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29 May 2020
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Murphy & The Water Music, Live from The Concertgebouw Media Release, 25 May, 2020 (for immediate release) The Dutch national broadcaster (NPO) has identified Simon Murphy and the NDA's live concert performance of Handel's The Water Music for th...
13 May 2020
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Shock move by festival organisers brings 8 years of award-winning success to a halt  Press Release & Media Statement from Simon Murphy, 25 February, 2020 During a meeting at the headquarters of the Embassy Festival in The Hague earlier this mon...
20 Nov 2019
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Simon Murphy has received major recognition by The Netherlands' Prins Bernhard Cultuurfonds (PCBF) for his multidisciplinary Gothic Project. The PCBF recently named Murphy as the recipient of its new "Charles Burney Fonds". Consisting of a travel...
20 Jul 2019
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Warm Welcome "Exhilarating 18th-century music provides a luxury tour of Europe" JET SET! Classical Glitterati has been met with a warm welcome - from listeners, the industry and press. During an Apple Music Classical Radio spotlight, listeners...
21 Mar 2019
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Simon Murphy and The New Dutch Academy's new album is titled JET SET! Classical Glitterati. Get your copy here The album follows the musical "jet set" of the 18th century as they "do" the splendid cultural epicentres of the time includi...
15 Nov 2017
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Giving fresh, engaging insights into musical repertoire, style, interpretation and performance, Murphy and the NDA have embarked on a new series of mini-Baroquementaries . The first Baroquementary delves straight into the mysteries of one of the...
23 Oct 2017
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Check out the brand new crowdfunding campaign for the next album JET SET! Hot on the heels of GRAND TOUR Baroque Road Trip, Murphy and the NDA have recorded their next album, JET SET. Moving from the Baroque into the heady, inspired atmosphere ...
23 Oct 2017
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Simon Murphy will appear as guest-conductor with Norway's oldest orchestra for a series of projects in 2018. Founded in 1734, DNBE prides itself on its centuries-long tradition of musical invention and innovation. Murphy has been invited to progr...
11 Aug 2017
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Simon Murphy has been the artistic director and programmer of the classical stage of the Netherlands' Embassy Festival since the festival's inception, 5 years ago. This year, the festival received the EU's EFFE Award, a new seal of quality for r...
23 Jun 2017
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Being featured on “A list” new release playlists, including on iTunes and Spotify, Simon Murphy's new album, GRAND TOUR Baroque Road Trip, has received a warm welcome by the music industry. The album's trailer was also a success on social media, a...
18 Nov 2016
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Supporting the new CD album's international release in May 2017, Simon Murphy and The Hague's Baroque orchestra, The New Dutch Academy (NDA), will take the CD programme  Grand Tour - Baroque Road Trip  quite literally on the road, performing it li...
18 Nov 2016
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A big thanks to everyone who helped make the crowdfunding campaign for the new CD Grand Tour - Baroque Road Trip a success! Check out the crowdfunding site for the results, watch the video and read all about the exciting project!
12 Sep 2016
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Grand Tour Baroque Road Trip Simon Murphy will record his sixth album with international Dutch label PENTATONE this October. Together with The Hague's Baroque orchestra, The New Dutch Academy (NDA), the CD takes listeners on a musical Grand T...
31 Aug 2016
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“A true, voluptuous siren”, “A divine angel”. Young French star soprano Elodie Fonnard headlines Simon Murphy's classical stage programme at the Netherlands' Embassy Festival in The Hague this September.                First revealed to the wo...
4 Apr 2016
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Baroque Burlesque 18th Century Variété Enthusiastically reviewed in the Dutch press as "fresh and playful Baroque - a feast for the eyes and ears" in which "the theatrical elements worked beautifully", this November in the Netherlands, Simon Murp...
4 Apr 2016
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In January 2016, Simon Murphy and the NDA appeared at the famously vibrant Sydney Festival , performing one of their signature programmes, Bach and his Dutch Contemporaries .  Warmly received by press and audience alike, Australia's premier art...
4 Apr 2016
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Conductor Simon Murphy and members of The Hague's Baroque orchestra, The New Dutch Academy (NDA), opened the year with a very special performance at the Turkish State Opera in Ankara on 5 January. The concert event officially launched the 2016 Dut...
25 Oct 2015
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The Hague's Baroque orchestra, The New Dutch Academy, musical director Simon Murphy presents Mrs Cornelys' Entertainments Baroque Burlesque or An 18th Century Variété  18th Century Variety Show with Baroque dance Sunday 22 November 2015...
25 Oct 2015
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Simon Murphy and The Hague's Baroque orchestra, The New Dutch Academy (NDA), will make their début at the Sydney Festival this January. Murphy will direct his acclaimed, hand-crafted concert programme Bach and his Dutch Contemporaries , featur...
5 Aug 2015
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Fresh from her triumphs at the BBC Proms and Salzburger Festspiele, Greek soprano Myrsini Margariti , headlines Simon Murphy's classical stage programme at the Netherlands' Embassy Festival in The Hague this September. Video Dripping with...
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