Programme & planning

Throughout the year, the NJO plans several projects, including an annual NJO Winter Tour and Summer Festival and Tour. There are usually several orchestral projects during the NJO Summer Festival and extra projects in cooperation with a diverse range of partners.

The following projects are being prepared by the NJO:

NJO Winter Tour 2021

Large symphonic project performing at five larger concert halls throughout the Netherlands.

Auditions

At present, applications for auditions are not possible. As a result of the cancellation of several projects due to the COVID-19 measures, musicians who auditioned for the Defiant Requiem and the NJO Summer Festival and Tour 2020 as well as NJO members will be given the opportunity to take part in the NJO Winter Tour 2021. Musicians will receive an invitation to register per email.

Auditions will be held only for percussion and timpani, but the application deadline for these auditions (22 November 2020) has expired. 

Rehearsals

Monday 11 January to Saturday 16 January 2021 in Orpheus Theatre, Apeldoorn

Concerts

Saturday 16 January to Saturday 23 January 2021. See our concert page for current concert information. Further information on the programme can be found on the page Winter Tour 2021.  

Conductor Antony Hermus
Soloists Storioni Trio
Works*)

Triple Concerto in D minor, Opus 70 by Emánuel Moór (Dutch première) and Symphony No. 6 in D major, Opus 60 by Antonín Dvořák

*) click on the name of each work to open information on the orchestra instrumentation

 

Defiant Requiem 2021

Project originally planned to celebrate 75 years of liberation, rescheduled for May 2021, honoring the inhabitants of Theresienstadt Concentration Camp who performed Verdi’s Requiem several times throughout their imprisonment

Auditions At this moment, applications for auditions are not possible. As a result of the cancellation of the NJO Summer Festival and Tour 2020 due to the COVID-19 measures, musicians who auditioned for the NJO Summer Festival and Tour 2020 will be given the opportunity to take part in the Defiant Requiem and other upcoming projects. Auditions will only be held for the remaining vacancies after placement of the previously accepted musicians. Please check this website or follow us on Facebook or Instagram for the announcement of any vacancies!
Rehearsals April 2021 (exact dates and location to be decided)
Concert(s) Early May (exact date(s) and location to be decided). Information on the programme can be found on Defiant Requiem 2021.  
Conductor Murry Sidlin
Soloists Mariangela Sicilia (soprano), Caitlin Hulcup (mezzo-soprano), Leonardo Capalbo (tenor) and Gianluca Buratto (bass)
Work*) Requiem by Verdi

*) click on the name of the work to open information on the orchestra instrumentation

 

NJO Summer Festival and Tour 2021

The annual NJO festival taking place in the Dutch province of Gelderland, with several projects for NJO members followed by an international tour programme. The exact programme is under development.

Auditions To be announced in Spring 2021
Rehearsals

Rehearsals for several projects during the Summer Festival and Tour start Monday 19 July 2021 and last until the end of the projects, usually a week later. These rehearsals mainly take place in Orpheus Theatre, Apeldoorn. Details per project will be announced as soon as their planning is known.

Concerts Concerts during NJO Summer Festival in the Netherlands to be decided; international tour is from Monday 16 to Sunday 22 August 2021. Further information on the programme can be found on Summer Festival and Tour 2021.  
Conductor To be decided
Soloists To be decided
Works*) To be decided

*) click on the name of each work to open information on the orchestra instrumentation

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