In 1988, Queen Beatrix of the Netherlands gave the "Royal" title to the orchestra, and ever since, the orchestra has lived up to its name. The performances take place in the restored 19th century Concertgebouw, where the flawless acoustics with velvet strings, golden brass, and exceptional woodwinds have developed the orchestra's reputation as one of the best symphony orchestras in the world. Other factors defining the orchestra's unique character are its history with only six chief conductors, as well as the thousands of recordings that it has released. So if you're looking for what some would consider to be the best orchestral experience in the world, a night with the Royal Concertgebouw should be just the ticket.
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