|Saturday Apr 29, 2017 7:30 PM - Saturday Apr 29, 2017 9:30 PM | $5.00 - $10.00
Classical Musicians of Holland; Prinses Christina Concours North American Tour 2017
Renowned composers like Bach, Grieg and Fauré performed by three prominent young classical musicians from the Netherlands.
For the third year in a row, the Portland Dutch Society is part of a Northwest American tour featuring three winners of Hollands most competitive young adult classical competition, the Prinses Christina Concours.
Order your tickets online today, tickets at the door will be $ 5 more.
The Princes Christina Concours has been bringing music into young childrens lives for more than forty years now, not only by organizing competitions for young musicians, but also by making it possible for these musicians to perform for thousands of school children.
For the past ten years, the Prinses Christina Concours has been bringing the winners to the United States and Canada to perform in cities like Vancouver BC, Calgary, San Francisco, and Los Angeles. We are proud to announce that Portland is again part of the itinerary this year, and that we will be hosting the following three musicians.
Hadewich De Meester (Soprano; 1995) was born in Leiden, the Netherlands and has studied vocals at the Music Academy of Sint-Niklaas in Belgium since she was 15 years old. She was coached by Ann Krijnen for three years and since 2010 she has worked on several operas. In 2016 she won the Prinses Christina Concours in Rotterdam. Since May 2016 she is coached by Charlotte Riedijk, teacher at Codarts/Rotterdams Conservatorium. Besides her singing career, Hadewich studies Nautical Engineering at the Technical University in Delft, the Netherlands.
Floris van Dam (Pianist; 1995) studies at the Codarts Conservatory in Rotterdam and is coached by Bart van de Roer. He has been playing the piano since he was 7 years old. He was admitted to the Young Musicians Academy in Tilburg, the Netherlands and there he took lessons from Jelena Bazova. Floris won the princes Christina Concours in 2012 as part of a trio and has performed internationally in Greece. Besides his performances as a pianist, Floris studies Mechanical Engineering at the Technical University in Delft, the Netherlands
Tim de Vries (Violinist; 2000) was born in Haarlem, the Netherlands and has been playing the violin since he was 7 years old. He is currently preparing to study at the conservatory in Amsterdam under the guidance of violinist Ilya Grupert. In the past he has followed Master Classes from Simone Lamsma. Tim has won multiple competitions, amongst which the Princes Christina Junior Concours and the Princes Christina Concours, and has performed as a soloist internationally in Germany.
The Old Church Concert Hall (View)
1422 SW 11th Ave at Clay St
Portland, OR 97201
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