Musicians of the Rotterdam Philharmonic Orchestra.
For more than four centuries Vienna was the musical capital of the world. That began in 1497, when Heinrich Isaac became the court composer to emperor Maximilian I, reached its zenith with Mozart, Beethoven and Schubert and ended with Webern, a direct heir of Isaac’s beautiful purity.
Museum Boijmans Van Beuningen is one of the oldest museums in the Netherlands. Its collection is built on the legacy of jurist Frans Jacob Otto Boijmans, who left his personal collection to the city of Rotterdam in 1849. In 1958, the name of benefactor Daniël George van Beuningen was added to the museum after the acquisition of his collection. The current museum building opened in 1935; it is a historic building designed specially for the collection by city architect Adrian van der Steur. The stately presence in red brick houses intimate galleries and amply sized salons in which the art can be