news 12.2.2014

Kris Defoort composed a new orchestra piece - comissioned by De Buren - for  Royal Concertgebouw Orchestra "Human Voices only"  will premiere on March 13th in Amsterdam.

That evening Chinese piano 'star' Lang Lang performs Ravel's pianoconcerto in G. 

On March 15th this creation opens the 10th anniversary of KlaraFestival  with the program Sounds of our time in BOZAR.

news 9.10.2013

Feria Musica launched in september 2013 the blog "Daral Shaga - portrait of creation" to share with you the discussions, challenges, passions and doubts

news 4.2.2013

From March 2013 on, Feria Musica will start researching on a project where circus meets opera.

news 30.10.2012

7 & 8 November 2012, KC De Werf in Bruges

news 1.10.2012

Last Friday, during the 34th edition of Jazz Hoeilaart, the Jazzmozaïek Award 2012 was given to jazz pianist and composer Kris Defoort.

news 19.9.2012

Kris Defoort
Between jazz and classical music

news 9.7.2012

During the Gent Jazz festival, Kris Defoort received the 'liftetime achievement' SABAM Jazz Award. Congratulations! Read the motivation of the jury (in Dutch) here.

news 9.7.2012

Currently Kris Defoort is composing a symphony for the ‘Koninklijk Concertgebouworkest Amsterdam’. The premiere will take place in March 2014. More info soon...

news 6.12.2011

On the 18th of February KRIS DEFOORT TRIO presented their first album at Concertgebouw Bruges. The album is recorded and released at De Werf, Bruges. The trio album is an anniversary album, as it’s the 100th album on De Werf label. To celebrate this, De Werf simultaneously released Kris' solo piano album, and reissued the Sound Plaza album (with Mark Turner, Jim Black and Nicolas Thys) of 2002.