The Boghossian Foundation – Villa Empain is exceptionally closed on Thursday 20 June. We thank you for your understanding and look forward to welcoming you from Friday 21 June, until 8 September for the visit of the exhibition Josef and Anni Albers.

In the prestigious setting of the Villa Empain, the cellist Victor Julien-Laferrière will give a solo recital in a programme of Suites, Serenades and Chant d’Oiseaux from Bach to Casals. An exceptional concert organised in collaboration with the Queen Elisabeth Competition.


In the first edition dedicated to cellists, Victor Julien-Laferrière was the First Prize Winner of the 2017 Queen Elisabeth Competition in Brussels. He also received the Victoire de la Musique in France in 2018 as Instrumental Soloist of the Year. The current season sees him performing with Alexandre Kantorow at the Théâtre des Champs-Elysées, with the Orchestre National de France conducted by David Robertson, Les Siècles and François-Xavier Roth, the Orchestre National de Lyon, the Orchestre National de Lille, the Orchestre Philharmonique Royal de Liège and the Orchestre Symphonique de Québec, as well as in concerts at the Concertgebouw Brugge, the Queen Elisabeth Music Chapel, the Louisiana Museum Copenhagen and the Hohenems Schubertiade with David Fray and Renaud Capuçon.