Jan Willem de Vriend is a Dutch conductor and violinist, primarily known for leading holland Symphony Orchestra and founding the Combattimento Consort Amsterdam. De Vriend is normally from the motion for historically up to date shows, and his use the Combattimento Consort Amsterdam provides resulted in revivals of obscure operas by Rameau, Heinichen, and Haydn, aswell as shows of familiar Classical and Intimate operas. With holland Symphony Orchestra, de Vriend provides performed 18th and 19th hundred years music, frequently using period equipment and creating a unique ensemble audio in repertoire from Mozart to Mahler. Furthermore to his responsibilities as key conductor and creative director of holland Symphony Orchestra, de Vriend in addition has executed the Royal Concertgebouw Orchestra, holland Radio Philharmonic Orchestra, the Hague Philharmonic Orchestra, as well as the Brabant Orchestra. He retired from performing the Combattimento Consort Amsterdam in 2013.