Bertine Krol’s very first edition of Dutch Horizons, a weekly programme on the Netherlands, features three items:
- Bertine interviews in his workshop Dutch master violin builder Jaap Bolink. The report includes string music especially composed for an ensemble of brand-new instruments to show how good they sound.
- Item on the maximum security prison in Vught, based on a book with profiles of inmates showing what life is like in institutions like this one.
- David Swatling talks to Simon Schama about his latest opus: “Rembrandt’s Eyes”.
Producer: Bertine Krol
Broadcast: October 1, 1999