Composer Klaas de Vries's 80th birthday

Spectacularly Symphonic

March 21 | 8:15 p.m.
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Friday 21 March
Amare Concert Hall, The Hague
From €36
Conductor: Chloe Rooke
Piano: Hannes Minnaar
This concert is part of the Symphonic Friday - Medium series.

This season marks the 80th birthday of Klaas de Vries, one of the great contemporary composers of the Netherlands. Tonight, we'll present the world premiere of one of his latest works, Cada Instante. Get ready for an epic orchestral experience that will blow you away! De Vries brings his eclectic and experimental style to classical music, creating a unique sound. Tonight's programme will also feature Kurtag's profound, reflective Stele and Beethoven's expressive Piano Concerto No. 4.

With an impressive line-up of 115 musicians on stage at Amare, this is a sight you've never seen before. To celebrate the evening in style, we've invited energetic young talent to join us: the charismatic conductor Chloe Rooke and talented musicians from the Royal Conservatoire The Hague. The Dutch pianist Hannes Minnaar will take on Beethoven's innovative Piano Concerto No. 4, featuring cadenzas written by Klaas de Vries. As a prelude to this spectacular evening, you'll be treated to Stele by one of the greatest composers of our time: Gyorgy Kurtag.

This concert is presented in collaboration with Festival Dag in de Branding.