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Find more information about the activities of Raf De Keninck. Concerts and events with  contemporary music on Bass Clarinet - Clarinet - Conducting

Trio Contrasts performing in Cyprus and Turkey

In April and May, the Trio Contrasts will perform concerts in both Cyprus and Turkey. Together with violinist Candide Thompson and pinaiste Hulya Këser, I will perform music by Katchaturian, Bartok, Ravel and Weinberg.  In addition to the concerts, we will also give several master classes. We are very much looking forward to these concerts. Exact dates will follow.

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Trio Contrasts performing in Cyprus and Turkey

Trio Energico komt naar Eindhoven!

4th of February 2024 Trio Energico ( Hans van Kertckhoven violin, Erwin Deleux piano and Raf De Keninck clarinet) will play a concert at the concert serie "Podium Klassiek" in  Eindhoven. 

On the menu you will find music from Katchaturian, Menoti, Aratiunian and Milhaud. the concert starts at 14 PM. (Location Domus Dela EIndhoven)

Looking forward to meet you all! 

Link reservation: https://www.podiumklassiekeindhoven.nl/agenda/trio-con-energico/



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Trio Energico komt naar Eindhoven!

Trio Energico concert in Antwerp ( Wijnegem)

13th of February 2024 Trio Energico ( Hans van Kertckhoven violin, Erwin Deleux piano and Raf De Keninck clarinet) will play a concert at the Cultural Center of Wijnegem, CC 'T Gasthuis  ( Antwerp) 

On the menu you will find music from Katchaturian, Menoti, Aratiunian and Milhaud. the concert starts at 20 PM. (location see link)

Looking forward to meet you all! 


Tickets: https://www.wijnegem.be/activiteiten/detail/1144/trio-energico

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Trio Energico concert in Antwerp ( Wijnegem)

Member of the jury at the windband competition of BBM/KNMO

On 27 and 28 November 2023, I will be part of the jury for BBM's concert competition for wind orchestras. The competition will take place in Veldhoven, so nice and close to home!  I am already looking forward to the orchestras that will present themselves that day. More information can be found at this LINK

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Member of the jury at the windband competition of BBM/KNMO

Carnets de Voyage

The programme Carnets de Voyage consists entirely of music by composer and artist George De Decker. All works are works with soundscape and soloist, for just about every kind of clarinet.


We will perform this programme in September 2023 in EIndhoven. more information will follow! 

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Carnets de Voyage

Postponed concert

Due the size and impact of the dramatic earthquake in Turkey, the organizer has decided to postpone our concert.

We're deeply  affected by the consequences for all people involved in this disaster.

We wish all victims in Turkey and Siria  all the best!❤️


Our concert will take place in November 2023. Update will follow!

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Postponed concert

New concerts are coming up!

The Contrasts Trio added new concerts to their calendar. In the periode April to May we will perform concerts in Cyprus and Turkey again! More news will appaer on this site! 

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New concerts are coming up!

Trio Contrasts more concerts in 2024!

Together with Candide Thomson (violin) and Hulya Keser (piano), I will perform a series of concerts in Turkey and Cyprus . On the programme will be works by Bartok, Khatchaturian, Ravel and Weinberg.


More info will follow!

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Trio Contrasts more concerts in  2024!

Residency and performance during Dutch Design Week 23

During the Dutch Design Week 2023 I'll be part of a residency program at United Cowboys in the Black Box.  (Kleine Berg 62, 5611 JW Eindhoven, Netherlands. )


During this residency, I will improvise by and with a machine designed by Lucien Nicou, one of the superb graduates of Design Academy EIndhoven. 

Dates and setup to be announced later! 


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Residency and performance during Dutch Design Week 23

Trio Energico

4th of February 2024 Trio Energico ( Hans van Kertckhoven violin, Erwin Deleux piano and Raf De Keninck clarinet) will play a concert at the concert serie "Podium Klassiek" in  Eindhoven. 

On the menu you will find music from Katchaturian, Menoti, Aratiunian and Milhaud. the concert starts at 14 PM. (Location Domus Dela EIndhoven)

Looking forward to meet you all! 

Link reservation: https://www.podiumklassiekeindhoven.nl/agenda/trio-con-energico/



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Trio Energico

New concert date!

Together with Candide Thomson (violin) and Hulya Keser (piano), I will perform a concert in the wonderful hall of the Sureyya Opera Housete Istanbul. On the programme will be works by Bartok, Khatchaturian, Milhaud, Weinberg and Shostakovitch. Because of the major earthquake in Turkey, the concert had been postponed earlier. Now a new date has been found! 


6th November , 2023 at Sureyya Opera House, Istanbul Turkey

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New concert date!

Member of the Jury of the Open Wind band Championships of VLAMO

On the 12th of March 2023 i'll take part of the VLAMO Open Harmonie Kampioenschap.


Since 2012, fanfares and harmonies from the highest division(s) can go to CC Zwaneberg Heist-op-den-Berg (B) for a VLAMO Open Fanfare Championship (VLOF) in the even-numbered years and a VLAMO Open Harmony Championship (VLOH) in the odd-numbered years. It is an open championship for top domestic and foreign orchestras from the highest division(s). The competition is not divided into sections, all orchestras play a compulsory work and then an elective programme. The winner takes home a unique piece of art and eternal glory.

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Member of the Jury of the Open Wind band Championships of VLAMO
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