Hermine Deurloo is a jazz chromatic harmonica player from Amsterdam. She has performed all over the world and has recorded several albums. Her latest album, Riverbeast features legendary drummer Steve Gadd, Kevin Hays, and Tony Scherr, with special guest Alain Clark.
Lidy Blijdorp is a young, passionate cellist with enormous narrative power, praised for her ‘breathtaking musicality’ (Amsterdam Cellobiennale). She graduated from Paris conservatory with the highest distinction (1ère Prix avec Felicitations, 2011).
As one of the most sought-after jazz artists of our time, he has attracted a devoted international audience, performing regularly at major jazz festivals and venues worldwide. He has shared the stage with jazz greats such as Chick Corea, Wynton Marsalis, “Toots” Thielemans, Elvin Jones, George Coleman, Johnny Griffin, Benny Golson and Kurt Rosenwinkel.
Hermine Deurloo & Mike Boddé
Hermine Deurloo has been performing with pianist Mike Boddé since 2015, with whom she can regularly be seen at Podium Witteman. They share a musical preference for lyrical melodies and improvisation.
In the 2022/2023 season they will play the program ‘Jazz from the Low Countries’, with music by Rogier van Otterloo and Jacques Brel, among others, supplemented with funny or interesting anecdotes.
The creation of the Chianti Ensemble took place after a tour of chamber music concerts in the famous Tuscany region: five musician friends, brought to play together thanks to a happy set of circumstances, willing to explore this musical encounter further. The configuration of the ensemble – a classical piano quintet – allows Shin Sihan, Yamen Saadi (violins), Takehiro Konoe (viola), Alexander Warenberg (cello) and Nathalia Milstein (piano).
Nathalia launches her international career in 2015 by winning 1st Prize at the Dublin International Piano Competition and has been since then invited to halls such as the National Concert Hall in Dublin, the Zankel Hall (Carnegie Hall) in New York, the Wigmore Hall in London, the Gewandhaus in Leipzig, the Pierre Boulez Saal in Berlin or the Radio France Auditorium in Paris.
Tobias Borsboom is one of the best-known young Dutch pianists, performing extensively both as a soloist and in other capacities. In 2015 he made his debut in all the major concert halls of the Netherlands as a soloist in Gershwin’s Piano Concerto in F with the Dutch Student Orchestra conducted by Quentin Clare.
The Quartet muziek van Misha Mengelberg.
Benjamin Herman, Peter Beets, Han Bennink, Ernst Glerum
Peter Beets New Jazz Orchestra
The collaboration between pianist Peter Beets and big band has led to a brand new big band: Peter Beets New Jazz Orchestra. The collaboration of a renowned jazz musicians with sixteen young upcoming talents creates a fresh dynamic in the jazz world.
SoundWave Collective is a new ensemble established in The Hague to create performance opportunities for young instrumentalists, singers and dancers. Founder and artistic director Libia Hernández wants to offer young players, composers and other makers the opportunity to gain professional experience and to collaborate with various disciplines.
A composer, co-founder and artistic director of the Nieuw Ensemble and the driving force behind the Atlas Ensemble, a unique chamber orchestra that unites musicians from China, Central Asia, the Near East and Europe, for which he received the Amsterdam Prize for the Arts 2005.