Karina Canellakis and the RFO (Photo: Ronald Knapp)

Radio Philharmonic Orchestra

The Netherlands Radio Philharmonic Orchestra was founded in 1945 by Albert van Raalte. The orchestra was subsequently conducted by Paul van Kempen, Bernard Haitink, Jean Fournet, Willem van Otterloo, Hans Vonk, Sergiu Comissiona, Edo de Waart, Jaap van Zweden and Markus Stenz.

After a high-profile debut with the Radio Philharmonic Orchestra in March 2018, American conductor Karina Canellakis took over as chief conductor in September 2019.

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Andrea-Battistoni-c-Takafumi-Ueno
Saturday 17 December 2022
NTR Saturday Matinee

Mascagni revisited: L'amico Fritz

Jan Willem de Vriend (c) Eduardus Lee
Friday 23 December 2022
AVROTROS Friday Concert

Seasonal music for Christmas

Saturday, December 24, 2022

NPO Radio 4 Christmas concert

Leila-Josefowicz -c-Chris Lee
Saturday 14 January 2023
NTR Saturday Matinee

A new violin concerto with Leila Josefowicz

James Gaffigan (c) Vera Mann
Friday 20 January 2023
AVROTROS Friday Concert

Van Gilse & Schubert's 'Unfinished Business

James Gaffigan (c) Vera Mann
Sunday 22 January 2023
The Sunday Morning Concert

James Gaffigan conducts Schubert's 'Unvollendete'

News

Stéphane Denève (c) Uwe Ditz
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October 13, 2022
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New appointment Stéphane Denève

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Oct. 3, 2022
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Edison Classical for Lucas and Arthur Jussen

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Silvia Lanao Aregay
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12 July 2022
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RFO Stipend for Sílvia Lanao

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Chloe Rooke (c) Agnete Schlichtkrull
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17 February 2022
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Chloe Rooke appointed assistant conductor Radio Philharmonic Orchestra

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13 January 2022
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Stéphane Denève Principal Guest Conductor of the Radio Philharmonic Orchestra

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James Gaffigan (c) Vera Mann
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11 January 2022
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James Gaffigan Chief Conductor Komische Oper Berlin

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Musicians from the RFO

Here you can see a monthly changing selection of musicians from the Radio Philharmonic Orchestra.

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