Netherlands Wind Ensemble meets the Xylouris Family

An unexpected meeting that bridges different cultures. The Dionysian energy of Cretan music, with all the freshness, talent and consummate technique of Giorgos Xylouris and of Antonis, Nikos and Apollonia Xylouri, the younger members of the Xylouris family, meets the leading Dutch performers of the Nederlands Blazers Ensemble. The ensemble was founded in 1961 and has performed with great musicians from all over the world, such as Nikolaus Harnoncourt. In the very original program they present in Athens, the lyra, the lute, the voice and the percussion instruments are intertwined with the full sound of the NBE’s wind instruments. Cretan tunes, bringing with them the breeze of Mount Psiloritis and of the Cretan the Libyan Sea, masterfully succeed each other and coexist harmoniously with musics of the world, Baroque works and melodies from operas by Rameau inspired by Greek mythology, transporting the audience to new musical heights.

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Concert in the Shape of a Pear

Concert in the shape of a pear is a show about the life of composer Erik Satie, master of absurdism but also master of the.

Read more 23-11-2022 t/m 19-03-2023

New Year’s Concert 2023

photo: Peter Lodder

“It’s hard to think of a nicer way to start off the New Year than with the Netherlands Wind Ensemble’s New Year’s Concert in the.

Read more 31-12-2022 t/m 01-01-2023

Napolitana

Naples, port city of overwhelming beauty on the Mediterranean Sea. At the foot of Mount Vesuvius, it has been bustling with emotion, fish, family, Gomorrah,.

Read more 31-01-2023 t/m 16-02-2023

Genesis (“De Schepping”)

BART MOEYAERT AUTHOR, NARRATOR Genesis (“De Schepping”) is the first installment of the succesful musical trilogy created by the Netherlands Wind Ensemble based on three of.

Read more 18-02-2023 t/m 19-02-2023

ST MATTHEW PASSION

A new tradition in collaboration with Duda Paiva Company Vocals: Claron McFadden, Rick Zwart Arrangement: Arjan Linker in collaboration with local choirs

Read more 04-04-2023 t/m 07-04-2023

Jamaica

Read more 05-05-2023 t/m 18-05-2023