Tobias Borsboom

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. With violinist Piotr Jasiurkowski he played the Masters on Tour series of The International Holland Music Sessions (2013-2014), and in 2015, after being nominated twice, he won the prestigious Dutch Classical Talent Award for his solo performance as well as the audience award with his duo partner Piotr Jasiurkowski. With pianoduo partner Yukiko Hasegawa he recently got chosen as one of the Shizuoka Masters “Shizuoka no meishutachi” in Japan.

In recent years, Tobias Borsboom has been successful at several other competitions. With Piotr Jasiurkowski he won the audience award and the Who’s Next Award at the Almere Chamber Music Competition (NL, 2015) and he was awarded first prize at the Grand Dominique (NL, 2012). Additionally, he was a prize winner at the Young Pianist Foundation Piano Competition (3rd prize and prize for best interpretation of a Dutch work, NL, 2010), the Concertgebouw Entree Kamermuziek Concours (NL, 2006) and the Prinses Christina Concours (NL, 2005).

In 2013, Tobias Borsboom completed his Master’s degree at the Conservatoire of Amsterdam, where he studied with Jan Wijn. He has taken lessons with such renowned pianists as Paolo Giacometti, Maria João Pires, Klaus Hellwig, Jan Boguslaw Strobel, Georg Friedrich Schenck and Geoffrey Douglas Madge.

Tobias Borsboom performs regularly at many festivals, and concert venues in The Netherlands, and abroad. Additionally, he performs regularly in various theatre productions, both for adults and for children, of which the latest is a music theatre production called “The Schubertians & The Housewarming 1826”.