For the fourth year in a row, Metropole Orkest is officially opening the Amsterdam Dance Event with a remarkable collaboration. On Wednesday 16 October, the world’s most versatile orchestra is sharing the stage of the Rabozaal at Melkweg with songwriter/producer SOHN. SOHN’s live electronics and beautiful voice are being combined with the orchestral sound of the Metropole Orkest under the leadership of conductor Hans Ek.
The opening night with the Metropole Orkest has developed into a permanent fixture for the ADE. After previous successful collaborations with Henrik Schwarz (2016), Jameszoo (2017) and Colin Benders (2018), the orchestra has once again taken up the challenge of exploring a different genre of electronic music. In recent years there has been a growing amount of live music on the ADE programme, and the orchestra’s opening-night collaboration with SOHN fits this trend.
The opening concert from SOHN & Metropole Orkest is taking place on Wednesday 16 October in the Rabozaal at the Melkweg. Tickets are on sale now via Ticketmaster and the ADE site. Holders of the ADE Pass can also attend the concert (limited capacity).