Annual meeting of the scientific committees and distribution of the Arenberg medals for merit
June, 5th: Prof. Hilde De Ridder-Symoens, Ghent
Distribution of the Arenberg-Coimbra Prize in Brussels
» June 3rd
Exhibition ‘Fremde im Revier. Franzosen in Bottrop und im Land an Emscher und Lippe vom 16-21 Jahrhundert’, Musem und Kulturzentrum Bottrop.
May 9th- July 11th
Exhibition “Renaissance am Rhein”, LVR-Landesmuseum Bonn
September 16th – February 6th 2011
Visit in Enghien of the A.I.B (Association Internationale des Bibliophiles, Paris)
Conference about ‘Russia-Europe, a partnership for the future ?’ in collaboration with the Catholic Universities of Leuven and Louvain ; thereafter speech by H.E the Russian Ambassador to Nato, Dmitri Rogozine; then distribution of the History Prizes ‘duke d’Arenberg’ and exhibition in collaboration with the Belgian National Archives and the Catholic University of Leuven.
Concert: world premiere of two previously unknown arias by Vivaldi and three other composers
December 22nd, Centre of Fine Arts, Brussels
In collaboration with the Arenberg Foundation and the Royal Library of Belgium
Vivica Genaux, mezzo
Les Agrémens (conductor Guy Van Waas)
Unpublished Vivaldi discovered!
A big event at the Centre for Fine Arts! The world premiere, on 22 December, of two previously unknown arias by Vivaldi and three others by composers who were contemporaries of the Red Priest, discovered in the Arenberg archives of Enghien by the musicologist Marie Cornaz, author of the book Les ducs d’Arenberg et la musique au XVIIIe siècle. Histoire d’une collection (Brepols, 2010).
Publication of two books during the year:
‘La Maison d’Arenberg et la musique’, dr. Marie Cornaz, Brepols
‘La Maison d’Arenberg dans les anciens Pays-Bas, Belgique Romane et Grand-Duché de Luxembourg’, professeur Jean-Marie Duvosquel, U.L.B