20 March 2020

Brockes Passion triptych part three

J.S. Bach’s St John Passion: After the release of two breathtaking, but very different Brockes Passions by Handel and Telemann, Bach may have very likely been inspired by these works. The result: his wondrously beautiful St John Passion!

This concert series has been canceled due to the measures regarding the coronavirus.

The Apollo Ensemble plays sublime music from the period 1600 - 1850, from Baroque to early Romanticism, using historical instruments. They strive to convey the beauty of this music to the widest possible audience.
6 June 2020

Kick-off concerts Festival Via Musica

Sturm und Drang – the age of the genius The ‘Sturm-und-Drang’ period in the 18th century originated in literature. A group of young authors (including Goethe) stood up for the freedom of the individual, the confidence in one’s own abilities and the power of original genius.

2 April 2020

Summer Academy 2020

The Apollo Summer Academy will be held for the fifth year this summer in the Karmelklooster (a former nunnery) in Drachten. A week of complete music-making includes chamber music, an orchestra project focusing on Beethoven’s 7th Symphony, a choir, workshops and concerts by both students and faculty. A renowned faculty in an inspiring environment where you will make musical friends to last a lifetime.

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Music is a universal, living language to be enjoyed by all of us. It’s a language that you can learn, play and share.

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