2020 is Beethovenjaar met de viering van de 250ste verjaardag van de componist. Dirigent Jan Willem de Vriend over de muzikale geweldenaar. ‘Zonder Beethoven waren we arme mensen geweest.’
IFFR presents an exclusive screening of David Cronenberg's 1996 cult film Crash – with the Rotterdam Philharmonic Orchestra! The score by Howard Shore will be performed live on 31 January at 21:00 in ‘de Doelen’.
Martin van Pernis, the chairman of the Supervisory Board of the Rotterdam Philharmonic Orchestra, has indicated that he wants to turn over his position at the end of the season, in June 2020.
Divina Maloum (14) from Cameroon and Greta Thunberg (16) from Sweden both received the International Children’s Peace Prize 2019. The Rotterdam Philharmonic Orchestra performed among others the finale of Beethoven's Ninth Symphony.
After the success of two previous concert cruises, we are again organizing a musical trip next spring. During the five-day Easter cruise, our musicians will treat you to musical intermezzos and exclusive concerts.