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Blazen aan het Spui XL

6 November 2021 @ 20:00 - 22:00

Concert series Blazen aan het Spui with the most beautiful symphonic music. During the concert, you will hear two very different aspects of the modern world.

Harmonie St. Petrus and Paulus (Wolder – Maastricht) is one of the best Dutch orchestras, in 2017 they won the championship title during the World Music Competition in Kerkrade. They play a wonderful symphonic program with music by Khachaturian, Shostakovich and Dvorak. From the American John Mackey the contemporary classic Aurora Awakes.

Nieuw Geluid is a collective from The Hague that likes to push the boundaries of the modern harmony orchestra. To mark the occasion, they performed at Jon Lord’s Concerto for Group and Orchestra, formed in 1969 as a collaboration between the rock band Deep Purple and the Royal Philharmonic Orchestra. Before the performance, Nieuw Geluid enters into a collaboration with Hammond organist Carlo de Wijs, who is composing a rock band for this occasion.


Harmonie Sint Petrus en Paulus Wolder – Maastricht
Carnaval Ouverture – Antonín Dvorák (1841 – 1904) / arr. Jan Rypens
Aurora Awakes – John Mackey (1973)
Parts from Spartacus – Aram Chatsjatoerjan (1903 – 1978) / arr. José Schyns
Scene and Dance with crotales
Variation of Aegina and Bacchanalia
Finale from Fifth Symphony – Dmitri  Sjostakovitsj (1906 – 1975) / arr. Charles B. Righter


Nieuw Geluid
Concerto for Group and Orchestra – Text : Ian Gillan (1945) / Music : Jon Lord (1941 – 2012)
Reconstruction score: Marco de Goeij, arrangement for concert band Jos van de Braak


6 November 2021
20:00 - 22:00


Spuiplein 150
Den Haag, 2511 DG Netherlands
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