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3 Feb 2013
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Following his 2009 world première CD recording of Zappa's symphonic music, Dutch-based Australian conductor Simon Murphy (Sydney, 1973) presents new research this month containing previously unknown facts about the master musician and composer. ...
29 Jan 2013
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Chief-conductor of The Hague's Baroque orchestra, The New Dutch Academy (NDA), Simon Murphy (Sydney, 1973) has opened the new year with sold out performances centring around J.S. Bach's uplifting Cantata “Jauchzet Gott in allen Landen” (BWV 51).  ...
2 Dec 2012
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Dutch-based, Australian conductor Simon Murphy will conduct the Latvian State Choir in Bach's B Minor Mass in Riga this December. Murphy (39) is chief-conductor of The Hague's Baroque orchestra, The New Dutch Academy (NDA), and internationally ac...
31 Oct 2012
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Chief-conductor Simon Murphy (Sydney, 1973) has successfully opened the 10 year jubilee season of The Hague's Baroque Orchestra, The New Dutch Academy (NDA), with the symphonic programme Black Magic on 18 October in The Hague's Philipszaal. Solo...
31 Oct 2012
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Dutch based Australian conductor Simon Murphy will make his début in China this November. At the invitation of the Chinese and Dutch governments, Murphy will perform in Beijing on November 20 at the official celebration of the anniversary of th...
17 May 2012
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Actress, singer, dancer, courtesan, entrepreneur, opera impresario and mother of Casanova's daughter. A new stage production from Holland is celebrating the life and times of the glittering, scandalous, high flying, 18th century London society lad...
17 May 2012
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Dutch-based Australian conductor Simon Murphy's world première SA-CD recording of the early symphonies of “The Dutch Haydn”, Joseph Schmitt, has been chosen to be featured as part of the 10 year anniversary 10 CD box set of Dutch label PentaTone C...
14 May 2012
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Dutch-based Australian conductor Simon Murphy's recent guest-conducting appearance with the Noord Nederlands Orkest (NNO) has been most enthusiastically received. Press, orchestra and audience alike welcomed Murphy's fresh and personal approach to...
25 Jan 2012
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Dutch Classical Radio has chosen Simon Murphy's "legendary" performance of Corelli's Concerti Grossi at the Holland Festival of Early Music Utrecht in 2003 as one of the top 5 highlights of the festival's 30 year history. Murphy (38, born in Sydne...
25 Jan 2012
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The Dutch National State Broadcaster (NPS) is profiling conductor Simon Murphy and The Hague’s Baroque Orchestra “The New Dutch Academy” with an exclusive live CD of symphonic works by Beethoven, Haydn and Wranitzky.  The live concert recording ...
25 Jan 2012
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International media response Zappa SA-CD positive Conductor Simon Murphy and The New Dutch Academy's new Super Audio CD has been met with great enthusiasm from the Dutch and international media since its international release in November 2009. F...
25 Jan 2012
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Simon Murphy and The Hague's Baroque Orchestra, The New Dutch Academy, will open the 2011-2012 cultural season in The Hague on Thursday 20 October in the city's Philipszaal with the symphonic programme “It's About Time”. The programme features ari...
25 Jan 2012
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Newly rediscovered symphonies from the Court of Orange live in concert! Under the baton of its conductor Simon Murphy, The Hague's Baroque Orchestra, The New Dutch Academy (NDA), will perform music from the highly successful, recent CD release "Z...
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