Saturday 2 December

The sound that makes the movie

20.00 – 22.00 hrs

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Mon 4 December

The Verdict

19.30 – 21.30 hrs

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Wed 6 December

Blade Runner

19.30 – 22.00 hrs

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Wednesday 13 December

Doing good better

12.40 -13.35h

Sjir Hoeijmakers MSc
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Wednesday 20 December


12.40 – 13.35 hrs

Codrin Kruijne MSc
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Wednesday 10 January

Truths about deception

12.40 – 13.35h

Tilman Andris
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Saturday 2 December
20.00 – 22.00 hrs

The sound that makes the movie

Location: Blauwe Zaal Auditorium

Some films are unforgettable because of their music. Symphony orchestra Ensuite plays many famous soundtracks and the art of effective film music writing is discussed.

Music plays an essential part in films. Many blockbusters come with musical themes that seem to live on forever. Music has always played an important role in films, already from the very start when the silent movie was accompanied by orchestra, piano or pianola. 

During this evening, Quadrivium’s symphony orchestra Ensuite, directed by Bart Partouns, plays many of those everlasting themes; think of James Bond, Star Wars, The Artist and many more. These works form the main course of the evening’s treat. In between there will be short introductions to film music and the role it plays in the total concept of film. Lucas Asselbergs, who wrote film score music, will explain how music can make or break a movie. Good film music is more than a catchy theme. It is often not very recognizable but subtle and creeping under your skin, while the spectator is drawn into the story. Ensuite will do it’s very best to reconstruct this feeling.

Performed works:

  • Estancia Ballet: Danza del trigo (Part 3) - Alberto Ginastera
  • Out of Africa - John Barry (arr. Nic Raine)
  • Star Wars: Suite for orchestra - John Williams
  • Symphonic highlights from Pirates of the Caribbean: at world's end - Hans Zimmer
  • Themes from 007 (a medley for orchestra) - arr. Calvin Custer
  • West side story: selection for orchestra - Leonard Bernstein, arr. Jack Mason
  • Harry Potter symphonic suite - John Williams, arranged especially for Ensuite by Loek Sonnemans
  • Twentieth century fox Universal theme. 

In collaboration with Quadrivium symphony orchestra Ensuite


Students free / others €10,-
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