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Busy weeks ahead

The next two weeks will be a very busy period with Boho Strings: on Thursday February 8th I’ll be conducting the ensemble at BOZAR in works by contemporary Moroccan composer Nabil Benabdeljalil. This concert is part of the festival Moussem Cities: Casablanca. I’ve conducted Nabil’s music in the past, but…

Debut with Orchestre Philharmonique Royal de Liège

On February 20, 2017, Posted by , In Updates, With No Comments

This week I’ll be making my debut with the Orchestre Philharmonique Royal de Liège with “Musique et Emotions”, an eclectic children’s program geared especially toward autistic children. With amongst others Beethoven, Grieg, Sibelius, Saint-Saëns, John Williams and a new work by Harold Noben on the program. Concerts on February 22, 23 and 24…

New Management

On January 31, 2017, Posted by , In Updates, By , , With No Comments

I’m very happy to announce that I am now being represented by Aulos Music Management for general management. Aulos has already been representing BOHO Players for a little over a year, but now they will also look after all of my conducting engagements. First up, my debut with the Orchestre Philharmonique Royal…

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….

1st Prize Winner Michael Dittrich Conducting Competition

On September 6, 2014, Posted by , In Updates, With 2 Comments

For the past two weeks I attended the Michael Dittrich conducting course and competition with the Duna Symphony Orchestra in Budapest. I am happy to announce that I was unanimously awarded the First Prize by both Maestro Dittrich and members of the orchestra. Please check out https://davidramael.comkickstart-core-4.1.1/media/ for a video clip…

European Forum on Music 2014

On July 3, 2014, Posted by , In Conference Presentations, With No Comments

I recently was in Berne for the European Forum on Music, which for their fourth edition chose Music and Politics: a shared responsibility as topic (http://www.emc-imc.org/efm). I was asked to serve on a panel discussing The Power of the Amateurs: The Swiss Federal Popular Initiative on Music Education moderated by Daniel Kellerhals. It was…