Jan Willem de Vriend

Our principal conductor

Dutch conductor Jan Willem de Vriend has been appointed principal conductor, together with Nicholas Collon, of Residentie Orkest The Hague. Since August 2015, De Vriend is leading the orchestra during an average of six weeks per season for the next four years. De Vriend is considered an authority in the field of Baroque, the Classics and the Early Romantics. His performances are marked by their liveliness, expressiveness and drive.