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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 …

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“LIED VON DER ERDE” AT STORIONI-FESTIVAL

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During the final concert of the Storioni-festival 2016 in Eindhoven, the “Storini-night“,  an ensemble of many famous festival-musicians performed “Das Lied von der Erde” in the orchestration of Schönberg/Riehn. Soloparts were sung by Gerhilde Romberger and Maximilian Schmitt, and the whole was conducted by Antony Hermus. The audience was raved with the intense performance of this magnum opus, as they were …

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GREAT NEW YEAR CONCERTS WITH NNO!

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To celebrate a great musical beginning of the new year 2016, Antony takes on a tour with the North Netherlands Orchestra through the whole northern part of the Netherlands. This tour takes them to Assen, Meppel, Drachten, Stadskanaal, Groningen, Leeuwarden, Winschoten, Hoogeveen and Emmen.   As its principal guest conductor, Antony conducts the orchestra in works by Enescu, Gounod, Offenbach, Strauss and …

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SHORT NOTICE JUMP IN FOR GÖTTERDÄMMERUNG IN NÜRNBERG

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On the 20th of December Antony jumped in on short notice at Staatstheater Nürnberg for a performance of “Götterdämmerung”, the longest opera of the Ring-cycle by Richard Wagner. After only one hour of piano-rehearsal with the singers and no rehearsal with the orchestra at all, Antony guided singers, choir and the Staatsphilharmonie Nürnberg successfully and with great inspiration through this …

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GRONINGEN LOVES DAVID BOWIE

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On Thursday 10th of December the world famous David-Bowie-exhibition was opened in Groningen. The exhibition makes a world tour and was after London already shown in Toronto, Sao Paulo, Berlin, Chicago and Paris. After Melbourne, there is only one possibility left to see David Bowie in Europe: Groningen. The artistic leader of the North Netherlands Orchestra, Marcel Mandos, developed a …