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Frankrijk and Egypt (Caïro), June, 21 - 25, 2014

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326. performance at the Festival 'Pensées sauvages' in Dourdan (France) near Paris
327. I was invited by the French-Iranian pianist Taher Jalily
328. the Nile in Caïro, near the Opera House where I played
329. masterclass at the Caïro Conservatory of Music
330. Entrance of the Caïro Opera House
331. composer Mohamed Abdelwahad Abdelfatah (with his wife and son), whose new blues I premiered at the Opera House

Kosovo: May 23 - 25, 2014

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320. with teachers of the Music School of Gjakova and the major of Gjakova, at Marcels left side during a masterclass
321. TV interview for television, five minutes before the concert
322. with the piano teachers of the Music School after the concert
323. Gjakova was the most destroyed city of Kosovo in the 1999 war against Serbia
324. Pritzren
325. in Pritzren with Manfredo, stafmember of the Remusica Festival, and Rafet Rudi, founder of the festival in 2001

Algiers: May 14 - 18, 2014 - Festival of European Culture

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314. rehearsal with our Algerian guestmusicians Sidi Ali and Mouatassem at the Higher Institute of Music
315. the Higher Institute of Music
316. Alex Simu playing live in the studio of the Algerian radio
317. Alex Simu and Rutger Woudenberg playing live in the program Bonjour d'Algérie on Algerian television
318. sound check before the concert in the Auditorium of the Algerian Radio
319. promenade along the sea - feels like being in Nice or Marseilles
320. in the Kashba, the oldest part of Algiers
321. before the independence jews and muslims lived peacefully together in the kashba
322. workshop in the kashba
323. inside the Grande Poste, the main post office
324. the Grande Poste from the outside
325. in the centre French architecture is obvious
326. reading newspapers in the street

Albania: October 15 - 17, 2013

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311. street view Tirana
312. announcement Pianodrome Festival
313. with students who participated at my masterclass at the University of Arts in Tirana

Lublin (Poland): October 12 - 13, 2013

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309. concert in the Teatr Stary (Old Theatre) on the occasion of the commemoration of the transport of Dutch Jews to the nearby concentration camp Sobibor
310. visit to Majdanek, concentration camp in the outskirts of Lublin

Rio de Janeiro: July 8 - 11, 2013

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303. in preparation for a cd recording with music by the Brazilian composer Francisco Mignone I travelled to Rio de Janeiro
304. I played for Mignone's widow, the pianist Maria Josephina Mignone who recorded most of his piano music
305. Maria Josephina Mignone in her younger years
306. Maria Josephina Mignone with Francisco Mignone at the piano
307. Maria Josephina Mignone at her house in Rio de Janeiro
308. Rio de Janeiro, seen from Corcovado

Baku in Azerbeidzjan: April 17 - 20, 2013

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295. Megan Center - one of the locations of the Quara Quarajev Festival
296. lots of exciting architecture in Baku
297. the old city of Baku
298. in front of the Music Academy with vice-rector Yegane Akhundova
299. master class at the Music Academy
300. master class at the Music Academy
301. performing 'Swinging Music' by Kasimir Serocki with conductor Volydymir Ruchak
302. Baku - old and new

Kuwait and Oman: March 6 - 15, 2013

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287. interview for the television program 'Good morning, Kuwait!'
288. the crown prince of Buthan is one of the guests in the show as well
289. copy of an old dhow, attached to my hotel in Kuwait City
290. the concert hall is inside this ship
291. Kuwait City
292. my grand piano in the Grand Hyatt Hotel in Muscat (Oman)
293. with soprano Irene Maessen (here in Muscat's Grand Mosque) I give a concert in Muscat
294. on the seashore in Muscat

Surinam: January 10 - 22, 2013

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280. performing with violaplayer Esther Apituley for the Choirschool at the Conservatory in Paramaribo
281. lunch meeting with Delano (manager Conservatory), Anna Wya (teacher) and Albert Arens (deputy headmaster)
282. Paramaribo's wooden cathedral before the New Years concert
283. with students after their presentation at the Conservatory
284. after the New Years concerts the students give me a clock in order to keep thinking of Suriname until my next visit in June 2013
285. drinking lots of water during our bicycle tour to the plantation of Frederiksdorp
286. bicycles in the boat during the crossing of the Suriname river, back to Paramaribo

October 22 - 31, 2012: Russia

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269. announcement of my concert in the Filharmonia in Perm
270. a part of the Transsiberian Railway from Perm to Jekaterinburg
271. Jekaterinburg: opposite this church Tsar Nicolas II and his family were murdered in 1918
272. masterclass at a jazz musicschool in Jekaterinburg
273. poster of my concert at the Conservatory of Krasnodar
274. Irkutsk (Eastern Siberia)
275. Sunday morning service in the Cathedral of Irkutsk
276. Folk music Festival at the Irkutsk Filharmonia
277. Lake Baikal near Irkutsk
278. at Lake Baikal with the band of singer Maya Azucena
279. smoked fish, just captured in Lake Baikal

April 27 - May 8, 2012: Nigeria

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260. the grand piano in Lagos is transported upstairs with manual labour
261. unfortunately its too large to pass the door, even if carried sideways
262. the legs have to be removed
263. workshop at the University of Jos, on my left hand side piano technician Theo Dekker
264. with the students of my workshop at the University of Ibadan
265. Theo is demonstrating the mechanism of the piano at the University of Jos
266. with the students of the workshop in Jos
267. the military escort that accompanied us on our way to Jos
268. at the Lekke market in Lagos

March 4 to 12, 2012: trip to Muscat (Oman) - Dubai - Abu Dhabi

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252. Improvisation workshop at the International School (American British Academy) in Muscat, with music teacher Adam Cole (left)
253. workshop Muscat
254. Concert at the Museum Bait Al Zubair with members of the Royal Oman Symphony Orchestra: Aniya Tarzimanova (Russia) - violin / Timi Szeles-Szigeti (Hungary) - viola / Hans Nygaard (Danmark) - cello / Gerd Reinke (Germany) - doublebass
255. Hotel Al Bustan in Muscat, five stars or more, a surprising location for a bluesprogram...
256. Muscat: the Souk
257. Dubai
258. bluesconcert at the recently opened St. Regis Hotel in Abu Dhabi
259. the Sheikh Zayed Mosque in Abu Dhabi, the biggest mosque in the United Arab Emirates

Macedonia July 7 - 10, 2011

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247. Museum of the City of Skopje with the famous clock that stopped at the beginning of the earthquake of 1963
248. concert at the Festival Skopse Leto (Skopje Summer) in the Museum of the City of Skopje
249. lunch with the family of composer Jana Andreevska in their family house at Lake Ohrid
250. the historical centre of Ohrid
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July 2 and 3, 2011 - cd recording with music by Dutch composer Leo Kok (1893-1992) in Cologne

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241. singer Irene Maessen, Jacqueline Kiang (Leo Koks widow) and producer and musical director Gideon Boss
242. Gideon Boss and Jacqueline Kiang in the recording studio of Deutschlandfunk (German National Radio)
243. with Ursula Schoch in the Chamber Music Hall of the Deutschlandfunk (German National Radio)
244. Jacqueline Kiang, Irene Maessen and Gideon Boss
245. the recording team during lunch
246. with Irene Maessen

Cremona en Parijs - 2 tm 5 juni 2011

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236. first stop is Milan
237. performing at the Festival of Literature and Music 'Le Corde della Anima' in Cremona. Dutch writer Jan Brokken and I present our program around the Russian pianist Yuri Egorov, on the occasion of the Italian translation of Jan Brokkens book 'In het huis van de dichter' (In the poets house)
238. we spend the night at a 13th-century castle near Cremona, being guests of Jan Brokkens' Italian publisher
239. a Stradivarius violin at the Stradivarius Museum in Cremona
240. lunch after our concert at the Jehan Alain Festival in the German-Evangelical Church in Paris, left to right: Jurjen Vis, Eleonore Pameijer and Irene Maessen

Tour to Istanbul and Sudan, November 27 till December 6 2010

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231. view from my hotelroom in Istanbul on the Bosporus, the Aya Sophia and the Blue Mosque
232. participants at my workshop at the College of Music and Drama in Khartoum
233. Theo Dekker, pianotechnician and -restaurator, joined me a.o. to pimp up the Universities concertgrand after 7 years without any maintenance
234. outdoors barbershop
235. swimming in and strolling along the Nile, a popular passtime on Friday, the islamic Sunday

Madrid October 27,2010

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229. interview just before the concert for National Spanish Radio (RNE)
230. concert at the Juan March Foundation

Oeganda: 12 - 20 september 2010

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218. with my daughter Rivka during her workshop to students at the Kampala Music School
219. with conductor Russell Keable and the Kampala Symphony Orchestra after having performed Mozarts piano concerto KV 488
220. concert with Rivka in Kampala's National Theatre
221 and 225. children are singing and dancing for us at their school in the village of Seeta. Cara brought here the money she raised with an exhibition in her childrens galery AKKU in Amsterdam
222. painting with the children in Seeta
223. two Ugandan composers wrote a blues for me: Job Tezigwata and Lawrence Semanda
224. farewell in Seeta
226. with two young musicians from the Kampala Symphony Orchestra after the concert
227. with Rivka before our concert at the Bayimba Festival in the National Theatre in Kampala
228. listening in Kampala to Mozarts pianoconcerto in A major KV 488

Tanzania and Zanzibar: June 27 - Juli 7, 2010

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208. playing for the Sibusiso Foundation, an initiative by a dutch couple. Sibusiso is helping mentally disabled children and there parents in Tanzania
209. workshop for students of Makimura University, Arusha
210. baboons in Arusha National Park
211. concert with the choir of Dar Es Salaam University
212. after a charity concert in the Kempinski Hotel in Dar Es Salaam one of the ushers takes a site behind the piano. The ushers are models who are supposed to accompany the visitors to their seats
213. the entrance of Stonetown, the historical part of Zanzibar town
214. Zanzibar's Stonetown
215. Dhow Counties Academy of Music, the first and only music school in Zanzibar
216. with Matona, violinplayer and composer of Taraabmusic, the characteristic music of Zanzibar, a mix of African, Arab and Indian music
217. with the students of Dhow Counties Academy of Music in Zanzibar

Kigali (Rwanda), May 27 - June 1, 2010

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201. concert for children on the Belgian School in Kigali
202. concert with Alice (vocals), Mutsard (bassguitar), Kiri (guitar) and Karim (drums) in Hotel Gorillas
203. bass guitar player Thierry in 'Club Planet' during our performance there
204. guitar player Kiri after having played until 3 a.m. at the Club Planet and immediately afterwards having seen the birth of his first child early in the morning
205. view over Kigali from the 'Hotel de Mille Collines', the scene of the famous movie 'Hotel Rwanda' and on May 30 the location of my concert
206. the painting I just bought for my wife's childrens Art Gallery 'AKKU' is being rolled up
207. people mourning near the eternal flame at the Genocide Memorial Centre, to commemorate the 1994 genocide during wbhich about a million Rwandese were murdered

Burkina Faso, April 23 - 28, 2010

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194. with Burkinese singer Aalif Naba at the concert at 'Jazz à Ouaga' in Ouagadougou
195. with Aalif Naba after the concert in Ouagadougou
196. with Viim (percussion) and Gregoire (bassguitar) during the concert in Ouagadougou
197. the key to happiness
198. Reemdoogoo, the Garden of Music, where we rehearsed for the concert
199. restaurant in Ouagadougou
200. 'Haute couture' in Ouagadougou

Ljubljana (Slovenia) March 21, 2010 - concert around composer Agnes Jama (dochter of the Slovenian painter Matija Jama and mother of Dutch jazz singer Soesja Citroen)

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192. with Soesja Citroen in the Narodni Galeria (National Gallery) in Ljubljana
193. with the Slovenian violist Tomás Lorenz

Concerts in Göttingen (Germany) - March 1 and 2 2010

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191. concert with Eleonore Pameijer in the Old Town Hall

Sudan - October 27 - November 4, 2009

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185. rehearsal of a composition by flutist Kamal Yusif (in the middle) before the concert in Sharjah Hall, Khartoum
186. interview and performing for Sudanese national television 'Blue Nile', at the left Kamal Yusif
187. catching fish near the Jebel Aulia barrage in the Nile
188. Sudanese coffee after a meal with fresh nileperch, on the right my dedicated companion Imat
189. students at my workshop at the College of Music and Drama (Khartoum University)
190. jazz concert at the Restaurant Pappa Costa with Mustafa Sulieman Eisa (percussion), Mauro Ghirotti (saxophone) and Sam Hendricks (bass guitar)

Barcelona - July 6 - 9, 2009

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182. In front of the Casa de la Pedrera by Gaudi along the Pseo de Gracia
183. Concert at the Casa de la Pedrera with a Spanish program
184. With my son Nathan in Camp Nou, stadium of FC Barcelona

Rostock (Germany) - June 27 - 29, 2009

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180. University Square
181. Concert at the Max-Samuel-House with a program around the Polish-Jewish composer Szymon Laks, from left to right: Stephan Heber (cello), Eleonore Pameijer (flute) and Irene Maessen (soprano)

Kosovo and Albanië, May 21 - 26, 2009

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174. Improvisation workshop at Prishtina Music School
175. Rafet Rudi, director of the Prishtina Remusica Festival, with Franch cellist Orphélie Gaillard
176. At the House of Parliament in Prishtina hangs a list of Kosovarians who are still missing since the war with Serbia
177. Composer and director of the Festival 'Spheres and Hemispheres', Aleksander Peçi, in front of the Academy of Arts in Tirana
178. Masterclass with students of pianist Merita Tershana at the Tirana Music Academy
179. Sunday morning behind my hotel in Kampala...(clip)

Uganda visit, April 14 - 21, 2009

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169. Four days of masterclasses at the Kampala Music School
170. Concert at the Dutch residency for Dutch children, children from the Kampala Music School and Ugandese orphans
171. After the concert the grand piano is transported to the next location with manpower only
172. Lake Victoria
173. Behind my hotel children are singing religious songs on Sunday morning

April 3, 2009 presentation of the first of a series of three bluesalbums at the Frankfurt Music Fair

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167. Arnt Nitschke from Peer Music publishers hands over the first copy of 'Blues Beyond Borders' to Marcel
168. short concert at the Music Fair

Cuba October 3 - 12, 2008

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162. Havanna, Basilica de San Francisco de Assisi
163. Cafe excelente en Cuba
164. Rehearsal with jazzmusicians in Santiago de Cuba
165. Dancing at my childrens concert in Santiago de Cuba
166. Concert in Havanna for children with cancer

Madrid September 19 - 22, 2008

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158. Worldpremier of la Celestina, opera by Joaquin Nin-Culmell in the Teatro de la Zarzuela in Madrid (September 19, 2008)
159 en 160. Performance at the Circulo de Bellas Artes in Madrid with pianoworks by Joaquin Nin-Culmell and with lectures by Miquel Ortega and Ignacio Garcia, musical director and stage director of la Celestina
161. From left to right : Ignacio Garcia (stage director of la Celestina), Miquel Ortega (musical director) and Gayle Nin-Rosencrantz, niece of Joaquin Nin-Culmell

Colombia Tour: August 17 - 30, 2008

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149. In the centre of Bucaramanga
150. Rehearsal for concert with Colombian jazz musicians in Bucaramanga
151. Open air concert on the campus of the Universidad Industrial de Santander (UIS) in Bucaramanga
152. Jury deliberation after the finals of the piano competition at the university of Bucaramanga, right: Leonid Kuzmin (Belarussia), Left: Felipe Aguirre (Colombia)
153. Market in Barancabermeja
154. Concert in Barancabermeja
155. Between Bucaramanga and Barancabermeja
156. After my concert in Bogotá with pianist Pilar Leiva and composer Moises Bertran
157. Workshop at the music department of the Corpas university in Bogotá

Omar Mollo on June 25, 2008

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With Argentinean Tangosinger Omar Mollo at a concert in Amsterdam on June 25, 2008.

Prague and Theresiënstadt (Terezin) - June 19 - 23

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140. concert at the residency of the dutch Ambassador in Prague for dutch survivors of Theresiënstadt with music by Viktor Ullmann and Gideon Klein, composed in Theresiënstadt
141. in Theresiënstadt in front of the commemorative plaque for the dutch prisoners in this ghetto, just after its inauguration by the dutch Ambassador, Jan Lucas van Hoorn. I'm recording for a documentary for the jewish broadcasting channel in the Netherlands.
142. scores and letters by Viktor Ullmann in the Theresiënstadt Museum.
143. with Czech singer Olga Cerna on the banks of the Moldau in Prague.
144. Theresiënstadt, Kulturni Dom - in this hall the concerts during the Second World War took place, a.o. the numerous performances of the opera Burundibar by Hans Krasa.
145. performance of Viktor Ullmanns 7th Sonata for piano at the 'Festival of Forbidden Music' in Theresiënstadt. Ullmann finished his last work in august 1944, 2 months before his deportation to Auschwitz on October 16 1944, where he was murdered directly upon his arrival.
146. with Olga Cerna after our performance of the 'Farewell Songs' by Erich Wolfgang Korngold at the same concert in Theresiënstadt.

Visit to Alice Herz-Sommer on May 26, 2008

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Visit to Czech pianist Alice Herz-Sommer (born 1903 in Prague) in London, May 26, 2008. Alice Herz-Sommer gave over 100 concerts in the concentration camp of Theresiënstadt. She survived and emigrated to Israel in 1949 and from there to London in 1983. She knew many artists like Gustav Mahler and Franz Kafka and was also friends with the composer Viktor Ullmann. Ullmann's 7th Sonata for Piano has been composed in Theresiënstadt and will be performed there by Marcel on June 22, 2008.

U.S.A. TOUR - JANUARY 18 - 29

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131. composers Haskell Small and Elisenda Fábregas ,whose music I played in the USA, in Washington
132. in Schuylerville (New York) I stayed with composer Hilary Tann in her historical Marshall House with a Steinway from 1849
133. lecture at Union College in Schenectady (NY) for the class of Hilary Tann (standing next to me)
134. minus 12 F in Vermillion (South-Dakota) on the way from my hotel to the University of South-Dakota
135. with composer Chris Gendall (New-Zealand) at Cornell University in Ithaca (NY) where I performed his piece 'Where it hits'
136. fortunately there was still a diner open after the concert in Montevallo (Alabama) (with composer Joseph Landers and his wife Diana)

Brazil & Argentina Tour September 2 - 12, 2007

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125. Tango dancecouple in Bar El Sur, Buenos Aires
126. Salon Dorado del Edificio de la Secretaria de Cultura del Gobierno de la Ciudad de Buenos Aires
127. The organization of the Festival thinks we are from Belgium
128. View from the hotelroom in Sao Paulo, Latin-America's biggest city
129. In Santos (Brazil) we play in the Coliseu Theatre
130. Eleonore with Brazilian composer Gilberto Mendes in his house in Santos

Concert Worms - June 25, 2007

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122. announcement of my concert in Worms: Worms plays in Worms (Germany)
123. the jewish cemetery of Worms, the oldest in Europe
124. at the muncipal archives in Worms, searching for my ancestors - Pamela Sturhoofd is making a radio documentary for the dutch jewish broadcasting

Barcelona - June 20-22 2007

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121. concert at the Academia Granados-Marshall: concert to commemorate the death of Carmen Bravo, pianist and widow of Federico Mompou, who passed away April 29, 2007 - from left to right: Gani Jakupi (Kosovo, journalist), Moises Bertran y Ventejo (composer), Alicia Torra (daughter of Alicia de Larrocha), David Albanell (pianist) en Monica Pagés (journalist, musichistorian)

Concert in Stockholm, March 27 2007

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119. the Embassy of the Netherlands, where the concert took place
120. Rowan Atkinson (Mr.Bean) was also in Stockholm to promote his new film in front of the Grand Hotel

Tour through Estonia, Latvia en Lithuania - January 24-30, 2007

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114. The cantor of the Riga Synagoge singing at the dinner after our concert at the Jewish Theatre
115. Town Hall Square in the Old Town of Tallinn (Estonia)
116. Panoramic view of Tallinn, where we played on the occasion of the International Holocaust Memorial Day
117. In the Lithuanian capital Vilnius (birthplace of violin genius Jascha Heifetz) we played in the Jascha Heifetz Hall
118. Reception after our Vilnius concert in the Jewish Community Building

Ukraine tour - November 27 - December 2, 2006

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109. Text on a wall in the old jewish ghetto in Lvov
110. Eleonore with composer Bohdan Sedin in front of our concert announcement
111. Holocaust monument in Odessa - on the left pianist Tatyana Kravchenko, who arranged our concert
112. Exhibition at Kievs Independence Square to commemorate the Orange Revolution (2004)
113. Synagoge in Kiev of the Lubavitcher Chassidic jews with kosher bar next door - in the Ukraïne we played our program Music from the Time of Anne Frank

Barcelona July 10, 11 and 12, 2006

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106. with Spanish pianist Alicia de Larrocha for whom I played before recording Federico Mompou's 'Musica Callada'
107 en 108. with pianist Carmen Bravo, Mompou's widow, in her house in Barcelona

Tour through the USA April 21 - 30, 2006

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101. rehearsal with composer Joseph Landers shortly before the first performance of his piece at Princeton University
102. after our Princeton University Concert with, from left to right, composers Steve Mackey, Joseph Landers, Martin Scherzinger and Alon Nechushtan
103. relaxed strawberry picking after our concert at Montevallo University
104. concert with singer Robert Osborne in his New York appartment
105. departure to the Netherlands starts with a subway ride

Tour to Prague and Skopje - end of March 2006

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94. Smetana at de Moldau river
95. The Old Stone Bridge connecting Skopje's Macedonian and Albanian parts
96. Skopje's old railway station: the clock still shows 5.17 a.m., the time at which the 1963 eartquake destroyed a considerable part of the city
97. the Daud Pasa Baths used to be the biggest Turkish bathhouse on the Balkan and now houses the City Art Gallery; this is where our concert took place
98. Concert at the City Art Gallery
99. Macedonian composer Gose Kolarovski (left) and Kosovarian composer Valton Biquiri whose works we played in Skopje
100. Albanian composers Rafet Rudi (left) and Thoma Simaku

Bosnia tour March 12 - 16, 2006

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85. the reconstructed bridge of Mostar, connecting the Moslim - and Croatian parts of the city
86. performing for schoolchildren in Mostar: music about springtime inspires the kids to draw their personal 'Spring in Mostar'
87. live in the breakfast show on national television in Sarajevo
88. concert at the Bosniak Institute in Sarajevo at the Sarajevo Winter Festival
89. flowers and candles in Banja Luka after the death of Milosevic
90. concert hall in Banja Luka
91. the 5 a.m. bus from Banja Luka to Sarajevo

Sri Lanka and India tour November 22 - December 4, 2005

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76. Cara as a guestplayer in the Calcutta Chamber Orchestra
77. concert in the Calcutta School of Music
78. Snakecharmer in Calcutta
79. playing Mozart 4 hands pianomusic with our hostess Bridget in Kandy (Sri Lanka)
80. Elephants Orphanage in Sri Lanka
81. Colombo (Sri Lanka)
82. Eleonore plays the flute for the staff at the 'Silk Emporium' in Bangalore
83. preparing for the Bangalore concert
84. Chennai (Madras) - forth from the right is composer Ganesh Kumar

Slovenia October 19 - 23, 2005

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73. with Slovenian composer Crt Sojar Voglar at the Academy of Music in Ljubljana
74. Ljubljana's Old Town
75. in front of the Conservatory of Ljubljana with, from left to right, Slovenian composers Matevz Smerkol, Brina Zupancic and Dusan Bavdek

Georgia September 21 - 29, 2005

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At the masterclass Ana and Nia play Brahms' Haydnvariations on the Conservatory of Tbilisi

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Masterclass in Kutaisi

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guest performance with the Georgian Jazz Quartet at the Tbilisi Music Centre

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Masterclass in Kutaisi

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61. At the masterclass Ana and Nia play Brahms' Haydnvariations on the Conservatory of Tbilisi
62. the Tbilisi Conservatory
63. Marcels appartment in Tbilisi (see arrow)
64. students at the masterclass in Tbilisi
65. Masterclass in Kutaisi
66. guest performance with the Georgian Jazz Quartet at the Tbilisi Music Centre
67. with pianist Nino Khutshisvilli in Kutaisi at our departure to Tbilisi
68. Masterclass in Kutaisi
69. children are painting while I perform for them (organized by Warchild Georgia) 1
70. children are painting while I perform for them (organized by Warchild Georgia) 2
71. children are painting while I perform for them (organized by Warchild Georgia) 3
72. children are painting while I perform for them (organized by Warchild Georgia) 4

Lebanon and Jordan May 23-31, 2005

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50. the harbour of Byblos, north of Beiruth
51. violinist Riad Abdel-Gawad spontaneously takes his violon in a Beirut restaurant
52. Beirut - American University
53. Beiruth - the spot where ex-prime-minister Hariri was murdered
54. singer Soumaya Baalbaki and the dance-couple Daniël and Rania Haddad
55. Soumaya, Daniel and Rania on the stage of the Medina Theatre in Beirut
56. jamsession with Riad and Nibah El Khatib
57. with Lebanese composer Setrak Setrakian in Beiruth
58. Roman Theatre in Amman
59. Pianotuner at work in Amman
60. Lecture at the National Conservatory of Music in Amman

Egypt March 30 - April 4, 2005

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46. Downtown Cairo
47. In the Felfela Restaurant in Caïro with composers Ali Osman and Mohamed Abdel-Fatah
48. Lecture and masterclass at Cairo Conservatory
49. The Giza pyramids near Cairo

USA Tour with Eleonore Pameijer: February 22 - March 2, 2005

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42. Concert at the Chicago Cultural Center
43. In Hartford with composers Robert Carl and Elizabeth Austin
44. In Hartford with Jozef Karac, author of Music in Theresienstadt
45. Eleonore in front of the Chicago Cultural Center

Israel and the Palestinian Territories - with Fluitist Eleonore Pameijer - December 2004

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37. Bethlehem - Church of Nativity
38. Fallafel on Dizengoffsquare, Tel Aviv
39. Bethlehem, Manger Square - with Saleem and Dayani
40. audience in Bethlehem - on the right Palestinian composer Odeh Rishwami
41. with Yuval Shaked, director of the music department of the Diaspora Museum in Tel Aviv, at his office

Trip to Bolivia and Brazil

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32. The Conservatory of Music in la Paz
33. The Municipal Theatre in la Paz
34. with Bolivian composers Oldrich Halas (left) and Oscar García
35. Brazilian composer Gilberto Mendes in his home in Santos
36. workshop in Cochabamba

Kosovo, May 2004

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27. with Eleonore at the 'New Music Scene of Prishtina'
28. children on a school in Lebushé are listening to our performance, organized by Warchild Kosovo
29. concert for handicapped children in the Serbian village of Gracanica
30. from left to right : unknown - Rafet Rudi (composer, artistic director Festival) - Arta Zeqiraj (composer and policeofficer) - Ilir Bajri (pianist, composer)- Eleonore - Valton Biqiri (composer) - Irene Maessen (soprano) - Marcel
31. composer Rafet Rudi with Eleonore and Irene

Concert photo April 2004

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26. Marcel and Eleonore after their concert in the Amstelkerk in Amsterdam on April 2, 2004 with (from left to right) the composers Chiel Meijering, Gilberto Mendes (Brazil), Ronald Snijders and Martin Scherzinger (South-Africa)

Iran February 2004

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23.Concert in Teheran while Khomeini is watching
24.With Nasser Shokraee, who will write a blues for Marcel
25.Street scene in Teheran

Indonesia December 2003

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19. Concert Surabaya - December 2, 2003
20. Signing programs after concert in Yogyakarta, December 6, 2003
21. With composer Sapto Raharjo after the performance of his 'Malioboro Blues', Yogyakarta, December 6, 2003
22. Audience in Yogyakarta, December 6, 2003

Cuba tour: 4 - 15 september 2003

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18. Havanna - concert in 'la Zorra y el Cuervo'
19. With the Cuban composer Roberto Valera
20. Street band in la Habana Vieja
21. Viñales
22. Matanzas - Teatro Sauto

These pictures were taken at a lecture at the China Conservatory in Beijing (photos: Dominque Landau)

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photos: Jarko Aikens

China november 2001

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5. Concert in Nanjing
6. With composer Zhang Yang in Bejing
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other pictures

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1. première Trio Françaix (1992)
2. Marcel at Poulencs piano in Noizay (1988)
3. Ensemble Polytonal with Ms.Madeleine Milhaud in Paris (1992)
4. Marcel at Leos Jánaceks piano in Brno (1991)