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Ticket draw for Sweelinck Orchestra concert

Published on 31-10-2022
The UvA's J.Pzn. Sweelinck student orchestra, the oldest symphony orchestra in Amsterdam, is giving a concert in the Dominicus church on Tuesday, 6 December. Because there is more interest than seats available, we're holding a ticket draw. Enter your name in the draw by 25 November for a chance to win a concert ticket.
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Programme

Led by Swiss conductor Konradin Herzog, the Sweelinck Orchestra will perform the following pieces:

  • Antonín Dvořák - Cello Concerto in B minor
  • Richard Wagner - Tristan und Isolde, Prelude and Liebestod
  • Jan van Gilse - Symphony No. 2 in E-flat major

Date and location

  • Date: Tuesday, 6 December, 20:00-22:30
  • Location: Dominicus Church, Spuistraat 12, 1012 TS Amsterdam

Ticket draw

Enter your name, and let us know if you wish to bring a guest, by Friday 25 November.

Enter the ticket draw hereExternal link.

We'll inform you by email whether your name has been drawn by Wednesday, 30 November. Keep an eye on your mailbox and spam filter!

More about the concert

Portrait of Anastasia Feruleva
Anastasia Feruleva Photo: Brandon Heist

This autumn, the UvA student Orchestra J. Pzn. SweelinckExternal link will play a wonderful romantic programme full of passion and desire. In cooperation with soloist Anastasia Feruleva, the orchestra will play the Cello concerto in B minor by Antonín Dvořák. Anastasia Feruleva is a member of the Netherlands Chamber Orchestra and regularly performs as a soloist. Her playing is widely praised for its expression and phrasing

Besides this famous cello concerto, the Sweelinck Orchestra will play the Prelude and Liebestod from the well-known opera Tristan and Isolde by Richard Wagner. This famous opera was written between 1856 and 1859 and would go on to exert a lot of influence on the further development of classical music.

Finally, the orchestra will also perform Symphony No. 2 in E-flat major by Jan van Gilse. The Dutch composer wrote the symphony between 1902-1903.