6-15 August 2021 Maestro Burghgraef will conduct Netherlands Student Orchestra (Nederlands Studenten Orkest - NSO) in a series of 8 concerts in The Netherlands. NSO is Netherlands finest student orchestra. Founded in 1952 it has performed the vast majority of the classical repertoire. NSO appoints a new conductor every year. Conductors in previous editions include Lukas Vis, Jurjen Hempel, and Otto Tausk. Soloists: Janine Jansen, Lisa Ferschtman, and Ivo Janssen.
The program of 2021 will include a commissioned work for percussion and orchestra by Thomas van Dun
(soloist Dominique Vleeshouwers), and The Ring
, an arrangement of Der Ring des Nibelungen, by Henk de Vlieger.
Due to Covid the orchestra will not tour, but will play 8 concerts in one venue: Topsportcentrum Almere. The concert will take place within an enchanting light composition by Teus van der Stelt
for the introduction of the 2021 season, and here