Orchestra of the Eighteenth Century

Formed 1981
Orchestra of the Eighteenth Century
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Orchestra of the Eighteenth Century

Biography (Wikipedia)

The Orchestra of the Eighteenth Century (Dutch: Orkest van de Achttiende Eeuw) is a Dutch early music orchestra. Frans Brüggen and Lucy van Dael co-founded the orchestra in 1981. Sieuwert Verster became financial manager in 1984. Although he did not have a formal title with the orchestra, Brüggen served as the de facto principal conductor of the orchestra from its founding until his death in 2014. Verster has served as the orchestra's manager since its founding.

As of August 2014, the orchestra consists of 55 members, from many different countries, who all play on period instruments. The group was formed as a collective, so all orchestra members and the conductor receive equal shares of concert earnings. The orchestra does not audition its members, but receives them through word-of-mouth invitations.

The orchestra has toured widely both in Europe and America and recorded extensively with Philips Classics, including symphonies of Beethoven, Haydn and Mozart. In more recent years, the orchestra has recorded for the Glossa label.

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Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
Symphony No 41 in C major, K 551, 'Jupiter' (4th mvt)
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Symphony No 41 in C major, K 551, 'Jupiter' (4th mvt)
Joseph Haydn
The Seven Last Words of Christ on the Cross (Sonata 1)
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The Seven Last Words of Christ on the Cross (Sonata 1)
Jean‐Philippe Rameau
Contredanse (Les Indes galantes)
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Contredanse (Les Indes galantes)
Felix Mendelssohn
Symphony No 4 in A major, Op 90, 'Italian' (4th mvt, Saltarello (Presto))
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Symphony No 4 in A major, Op 90, 'Italian' (4th mvt, Saltarello (Presto))
Frans Brüggen
Symphony No. 4 in A Op. 90 "Italian" - Allegro vivace
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Symphony No. 4 in A Op. 90 "Italian" - Allegro vivace
Johannes Brahms
Eine Deutsches Requiem: IV. Wie lieblich sind deine Wohnungen
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Eine Deutsches Requiem: IV. Wie lieblich sind deine Wohnungen
Jean‐Philippe Rameau
Ouverture: Castor et Pollux
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Ouverture: Castor et Pollux
Robert Schumann
Piano Concerto in A minor, Op 54
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Piano Concerto in A minor, Op 54
Jean‐Philippe Rameau
Les Indes galantes - Chaconne from Les Sauvages
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Les Indes galantes - Chaconne from Les Sauvages
Jean‐Philippe Rameau
Contredanse (Zoroastre)
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Contredanse (Zoroastre)
Joseph Haydn
Symphony No 93 in D major (4th mvt)
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Symphony No 93 in D major (4th mvt)
Joseph Haydn
Symphony No.104, 'London' Third movement, Menuetto-Allegro
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Symphony No.104, 'London' Third movement, Menuetto-Allegro
Antonio Vivaldi
Oboe Concerto in A minor, Allegro non molto
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Oboe Concerto in A minor, Allegro non molto
Georg Philipp Telemann
Concerto a four in D minor
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Concerto a four in D minor
Georg Philipp Telemann
Suite in G minor from 'Der getreue Music-Meister'
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Suite in G minor from 'Der getreue Music-Meister'
Georg Philipp Telemann
Overture in B flat 'Les Nations'
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Overture in B flat 'Les Nations'
Georg Philipp Telemann
Concerto in D minor
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Concerto in D minor
Jean‐Philippe Rameau
Castor et Pollux (Overture)
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Castor et Pollux (Overture)
Jean‐Philippe Rameau
Les Indes Galantes: Prologue
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Les Indes Galantes: Prologue
Joseph Haydn
Symphony No 103 in E flat (2nd mvt)
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Symphony No 103 in E flat (2nd mvt)
Joseph Haydn
Sinfonia Concertante in B flat major H.1.105
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Sinfonia Concertante in B flat major H.1.105
Felix Mendelssohn
Symphony No 4 in A major, Op 90, 'Italian' (1st movement)
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Symphony No 4 in A major, Op 90, 'Italian' (1st movement)
Felix Mendelssohn
A Midsummer Night's Dream: Scherzo
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A Midsummer Night's Dream: Scherzo
Ludwig van Beethoven
Symphony No 8 in F major, Op 93 (4th mvt)
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Symphony No 8 in F major, Op 93 (4th mvt)
Joseph Haydn
Symphony No.103 'Drum Roll'
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Symphony No.103 'Drum Roll'
Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
Così fan tutte, K588, Act 2
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Così fan tutte, K588, Act 2

Così fan tutte, K588, Act 2

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Kate Valentine
Rosanne van Sadwijk
Ilse Eerens
Anders Dahlin
André Morsch
Frans Fiselier
Choir
Capella Amsterdam
Conductor
Jean‐Philippe Rameau
Les Sauvages (Les Indes Galantes)
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Les Sauvages (Les Indes Galantes)
Ludwig van Beethoven
Concerto for piano and orchestra no. 3 (Op.37) in C minor **EXPIRED**
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Concerto for piano and orchestra no. 3 (Op.37) in C minor **EXPIRED**
Joseph Haydn
Symphony No.96 in D major
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Symphony No.96 in D major
Ludwig van Beethoven
Symphony No.2 in D major, Op.36 (III. Scherzo)
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Symphony No.2 in D major, Op.36 (III. Scherzo)
Jean‐Philippe Rameau
Les Indes galantes (excerpts)
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Les Indes galantes (excerpts)
Frédéric Chopin
Concerto no. 1 in E minor Op.11 for piano and orchestra
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Concerto no. 1 in E minor Op.11 for piano and orchestra
Jean‐Philippe Rameau
Les Indes Galantes
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Les Indes Galantes
Joseph Haydn
Symphony No 87 in A major (1st mvt)
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Symphony No 87 in A major (1st mvt)
Orchestra of the Eighteenth Century
Symphony No. 29 in A major, K. 201 (K. 186a): Menuetto & Trio
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Symphony No. 29 in A major, K. 201 (K. 186a): Menuetto & Trio
Joseph Haydn
Symphony No 100 in G major, 'Military' (4th mvt)
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Symphony No 100 in G major, 'Military' (4th mvt)
Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
Symphony No 41 in C major, K 551, 'Jupiter'
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Symphony No 41 in C major, K 551, 'Jupiter'
Ludwig van Beethoven
Concerto for piano and orchestra no. 1 (Op.15) in C major
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Concerto for piano and orchestra no. 1 (Op.15) in C major
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Past BBC Events

Proms 1996: Prom 55
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Royal Albert Hall
1996-09-01T05:13:46
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1996

Proms 1996: Prom 55

Royal Albert Hall

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