“Telling a story, showing the audience orchestral colours only witnessable live and in that very moment, as well as going to the limits of transporting the composer’s message – these are my goals whilst conducting.”

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14 July 2023

Martijn named Chief Conductor of the Hofer Symphoniker

On 14 July 2023, intendant Cora Bethke and financial director Oliver Geipel announced that Martijn will become the Chief Conductor of the Hofer Symphoniker from the 2024/25 season on. His initial contract will cover a four-year period.

1 June 2023

Stellar reviews for Martijn’s opera debut

From May 18th to May 23d, Martijn conducted five performances of Le Nozze di Figaro by W. A. Mozart at the Teatro Comunale Bologna, marking his operatic conducting debut. The production, directed by Alessandro Talevi, received high acclaim by the audiences, as well as stunning reviews in local and international opera press.

24 April 2023

Debut in Austria

On 21 and 22 April, Martijn conducted the Tonkünstler-Orchester Wien in the Festsaal of the Baden Casino, as well as in the Kasematten concert hall in Wiener Neustadt. This highly acclaimed debut in Austria featured a program with music from the Nordic countries.

16 January 2023

Debuts in Györ and Palermo

After two succesful and highly acclaimed productions in Belgium with Symfonieorkest Vlaanderen and Antwerp Symphony Orchestra, Martijn will continue 2023 with two international debuts. On 23 and 24 January 2023, he will lead the Győr Philharmonic Orchestra in the Hungarian cities of Győr and Sopron. Afterwards, he travels to Sicily to conduct the Orchestra Sinfonica Sicliana in Palermo.

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