Nigel to be Composer-in-Residence to the Marinierskapel der Koninklijke Marine (Marine Band of the Royal Netherlands Navy)

The Marine Band of the Royal Netherlands Navy

Nigel has been invited to be the first Composer-in-Residence to the Marinierskapel der Koninklijke Marine (Marine Band of the Royal Netherlands Navy) one of the great, great wind orchestras of the world!!

The first project will be to create a new concert work which will be premiered at the annual Marine Corps concert in November 2013 in Rotterdam. More information to follow shortly.

See the Marinierskapel der Koninklijke Marine conducted by Major Harmen Cnossen give an impressive rendition of Ottorino Respighi’s symphonic poem`Feste Romane’ on Youtube below. The Dutch jazz trumpeter Eric Vloeimans joins the band for a stunning second half programme.

[youtube width=”430″ height=”329″]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=EebOCZd_cLo[/youtube]

 

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