Edsilia Rombley and Iris Dog playing shows in empty Concertgebouw

The Concertgebouw in Amsterdam, the Concertgebouw Sessions brought to life, with famous artists solo performance for an empty hall. Among others Edsilia Rombley and Iris Dog cooperate with the new project set up for the action around the coronavirus.

The Concertgebouw in Amsterdam, the Concertgebouw Sessions brought to life, with famous artists solo performance for an empty hall. Among others Edsilia Rombley and Iris Dog cooperate with the new project set up for the action around the coronavirus.

Rombley was on March 19 her solo debut at the Concertgebouw and is now available on April 22.

“Acting in an empty Concertgebouw is obviously bizarre,” says Rombley. “I hope to give people at home distraction in these bad times.”

Pianist Dog shows in June ten performances at the Concertgebouw, where they play music by Ludovico Einaudi will. Whether these shows continue is not known yet, but dog will in any case be seen on April 15 online at the Concertgebouw Sessions.

The pianist wonders what it’s like for an empty room to play. “The interaction with my audience is very important to me, but I think it’s great that we can still reach people in this way.”

One employee was present at shows

The first edition of the concert series on Wednesday, April 8th kicked by pianist Anna Fedorova, which will perform include music by composer Chopin.

The Concertgebouw Sessions take place every Wednesday at 12:30 pm and can be seen through social media channels and websites of the concert hall and the participating artists. The shows last about fifteen minutes and there is only one member of the Concertgebouw attended the recordings and well away from the musician.

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