UPCOMING EVENTS

  • December 30th, 2019 - December 31st, 2019
  • Destinations & Events 2019:

  • October 17-20
    Sinfonisches Blasorchester Stockach - Conductor: Helmut Hubov & Johan de Meij, Johan van Iersel, cello soloist
    The Witches' Sabbath
    Casanova
    Angelo del Cielo
    -.-.-.- intermission -.-.-.-
    The Wind in the Willows
    Klezmer Classics
    Elisabeth - the Musical
    October 20, 2019 - 5:00 pm Jahnhalle, Stockach - Germany

    October 31 - November 1
    Toronto Youth Wind Orchestra (TYWO) - Conductor: Johan de Meij, Joe Alessi & Vanessa Fralick, trombone soloists
    Two-Bone Concerto (two solo trombones & wind orchestra)
    November 01, 2019 - 11:30 am Toronto Centre for the Arts, Toronto - Canada
    November 01, 2019 - 7:30 pm Toronto Centre for the Arts, Toronto - Canada

     
    TYWO Alumni - Metropolitan Winds - Conductor: Johan de Meij
    Madurodam
    Hobbits (part V from Symphony no. 1 The Lord of the Rings)
    Klezmer Classics
    November 02, 2019 - 1:30 pm Jewish Community Centre, Al Green Theatre, Toronto - Canada
     
    Korean Navy Band - Conductor: Johan de Meij
    Magic Garden (from The Venetian Collection)
    Rhapsody for Horn - Jan van der Roost, Seok Jun Lee, horn soloist 
    Extreme Beethoven
    November 15, 2019 - 7:30 pm Grand Hall, Daegu Concert House, Daegu - South Korea

     
    Korean Navy Band - Conductor: Johan de Meij, Jörgen van Rijen, trombone soloist
    Triumphal March - Modeste Moussorgsky/Arr. Johan de Meij
    Magic Garden (from The Venetian Collection)
    T-Bone Concerto (for trombone & wind orchestra)
    Duet from Don Carlo (2 solo trombones & wind orchestra) - Giuseppe Verdi
    November 17, 2019 - 5:00 pm Lotte Concert Hall, Seoul - South Korea
     
    December 17-21
    73rd Midwest Clinic
    Chicago, Illinois - USA

     
    December 28-30
    The Royal Swedish Cadet Band - Conductor: Johan de Meij, Håkan Björkman trombone soloist
    Spring
    T-Bone Concerto (for trombone & wind orchestra)
    -.-.-.- intermission -.-.-.-
    Extreme Beethoven
    Clair de Lune 
    Henry V (Suite from the Movie)
    Encore: Duet from Don Carlo (2 solo trombones & wind orchestra) - Giuseppe Verdi
    December 30, 2019 - 5:00 pm Sparresalen, Karlskrona - Sweden
     

    Events 2020 (Preview)

    Calefax & Marinierskapel der Koninklijke Marine - conductor Arjan Tien
    'Un Momento Dado' (for reed quintet & wind orchestra) - world première
    January 10 Concertzaal, Tilburg - The Netherlands 
    January 31 De Oosterpoort, Groningen - The Netherlands 

    (January 15-17 rehearsals - Leeuwarden)
    * Soli Brass Leeuwarden - Conductor: Johan de Meij
    Ceremonial Fanfare
    Sinfonietta No. 1 (for brass band)
    * Noord Nederlands Jeugd Orkest -  - Conductor: Erik Janssen, Levy Pletting, soprano
    The Book of Urizen - Jacob de Haan
    -.-.-.-. Intermission -.-.-.-.-

    * Noord Nederlands Orkest (NNO) - Conductor: Johan de Meij
    Symphony no. 2 The Big Apple (Orchestral Version)
    January 18, 2020 - 8:15 pm Stadsschouwburg De Harmonie , Leeuwarden - The Netherlands


    (January 22-24 rehearsals)
    United States Navy Band - Washington - Conductor: Johan de Meij, Tormod Flaten, euphonium soloist
    (January 22-24 rehearsals)
    Magic Garden (from The Venetian Collection)
    UFO Concerto (euphonium & wind orchestra)
    American Suite - Antonin Dvorak
    Dance of the Elves - David Popper
    January 25, 2020 - 5:00 pm Weinberg Center, Frederick, Maryland - USA

    January 26
    Concert with Barclay Brass TBD
    Tormod Flaten, euphonium soloist
     
    February 7
    Cine-Symphony No. 3 Planet Earth (with Movie)
    Düsseldorfer Symphoniker - Jesko Sirvend, conductor
    Tonhalle - Düsseldorf - Germany 

    Harmonie Shostakovitch - Conductor: Johan de Meij
    La Fanciulla del West
    Casanova - Johan van Iersel cello soloist
    Te Deum
    -.-.-.-. Intermission -.-.-.-.-
    Da Vinci (A Study on Ivory Keys)
    Angelo del Cielo - Johan van Iersel cello soloist
    Jazz Suite No. 2
    Encore: 
    Dance of the Elves - David Popper, Johan van Iersel cello soloist
    February 09, 2020 - 8:00 pm Atrium, Viques - Switzerland
    February 10, 2020 - 5:00 pm Atrium, Viques - Switzerland

    March 4-7
    American Band Masters Conference
    Biloxi, Mississippi - USAHarmonie Shostakovitch - Conductor: Johan de Meij, Johan van Iersel cello soloist


    March 9-10
    2019 New York International Music Festival
    (World Projects International)
    Carnegie Hall
    New York NY - USA


    March 21-26
    Hawaii Music Festival
    World Projects International
    Honolulu, Hawaii - USA

    April 1-5
    Banda Musicale Città di Procida - Conductor: Johan de Meij, Francesco Trio alto sax soloist
    The Witches' Sabbath - Giacomo Puccini
    FELLINI (for alto sax, wind orchestra & circus band)
    Te Deum - Giacomo Puccini
    -.-.-.-. Intermission -.-.-.-.-
    Here comes Everybody - Anthony Fiumara (Italian Premiere)
    Extreme Make-Over (for Wind Orchestra)
    April 05, 2020 - 8:00 pm Abbazia di San Michele Arcangelo, Procida, Napoli - Italy

     
    April 11
    Amsterdam Brass - Brandt Attema, bass trombone
    De Duif
    Amsterdam - The Netherlands

    April 20-22
    2019 New York International Music Festival
    (World Projects International)
    Carnegie Hall
    New York NY - USA

    April 23-25
    Buffalo-Niagara Concert Band
    Symphony No. 5 Return to Middle Earth
    Buffalo, New York - USA

    April 28-30
    University of Wisconsin River Falls
    Fellini - with Hans de Jong, alto saxophone
    River Falls, Wisconsin - USA

    May 3-5
    Nagoya Wind Orchestra
    Kariya Cultural Center
    Nagoya  - Japan

    May 6-10
    Kyushu Wind Orchestra
    Acros Concert Hall
    Fukuoka - Japan

    May 28-31
    Johan de Meij Band Festival
    Limerick - Ireland 

    July 2-5
    International Trombone Festival
    Osaka- Japan

    July 20-26
    Banda Sinfónica de las Americas 
    San Andrès Cholula - Mexico
    Symphony No. 5 Return to Middle Earth (Mexican Premiere)
    With Oscar Navarro
    July 23, Puebla - Auditorio de la Reforma or UDLAP.
    July 24, Boca Forum, Boca del Río, Veracruz
    July 25, Teopanzolco Cultural Center, Cuernavaca, Morelos.
    July 26, Sala Blas Galindo, CENART, Mexico City

    October 26-28
    Banda Sinfónica de Montevideo
    Montevideo - Uruguay

    November 5-7
    Valparaiso University Chamber Concert Band & Windiana Concert Band
    Da Vinci
    Fellini - with Hans de Jong, alto saxophone
    Symphony No. 2 Big Apple
    November 07 - 5:00 pm Chapel of the Resurrection, Valparaiso University, Valparaiso Indiana - USA
     
    December 11
    World Projects International
    Carnegie Hall
    New York NY - USA
 
  • about

    Johan de Meij (Voorburg, 1953) studied trombone and conducting at the Royal Conservatory of Music in The Hague. He has earned international fame as a composer and arranger. His catalogue consists of original compositions, symphonic transcriptions and arrangements of film scores and musicals.
  • agenda

    Agrupacio Musical Santa Cecilia d`Ador
    Conductor: Manuel Godoy
    November 23, 2019

    Städtisches Blasorchester Göppingen
    Conductor: Martina Rimmele
    November 24, 2019

    Sinfonisches Blasorchester der Landesmusikjugend Hessen
    Conductor: Harald Krebs
    November 24, 2019

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