On Thursday March 15th, 16:15 hours, there will be a concert in the Waalse Kerk in Amsterdam, aired live on ClassicFM, of the St. Matthew Passion of Bach, especially arranged for children. It will last one hour and there will also be interviews with Ton Koopman and his daughter Marieke.
Yuri Honing made, together with Mariecke van der Linden - an EPK for his album Goldbrun. The cradle of this wonderful music is: Europe. This is inspiration made visible and audible! His single 'After All' has nearly got a million hits on Spotify!
Out now: 'Stagioni'! Cellist Mayke Rademakers composed a thrilling piece about the seasons of life and nature. It is already a hit on Spotify. Watch this 'Stagioni'-video
Violinist Liza Ferschtman's new album on Challenge Classics! See Liza in an interview about Bernstein and Korngold here
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Just released: The album Levanter by trumpet player Eric Vloeimans, clarinettist Kinan Azmeh and pianist Jeroen van Vliet. Levanter is the new album by trumpet player Eric Vloeimans. The title refers to the warm, strong, eastern wind that regularly blows accross southern Europe. Eric invited the Syrian clarinet virtuoso Kinan Azmeh for this project. The two met some years ago on an 'Imagining Europe' collaboration. Jeroen van Vliet, Boy Edgar winner of ...
Congratulations conductor Ton Koopman for winning the Edison Klassiek Oeuvre Award! On November 19th Koopman has received the award in the Dutch TV show Podium Witteman. Head of the jury Mischa Spel: "Conductor, harpsichord player and organ player Ton Koopman (73) is a boiling source of knowledge of and enthusiasm for music. [...] Koopman is music, in the flesh! You see it in the way he conducts: rocking, breathing and experiencing every note." On November 24th a new ...