Summer Conducting Seminar

On June 21, 2016, Posted by , In Uncategorized, By ,, , With No Comments

From 16 – 19 August 2016, I will be holding a 4-day summer conducting seminar at the Tilburg Conservatory. This workshop will offer 6 students the opportunity to work in-depth on score analysis and conducting technique in works by Beethoven, Ravel, Rossini, and Schubert. This summer conducting seminar is aimed at younger conductors who wish to develop…

O Mensch, gib acht!

On March 8, 2016, Posted by , In Uncategorized, With No Comments

On March 16th I’ll be giving the concert introduction, together with the boho4 string quartet, for the Budapest Festival Orchestra’s concert at BOZAR. On the program is Mahler’s monumental 3rd Symphony. For more info please visit http://www.bozar.be/en/activities/107183-oh-mensh-gib-acht-musings-on-mahler-nietzsche-and-beethoven  

Reflective Conservatoire Conference 2015

On October 26, 2014, Posted by , In Uncategorized, With No Comments

London calling!! I am very excited that my presentation entitled “The orchestral musician in the 21st century: A creative approach to the audition process” has been accepted to the Reflective Conservatoire Conference 2015, which will take place from February 26th until March 1st, 2015 at the Guildhall School of Music….