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Vote now for your favourite composer for my next concert series!

Vote now for your favourite composer for my next concert series!

The 'Helemaal (gek op) Bach' series this year in the Lutherse Kerk in Groningen is a big success. 'Helemaal gek op' roughly means 'completely crazy about'. For the next season I would like to focus on a different composer and YOU, the audience can vote for who this is...

Debut single ‘Le Grand Tango’ is out now!

Debut single ‘Le Grand Tango’ is out now!

My debut single of 'Le Grand Tango' by Astor Piazzolla is out now! I recorded this piece together with pianist Matthew Lam in July 2021 at Abbey Road Studios in collaboration with the Abbey Road Institute. The session was produced by Georgina Lloyd-Owen and sound...

About my cello

About my cello

Let me start by underlining I wouldn't be anywhere as a musician without my instrument. This seems like a basic need, but a lot of musicians can't afford an instrument that would suit their level of playing. The incredible Nationaal Muziekinstrumenten Fonds (NMF)...

TV Performance Podium Witteman

TV Performance Podium Witteman

On the 24th of January 2021 I appeared in the live TV programme 'Podium Witteman as 'Young Hero'-guest. I spoke about my trip to Venezuela back in 2019 and afterwards played the Courante from the third Suite by J.S. Bach. Listen to my performance of the Bach here:...

Volkmann Trio on Radio 4

Volkmann Trio on Radio 4

With the Volkmann Trio we performed live on (dutch) Radio 4 on the 10th of August in the programme 'Earbites'. This was part of the Grachtenfestival Amsterdam, for which we played a concert in De Duif on the 12th of August. We played excerpts from the piano trios by...

Cello piccolo project

Cello piccolo project

As part of my Mills Williams Junior Fellowship at the RCM I was going to give a concert in March with music for cello piccolo by Bach and composition students of the RCM. The instrument I was going to perform on is very special: a Girolamo Amati ‘Amaryllis Fleming’...

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@magdalenna.krstevska made this super awesome reel of our mini tour through the Netherlands last week! Since I provide most of the silly faces (although @roelofpianist is offering some good ones too), I'll borrow it and share with you here 🤗 ...

This tree was too awesome not to take a photo with! 🙃 After 8 inspiring Christmas concerts here in the Netherlands with @ciconiaconsort , I'll be taking a few days off for Christmas. Wishing everyone lovely festivities next couple of days!

Photo by Remco! 🙌
Tree/church: Naarden
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My favourite cello concerto!😊 3 Years ago I performed the Schumann concerto with the Simon Bolivar Orchestra in Caracas and @jesuseuzcategui , an unforgettable experience. This snippet is one of many positive memories of that trip and I'm happy to share it with you.
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Next year I'll be performing this concerto again, more details & dates coming soon...... 👋
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