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Nederlands Balletorkest (Symphony Orchestra)

Founded: Holland

The Nederlands Balletorkest (Netherlands Ballet Orchestra) was a Dutch symphony orchestra. The orchestra was the regular partner of the National Ballet. As of January 1, 2002, the orchestra merged with the Noordhollands Philharmonisch Orkest (North Holland Philharmonic Orchestra) to the new orchestra Holland that over their duties. Chief conductor of the Nederlands Balletorkest have included Jan Stulen (1970-1976 (?)), Lucas Vis (1976-1979), Roelof van Driesten (until 1995, left due to illness (hearing loss)t) and Thierry Fischer (from 1997) . The home of the Nederlands Balletorkest was the Muziektheater in Amsterdam.

 

Source: Dutch Wikipedia Website (February 2010), English translation by Aryeh Oron (July 2010)
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Aryeh Oron (July 2010)

Recordings of Bach’s Instrumental Works

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Roelof van Driestsen

Orchestra

Bach-Webern: Fuga (Ricercata) a 6 voci from Musical Offering BWV 1079, arranged for chamber orchestra

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Nederlands Balletorkest (Wikipedia) [Dutch]

 

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