rolf verbeek conductor

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He walks down the stairs of his student apartment above café Merlijn on Meeuwerderweg in Groningen on July 2. Once outside, he gets on his bicycle. A few hundred meters north toward downtown, he passes the Prince Claus Conservatory where he trained to be both a horn player and a conductor. Then he crosses the Tromp Bridge and then pedals down Oosterstraat to the Martini Church. Inside, he meets the accordionist, the horn player, the pianist, the clarinetist, the timpanist and the string quintet of Camerata RCO....

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Final excerpt from the first movement of Bruckner's 6th symphony, live at Podium Klassiek.

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...Verbeek knows "his" Bruckner, unmistakably: an excellent performance - obviously within the given chamber musical context - and a recording that rings like a bell.

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In front of the orchestra is the conductor. The conductor decides how the orchestra should play. Louder, softer, faster, slower, more brass, fewer violins, etcetera. But invisible...

Rolf Verbeek 
info@rolfverbeek.com

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