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Gilu …
We spend all the energies stored up in us in this cheering, singing, stamping
- [...]
For us it is the symbol of our life,
of our wishes: "Freedom in all domains!"
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soprano, violin & harp
ABOUT

about

Gilu ...

Alle in uns aufgespeicherten Energien verausgaben wir in diesem Jauchzen, Singen, Stampfen – [...]

Für uns ist es das Symbol unseres Lebens,

unserer Wünsche: »Freiheit auf allen Gebieten!« 

 

Gilu …

We spend all the energies stored up in us in this cheering, singing, stamping 

- [...].

For us it is the symbol of our life,

of our wishes: "Freedom in all domains!"

 

Gilu is a poem by

Selma Meerbaum-Eisinger. She describes the dance Gilu. This Hebrew word means: be happy, rejoice!

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Soprano, violin and harp: that's Gilu.

Maria Portela Larisch, Veronique De Raedemaeker and Mathilde Wauters found each other in a shared love for chamber music and fascination for poetry and started playing together, embracing their unusual instrumental setting. This has brought the trio to write their own arrangements of works close to their hearts and tailor them to a perfect fit for Gilu’s instrumentation. 

Gilu, a young ensemble founded in 2021, aims to stay connected to today’s society and its dilemmas. The sung poetry enables them to bring their message closer to the audience, and while having a special interest for 20th century - and contemporary music, they also perform music of other eras. Inviting different art forms to their unique combination of sound colours, they like to stretch the boundaries of the classical concert format. Each of the three young women received the highest distinctions in their field and have also won prizes in national and international competitions. Originally based in Belgium, they have studied in Belgium, France and Germany. The soprano’s Portuguese origins makes Gilu a real European trio that enjoys being on the road working everywhere in between these places. 

meet the musicians
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AGENDA

agenda

Thu. 28th March 2024

Hove

20:15

Our staged performance uniting poetry and music - read about it here

Tue. 19th Nov. 2024

Zilverzand (Limburg)

20:00

Houseconcert - Musica et Poetica

Wed. 20th Nov. 2024

Voorkempen

20:00

Houseconcert - Musica et Poetica

Thu. 21th Nov. 2024

's Gravenkamer

20:00

Houseconcert - Musica et Poetica

Fri. 22th Nov. 2024

Gent

20:00

Houseconcert - Musica et Poetica

Sat. 23th Nov. 2024

Tervuren

20:00

Houseconcert - Musica et Poetica

Tue. 17th Dec. 2024

Antwerpen

20:00

Houseconcert - Musica et Poetica

Thu. 19th Dec. 2024

Keerbergen

20:00

Houseconcert - Musica et Poetica

Fri. 20th Dec. 2024

Damme

20:00

Houseconcert - Musica et Poetica

Previous

Sun. 25h Feb. 2024

Cultuurcentrum Guldenberg, Wevelgem

11:00

Our staged performance uniting poetry and music - read about it here

+ info

Sat. 23th Dec. 2023

Davidsfonds Bekkevoort

20:00

Christmas Concert

Sun. 18th Dec. 2022

Deurne

11:00

 Christmas concert “Garland” in Deurne

+ info

Thu. 15th Dec. 2022

Schoten

20:00

Christmas concert “Garland” in Schoten

+ info

Wed. 14th Dec. 2022

Ranst/Wommelgem

20h

Onze-Lieve-Vrouw-Ten-Hemel-Opgenomen kapel

Sint-Antoniusstraat
Ranst/Wommelgem

Mon. 12th Dec. 2022

Tienen

20:15

 Christmas concert “Garland” in Tienen

Sun. 11th Dec. 2022

Antwerp

20:00

Release concert CD & LP "Garland" in Antwerp

PROJECTS

projects

A poetic project that reflects on the question of homage and our influence on the future of the society.
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In their first CD & LP, Gilu presents a diversity of styles, cultures and languages.
CONTACT
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contact

Maria Portela Larisch, soprano

Veronique De Raedemaeker, violin

Mathilde Wauters, harp

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