The People

Project Team

essential music is a project of the re:orchestra founded and developed by Roberto Beltrán-Zavala, John Vassallo and Michael Fine.

Read more about our artistic director, Roberto Beltrán-Zavala

The re:orchestra

The Rotterdam Young Ensemble Foundation (re: orchestra)  is a non-profit organisation founded, managed and administrated by young artists. Its purpose is to create and develop programs, concerts and multidisciplinary projects with daring and fresh ideas to popularize classical music.

Read more about the orchestra

The Musicians of the “Essential Music – Shostakovich” recording

The Film Crew

Each edition of essential music is a long journey of musical research and exploration, fundraising, production planning, touring and recording.  A team of young film makers  follows us on every step of the way to witness, record and spread our experience.  Stay tuned to get news about the release of the first “essential music” documentary.

Read more about the Film Crew