Quartet Brothers & Sisters perform at Green Lake Festival of Music in Wisconsin

The Dutch Quartet Brothers & Sisters will perform at the Green Lake Festival of Music at the end of July. The quartet consists of sisters Charlotte and Josefien Stoppelenburg, who are the vocal duo, together with the brothers Martijn and Stefan Blaak on piano. Charlotte & Josefien Stoppelenburg (alto/mezzo-soprano and soprano) form the singing duo Unique Harmony of Two Voices. …

Concert of Karsu Donmez and her Dutch American Friends at Rockwood Music Hall, New York

Born in Amsterdam in 1990, Karsu Donmez is named after the Turkish village Karsuköyü, where her parents were born. Her natural bond with this village and Turkey combined with her Dutch heritage reflects her natural abundance of multicultural influences in her compositions. Karsu started playing the piano at the age of 7, and at the age of 14 discovered her …

Cappella Pratensis tours the US

The Dutch-based vocal ensemble Cappella Pratensis – literally ‘Cappella des prés’ – champions the music of Josquin des Prez and the polyphonists of the 15th and 16th centuries. The group combines historically informed performance practice with inventive programs and original interpretations based on scholarly research and artistic insight. As in Josquin’s time, the members of Cappella Pratensis perform from a …

Cellist Amber Docters van Leeuwen performs at WMP Concert Hall in NYC

Cellist Amber Docters Van Leeuwen will be joined by Pianist Taisiya Pushkar in a program that will be presented at the Concertgebouw in Amsterdam later this year. On the program compositions by Claude Debussy – Sonata for Cello and Piano in D Minor (1915), Alfred Schnittke – Sonata for Cello and Piano No.1 (1978), Kaija Saariaho – Sept papillons for …