Baltic Tour: Les Agrémens & Ensemble Nylandia
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Baltic Tour: Les Agrémens & Ensemble Nylandia
8 July & 14 July & 6 August & 30 September 2018

© Guy Van Waas: Jaques Verrees © Ensemble Nylandia: Mark Niskanen ©  Les Agrémens: Jaques Verrees

The Finnish Cultural Institute for the Benelux, together with the Finnish baroque orchestra Ensemble Nylandia, CAV & MA (Centre d’Art Vocal et de Musique Ancienne) and the festival umbrella organisation, Festivals de Wallonie, is supporting a concert series called Baltic Tour.

There will be four concerts between July and September 2018 at festivals that are part of the Festivals de Wallonie platform across the francophone region of Belgium. Les Agrémens, the ensemble directed by the well-known Belgian composer Guy Van Waas will be joined by three soloists from Ensemble Nylandia to add some Finnish flavour: Anni Elonen (violin), Riittaliisa Hakulinen (viola) and Tatu Ahola (cello).

The concert programme includes music from the late 18th and early 19th century from the countries along the Baltic sea, more particularly Sweden, Denmark and Estonia.




Francesco Antonio Baldassare Uttini (1723 – 1795)

Sinfonia de l’Olimpiade

Iwan Müller (1786 – 1854)

Duo concertante for clarinet and orchestra Op.23


Soloists: Guy van Waas & Jean-Philippe Poncin and Kayo Nishida


Joseph Martin Kraus (1756 – 1792)

Excerpts from the Olympie series, the opera Proserpin and Pluto airs
Guy Van Waas, direction and clarinet

Jean-Philippe Poncin or Kayo Nishida (St-Hubert), clarinet

Benoît Giaux, baritone (Namur, St-Hubert and Charleroi)

Les Agrémens
As well as
Anni Elonen, violin

Riittaliisa Hakulinen, viola

Tatu Ahola, cello


Baltic Tour –concert series


8 July 2018, 3:00pm

Eglise Saint-Loup
Festival Musical de Namur

14 July 2018, 8:00pm

Basilique de Saint-Hubert

Royal Juillet Musical de Saint-Hubert


6 August 2018, 11:00am
Espace culturel des Capucins
Festival de Stavelot


30 September 2018, 4:00pm

Palais des Beaux-Arts de Charleroi

Festival Musical du Hainaut












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