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Royal Concertgebouw Orchestra

Registration date: 2006-05-03
Original orchestra name: Koninklijk Concertgebouworkest
Country: Netherlands Netherlands
City: Amsterdam
Address: Jacob Obrechtstraat 51
Telephone: 0031 (0)20 3051010
Fax: 0031 (0)20 3051001
Contact language(s): dutch, english
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Soon after its establishment in 1888, the Concertgebouw Orchestra developed into one of the best orchestras in Europe. “Really magnificent, full of youthful vigor and enthusiasm” as Richard Strauss described it in 1897. The Orchestra was granted Royal status in 1988. It has made more than a thousand recordings and is regarded worldwide as one of the most prestigious symphony orchestras. The fact that it has been led by only a limited number of chief conductors has played a decisive role in this development.
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