Today is Dutch violinist and conductor Jaap van Zweden’s 57th birthday.
A student of Dorothy DeLay, he was awarded the Concertmaster’s position of the Royal Concertgebouw Orchestra aged just 18 — a position he served for 16 years.
He is currently the Music Director of the New York Philharmonic and the Royal Flemish Philharmonic.
STRAVINSKY | THE RITE OF SPRING | JAAP VAN ZWEDEN & THE NETHERLANDS PHILHARMONIC ORCHESTRA | 2010
Stravinsky: The Rite of Spring, Apollon Musagete |CD|
Jaap van Zweden
Netherlands Radio Philharmonic Orchestra
Release Date: June 17, 2016