A busy month

From the beginning of March, the orchestra has been on tour nonstop. First with our annual educational project Side by Side, then on to Japan for five concerts with laureates of the Chopin Competition in Poland, on to Paris, Switzerland and the Netherlands for the St. John Passion, and finally a great Beethoven concert at the Heidelberger Fruhling [...].

O18c joins Intrada

We are extremely proud to be affiliated with Intrada since this year! Intrada is a one-year European musician development program run by four partner ensembles: Concerto Copenhagen, Dunedin Consort, B'Rock Orchestra and the Orchestra of the Eighteenth Century. A handful of talented young musicians from Europe are brought together through open [...]

CPE Bach 'Hamburg symphonies' editor's choice by Gramophone

Our new CD of CPE Bach's hamburg symphonies was featured in the Editor's choice section of Gramophone magazine in January! "Janiczek and his 24-strong band are also closely attuned to the inwardness and precarious lyricism of the slow movements. Never was the veneer of innocence more deceptive than in No. 4's Largo ed [....]

Listen back to Christmas with Nardus

The concert with British soprano Nardus Williams was recorded and broadcast during Boxing Day. You can listen back to it via the website of NPO Radio 4 (see button below).

"Olga dances across the keys"

On Thursday, Nov. 23 and Friday, Nov. 24, the Orchestra of the Eighteenth Century played a concert of works by Clara Schumann, Emilie Mayer and Ludwig van Beethoven. On Friday, the AVRO TROS recorded the concert, live from TivoliVredenburg in Utrecht.