Frédéric Devreese, the father of Belgian film music, is honoured with a musical portrait, following his 90th birthday. He will be guest of honour at the 46th Film Fest Gent…
On October 19th, during the World Soundtrack Awards Gala & Concert in Gent, the Brussel Philharmonic with maestro Dirk Brossé will perform some of de film music of Frédéric Devreese.
Devreese will receive the World Soundtrack Lifetime Achievement Award together with Krzysztof Penderecki.
Frédéric Devreese wrote many memorable film scores. He wrote essentially for André Delvaux, ‘Un Soir, un Train’, ‘Benvenuta‘, ‘Rendez-vous à Bray’ and for Marion Hänsel ‘Noces Barbares’ and ‘Il Maestro’. His film music exerted a major influence on his other works.