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HÄNSEL UND GRETEL… IN THE FOREST!

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During the NJO-muziekzomer, Antony conducted the National Youth Orchestra of the Netherlands in performances of Humperdincks Hänsel und Gretel, directed by David Prins. Place of action: the forest! Open-air, in the middle of the woods, the great little theater of Velp gave the most intimate atmosphere for this amazing opera with stunning cast, made up by singers of the Dutch …

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Jakarta with Rotterdam philharmonic

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Antony joined Rotterdam Philharmonic in Indonesia, taking over the last concert of their Asia Tour 2017. It was the very first time that a European top orchestra came to Jakarta to play their music for the Indonesian population. On the program was Tschaikowskys Symphony Nr. 5, Beethoven Ouverture Coriolan and Brahms Violin concerto. At the end of the concert the …

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TWO TIMES CONCERTGEBOUW WITH NNO

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Two times in one week in the Concertgebouw! North Netherlands Orchestra played a great concert with Saint-Saens Organ Symphony and RachPag with Alexander Gavrilyuk – and in the Sunday Morning concertseries Antony conducted the NNO in a performance of Mahlers First Symphony in the Hamburg Version.

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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 …