AGENDA

19 Jan 2021

Mons - Les Midis d'Arts² (BE)

12:15 p.m.

Daniel Rubenstein 

with students and faculty members of the school

Posponed because of the Coronavirus

Chamber Music concert

31 Jan 2021

Brussels - Great Synagogue (BE)

5:17 p.m. (17h17)

Ensemble Mendelssohn
Daniel Rubenstein, violin

Sophie Ackermann, violin

Vincent Hepp, viola

Clément Holvoet, viola

Johannes Burghoff, cello

Adrien Tyberghein, double-bass

Posponed because of the Coronavirus

Beethoven complete symphonies (chamber transcription)

Overture "Coriolan" for string sextet 

(transc. D. Rubenstein, 2020)

Symphony No. 6 for string sextet "Pastorale" 

(transcr. M-G Fisher, 1815)

10 Feb 2021

Mons - Arsonic (BE)

8:00 p.m.

Ensemble Mendelssohn
Daniel Rubenstein, violin

Sophie Ackermann, violin

Vincent Hepp, viola

Clément Holvoet, viola

Johannes Burghoff, cello

Adrien Tyberghein, double-bass

Posponed because of the Coronavirus

Beethoven complete symphonies (chamber transcription)

Overture "Coriolan" for string sextet 

(transc. D. Rubenstein, 2020)

Symphony No. 6 for string sextet "Pastorale" 

(transcr. M-G Fisher, 1815)

22 April 2021

Tokyo Andvision (JP)

whole day

Daniel Rubenstein, violin

Masterclass

Audition for Entrance Exam at the Royal Conservatory of Mons

May - June

Brussels, Maison de la Création (BE)

2 months Residence

Ensemble Mendelssohn
Daniel Rubenstein, violin

Sophie Ackermann, violin

Gergely Kota, viola

Johannes Burghoff, cello

Catherine Lebrun, cello,

Alessandro, Cervino, piano

Remembering the Future

Project exploring the memory, for Piano quintets

5 piano quintets commissioned by the Ensemble Mendelssohn by

Claude Ledoux, Adrien Tsiloglannis, Stéphane Orlando, Talia Amar, and Haofu Zhang

17 June 2021

Liège - Concerts de Midi (BE)

12:30 p.m.

Ensemble Mendelssohn
Daniel Rubenstein, violin

Sophie Ackermann, violin

Vincent Hepp, viola

Maxime Desert, viola

Johannes Burghoff, cello

Catherine Lebrun, cello

Beethoven complete symphonies (chamber transcription)

Symphony No. 2 for string quintet 

(transcription F. Ries, 1802)

Symphony No. 8 for string quintet 

(published by Steiner, 1814)

July 2021

31e Fêtes Musicales en Savoie (FR)

1 month residence

Ensemble Mendelssohn
Daniel Rubenstein, violin

Sophie Ackermann, violin

Gergely Kota, viola

Maxime Desert, viola

Johannes Burghoff, cello

Catherine Lebrun, cello

Marta Costa Soares, double-bass

Beethoven complete symphonies (chamber transcription)

Recordings and concerts

10 July 2021

Chambéry - Palais de Justice (FR)

6:30 p.m.

Ensemble Mendelssohn
Daniel Rubenstein, violin

Sophie Ackermann, violin

Gergely Kota, viola

Maxime Desert, viola

Catherine Lebrun, cello

Beethoven complete symphonies (chamber transcription)

Symphony No. 1 for sting quintet

Symphony No. 5 for string quintet

14 July 2021

Courchevel - Auditorium (FR)

9:00 p.m.

Ensemble Mendelssohn
Daniel Rubenstein, violin

Sophie Ackermann, violin

Gergely Kota, viola

Maxime Desert, viola

Johannes Burghoff, cello

Beethoven complete symphonies (chamber transcription)

Symphony No. 2 for string quintet

Symphony No. 4 for string quintet

20 July 2021

La Léchère - Auditorium (FR)

6:30 p.m.

Ensemble Mendelssohn
Daniel Rubenstein, violin

Sophie Ackermann, violin

Gergely Kota viola

Maxime Desert, viola

Catherine Lebrun, cello

Beethoven complete symphonies (chamber transcription)

Fidelio Overture for string quintet

Symphony No. 7 for string quintet

27 July 2021

Macot Church (FR)

9:00 p.m.

Ensemble Mendelssohn

Daniel Rubenstein, violin

Sophie Ackermann, violin

Maxime Desert, viola

Gergely Kota, viola

Johannes Burghoff, cello

Marta Costa Soares, double-bass

Overture "Coriolan" for string sextet 

(transc. D. Rubenstein, 2020)

Creation of this version

Symphony No. 6 for string sextet "Pastorale" 

(transcr. M-G Fisher, 1815)

29 July 2021

Saint-Martin-de-Belleville Church (FR)

9:00 p.m.

Ensemble Mendelssohn
Daniel Rubenstein, violin

Sophie Ackermann, violin

Maxime Desert, viola

Gergely Kota, viola

Johannes Burghoff, cello

Marta Costa Soares, double-bass

Beethoven complete symphonies (chamber transcription)

Symphony No. 3 for string sextet "Eroïca"

(transc. D. Rubenstein, 2020)

Creation of this version

 

11 Aug 2021

Festival Classissimo - Brussels (BE)

8:00 p.m.

Ensemble Mendelssohn

Daniel Rubenstein, violin

Sophie Ackermann, violin

Maxime Desert, viola

Vincent Hepp, viola

Johannes Burghoff, cello

Catherine Lebrun, cello

Marta Costa Soras, double-bass

Gabriel Laufer, percussion

Peter Maus, organ

Laura Telly Cambier, soprano

Cécile Lastchenk, mezzo

Geoffrey Degives, ténor

François Héraud, baryton

LES RENCONTRES INATTENDUES !

Ludwig van Beethoven

Symphony No. 9 for string septet, percussion, organ and 4 voices

(transcr. Vladimir Mendelssohn, 2020 - commissioned by the Ensemble Mendelssohn)

Creation

Introduction by Jacques Martel, writer

14-22 July 2021

Hammelburg (DE)

9 days Masterclass

Faculty

Alfredo Garcia-Serrano

David Gillham 

Lihay Bendayan,

Kevork Mardirossian

Daniel Rubenstein

Christoph Schickedanz

-

Anneke Degen 

Andreas Röhn 

David Stromberg 

Matthias Wohlleber

Annette Homann

-

Alexei Petrov

Eun Jung Son

Matthias Rein

Participation cancelled due to the pandemic travel situation

2nd International Violin Academy Hammelburg

VIolin individual lessons with 4 faculty members

Masterclasses

Seminars on violin and bow making

Orchestra technique

Cadenza improvisation for classical repertoire,

Jazz and bluegrass crossover

Violin ensemble

Various Concerts

31 Aug 2021

Brussels - Festival Midis-Minimes (BE)

12:15 p.m.

Ensemble Mendelssohn
Daniel Rubenstein, violin

Sophie Ackermann, violin

Gergely Kota, viola

Maxime Desert, viola

Catherine Lebrun, cello

Ludwig van Beethoven

Symphony No. 5 for string quintet

(transcription Ebers)

31 Aug 2021

Brussels - Festival Midis-Minimes (BE)

13:15 p.m.

Ensemble Mendelssohn
Daniel Rubenstein, violin

Sophie Ackermann, violin

Gergely Kota, viola

Maxime Desert, viola

Catherine Lebrun, cello

Ludwig van Beethoven

Symphony No. 5 for string quintet

(transcription Ebers)

3 Sept 2021

Brussels - Festival Propulse (BE)

4:45 p.m.

Ensemble Mendelssohn
Daniel Rubenstein, violin

Sophie Ackermann, violin

Gergely Kota, viola

Maxime Desert, viola

Catherine Lebrun, cello

Ludwig van Beethoven

Symphony No. 5 for string quintet

(transcription Ebers)

11 Sept 2021

Goudse Kamermuziek Concerten (NL)

8:00 p.m.

Ensemble Mendelssohn

Daniel Rubenstein, violin

Sophie Ackermann, violin

Sander Geerts, viola

Gergely Kota, viola

Johannes Burghoff, cello

Catherine Lebrun, cello

Marta Costa Soras, double-bass

Maïko Inoue, piano

Koen Plaetinck, percussion

Bart Verheyen, organ

Sheva Tehoval, soprano

Cécile Lastchenko, mezzo

Geoffrey Degives, tenor

François Héraud, baryton

Laura Telly Cambier, soprano

Laura Verlinden, mezzo

Kenny Ferreira, ténor

Lucas Cortoos, baryton

Ludwig van Beethoven

Fantasy-Chorale for piano, string septet, organ and 8 voices opus 80 (transcription: Daniel Rubenstein, 2020)

Creation of this version

Symphony No. 9 for string septet, percussion, organ and 8 voices

(transcr. Vladimir Mendelssohn, 2020 - commissioned by the Ensemble Mendelssohn)

14 Oct 2021

Liège - Concerts de Midi (BE)

12:30 p.m.

Ensemble Mendelssohn

Daniel Rubenstein, violin

Sophie Ackermann, violin

Maxime Desert, viola

Gergely Kota, viola

Johannes Burghoff, cello

Marta Costa Soares, double-bass

Beethoven complete symphonies (chamber transcription)

Symphony No. 3 for string sextet "Eroïca" 

(transcr. Daniel Rubenstein, 2020)

17 Oct 2021

Folle Journée Beethoven - Brussels (BE)

4:16 p.m. (16h16)

Ensemble Mendelssohn
Daniel Rubenstein, violin

Sophie Ackermann, violin

Maxime Desert, viola

Gergely Kota, viola

Johannes Burghoff, cello

Marta Costa Soares, double-bass

Ludwig van Beethoven 

Symphony No. 3 for string sextet "Eroïca" 

(transcr. Daniel Rubenstein, 2020)

24 Oct 2021

Festival International de Jodoigne (BE)

3:00 p.m.

Ensemble Mendelssohn

Daniel Rubenstein, violin

Sophie Ackermann, violin

Sander Geerts, viola

Gergely Kota, viola

Johannes Burghoff, cello

Catherine Lebrun, cello

Marta Costa Soras, double-bass

Maïko Inoue, piano

Koen Plaetinck, percussion

Bart Verheyen, organ

Sheva Tehoval, soprano

Doris Brasseur, soprano

Cécile Lastchenko, mezzo

Nancy Breyer, mezzo

Geoffrey Degives, tenor

Kenny Ferreira, ténor

François Héraud, baryton

Tom Van Bogaert, baryton

Ludwig van Beethoven

Fantasy-Chorale for piano, string septet, organ and 8 voices opus 80 (transcription: Daniel Rubenstein, 2020)

Symphony No. 9 for string septet, percussion, organ and 8 voices

(transcr. Vladimir Mendelssohn, 2020 - commissioned by the Ensemble Mendelssohn)

18 Nov 2021

Liège - Concerts de Midi (BE)

12:30 p.m.

Ensemble Mendelssohn
Daniel Rubenstein, violin

Sophie Ackermann, violin

Gergely Kota, viola

Maxime Desert, viola

Catherine Lebrun, cello

Beethoven complete symphonies (chamber transcription)

Overture "Fidelio" for string quintet 

Symphony No. 7 for string quintet 

(Published by Steiner 1814)

1-5 Dec 2021

Brussels - Triomphe de l'Art (BE)

whole day

Jury members
Marc Danel

Daniel Rubenstein

Alexis Galpérine

Hed Yaron Meyerson

Joachim Eijlander

International Music Competition

for solo strings

and chamber music groups

14 Dec 2021

Festival Saint-Saens - Mons (BE)

12:30 p.m.

Student/faculty concert
Daniel Rubenstein, violin

Camille Donzé, cello

Thibaut Pruvot, piano

Sophie Ackermann, violin

Clément Holvoet, viola

Miriam Göbel, cello

Philippe Cormann, double-bass

Louis Dechambre, piano

Dominique Bodart, trumpet

Camille Saint-Saens

Piano trio No. 1 in F major

Septet for 2 violins, viola, cello, double-bass, piano and trumpet

23 Dec 2021

Liège - Concerts de Midi (BE)

12:30 p.m.

Ensemble Mendelssohn
Daniel Rubenstein, violin

Sophie Ackermann, violin

Maxime Desert, viola

Gergely Kota, viola

Johannes Burghoff, cello

Marta Costa Soares, double-bass

Beethoven complete symphonies (chamber transcription)

Overture "Coriolan" for string sextet 

(transc. D. Rubenstein, 2020)

Symphony No. 6 for string sextet "Pastorale" 

(transcr. M-G Fisher, 1815)