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RPhO Europe Tour - 2001

Rotterdam Philharmonic on tour.
Wednesday, October 31, 2001

Rotterdam Philharmonic on Tour

From left to right:
Alexander Verbeek, Pierre Volders, Remko de Jager, Ben van Dijk and Hendrik Jan Renes
The Rotterdam Philharmonic Orchestra made a short European city tour from October 25-28. Under the direction of principal conductor Valery Gergiev, the orchestra gave concerts in:

From left to right:
Ad van Zon, Simon Wieringa and Jos Verspagen.
The program was a repeat of one of the all-Shostakovich programs from this year's very successful Gergiev Festival which highlighted Dmitri Shostakovich's "War Symphonies".

Alexander Verbeek - tenor tuba.
Suite from the Golden Age
Piano concerto with trumpetsolo
First Suite for Jazz orchestra
Symphony nr: 9
Trumpet soloist in the piano concerto was Andr� Heuvelman.

The tour was a big succes and well received by both public and critics


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