On 11th November, in Leiden, on the opening night of the White Crow Music Festival, the New European Ensemble will perform the world premiere of Silvia Colasanti's Burning, for seven instruments. The concert will take place in the newly restored concert hall. The ensemble, made up of a number of talented young musicians from throughout Europe, is one of the main attractions at the festival. Burninghas been commissioned by the Eduard van Beinum Foundation. The foundation was established in 1960 after the death of the famous Dutch conductor and has been supporting young musicians and composers ever since.