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HAYDN UPRIGHT AND CAVAILLÉ COLL in ROUEN

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Full house, and again an absolutely overwhelming concert with Antony’s dear friends of the Orchestre de l’Opéra de Rouen, who played an incredible DUMBARTON OAKS, MOZART 29, ELGAR Intro/Allegro and a hugely energetic and virtuoso (all standing up!) HAYDN 102! And… between general and concert Antony was invited to play the famous CAVAILLÉ-COLL organ in the cathedrale of St-Ouen…!  🙂  …

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WORLD PREMIERE OF JACOB TV

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An amazing week with the fabulous North Netherlands Orchestra… Soccer-players, French ballet, Golden Violins, a world-premiere Adagio by Jacob TV, magnifique Louis Lortie in Poulenc and big emotional waves in La Mer. Two great concerts, last one live from Tivoli on Radio 4. Extremely motivated and passionate orchestra. Happy and cheering audience. And a very grateful conductor…! Listen here to …

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SOCCER MEETS ORCHESTRA…!

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Just an ordinary Tuesday at the rehearsal of the North Netherlands Orchestra… Two fantastic soccer players of FC-GRONINGEN, JESPER DROST and TOM HIARIEJ, were discovered also as autodidact piano players…!!! The day before Marcel Mandos, the artistic leader of the orchestra, welcomed them in the Oosterpoort. Afterwards Antony gave them a little masterclass, and on this Tuesday, 7. March  they …

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PHENOMENAL CARMINA SCRATCH IN GRONINGEN

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What a phenomenal weekend…! More than 500 singers and musicians joined together on Saturday February 18 to perform a SCRATCH-version of the CARMINA BURANA: the whole piece rehearsed and performed in just ONE DAY!!! Well, you could light up a village with all the enormous energy that was buzzing around that day in the OOSTERPOORT, just incredible!!! So many happy …

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MAHLER 6 GROOVES… WITH NJO!

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What happens when 111 extremely talented young musicians come together, supported by great coaches, 3 conductors, and an excellent staff, to explore and play one of Mahlers most gigantic, most difficult and most personal symphonies…? Well, it results in an excellent orchestra of extreme openness and superb quality, in which musical and human boarders just don’t seem to exist… Keywords …

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AGAIN RADIO INTERVIEW IN MATINEE CAFE

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Due to his great Mahler concert with the North Netherlands Orchestra in december 2016 and his upcoming Mahler performances with the National Youth Orchestra of the Netherlands on tour, Antony was once more interviewed by Hans Haffmans. Listen to the broadcast here (from 32’ on)

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RETRO 2016 AND PREVIEW 2017 ON WDR

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On the last day of 2016 Antony was asked by the German radio WDR to compose a broadcast with both retrospect to 2016 and a preview of his plans in 2017. You can listen to it here. And…   HAPPY NEW YEAR!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

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RAVE REVIEWS FOR VIXEN IN STRASBOURG

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Together with a wonderful cast (including Elena Tsallagova, Sophie Marilley and Oliver Zwarg) and the great Orchestre Philharmonique de Strasbourg, Antony conducted the famous production by Robert Carsen of Janaceks Cunning little Vixen at Opera du Rhin. Orchestra, cast and conductor inspired each other to great achievements which lead to excellent reviews of this extraordinary production: OLYRIX: Le chef Antony …

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BACK IN HOLLAND: TIVOLI AND CONCERTGEBOUW

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Being a regular guest with the great Netherlands Radio Philharmonic Antony performed for the Vrijdag van Vredenburg and Concertgebouw pieces by Diepenbrock, Ravel and Debussy. This concert, which was an example of dedicated music-making by the incredible musicians of this orchestra and the very gifted young pianist Joseph Moog, was repeated at the Concertgebouw in the famous Sundaymorning-concert-series. Applaus in …

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ANOTHER GREAT DEBUT: BBC PHIL

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Just returning from Asia Antony went immediately along to make his debut in two programs with the BBC Philharmonic Orchestra, one of Britains finest orchestra. The first program was a composer portrait by the young and great English composer Tansy Davies, who will make her PROMS-debut in 2017. The second program included Tschaikowsky Pianoconcerto Nr. 1 with the incredible Pavel …