Netherlands Radio Choir
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Municipal pin Hilversum for Groot Omroepkoor
On Wednesday 25 November '20 - in the week of the festive inaugural concert of Benjamin Goodson as chief conductor of the Groot Omroepkoor - the Groot Omroepkoor received the municipal pin of Hilversum from mayor Pieter Broertjes.
GOK anniversary book
On the occasion of the 75th anniversary of the Groot Omroepkoor, the jubilee book 'Stemgeluiden' has been published, written by Oswin Schneeweisz. In eight very readable chapters he describes the pioneering years, golden ages, conductors and milestones. With a personal afterword by Benjamin Goodson, the current principal conductor of the Netherlands Radio Choir. The book is interspersed with interviews, (historical) photographs, reviews and various archive material.
Concertgebouw Prize 2017 for RFO and GOK
Praising Reviews for Kurtág Box
In June, a box set of Kurtág's complete music for ensemble and choir by the Asko|Schönberg Ensemble and the Groot Omroepkoor conducted by Reinbert de Leeuw was released on the ECM label. A selection of the favourable reviews.