Soldier of Orange

In response to the proposed cuts to arts and culture in the Netherlands, orchestras from all over the world have been showing their support and concern about the situation, largely by recording a short passage of music by Rogier van Otterloo to the film The Soldier of Orange, considered by many Dutch people as a representation of their national identity.

The contribution from the Royal Philharmonic Orchestra with Artistic Director and Principal Conductor Charles Dutoit can be viewed here:


Click here for more information on the Soldier of Orange campaign.

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About Royal Philharmonic Orchestra

Acknowledged as one of the UK’s most prestigious orchestras, the Royal Philharmonic Orchestra (RPO) enjoys an international reputation for bringing audiences worldwide first-class performances and the highest possible standards of music-making across a diverse range of musical repertoire. This was the vision of the Orchestra’s flamboyant founder Sir Thomas Beecham, whose legacy is maintained today as the Orchestra thrives under the exceptional direction of its new Artistic Director and Principal Conductor, Maestro Charles Dutoit.
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