Antwerp Conservatory organises a great many supplementary
activities in the context of its music, drama and dance courses,
including concerts, performances, talks, etc. Its magazine,
'Forum', covers them all, enlivening them with reflective
Forum 3 11-12: The
pros and cons of plagiarism in the Beyoncé manner - Two views of
the problems of Dutch Higher Music Education - On the open sea that
stretches out in front of young performing artists - …
11-12: Dorian van der Brempt encourages the students,
Edo de Waart on working with Conservatoire students, three poems by
Vic Van Avermaet, visual art viewed from a playful angle, an
interview with August Verbesselt, and a prizewinner who almost had
to whistle for her prize
11-12: Prima Vista - a multiple prizewinner in
the Art of Words - Ewald Demeyere on 18th-century Flemish
harpsichord music (part II) - The body as an instrument of art -
The theatre of incomprehension
10-11: On necessary alienation in cabaret,
Prokofiev's Maddalena, Calmness with sun, two views of teacher
training, Belgian jazz between the wars and Flemish harpsichord
music of the 18th century.
Forum 5 10-11: The
hippodrome: lost monument of Antwerp's South quarter - An interview
with Luc Van Hove, Wim Henderickx and Patricia Mai on dance and
composition - Sample with no value - Adriaan Campo reviews the
project involving Vijaj Iyer and the Hermes Ensemble - ...
10-11: Setting a new course - Interview with care
coordinator Linda Germeys - Drama students write about first love -
Open campus day and deOrkestacademie - Sanctorum reflects on the
benefits of a cheese slicer - Geertje Van Duijnhoven, student of
singing, and her artistic worry.
Forum 3 10-11: Dance education reviewed - Youngsters on or
off the stage - Midwinternight's dream - Calm and sunny - Theatre
without a plot? - Lobster, Japanese style.
10-11: Portrait: Johan Thielemans discusses the educator
Dora Van der Groen - O&O: Abattoir Fermé: Frank Peters attempts
to fathom the dramaturgy of post-dramatic theatre - Fred Schalkens
interviews Cathy Berx, governor of Antwerp Province and a more than
enthusiastic culture fanatic - Review: Hans Dowit looks back at the
festive opening of the new arts campus - ...
10-11: On inspired conductors, possessed musicians and
talented students: Koen Kessels and Hans Verbugt on the founding of
deOrkestacademie - the Arts Campus shows the world: Pascale De
Groote and Jerry Aerts on the realisation of a dream - ...
09-10: Academisation is dead, long live research in Music
& Performing Arts! - Post-culture in East and West - Effortless
music-making: a utopia? - New research projects at Antwerp Royal
Conservatory in 2010 - Mourning in a post-culture - Popular
eighteenth-century dance music in Flanders - ...
09-10: Clapping: to make us think about applause, an
interview with Ruth Joos and Sofie Lemaire, divas in our library,
the future of the dance repertoire, something about a fish knife
and a review of 'Signoôr in China', Sanctorum imagines itself in
Gaza City, there is reform in the air in the DKO (Part-Time Art
Education) and Forum applauds.
09-10: an introduction to copyright, on 18th-century music
from Antwerp, Veerle Bosmans on 'Het Roosje uit de Dalen', a
wordcraft student on hippopotami, Hans Dowit writes 'From here to …
Istanbul, Sanctorum acts very mysterious and our librarian has come
across another gem.
0910:on music marketing, an architect and a singer, the
spoken word Maestro of the Antwerp Conservatory Foundation writes
on football, the history of pop music by a fellow traveller, per
amore e per forza, and a wintry coda.
Forum 2 0910: With thanks to all collectors past
and present, Guy Aelterman asks 'Quo Vadis?', Bach in Venice, Words
write, and the past gives things a voice
Forum 1 0910: On the
capacities of our tower of books, Community Art, a young flautist
at work with the BBC Symphony Orchestra, Hans Dowit on the effect
of combined forces, Sanctorum speaks up for Saskia De Coster, and
an introduction to marimba.
6 0809: the research forum: the sense and nonsense of a PhD
in the arts - Between Art and Kafka - Where science calls, art is
silent - The body as an instrument - Frank Van der Stucken and
Jean-Nicolas Lemmens - Research in the jazz department and why
dancers have physical complaints
Forum 5 0809: on artistic
research and scientific methods - Fred Schalckens interviews Jan
Raes - the first Master in Symphonic Band Conducting graduated -
something about ecological theatre - Chloe Herteleer observes eight
exciting explosions - Sanctorum reflects on how artists are
supposed to deal with the concept of Europe - farewell to Jaap
Forum 4 0809: Interview
with Dr. Yves Senden - Art, music and the bed of truth - Open-open
- Hans Dowit on contemporary devotion - Sanctorum - In brief:
Dvorák, Schönberg, Ligeti, Benoit, Händel and many more.
Forum 3 0809:A view of the International Arts
Campus - Part 2 of the Russian (r)evolution in dance - Bart
Moeyaert, writer for 25 years: an interview - Agrippina Vaganova
translated - Sanctorum lied to a thousand times - I.M.
Forum 2 0809: Art can sometimes just
be art - Part 1 of the Russian (R)evolution in Dance - Interview
with Adriaan 'the black panther' Raemdonck - Something about 'music
for men' - Art as a love letter
Forum 1 0809: Chalk marks or handcuffs, an alarming
article by student Stein Verrelst - A new handbook for
improvisation - On internationalisation - Interview with Bram Van
camp - The food of love - Sanctorum wonders about our judgement of
taste - From beardless youngster to moustached old man - All this
in a new setting.
0708: 'Research Forum'. We studied: The effects of playing
music - The musical life of Antwerp - What's going on between Art
and Kafka - The role of our library - The difference between
plagiarism and imitation.
Forum 5 0708: includes small-scale contemporary
musical theatre - Self-assessment by the drama courses - Why art is
an untamable wild animal - Sanctorum's brief archaeology of the
muse - Cut and pasted in 1877.
4 0708: A critical look at 'Research in Art' - We went
in search of the other Orpheus - WHAM celebrates Stockhausen and
Posman - 10th anniversary of the Study Centre for Flemish Music -
It's open day at the department - Sanctorum helps us recover from
the primal angst - We discovered a quite extraordinary elephant in
the library - and more.
0708: The Higher Dance Institute is 35 years old - Research
at the HID - 'Music as a Human Value', a colloquium on 1 March -
Artistic encounters in the old public library - Sanctorum on the
'wow effect' - Jan Dewilde came across another odd character in our
photo archives - and more.