Jules van Hessen aka Maestro Jules

Jules van Hessen is a versatile, creative Dutch conductor with an extremely varied repertoire who knows how to handle a symphony orchestra and is able to communicate with his audience. Through his inspiring concerts and lectures he discloses the power and beauty of music, connecting people and bringing out new ideas.

After two overwhelminging first seasons he will continue with “Maestro Jules Onthult“: his new concept that both explains and performs great orchestral masterpieces. More than 20 concerts with Het Gelders Orkest, Het Noord Nederlands Orkest and (now joining this formula) The Dutch Radio Philharmonic Orchestra. Around Christmas three televion shows on Dutch Public Television (AVROTROS).

Jules is represented by DeLange Artists.

Concerts, masterclasses, lectures and more.

Always inspired and inspiring, thrilling the audience

Bob Zimmerman, composer/arranger

Was für ein fabelhafter und sympathischer Dirigent. Tolle Aufnahme! Ein Juwel! Absoluter GEHEIMTIPP – Tempi sind perfect

Bertold Buhmann -Youtube

Golden talent

NRC Handelsblad

Jules van Hessen conveys music in a passionate, convincing way. He transforms for me a day at the office into an evening of sheer enjoyment.

Tania Kross, mezzo soprano

Impressed by his determination and clearness

Gennadi Roszhdjestvensky, conductor

I have worked together many times with Jules van Hessen and always with great delight. He leads skillfully, with attention to detail and sense of humour, which is essential in music.

Ivo Janssen, pianist

Jules van Hessen moves with ease, charm and energy between many styles and genres. Apart from being versatile he is just a very good conductor.

Thomas Oliemans, baritone

Concerts with Jules are always a huge delight due to his knowledge, his skills and inspiration. With great enthusiasm and a fine sense of humour he has the ability to lead soloists and orchestra in an enjoyable way. For me working with him always feels like coming home…

Marcel Reijans, tenor
Jules will present and conduct three shows of Maestro Jules Onthult (Maestro Jules Reveals) on Dutch Public Television with the Dutch Radio Philharmonic Orchestra.

December 25th 22:05 Romeo and Juliet-Tchaikovski, 26th 22.10 Beethoven 5th and December 27th 22.40 Rachmaninov Second Pianoconcerto with Nino Gvetadze.



Coming up:
Philips Symphony Orchestra Family Concerts (Eindhoven, Veldhoven)

Maestro Jules Onthult Tchaikovski Winterdreams

with the Noord Nederlands Orkest       Feb. 2nd TivoliVredenburg Feb. 4th Oosterpoort

Maestro Jules Onthult Firebird (Vuurvogel) March 9th TivoliVredenburg

with the Dutch Radio Philharmonic Orchestra

Maestro Jules Onthult Beethoven Fifth Symphony

with the Dutch Radio Philharmonic Orchestra

March 14th Concertgebouw, click for  tickets