Philip Ruitenberg, musicologist and friend of the Orchestra, introduces audiences to the music and composers of select tours. Periodically Philip also gives pre-performance talks in the Netherlands to discuss the repertoire and give context for the pieces.

Tour 160 – Matthäus Passion – Bach
Tour 159 – Schumann – Manfred, Piano Concerto & Symph. No. 3
Tour 156 – Don Giovanni – Mozart
Tour 152 – Schumann
Tour 151 – Johannes Passion, Bach
Tour 150 – C. Ph. E. Bach & Mendelssohn
Tour 148 – Die Jahreszeiten, Haydn
Tour 143 – Brahms
Tour 141 – La Clemenza di Tito
Tour 140, Beethoven pianoconcerten
Tour 138 – Haydn & Mozart, The Sixteen
Tour 137 – Mendelssohn
Tour 136 – Johannes Passion, Bach
Tour 135 – Fidelio, Beethoven
Tour 133 – Missa Solemnis, Beethoven