United by Music

The Ricciotti Ensemble is a Dutch symphony orchestra comprised of 40 young musicians. This film recounts a remarkable tour they made of Curaçao, along with renowned local jazz singer Izaline Calister, playing 18 concerts in 18 locations over four consecutive days.

United by Music (2009)


Curacao, The Netherlands


Dutch and Papiamentu with English Subtitles




Michel Drenthe

Michel Drenthe

Michel Drenthe

Michel Drenthe was born in the Netherlands to parents from Curaçao and Suriname. A graduate of the Dutch Academy for Film and Television, he is a past location and production manager for feature films. In 2002 he moved to Curaçao and in 2004 started the production company Caribbean Filmcom. United By Music is his first documentary.

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