Antony HermusTime 2022-10-01 11:45:27
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Antony Hermus | Conductor
Dutch conductor Antony Hermus has become known for his infectiously positive approach to music and life, and his natural talent for encouraging musicians to give their very best. His dramatic flair, sense of line and clear-sighted approach are equally successful in the opera house and in the concert hall.
A leading figure in Dutch musical life, he conducts all the major orchestras in the Netherlands including Royal Concertgebouw, Netherlands Radio Philharmonic, Residentie Orkest and Rotterdam Philharmonic. A core focus of his tenure with the North Netherlands Orchestra has been their ongoing Mahler cycle together. Plans in 2022/23 include Ariadne auf Naxos with Opera North and Mahler’s symphonies 9 and 10 in the Netherlands. He has a flourishing guest conducting career, returning often to orchestras such as the Royal Philharmonic, BBC Scottish, Orchestre National de Lyon and Danish National, and appearing with many other distinguished orchestras across the globe – notably the Philharmonia, Suisse Romande, Bamberg Symphony, Melbourne Symphony and Seoul Philharmonic. His wide repertoire also encompasses works by many living composers; in February 2023 he debuts with the Orchestre Philharmonique de Radio France in the Presences Festival dedicated to Unsuk Chin, whose pianoconcerto he conducted with Helsinki Philharmonic and Swedish Radio Symphony.
Antony Hermus was recently appointed Chief Conductor of the Belgian National Orchestra, starting an initial four-year term in September 2022 with a Designate year. He will conduct the orchestra both in their home in Brussels BOZAR and on tour internationally.
In addition, he holds the posts of Principal Guest Conductor of the North Netherlands Orchestra and Principal Guest Conductor of Opera North (UK).
Passionately committed to nurturing the next generation of young musicians he is Visiting Professor at the Conservatorium van Amsterdam and the “National Master of Orchestral Conducting” programme, as well as Artistic Advisor of the National Youth Orchestra of the Netherlands.
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What a FANTASTIC first week in Brussels...!
Completely sold-out BOZAR, Hilary Hahn in gorgeous BRAHMS-form, exciting “PULSES” by Wim Henderickx, endless standing ovations by our going-wild audience, countless interviews and meetings, an extremely colorful FANTASTIQUE, all on Live Radio (Klara and RTBF Audio)...Read More → Inspiring return to Danish National
What an extraordinary experience to celebrate the 90th birthday of one of the most important Danish composers after Nielsen in concert with the phenomenal and very inspiring DANISH NATIONAL SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA, Antony’s third visit to them.Read More → Deep humanity with Bartók BLUEBEARD
Antony takes the amazing National Youth Orchestra of the Netherlands into the suspicious old Milk Factory of Arnhem (NL) to perform Bartóks one-act opera masterpiece, in a very moving staging by Kenza Koutchoukali and amazing lighting by Teus van der Stelt. Marc Pantus (Bluebeard) and Barbara Kozelj (Judith) gave incredible interpretations of their roles. Audience reactions are very touching: “one of the most deep opera experiences ever…”.Read More → Last-minute: Belgian National at BOZAR and CONCERTGEBOUW
TWO different programs, TWO incredible concert halls (BOZAR and Concertgebouw), TWO magnificent soloists (Alexandre Kantorow and Stella Chen), all unexpectedly in less than ONE week... At very short notice Antony stepped in as the Belgian National Orchestra’s Incoming Music Director Designate for these two different programs, in attendance of Queen and King, live television, huge audiences - both inside and outside, live and online...!Read More → Recording with Royal Concertgebouw Orchestra
Two world premieres of Antony’s concert with the Royal Concertgebouw Orchestra (by Bram Kortekaas and Celia Swart) are featured on a CD in the RCO’s “Horizons” series, alongside other works recorded live in concert by conductors such as Alain Altinoglu, Semyon Bychkov, Fabio Luisi, Francois-Xavier Roth and Jaap van Zweden.Read More → Meistersinger with BBC Scottish
Last week Antony Hermus renewed his warm relationship with the BBC Scottish Symphony conducting De Vlieger’s orchestral tribute to Wagner’s Meistersinger.Read More →
For Antony Hermus, music is an essential part of life and society. From conducting opera to symphonic works, engaging new audiences to inspiring the next generation of musicians, read on to learn about Antony’s musical life, his story and his mission.My Story
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