The Dutch Recorder Orchestra Praetorius

On these pages you will find information about the Dutch Recorder Orchestra Praetorius.

  • The Orchestra:

    The Dutch Recorder Orchestra Praetorius is a music society comprising about 20-25 experienced recorder players under the leadership of conductor Norbert Kunst. The members play practically all kinds of recorder, from Gar-klein-Flötlein to sub contra bass. The ensemble could be thought of as a complete recorder (chamber) orchestra, but it can also sound like a church organ.

  • The conductor:

    Norbert Kunst (1958) studied recorder, double bass and bassoon at the Utrecht Conservatory and was active for several years as a maker of recorders. Continue