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The National Children’s Choir is part of Vocaal Talent Nederland (the Foundation for Vocal Talent in the Netherlands), which also includes the National Boys’ Choir, the National Women’s Youth Choir and the National Mixed Youth Choir. Wilma ten Wolde serves as artistic director of the whole organization. Irene Verburg is the choir’s vocal coach.

The National Children’s Choir is open to talented children aged ten to fifteen from all over the Netherlands. A team of teachers coaches the children at various regional teaching locations.

The National Children’s Choir performed at the christening of Princess Amalia. It had performed in the Netherlands and abroad with orchestras including the Netherlands Radio Philharmonic Orchestra and the Berlin Philharmonic Orchestra under such renowned conductors as Bernard Haitink, Nikolaus Harnoncourt, Mariss Jansons, Simon Rattle, Jordi Savall, Markus Stenz and Jaap van Zweden,

The National Children’s Choir is a very regular guest with the Concertgebouworkest. In the 2019-2020 season the choir collaborates with the orchestra in Schumann’s Szenen aus Goethes ‘Faust’ under the baton of van John Eliot Gardiner and Bach’s St Matthew Passion with Trevor Pinnock.

The National Children’s Choir is part of Vocaal Talent Nederland (the Foundation for Vocal Talent in the Netherlands), which also includes the National Boys’ Choir, the National Women’s Youth Choir and the National Mixed Youth Choir. Wilma ten Wolde serves as artistic director of the whole organization. Irene Verburg is the choir’s vocal coach.

The National Children’s Choir is open to talented children aged ten to fifteen from all over the Netherlands. A team of teachers coaches the children at various regional teaching locations.

The National Children’s Choir performed at the christening of Princess Amalia. It had performed in the Netherlands and abroad with orchestras including the Netherlands Radio Philharmonic Orchestra and the Berlin Philharmonic Orchestra under such renowned conductors as Bernard Haitink, Nikolaus Harnoncourt, Mariss Jansons, Simon Rattle, Jordi Savall, Markus Stenz and Jaap van Zweden,

The National Children’s Choir is a very regular guest with the Concertgebouworkest. In the 2019-2020 season the choir collaborates with the orchestra in Schumann’s Szenen aus Goethes ‘Faust’ under the baton of van John Eliot Gardiner and Bach’s St Matthew Passion with Trevor Pinnock.