The New Dutch Academy (NDA), established in 2002, is an international award winning orchestra, specialising in early music, performing on authentic instruments. The NDA is known for its engaging and dynamic performances and particularly for bringing newly re-discovered 18th century works onto the concert platform. The NDA is based in The Hague, The Netherlands.
Conductor and Artistic Director of the NDA is the Australian/Dutch conductor and viola player Simon Murphy.
'sumptuous...swinging rhythms...stylish ornamentation...inventive extemporisation...a big band playing on period instruments...' BBC Music Magazine
'18th century Rock 'n Roll!' Luister
'Vibrant, energetic and wonderfully secure playing.' Gramophone
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