Hardy Mertens

Conductor / Composer

Funstuff

 

November 2017 on Emmendingen grounds : doing a Kiefer Style after-concert photo shoot with the Kaiserstuhl Viva El Litro Percussion Section.....

November 2017 on Morschwiller le Bas grounds : being charmed by 87-year-old Orchestre d'Harmonie des Séniors de Haute Alsace alto saxophone player Jacqueline.....         

September 2017 on Offenburg grounds : Opa Me worshiping Water, the principal ingredient of Beer.....

May 2017 on Amsterdam grounds : Orpheus concert master Theo doing a glossy glamour after-concert photo shoot amidst his Harem of Muses.....

May 2017 on Greek Consulate Louloudis grounds : Pierre holding his "brand old" early 1890's Slovenian vintage tenorhorn, freshly auctioned at the local flea market..... 

May 2017 on Kerkrade grounds : Denise and her best friend Labrador Schimanski, leading stars in "Schimanski for flute solo".....

May 2017 on Tilburg grounds : doing an after-rehearsal photo shoot with Orpheus expat Dácil from Las Islas Canarias.....

March 2017 on Singapore grounds : 16-year-old Anglican High School Concert Band french horn player Xian Hui & Opa Me. We quite ooh say, hor !.....

  

January 2017 on Landgraaf grounds : Opa Me being knighted by His Royal Carnival Highness City Prince Hubert I From Matchstick To Dippers. The Decoration Medal is made of Platinum, Emerald and Jade.....

                                        

             Halloween Fright Night 2016.....         

                  Toujours et partout..... Tel père, tel fils.....

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12 december 2015 @ La Hacienda : the day my life changed !!! Melbourne spice girl Pallavi persuaded me to join her for a vegetarian meal !!! And to wash it down with wine of course.....

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December 2015 on Würselen grounds : Iris (L) and Manja (R) doing German language research in dirndl ambiance. Sei nett zum Schwein, es könnte bald dein Schnitzel sein.....

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November 2015 on Rolduc grounds : doing an after-concert photo shoot with Joëlle, the cool "Koel" vibraphone girl.....

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November 2015 on Tilburg grounds : doing a pre-concert photo shoot with Orpheus expats Daniel from Singapore and Pallavi from Australia.....

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November 2015 on Würselen grounds : doing German language research with Jos in dirndl ambiance. Ach wie tut mein Herz so weh', wenn ich im Glas den Boden seh' / Bodensee.....

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August 2015 on Singapore grounds : 9-year-old Bukit Timah Primary School Brass Symphonia percussionist Jordan & Opa Me. We quite ooh say, hor !.....

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May 2015 on Heerlen grounds : electrifyingly roused by Sara's charm and tempting "Pinzolo" offer, anticipating the delights of canederli, mountain beers, holy wines and sgnapas was only a matter of seconds.....

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May 2015 on Landgraaf "Cow Pie Casino" grounds : 4 minutes before Defecation Deadline, miss Bertha dropped her Bio Bomb, spontaneously responding to the audio laxative "Funkdrunk" performed by Fanfare Eendracht Nieuwenhagerheide.....

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May 2015 on Landgraaf grounds : after oodles of clarinet trills, I threw in the towel in 1986. 13-year-old Vera revitalized me with her Pippi Longstocking Muckl.....

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March 2015 on Singapore grounds : the smart, sharp and sexy "Pi Jiu San Shiong Di" a.k.a. "Beer Brothers", 2014 Nobel Prize in Hydrational Fluids Winners. From left to right : Wilson, Opa Me & Tiong Hong.....

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March 2015 on Rain grounds : sharing a romantic moment with the world famous Swiss Sweets, rehearsing "It's Raining Women, Halleluyah". Best midlife crisis cure ever.....

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March 2015 on Kronenberg grounds : sharing a romantic moment with the world famous Monte Corona Models, right next door to their catwalk. Best midlife crisis cure ever.....

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May 2013 on Borgosatollo grounds : enjoying a horses ballet at Ramona's ranch, in the charming company of her canine cuddler coccolone Max.....

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December 2008 on Singapore grounds : poor Opa Me being "charmed" by Kwik, Kwek & Kwak. That's Dutch for Trouble, Big Trouble & Double Trouble. Also known as Sanna, Manuela & Nienke. Painting made by the great Wim "Klets" Albrink.....