De Fesch & Hellendaal and L’Adorazione dei Magi

wed 25 may 2016
Theme: Early Music

Concertzender Live on Thursday 26 May at 20.00 CET features recordings of two concerts with a Dutch flavour. One was made during the Festival of Early Music 2015: Collegium Musicum Den Haag with De Fesch & Hellendaal. The other is of Sfera Armoniosa with L’Adorazione dei Magi.

Collegium Musicum Den Haag, a young Baroque orchestra from The Hague, played a concert on Wednesday 2 September 2015 in the Utrechtse Geertekerk as part of the Festival of Early Music.

The orchestra, led by the harpsichordist Claudio Ribeiro, played a programme with music by the Dutch composers  Willem de Fesch and Pieter Hellendaal, who both went to London to seek their fortunes. There they both has success with music in an Italian style.

Collegium Musicum Den Haag complements the music by De Fesch and Hellendaal with works by G.F. Händel.

L’Adorazione dei Magi
The Bible story about the Three Kings who travelled to Bethlehem has inspired both composers and writers over the centuries. Ipermestra has brought together some of the best of these in a special Christmas programme called L’Adorazione dei Magi.


  • La Sfera Armoniosa, musical leader and theorbe: Mike Fentross
  • Viola da gamba: Paulina van Laarhoven
  • Harpsichord: Haru Kitamika
  • Voice: Jeroen de Vaal, Pierre Mak, Tamar Niamut and Kaspar Kröner
  • Director: Wim Trompert


  • Thursday 26 May 2016, 20.00 – 22.00 CET
  • Friday 3 June 2016, 15.00 – 17.00 CET

Click here for the programme guide with the playlist.