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Friday, May 24: The Hague and Concertgebouw

View of Dutch Parliament, the Binnenhof

We took the train to The Hague, for a visit of the Gemeente Museum, with its impressive collection of Piet Mondrian paintings, and the temporary installment of the Mauritshuis Royal Art Collection, while the usual building is being restored and expanded. Afterwards, the clouds parted for a visit to the Dutch Parliament in the Binnenhof with its impressive medieval Ridderzaal. Later that evening, some students were able to hear the Royal Concertgebouw Orchestra under the direction of Andris Nelsons (the new director of the BSO) perform Richard Wagner’s Flying Dutchman.

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