Queen summons threatened orchestra to Palace and state tourmain
Queen Beatrix of the Netherlands has invited one of her country’s endangered orchestras to play on her state visit next month to Oman and the United Arab Emirates.
The Radio Philharmonic Chamber orchestra will cease to exist in August 2013 if government cuts go through. The Queen is a strong supporter of classical music. Her invitation may be taken as a strong signal of royal displeasure. Read on here.