"From Creation to Emotion" - A unique tour to the Workshop Chris Maene in Ruiselede

Each company tour also includes a guided tour of the Chris Maene Workshop and is also concluded with a short but very unique concert: for half an hour, the listener can not only make an accessible journey through music history, but also through piano history. After all, each musical work is played on a different piano from history, from harpsichord, over pianoforte to the contemporary grand piano.

The company tours are designed for groups of 20 to 60 people and always take place on a weekday, from 6 to 10 p.m. Due to their popularity, early reservations are recommended. This can be done via the request form at the bottom of this page, and we will contact you as soon as possible to make further arrangements and set a definite date. 

Program

Start between 17.30 and 18 hours

Reception with coffee (optionally sandwiches can be ordered for the whole group)
Introduction to Pianos Maene
Guided tour in the buildings, with explanation about the functioning and history of the piano, the story of Steinway
Guided tour through the logistical center of Pianos Maene
Visit to our Piano technical workshop
Visit to the Chris Maene Atelier, where the Chris Maene Straight Strung Concert Grand is being built in a traditional way
Concert where you experience the fascinating history of the piano from close up
A drink to conclude in style.
Ends around 10 pm. 

Prices

The price of a company tour serves to reimburse the concert pianist for the closing concert, and the guides who conduct the tour. 

Groups up to 35 persons: € 575
Groups between 35 and 60 people: € 775
These prices include coffee, cava and fruit juice. Optionally, surprise bread can be ordered at € 3,50 per person. These prices are all inclusive of VAT.

Tailor-made visit

For specific projects or organizations (schools, music academies, ...) a customized visit can be worked out. Please contact us by phone at +32 51 49 18 13

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