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Netherlands Soesterberg On June 30 the UTRECHT STUDENT ORCHESTRA presented Jan van Gilse’s opera Thijl at the DUTCH NATIONAL MILITARY MUSEUM in Soesterberg. The USO, the oldest Dutch orchestra, founded 195 years ago, stages an opera in a special location every five years in 2013 it was Das Rheingold
by the Soviet composer Karetnikov, and in part also for Dallapiccola’s Il prigioniero), the opera is set during the Dutch War of Independence. The director Wim Trompert set out to show that Thijl is not only a call for resistance against injustice but also a plea for prudence and reason whenever circumstances threaten to overheat. He did so in a staging that was as convincing as it was clear