This year the NSO will play the beautiful pieces of Bruckners’ Symphony no.7, Elgar Cello Concerto and a composition from Christiaan Richter, composed for the orchestra. Maestro Jurjen Hempel will lead the orchestra, and young Cellist Ella van Poucke will play the magnificent melodies of Elgar’s Cello Concerto!


Anton Bruckner – Symphony no.7 in E
Edward Elgar – Cello Concerto in e
Christiaan Richter – Composition, composed for NSO

Dutch Student Orchestra

Theme: Inspire
Conductor: Jurjen Hempel
Solo cellist: Ella van Poucke
Composer in residence: Christiaan Richter

More information about the NSO

Every year this orchestra unites approximately 100 students from all over the country. For the participants, who get selected through auditions, the NSO represents a unique chance of performing like a professional musician. In February the NSO rehearses for ten consecutive days, in preparation for 13 days of high-level performing in major concert halls in the Netherlands and abroad.

More information about the Dutch Student Orchestra can be found on and on their social media: FacebookTwitterInstagram and YouTube.


More information:

  • Date: Tuesday 21 February 2023
  • Time: 20.15
  • Location: De Doelen, Schouwburgplein 50, Rotterdam
  • Tickets for EUR students and staff only:
    Students EUR: €5,00
    Employees EUR: €10,00
    Other visitors can buy tickets at the website of De Doelen.