Behind the scenes
Behind the scenes
'To make a living out of this work, and thereby also give musicians a livelihood, that was my dream'
In his last work, the Ninth Symphony, Anton Bruckner looks back proudly and lovingly on a life dedicated to music. Viola player Jacomine Punt talks with violin makers Jaap Bolink and Annelies Steinhauer about a life full of music and the attention and dedication required in making cellos, violins and double basses.
One Minute Symphony - Gijs van der Heijden
December 2, we will play Gijs van der Heijden's One Minute Symphony. Gijs himself will tell you more about his work.
Mathilde Wauters: our new harpist
Since this summer, harpist Mathilde Wauters has been associated with the orchestra. She tells more about her role as harpist within the orchestra.
Dutch composers in resistance
You cannot silence the urge to make music. Even in bitter times, some Dutch composers resisted. On Wednesday evening, Nov. 9, we honor them with the special chamber music concert Vrijheid in the Nieuwe Kerk in The Hague.
Friendship of all times
Each Friend is connected to the Residentie Orkest in their own way. Some have been coming to the Residentie Orkest since the school concerts conducted by Willem van Otterloo, others are discovering a city of dance, theater, film and the Residentie Orkest in The Hague. Two Friends in the spotlight.
Residentie Orkest plays for neighborhood residents Benoordenhout
On Saturday, September 17, Residentie Orkest visited the Benoordenhout neighborhood of The Hague with Music at your doorstep . Over 120 local residents listened attentively in the Duinzichtkerk to works for flute and harp by Bach, Fauré, Andriessen and Debussy, among others.
Painting of Love
Together with singer Fay Claassen, we are releasing the single "Painting of Love. The song was written by Fay and is a tribute to her father, Nijmegen artist Ger van de Geer. Fay has lovingly accompanied him in his life with dementia for over ten years.
Young composer writes piece for Prince's Day
The States General has commissioned a composition specially written for the United Assembly on Budget Day by 26-year-old Dutch composer Max van Platen. This piece, "Ode al vento" (Ode to the wind), will be performed for the first time on Prinsjesdag by our own brass quintet. Van Platen: "I tried to capture the character of Prinsjesdag in notes."
Residentie Orkest Returns to The Hague neighborhood of Transvaal
In the heart of The Hague's Transvaal district, the most beautiful classical sounds resounded Sunday, September 11. The Residentie Orkest played masterpieces from the repertoire for piano, violin and cello this afternoon in JulianaPlaza.
The Residentie Orkest and DI-RECT are performing concerts together!
DI-RECT and Residentie Orkest The Hague will perform concerts together in February 2023. On Feb. 4, they will perform together at AFAS Live Amsterdam, Feb. 12 at Mainstage Den Bosch and on Feb. 18 at Martiniplaza Groningen.
The cultural season is about to start!
As always, we kick off the new cultural season at the UIT Festival! Around the festival, enjoy a 20% discount on selected concerts.
Stream Brahms 1 - Amare
Lawrence Renes conducts the Residentie Orkest in Brahms' First Symphony, from the Concertzaal in Amare.