“Can you please lower your voices?” said the gruff voice of an elderly man leaning across to our table. The few tables at Cheese & Wine Cafe were packed tighter than usual that night to make space for a jazz trio crammed into the window display.
American cellist Julius Stenzel studied music and literature at Pomona College in California and moved to Brussels in 1977. After playing for many years with the now defunct RTBF Orchestra, he divides his time between chamber music and teaching cello.
While public transport in Belgium is excellent within and between cities, journeys to the suburbs and smaller towns are more easily accomplished by car.