Behind the scenes
Russian-born violinist Alexandra (call sign: Sasha) Bons became a proud member of our orchestra in 2015. Originally playing in the second violins, she recently successfully auditioned for a spot in the first violin group. Why did she want to make that switch? And what once brought her from faraway Russia to the Netherlands? Sasha is happy to tell you her story.
Farewell to Nicholas Collon & South Beach Theatre
At the end of the 2020/2021 season, we bid farewell to both the South Beach Theatre and our chief conductor Nicholas Collon.
Vouchers valid for longer
Did you convert tickets into a voucher worth your purchase amount in season 2020/2021? The validity period of vouchers has been extended to 24 months.
Efe actually does want to make music!
Efe was a member of The Residents for many years. Ruth, as head of education, is very involved in the project. In this interview, they talk about why this project is so close to their hearts.
75 years of Friends
Anniversary magazine Friends
We created a magazine especially for the 75th anniversary of the Friends of the Residentie Orkest Association, as you have come to expect from us.
Our concertmaster Wouter Vossen
We interviewed our concertmaster about the music profession, his idols and the importance of our Friends.
The Residentie Orkest is pleased to welcome its new Principal clarinet Arno Stoffelsma. He is young and afflicted with great musicality and an infinite palette of tonal colors. Worth noting: Arno also works as a lawyer. How about that? And how does he combine the two jobs?
Friends in the spotlight: Marijke Busquet. Read what our Friendship has looked like over the years.
Lex Sip on his legacy
"It is important that children can be introduced to art and classical music uninhibitedly and without obligation."
Fund Residentie Orkest: An Introduction
"With this Fund, we want to give people and companies the opportunity to allow the Residentie Orkest to engage in even more activities that add value to the community."
Richard Egarr, musical hero without socks
He prefers to stand barefoot in front of the orchestra, but from behind the harpsichord he also knows how to enthuse his musicians. Permanent guest conductor Richard Egarr has been a welcome guest at the Residentie Orkest for years : 'With this orchestra I can push boundaries.'