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Reporting for duty

By on dec 6, 2016 in activism | 0 comments

Ik weet niet of het jullie is opgevallen, maar ik ben al een tijdje best wel rustig op de sociale media. Mijn broer vindt nog steeds dat ik de grootste spammer in zijn timeline ben, maar steeds vaker, als ik me ergens aan erger, me boos maak, ergens iets van vind en daarna in een reflex iets tik – ik ben tenslotte journalist – val ik stil.

RCO Editions No. 19: Gatti conducts Berlioz

By on sep 20, 2016 in RCO Editions | 0 comments

iPad video magazine, produced for Videodock Client: Royal Concertgebouw Orchestra Berlioz’s Symphonie fantastique is such a popular work that many music lovers know it inside out. Daniele Gatti came to the score with a fresh vision and seduced the members of the Royal Concertgebouw Orchestra into giving a performance that sheds new light on this famous masterpiece. This concert is a prelude to their new and adventurous partnership.

Meer waardering voor de politiek door Debat Direct!

By on jun 14, 2016 in general | 0 comments

Had ik al gezegd hoe trots ik ben op de Debat Direct app die we bij Videodock maakte? Nee he..

RCO Editions No. 18: A triumph for idiots

By on mei 15, 2016 in RCO Editions | 0 comments

iPad video magazine, produced for Videodock Client: Royal Concertgebouw Orchestra ‘Muddle instead of music’ – so ran Stalin’s condemnation of Shostakovich’s music. The composer feared for his life and withdrew his Fourth Symphony before its premiere. To make amends he composed his triumphant Fifth Symphony – but exactly how triumphant is the Fifth?

RCO Editions No. 17: The fate of a Symphony

By on mrt 16, 2016 in RCO Editions | 0 comments

iPad video magazine, produced for Videodock Client: Royal Concertgebouw Orchestra Per aspera ad astra, ‘through hardship to victory’ could have been the motto of Beethoven’s Fifth Symphony. In this 17th RCO Edition we combine Iván Fischer’s performance of the Fifth with a work that ends on a less positive note: Mahler’s Sixth Symphony conducted by Lorin Maazel. Orchestra members Gregor Horsch and Liviu Prunaru feature as soloists in a beautiful performance of Brahms’s Double Concerto and Beethoven’s Fourth Symphony brings the Edition to an optimistic close; it also marks the final instalment of Iván Fischer’s recordings of the complete Beethoven symphonies in RCO Editions.

RCO Editions No. 16: A requiem for the living

By on jan 15, 2016 in RCO Editions | 0 comments

iPad video magazine, produced for Videodock Client: Royal Concertgebouw Orchestra Whilst the Latin Requiem Mass is filled with sorrow and pain, Brahms chose the most consoling texts from the German Bible for his moving Ein deutsches Requiem. This is a Requiem on a human scale for those who have been left behind.