Hans Haffmans, host of Live! At the Concertgebouw, has been active as a producer and presenter of classical music programs for Dutch and international radio broadcasters since 1991. He has hosted a wide variety of radio programs in both Dutch and English covering early music, contemporary repertoire, symphonic and chamber music and has also presented live opera productions from the opera house in Amesterdam. Over the years, Hans has also presented a variety of live programs from the Concertgebouw. His passion for the hall is evident in his delivery, and he brings informed, relevant, and personable introduction to each concert.
Live at the Concertgebouw, RNW's classical concert series, presents performances by the Royal Concertgebouw Orchestra, the Rotterdam Philharmonic and the Netherlands Radio Philharmonic Orchestra, among others, in repertoire that reflects the diversity of the Dutch orchestral landscape.
Conductors include Mariss Jansons, Yannick Nézet-Séguin, Jaap van Zweden and Edo de Waart. Live at the Concertgebouw offers a weekly, year-round classical music show, hosted by Hans Haffmans.