Dutch National Student Orchestra with Wagner and the ‘Sacre’

Saturday 15 Feb 2020, 20:15 - 22:15
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De Doelen, Schouwburgplein 50, Rotterdam

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Experience the Dutch Student Orchestra (NSO) during their annual concert. The NSO consists of the best student musicians from the Netherlands. This year they’ll perform beautiful works by Wagner and Stravinsky, and a special work, composed by Rick van Veldhuizen. With conductor Manoj Kamps and soprano Katharine Dain, this concert promises to be an unforgettable experience!

The rich and romantic sounds of Richard Wagner will open the concert. Katharine Dain, a Dutch-American international renowned soprano, will sing in the ‘Liebestod’. Secondly, unde imber et ignes, a composition especially written for the NSO by Rick van Veldhuizen, will follow. Last but not least, the NSO will perform the powerful Le Sacre du Printemps from Igor Stravinsky. Get carried away by the extraordinary enthusiasm of this young orchestra directed by the talented Manoj Kamps!

Theme: ‘Ecstasy’
Conductor: Manoj Kamps
Soloist (violin): Katharine Dain
Played music:
Richard Wagner – ‘Vorspiel’ & ‘Liebestod’ uit Tristan und Isolde
Rick Van Veldhuizen – unde imber et ignes (special composition for NSO)
Igor Stravinsky – Le Sacre du Printemps 

About the NSO
Every year this orchestra unites approximately 100 students from all over the country. For the participants, who get selected through auditions, the NSO represents a unique chance of performing like a professional musician. In February the NSO rehearses for ten consecutive days, in preparation for 13 days of high-level performing in major concert halls in the Netherlands and abroad. 
More information on www.nso.nl

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Date: Saturday 15 February
Time: 20.15 
Location: De Doelen, Schouwburgplein 50, Rotterdam

Unfortunately, the discounted tickets for students and employees of the EUR are sold out, but you can still buy tickets at De Doelen.

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