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SENSATIONAL DEBUT in SEOUL

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  On invitation of Unsuk Chin, artistic advisor of the Seoul Philharmonic Orchestra and leader of the Ars Nova Series, Antony made a sensational debut with this world famous orchestra in two programs. In a chamber orchestra concert they performed works by Benjamin, Nikodijevic and Daugherty. The big symphonic concert included works by Debussy and the Asian Premieres of Janacek …

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SUISSE ROMANDE FOR PEACE

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Ten years after the creation of the Cartooning for Peace network in New York, the Cartooning for Peace Swiss Foundation wanted to extend worldwide a message of peace in our troubled world. On the sounds of Beethovens Eroica, played by the phenomenal Orchestre de la Suisse Romande, all musicians and Antony, together with the two genial cartoonists Chappatte (New York …

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RADIO INTERVIEW AT MATINEE CAFE

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Antony was interviewed for Matinee-Café Radio 4 by presentator Hans Haffmans. They talked about his career, his love for Wagner, his passion for communication and all exciting debuts that are coming up this season. Listen to the broadcast HERE: http://www.radio4.nl/matineecafe/uitzendingen/2016-09-04.  

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GREAT NATIONAL YOUTH ORCHESTRA TOUR THROUGH GERMANY AND ITALY

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Rehearsal Rosenkavalier-Waltz with free seating in Apeldoorn  “Brilliant fortes, outrageous volumes, and almost inaudible pianissimo showed a culture of playing which seemed to have no difficulties at all.” (Mitteldeutsche Zeitung) Youthful energy, inspired playing and great humor and fun, it was all there during the 2016 tour of the National Youth Orchestra of the Netherlands. Almost 100 musicians played their heart …

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DEBUT WITH ROYAL FLEMISH AND LIZA in CONCERTGEBOUW

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As the last concert of the season Antony performed in the famous Concertgebouw Amsterdam. He made his debut with the Royal Flemish Philharmonic (Koninklijke Filharmonie van Vlaanderen) in the Royal Concertgebouw Amsterdam, performing Dvoraks melancholic 7th Symphony together with the Entr’acte of Diepenbrocks “Marsyas”. Soloist in the Bruch violin concerto was the highly praised Liza Ferschtman, who gave a beautiful …

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BEETHOVEN-TOUR in NORMANDIE

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Beethoven combined with Saint-Saens? Each movement of the first two symphonies of a German hero followed up by a world premiere of an orchestrated song of a French hero? This beautiful program took place in Normandie with the Orchestre de l’Opéra de Rouen, who took up the challenge and performed at three different festivals in Normandie, a.o. in the abbey of …

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JUST OUT: NEW CD DIEPENBROCK WITH BAMBERG

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Very happy to announce the release of a highly expected CD, with music by the Dutch composer Alphons Diepenbrock. Diepenbrock was one of the best-known Dutch composers around the turn of the previous century. He was befriended with Willem Mengelberg (chief conductor of the then new orchestra of the Concertgebouw), Gustav Mahler and Richard Strauss. The Bamberger Symphoniker play under …

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GLORIOUS PREMIERE OF “MACBETH” IN GÖTEBORG

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On the 30th of April 2016 Antony conducted at the Göteborg Opera a glorious premiere of Verdis “MACBETH”. In a brilliant staging by David Radok the great Göteborg Opera Choir and Orchestra joined forces with the impressive soloists, a.o. Annalena Persson as Lady and Mats Persson as Macbeth. The performance was highly acclaimed by both press and audience. Reviews: “The …

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BLOODY PREMIERE OF “VAMPYR” AT KOMISCHE OPER

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Keep calm and look up occasionally… there may be spiders, or zombies above your head! Director Antu Romero Nunes brings up great splashy musical theatre at one of the best opera houses at the moment, Komische Oper Berlin. Audiences were frightened, and loved the show! Marschners beautiful music was conducted by Antony, who had to fulfill a little role in …

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TV-BROADCAST TIENDE VAN TIJL

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On Thursday March 10 the TV-program “De tiende van Tijl” (NPO 2) featured the National Youth Orchestra of the Netherlands. In a very informative way Tijl Beckand presented several classical masterworks to the audience – works by Tschaikowsky, Berlioz, Beethoven, Bloch and Cimarosa. Antony conducted the National Youth Orchestra of the Netherlands. See here the whole broadcast: De Tiende van …