On two occasions, the IVC2018 Evening Concerts are preceded by special pre-programme concerts in the foyer of the concert venue (De Doelen). These programmes feature youth orchestras from Rotterdam and young viola soloists.
Pre-Programme 1: Rotterdam Youth Symphony Orchestra with Young Soloists
Friday, Nov. 23rd 2018 at 19:30h, in the Foyer of De Doelen Jurriaanse Zaal
The Rotterdam Youth Symphony Orchestra (RJSO) is the biggest youth orchestra association in Rotterdam, embodying four complete symphony orchestras for different age groups of amateur musicians – from elementary school to university level. Conducted by Jim Roodnat, the RJSO (high school age group) orchestra brings a programme dedicated to viola solo pieces with young soloists from their own ranks, performed in the lobby of De Doelen.
G. Ph. Telemann: Double concerto; with soloists TBA
Timothy Baxter: Concerto, with Tygo de Waal, viola (world premiere)
Max Bruch: Romance, with Jonas Meenderink, viola
This pre-programme concert is sponsored by our IVC2018 Partner, the Rotterdam Youth Symphony Orchestra.
Pre-Programme 2: Young Talent Orchestra with Young Soloists
Saturday, Nov. 24th 2018 at 19:30h, in the Foyer of De Doelen Grote Zaal
The Young Talent Orchestra (YTO) is one of the leading Youth Orchestras in The Netherlands, finishing 2nd in the Dutch National Youth Orchestra Competition in June 2018. The orchestra consists of talented students from the Hellendaal Music Institute and the Codarts pre-college programme. Conducted by viola professor Mikhail Zemtsov, a programme dedicated to viola solo pieces is performed in the lobby of De Doelen.
Ch. de Beriot: Scène de Ballet, with Sunniva Skaug, viola
H. Vieuxtemps: Elegie, with Mila Kastelein, viola
M. Kugel / Paganini: Carnevale di Venezia, with Anuschka Pedano, viola
This pre-programme concert is sponsored by our IVC2018 Partner, the Hellendaal Institute.