Celebrating the 125th birthday of the RCO, the album entitled Horizon 6 comes with a bonus live performance and world premiere of Louis Andriessen's Mysterien (Mysteries) performed by RCO's very own orchestra and conducted by Mariss Jansons.
Nikolaus Harnoncourt first appeared with the Concertgebouw Orchestra in 1975. His interpretations have contributed greatly to its performance tradition of Over the years, he steadily expanded his repertoire of Haydn, Mozart, Beethoven and Schubert to include Schumann, Brahms, Dvorak, Smetana and Bruckner. He was appointed honorary guest conductor of the Royal Concertgebouw Orchestra in October 2000. With the exceptional performance on this video, Mr. Harnoncourt bid farewell to the Royal Concertgebouw Orchestra after a collaboration spanning thirty-eight years and 276 concerts.