Domestica Rotterdam

Domestica Rotterdam

Domestica Rotterdam is an ensemble formed in 1997 by musicians from the Rotterdam Philharmonic Orchestra. The ensemble’s focus is in unusual repertoire and arrangements, concerts, chamber operas and (educational) musical theatre.

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Agenda 2019-2020

Women – Musical stories about extraordinary women

22 September: Clara Schumann, her story and music
16 October: Anna Magdalenda Bach, the talented woman and musician
6 November: Lucrezia Borgia, femme fatale and lover
11 December: Mona Lisa, imagining woman
29 January 2020: Maria, the holy virgin and the woman in religion

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De Achterblijvers, a production about ‘those who stayed behind’ in times of war.
Direction: Elsina Jansen. Soloists: Henk Neven, Marjolein Niels


Liefde, a love story.
Story telling: Kaat Haest. Soloist: Thomas Triesschijn


Le vin herbé, Frank Martin.
Opera O.T.


Kwasi & kwame – The Two Hearts of Kwasi Boachi, Jonathan Dove
Opera O.T.


Music and emotions, lecture and concert at Wavelength Festival Leiden



Now & Wow, a composition by Hans Koolmees
April 2018


Zwermen, a composition by Jannum Kruidhof – student at Codarts
January 2019




Goldberg, arrangement of Bach – Goldberg Variations by Jan Willem Nelleke
May 2018


Liefde [‘love’], arrangement of Monteverdi – Lamento della Ninfa by Jan Willem Nelleke
January 2019


Talent programme

One of the collaborations with Codarts, University of the Arts.
Horn student class – September 2018

Concert with Hawijch Elders, winner of the ‘Domestica Prijs’ at the Prinses Christina Concours (young musicians competition), – violin, April 2017


Slide show

Photo’s © Hélène van Domburg
Wavelength Festival & In Europa © Salih Kilic



Contact information

Wim Steinmann Artistic Director
Telephone +31 [0] 10-290 77 26
Cell phone +31 [0] 6-55 89 82 41
Eelco Beinema Programming
Telephone +31 [0] 70-360 70 13
Fien Duijnmayer Business manager
Telephone +31 [0] 6-127 186 35