The Concertgebouw orchestra will now play Dutchmain
The orchestra is turning inwards during lockdown:
On Sunday 6 December the Concertgebouworkest will be streaming solely post-war music from the Netherlands. The concert streams themed Play Dutch with Me will appear on www.concertgebouworkest.nl and the Facebook and YouTube pages of the orchestra.
At 5 p.m. CET Kees van Baaren’s Septet will be streamed, as performed by musicians of the Concertgebouworkest.
At 8.30 p.m. CET the orchestra will be streaming a concert under the direction of Dutch conductor Antony Hermus, with the world premieres of newly commissioned works by young composers Celia Swart and Bram Kortekaas and works by Louis Andriessen and Tristan Keuris. Soprano Katrien Baerts, harpist Remy van Kesteren and percussionist Dominique Vleeshouwers join the orchestra as soloists.
On the website and the YouTube channel of the Conservatorium van a collaboration concert will be streamed at 3 p.m. CET, with Kees van Baarens Septet by musicians of the Concertgebouworkest and works by other Dutch composers performed by students of the conservatoires of Amsterdam and The Hague.