Pictures can tell more then a thousand words. Have a look at some of the highlights of Bastiaan Blomhert!
The Laughing Audience (England, 18th Century):
(a wind ensemble in the foreground)
A situation that never occurs in wind ensembles.
After a concert of the Sempre Crescendo Orchestra in Amsterdam, 1982, with H.M. Queen Beatrix of The Netherlands and Eliane Rodrigues, who performed the Schumann Pianoconcerto (Photo: ANP)
The Magic Flute, Act I, No. 8 (Scene III-IV) staged by the Netherlands Pantomime Theatre Rob van Reijn, Amsterdam, 1982. From left to right: Sarastro, Priests, Tamino and Monostatos. (Photo: Onno Meeter)
The horse of the bio-rubbish collector and I. Amsterdam, 1948
The Amsterdam Wind Ensemble and I myself (far right), 1992. (Photo: Max Koot)
A splendid caricature portrait of me by Roel, 1973
Flowers for the Wind Ensemble of the Academy of St. Martins-in-the-Fields and me after a concert in Prague, 2000.
During the TV-registration of Theo Loevendie’s Timbo with the Percussion Group The Hague, 1978.
From right to left: Frank van der Starre, Frans Leerdam, Theo Loevendie and I myself (Photo: NOS)
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