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European Union Baroque Orchestra
The European Union Baroque Orchestra was created as the major initiative of European Music Year in 1985 and has operated on an annual basis ever since with financial assistance for the training programme from the European Commission. 2010 marks the 25th Anniversary of the EUBO and the 'Indian Summer in Levoca' Festival is proud to host its concert in Slovakia as part of the orchestra's landmark anniversary EU Tour under the baton of the renowned Dutch maestro Ton Koopman
At their concert on 12th October, at AquaCityPoprad, the orchestra will play music by Handel, Locatelli, and Telemann, and by their Dutch contemporaries Hellendaal and van Wassenaer.
Harpsichordist and organist Ton Koopman has been involved with EUBO since its inception and was responsible for the development of its annual pattern of activities.
Best known for his work with his own Amsterdam Baroque Orchestra, he has recorded all the cantatas and all the organ works by Johann Sebastian Bach. Recently Ton Koopman has embarked on another main project: the complete recording of the works of Dietrich Buxtehude, one of the great inspirations of the young J.S. Bach. The recording will be accomplished in 2010 with the release of 30 CDs. Ton is also chief conductor of the Netherlands Radio Chamber Orchestra with whom he performs repertoire up to the mid-nineteenth century. Ton Koopman publishes regularly, is Professor of Harpsichord at the Royal Conservatory in The Hague and is an Honorary Member of the Royal Academy of Music in London.