Update coronavirus

All activities and concerts are cancelled until September 1st due to the outbreak of the corona virus. 

As we can not be sure about the situation after this date, we have to refrain from promises at this point. But we will keep you updated on this page. We follow safety directions of RIVM. For any questions, remarks or suggestions please contact us by email: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

Maaiveld Festival postponed till 2021

Now that the restrictions and measures taken by the government as a result of the worldwide Corona crisis are increasingly intervening, we have had to make a difficult decision. After consultation with the Municipality of Apeldoorn, the organization of Maaiveld has decided to cancel the event - which was planned on 15 and 16 May in and around Apeldoorn's Stationsplein.

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Andriessen Festival - 22 February 2020

In honor of Louis Andriessen, the Gelders Orkest, orkest de ereprijs, ArtEZ and Musis Arnhem are joining forces again. On Saturday 22 February the Andriessen Festival will take place in the Arnhem City Hall, with music from the greatest living Dutch composer and more.

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Call for Young Composers!

The annual Young Composers Meeting is an initiative of orkest de ereprijs. We offer young professional composers the opportunity to compose a piece for the ensemble and thus develop their talents, thereby increasing their knowledge and building a network.

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Looking ahead with Aspasia Nasopoulou

From January 2021 Aspasia Nasopoulou will take over from Wim Boerman as artistic leader of de ereprijs. We look ahead with her to the period from 2021.

The limitations of the moment will determine the shape of our upcoming concerts, but these rules do not prevent us from looking ahead with enthusiasm and an open mind. We want to strengthen the link between current music and current events in society: to show that new music is needed.

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