The beginning of the 19th century is a relatively new frontier in the world of historical performance practice. In September and October, we will play two concerts in The Hague and Enschede exploring the world of Beethoven and the bel canto repertory. Included are works by the famous Ludwig van Beethoven, his contemporary (and pupil of […]
Our concert in the Festival Oude Muziek Utrecht 2018 Fringe will be held at the Geertekerk on 28 August 2018 at 11:00. Admission is free, but please collect your tickets at the Festival Centre TivoliVredenburg from 9.00 hrs on the day of the concert to reserve a place. More information about the concert can be found on the festival website. […]
DNMO is proud to announce that it will play a concert in the Utrecht Early Music Festival Fringe this coming August 2018. Please stay tuned for further updates on the program, and how you can come see us!
We are proud to make available some excerpts from our live-session recording The Storm (2017) a cantata in Classical style by the DNMO kapellmeister Anders Muskens. The text of the cantata is based on Pietro Metastasio;s La Tempesta, but translated into English by John Hoole in 1767. It consists of recitative and 3 arias, and is scored […]
Don’t miss the chance to win a free ticket four our upcoming concert Mozart, Mannheim, and the London Bach. More info here and don’t forget to follow DNMO in our all social media handles! Good luck!!
Please check out our crowdfunding campaign hosted on Voor de Kunst to learn how to help us make our 2017-18 concert series even greater! This year, we have an interesting concert series in the works entitled “The Rise of Classicism.” We want to explore the rise of the Classical style between 1730-1800 which culminated in composers […]
We’re proud to host a Christmas concert of Classical chamber music from the late 18th century! It will be held on Sunday, 17 December at 16:00 in the Hague at the Dienstencentrum Copernicus. The Mannheim Court Orchestra was renowned for their Akademiekonzerten, which were weekly concerts performed for the Elector and honoured guests, featuring works […]
The Rise of Classicism Through the Lens of the Mannheim School Our 2017-2018 concert series traces the Rise of the Classical Style between 1730-1800 through the compositions of forgotten composers: especially those from Mannheim. The 18th century is a treasure trove of wonderful music in many different styles and aesthetics, and many forgotten gems have […]
DNMO proudly announces our first harmoniemusik concert: “Beethoven in the Background: Tafelmusik at the Turn of the Century.” The DNMO harmoniemusik band (period wind instrument band) will play a concert of Wranitzky, Beethoven, and Hummel wind music from the turn of the 18th century. There will be two presentations of the concert held on October 5, both […]
Johann Christian Bach (1735-1782), the youngest son of Johann Sebastian Bach, is one of the most underappreciated composers of the Classical era. Among those who looked up to him with great respect include Mozart and Haydn. The bulk of his career was spent in London, which gave him the nickname “the English Bach.” He wrote […]