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YAM Producers Forum

The YAMsession Producers Forum turns good productions into great ones!

The YAMsession Producers Forum brings together a local young audiences production with international producers and performance experts.

The production first performs live for the YAMsession with their existing work

After they are whisked away by the producers and over the course of the next 2 days they work together to make a 'new' production


It is presented again on the final day. The whole process is followed by the audience who is encouraged to give input and reflections on what transforms a good production into a great one!



Ferdinand Ensemble

The Ferdinand Ensemble is a young ensemble with a unique line-up of

2 clarinets, 2 bassoons and 2 horns. This sextet explores different paths within the classical genre and displays a rich color palette of these three specific instrument sounds. Their musical and friendship bond was formed

at the Conservatory of Ghent, School of Arts. Ferdinand brings works by

old masters such as Mozart and Beethoven but also ventures into the interwar period with Matyas Seiber. The Ensemble does not let the new generation of composers pass it by either. During the world premiere

of Cloud9, composed by Simon Rogiest, Eline Van den Broeck takes the

role of a soloist with alphorn and French horn. The 2 clarinets, 2 bassoons and horn surround her with the atmosphere of the Alps and Swiss cowbells.



Alana Pruvot - Clarinet

Aaron Van de Winckel - Clarinet

Naomi Behaeghel- Bassoon

Emma de Bakker - Bassoon

Eline Van Den Broeck - Horn

Margot Vermaut - Horn

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Discover previous Producers Forums!

Porin String Quartet | 2015 

For the Producer's Forum 2015, the Porin String Quartet was challenged and supported by producers Wouter Van Looy (Zonzo Compagnie, Belgium) and Katarina Bonander (Musik Uppland, Sweden) to bring their performance to the next level.

Kraja | 2014

The In November 2014 in Umeå (Sweden), two producers from two different countries, having never each other, were set to work with Kraja, a local Swedish vocal quartet. The aim was to look at their performance for young audiences with new eyes and ears and to see what they could do together.

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