Raphaella SMITS
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Advocate of both eight-string guitars and historical instruments.
"an uncommonly musical guitarist" (New York Times)
"one of the most delicate and most cultivated performers of our time" (Diapason)
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NEDERLANDSE
VERSIE
AMUZ-Antwerp

November 25, 2022

AMUZ Antwerp, Belgium

Concert
Raphaella presents her latest program "Che Argentina" for the familiar Antwerp audience at the International Music Center AMUZ.

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October 23, 2022

Darmstadt, Germany

1st European Bach Guitar Award
Raphaella Smits will be part of the jury of this first Bach Guitar Award, under the High Patronage of the Minister President of Hesse Volker Bouffier, in cooperation with Akademie für Tonkunst Darmstadt. More info here.

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Rotenburg-DE

July 30 - August 7, 2022

Rotenburger Gitarrenwoche, Duitsland

Master classes and concert
Raphaella is invited for the 7th time to give master classes and a concert during the 40th and final (!) 'Rotenburger Gitarrenwoche'.

The registration for RGW-2022 is open: be prompt and get 10% early booking discount on the course fee.

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Lambesc-France

July 5-9, 2022

Festival International de Guitare de Lambesc, France

Concerts
Raphaella will give several concerts during this festival.


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NYC-USA

April 2, 2022

NYCCGS,
New York City Classical Guitar Society,
New York, USA

Concert


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NYC-MSM

March 30 - April 1, 2022

Manhattan School of Music, New York, USA

Master classes
Raphaella will teach several days of master classes to the conservatory students.


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February 20-23, 2022

Conservatory of Lucca, Italy

Master classes
Raphaella will teach several days of master classes to the conservatory students.


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Lemmens Institute, Leuven

February 25, 2022

Lemmens Institute
LUCA - School of Arts
Leuven, Belgium

Farewell Concert
Raphaella taught at the Lemmens Institute / LUCA School of Arts in Leuven, Belgium, from 1986 to 2022.

The students are organizing a concert to say goodbye to Raphaella and to welcome her successor Joao Victor ...
Be quick to reserve your tickets!

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November 2-6, 2021

Musik Hochschule Lübeck, Germany

Master classes
Raphaella will teach several days of master classes to the conservatory students.


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October 5 & 6, 2021

Het Cenakel, Conservatory Tilburg,
Fontys, the Netherlands

Master classes
Raphaella will teach two days of master class to the conservatory students.


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September 25, 2021

Concertgebouw, Amsterdam, the Netherlands

Series: Masters of the Guitar
Raphaella plays compositions of
Mompou, Mertz and Villa-Lobos

Attention: changed starting time: 20h15 !


Info & tickets:
Meesters op de gitaar

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August 2-9, 2021

Gentilhommière du Château de Ragnies,
Wallonië, Belgium

Guitar Summer Course
Johan Fostier


Special guests
Raphaella Smits
Elena Zucchini

Info & registration:
Geneviève Lannoy

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2-3 juli 2021

Ajuntament de La Vall d'Uixó,
Valencia, Spanje

Festival de Guitarra Estanislao Marco
Raphaella plays Mertz and Schubert

Looking back at the festival: FdGEM



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Drongen(BE)

January 31, 2021

Live streaming concert :

Old Abbey of Drongen (BE)
Raphaella plays Mertz and Schubert.

Enjoy the full concert here !

Or listen to the excerpt from the concert with the Elegie by Johann Kaspar Mertz here !

Or listen to the excerpt from the concert with Der Leiermann by Franz Schubert here !

Or listen to the excerpt from the concert with Ständchen (Serenade) by Franz Schubert here !

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Vienna Concert

October 5, 2020

New Album Release :

VIENNA CONCERT
Raphaella plays Mertz and Schubert.

Read all about it here !

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