Committed artists open Parade with Stravinsky in spoken word

The Hague music collective Soundwave Collective and Rotterdam spoken word artist Josimar Gomes open De Parade in The Hague, which will be held from 1 to 6 July. They gave Stravinsky’s L’Histoire du Soldat an urban jacket. The committed artists can therefore be seen and heard twice every evening from 1 to 6 July in … Read more

Toots Thielemans 100

In 2022, the famous jazz musician Toots Thielemans would have turned 100. In honor of this occasion, harmonica player Hermine Deurloo and pianist Mike Boddé put together a program with the most beautiful music by Toots.

Pan, Tobias Borsboom

Young daredevil Tobias Borsboom deserves full halls with beautiful Pan For a pianist who has graduated from the conservatory, it is obvious to go the way of accepted masterpieces. The result is that everyone plays roughly the same pieces, by composers whose names we all know. You might think there’s something sad about this. An … Read more

Two classical Edisons for cellist Lidy Blijdorp

Photo Isabelle Françaix  Two classical Edisons have been awarded this year to the Dutch cellist Lidy Blijdorp. For her highly anticipated debut album Journeyers, with works and own adaptations by Maurice Ravel and Zoltán Kodály, she won both the audience award and the award for best debut. That was announced on Sunday evening at the … Read more

Cello Biënnale 2020 Elegie voor Anner Bijlsma

Recording of Monday 26 October at the Cello Biennale Amsterdam: ‘Elegy for Anner Bijlsma’ MusiciansLidy Blijdorp, celloDoris Hochscheid, celloRagazze Quartet: Ruña ‘t Hart, Jeanita Vriens violin, Annemijn Bergkotte viola, Rebecca Wise celloFrank van de Laar, pianoFrans van Ruth, pianoVera Beths, violinDirk Luijmes, harmoniumAstrid Haring, harp Program:Luigi Boccherini – Cello concert in G [Blijdorp]Josef Suk – … Read more

Rooftop Concert

(Photo: Rob van Dam) With Lidy Blijdorp, Dominique Citroen, Hermine Deurloo, Martien Oster and Joep Lumeij

Eine Cellistin zum Entdecken (Pizzicato)

Journeyers – Kodaly: Sonate für Cello solo op. 8; Ravel: Sonate für Violine & Cello + Lever du jour aus Daphnis et Chloé für Cello & Klavier + Habanera & Malaguena aus Rapsodie espagnole für Cello & Klavier; Lidy Blijdorp, Cello, Julien Brocal, Klavier, Rosanne Philippens, Violine; 1 CD Rubicon RCD 1049; Aufnahme 10/2019, Veröffentlichung … Read more

“Opzwepende muziek van Brahms bij een Frans kaasplateau” – Trouw

(fotografie: Martine Goulmy) Openluchtconcerten aan het water: wat een goed idee van het Muziekgebouw aan ’t IJ in Amsterdam. Het terras fungeert deze zomer als openluchtpodium, bezoekers kunnen luisteren naar jazz, flamenco, klassiek, van alles wat. Voor en na het concert draait een deejay.  Muziek kan betoveren, en in dit geval het uitzicht ook. Het … Read more