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..

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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40 years orkest de ereprijs!

For our anniversary we present a concert series full of current music, the core business of the orkest de ereprijs.

For forty years the orkest de ereprijs has been the ensemble for new music in the east of the Netherlands, making it a unique, demonstrable and recognized place in the world of 'young, composed music'. The orchestra focuses on new work by living composers. Especially for our 40th birthday, a commission composition will be completed by Jan van de Putte, Wilbert Bulsink, Martijn Padding and Kate Moore, who will premiere during this series.

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CODA Carnival - Sunday 30 June

No plans for next Sunday? Come to CODA! They celebrate the opening of their new entrance, shop and café throughout the weekend. And of course no party without orkest de ereprijs!

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Call for Young Composers!

Applications are now closed. All the applicants will receive a personal message about their participation at last mid november. After that, we will publish the participants on our website. Young composers are invited to apply for participation in the Young Composers Meeting 2020 before October 15, 2019. The information about how to apply can be found here: Young Composers Meeting 2020.


St. Louis Blues: 10-15 September in Musis Arnhem!

In 1939 hundreds of Jews fled Europe by boat. In the opera St. Louis Blues we see how their flight to freedom ended in a deception. A penetrating story that is suddenly painfully up to date 80 years later. St. Louis Blues: from 10 to 15 September in Musis Arnhem!

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