On June 28, 2012, Their Royal Highnesses Prince Willem-Alexander of Oranje and Princess Maxima of the Netherlands attended the closing of the 65th Edition of the Holland Festival held at the Concertgebouw in Amsterdam. During the concert the prince and princess listened to the Simón Bolívar Symphony Orchestra of Venezuela with Gustavo Dudamel conducting.
According to the official website for the 65th Edition of the Holland Festival the Simón Bolívar Symphony Orchestra of Venezuela played:
… Esteban Benzecry’s Rituales Amerindios and Richard Strauss Eine Alpensinfonie. The three parts in Rituales Amerindios refer to nature gods of the Maya, Inca and Aztecs. Nature also features prominently in Eine Alpensinfonie. Strauss piece portrays a mountain climb, moving from an arduous ascent to a magnificent summit view, followed by thunder, lightning and a perilous descent.
Meanwhile at Port Hercule in Monaco, the beautiful Princess Caroline of Hanover attended a “…training session prior to…” the 2012 Jumping International de Monte-Carlo.
Brief news clip about the Jumping International de Monte-Carlo
Sources: RVD, Hollandfestival.nl, and Daylife