Spring and summer 2019 – Cooperation with String orchestra Nanagen from Tokyo
For a project in 2019, The T.O.P. Orchestra joins forces with String orchestra Nanagen from Tokyo, led by Kent Moussault. In March, the Japanese orchestra will come to the Netherlands for concerts. In July, the return will take place in the Toppan Hall in Tokyo. We will perform Mozart’s symphony no. 29, Mozart’s Sinfonia Concertante for violin, viola and orchestra, Grieg’s Holberg suite and a special commission for orchestra.
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On October 28th 2017, The T.O.P. Orchestra was conducted by Aristide Moari in a concert in the great hall of the Royal Institute for the Tropics in Amsterdam as part of the poetry and musical festival ‘Festijn van Tachtig’ by Stichting Feest der Poezie. Below is an impression of the concert, with Laurène Baron (violin), Walther Deubel (tenor), Susanne Winkler (soprano) in works by Dutch composer Alphons Diepenbrock; as well as Simon Mulder (recitation) in the world premiere of ‘Mijn liefste was dood’, composed Kaori Neus on a text by Herman Gorter.
Mozart and Bach in the Volkshuis in Leiden (May 2017)
May 20th 2017, in the Leidse Volkshuis (Leiden), we performed J. S. Bach’s concerto for violin, oboe and orchestra, Mozart’s concerto for flute, harp and orchestra, Marcello’s oboe concerto in d, Mozart’s symphony no. 29 and ‘Mini concerto’ by Arthur den Haan. Soloists were Anna Marieke Zijlstra (oboe), Lucia Boeken (violin), Marloes van Stormbroek (flute) and Michelle Verheggen (harp). The concert was led by Kent Hugo Moussault.