Beethoven and Deafness


Beethoven's Pastoral Symphony

Various operatic arias


Chantal Gerday (narrator)

Pupils of the École intégrée

The Bruocsella Symphony Orchestra, conducted by David Miller, will perform Beethoven’s 6th Symphony. There will be narration from Chantal Gerday explaining Beethoven’s life, including his deafness. During the performance there will be drawings depicting his life projected on a screen behind the orchestra. Drawings are by Anne Clossen. Be sure not to miss it! After the break the orchestra will accompany singers in a selection of opera arias. At the same time a group of deaf and hearing-impaired children from the École intégrée will sing and sign with Chantal. At the end of the concert the kids will play percussion with the orchestra. David Miller, conductor and former La Monnaie pianist, is himself a passionate student of Francophone Belgian sign language. He is looking forward to seeing lots of his deaf friends in the audience for this unique concert. Tickets €10 Tickets online or at the door on the day You’re all very welcome!


W-Halll Auditorium

Avenue Charles Thielemans 93, Woluwe-Saint-Pierre