Broadcast Music Center Orchestral Studio 5
Recording date: February 21, 2009
Engineers: A. van der Schoot, G. van der Schoot, D.J. van der Schoot
The Netherlands Broadcasting Music Center in Hilversum is fully equipped to accommodate three orchestras, as well as a large choir. The first studio was built in 1931 and in 1995 it was taken into use by the Netherlands Broadcasting Music Center.
built in 1995, 847 m2
This is the largest hall of the Netherlands Broadcasting Music Center and home of the Netherlands Radio Philharmonic Orchestra. The studio has a large multi-leveled stage. There's also a spacious balcony to accommodate the Netherlands Radio Choir, and even - if applicable - another choir. MCO5 has a control room for recordings. Acoustical panes for diffusions and adsorption have been fitted as well as remote controlled curtains which can alter the resonance of the sounds made in the studio.