Nationaal Orkest van België

Category:symfonisch orkest
1936
Genre(s):21ste eeuw / hedendaags, 20ste eeuw, romantiek, classicisme
Actual/previous members:Bram Nolf, Roeland Hendrikx, Ivo Hadermann, Luc Loubry, Katelijne Onsia

Short description

The Belgian National Orchestra performs an extensive repertoire of music without constraining itself to any particular period or place. Thus we find classical and romantic pieces on the programme together with modern works from the 20th century.

Biography

Since its creation in 1936, the Belgian National Orchestra can boast a productive career that has known numerous encounters with renowned conductors and celebrated soloists. Through the passage of the years the identity of the orchestra has been thoroughly modernized and time has carved for it a definite profile. It performs an extensive repertoire of music. Thus we find classical and romantic pieces on the programme together with modern works from the 20th century and each year some contemporary Belgian works. The orchestra also invests time in specific projects such as film scores, various recordings in collaboration with the Cyprès label, participation in the Queen Elisabeth competition and concert tours abroad.

Selective discography

Queen Elisabeth Competition violin 2019Queen Elisabeth Competition violin 2019 (2019)
classical
Pyotr Il'yich Tchaikovsky, Jean-Jacques Kantorow, Johannes Brahms, Hugh Wolff, Nationaal Orkest van België, Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart, Orchestre Royal de Chambre de Wallonie, Bram Van Camp (...)
Sergei Rachmaninoff - Symphonic DancesSergei Rachmaninoff - Symphonic Dances (2017)
romanticism
Nationaal Orkest van België, Sergei Rachmaninov, Hugh Wolff
Queen Elisabeth Competition of Belgium Violin 2015Queen Elisabeth Competition of Belgium Violin 2015 (2015)
classical
Diverse componisten, Nationaal Orkest van België, Marin Alsop, Paul Meyer, Orchestre Royal de Chambre de Wallonie
Koningin Elisabethwedstrijd voor piano 2013Koningin Elisabethwedstrijd voor piano 2013 (2013)
classical
Sergei Rachmaninov, Nationaal Orkest van België, Marin Alsop, Michael Hofstetter, Orchestre Royal de Chambre de Wallonie, Frederic Rzewski, Boris Giltburg, Johann Sebastian Bach (...)
Martinu Bohuslav - VioolconcertoMartinu Bohuslav - Vioolconcerto (2012)
20th century
Lorenzo Gatto, Walter Weller, Nationaal Orkest van België
75 years Ysaÿe & queen Elisabeth violin competition75 years Ysaÿe & queen Elisabeth violin competition (2012)
20th century, romanticism
Yossif Ivanov, Georges Octors, Pyotr Il'yich Tchaikovsky, Vadim Repin, Marc Soustrot, Jean Sibelius, René Defossez, Nikolaj Znaider (...)
BrahmsBrahms (2011)
romanticism
Plamena Mangova, Nationaal Orkest van België, Johannes Brahms, Walter Weller
Suk Josef - Symfonie nr. 2 Asrael op. 27Suk Josef - Symfonie nr. 2 Asrael op. 27 (2009)
romanticism
Nationaal Orkest van België, Walter Weller
Koningin Elisabethwedstrijd voor viool 2009Koningin Elisabethwedstrijd voor viool 2009 (2009)
21st century / contemporary, 20th century, romanticism
Lorenzo Gatto, Orchestre de Chambre de Wallonie, Nationaal Orkest van België, Paul Goodwin, Gilbert Varga
Strauss RichardStrauss Richard (2008)
20th century
Plamena Mangova, Nationaal Orkest van België, Walter Weller

Selectieve discografie als componist

Koningin Elisabethwestrijd voor piano 1999Koningin Elisabethwestrijd voor piano 1999 (1999)
21st century / contemporary, 20th century, romanticism
Vitaly Samoshko, Nationaal Orkest van België, Boudewijn Cox, Nationaal Orkest van België, Vitaly Samoshko, Sergei Rachmaninov, Franz Liszt, Piotr Iljitsj Tsjaikovski (...)

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