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In de Doelen

27 October 2019

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MCMF concert SUNDAY oCtober 27th 2019, de Doelen, Rotterdam

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Melles Classical Music Foundation (MCMF) was founded after Martin Haunhorst (concert master at the Bergische Symphoniker in Remscheid) and Gerrit Melles (ophthalmologist with a long interest in composing) met each other in 2010. Their mutual interest in classical music led to several projects, for which the music was written by Gerrit Melles and the performances were directed by Martin Haunhorst.

The aim of the MCMF foundation is to organize performances of self composed symphonical music and to provide a platform for young, starting musicians to be a soloist which will enable them to get public exposure and to gain experience in playing with an orchestra. Most scores are written for a soloist on a given instrument accompanied by the MCMF orchestra.

Having started with two string quartets in 2010, the ensemble slowly grew into a small chamber orchestra of 15 members, and has now reached the size of an orchestra with about 60 members. The 6th edition of the concert in the Netherlands is planned for October 27th, 2019 in the Concert Hall (Grote Zaal) of de Doelen in Rotterdam. Soloists are Ella Botter (hobo), Leah Blomenkamp (bassoon) and Tobias Haunhorst (piano) who will play with the Philharmonie Südwestfalen.

We kindly invite you to attend one of our activities – please take a look at the Agenda section to see our upcoming concerts.

We thank our sponsors and everyone who has supported the MCMF initiative in the past for their involvement and support in organizing these concerts.

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