Beneath the Blue

Luxembourg based Dutch jazz vocalist Edith Van Den Heuvel is pregnant with a new jazz baby due on December 13th and conceived with London based pianist Frank Harrison. The name is Beneath the Blue and some of the character traits will surely be velvety, delicate, fragile and strong – a combination of two excellent jazz […]

Two sisters & two Steinways

Arzu and Gamze Kirtil │Piano Duos │ Philharmonie Luxembourg If you’re a classical music novice, a concert with a twin-sister piano duo could be a good place to start, and if you’re an experienced listener and concert goer, such a duo could be refreshing. Especially when the repertoire is audience friendly, with pieces by some of […]

Turkish Rhapsody

She looks tiny as she enters the huge café where we have decided to meet for a chat, but as soon as she sits down at the blue table, which happens to match her neat jacket, she takes up more space. A strong and gentle presence in her hazel eyes and frequent, careful smiles. And […]