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Simone Lamsma starts the New Year with a tour to the US and Canada.
She will return to the San Francisco Symphony and NU Chicago Winter Chamber Music Festival, as well as make debuts with the Vancouver Symphony and NAC Orchestra in Ottawa.
14, 15, 16 January 2017
Shostakovich Violin Concerto no.1
Simone Lamsma and Robert Kulek have received a nomination for the Edison Klassiek Audience Award 2016 for their recording of sonatas by Mendelssohn, Janáček and Schumann.
The Netherlands, Amsterdam
South Netherlands Philharmonic
Per-Otto Johansson, conductor
On 4 March 2016 Simone Lamsma will perform the French première of Michel van der Aa’s Violin Concerto with the Orchestre national de Lyon and Maestro Olari Elts, with only one week notice, stepping in for the originally scheduled soloist.
The concert will take place in the Auditorium in Lyon at 20.00, in the presence of the composer.
Simone Lamsma to make New York recital debut in March 2017, including world première by James MacMillan
On 30 March 2017 Simone Lamsma will be giving her New York recital debut with pianist Robert Kulek at Weill Recital Hall, Carnegie Hall.
They will perform sonatas by Prokofiev and Strauss, as well as perform the world première of a new work by James MacMillan, commisioned by Carnegie Hall.
During the week starting 26 October 2015, Simone Lamsma and Robert Kulek’s new album of sonatas by Mendelssohn, Janáček and Schumann is CD of the Week on Dutch Radio 4.
Mendelssohn – Janáček – Schumann
Sonatas for Violin and Piano
Simone Lamsma, violin
Robert Kulek, piano
1 October 2015 – BeNeLux
23 October 2015 – UK
6 November 2015 – Continental Europe
January 2016 – USA
To read the press release please click here
This summer, Simone Lamsma will be performing at 3 prestigious US summer festivals, dates are as follows:
20 June 2015 – Mainly Mozart Festival San Diego
Beethoven Violin Concerto with
Mainly Mozart Festival Orchestra and Michael Francis
9 July 2015 – Shippensburg Festival
Sibelius Violin Concerto with
Shippensburg Festival Orchestra and Robert Trevino
15 August 2015 – Blossom Music Festival
Tchaikovsky Violin Concerto with
The Cleveland Orchestra and James Feddeck
On Friday 15 May 2015 Simone Lamsma will make her debut with the Ulster Orchestra, replacing the originally scheduled soloist, and will be performing Prokofiev’s 2nd Violin Concerto under Maestro Rafael Payare.
The concert will take place at Ulster Hall, Belfast at 19.45.
Simone Lamsma playing Elgar’s Violin Concerto with the Orquesta Sinfónica de RTVE under Maestro Carlos Kalmar. A live recording of 5 December 2014, from the Teatro Monumental in Madrid.
Through a process of auditions and workshops, 65 amateur musicians were selected to form “Het Orkest van Nederland”. This newly formed orchestra will give a one-off concert at the Concertgebouw in Amsterdam on 22 December 2014, broadcast live on TV station RTL4. Simone was one of the jury members during the process to choose the musicians of the orchestra, other jury members were Jan Willem de Vriend, Tania Kross, Wibi Soerjadi and Ronald Molendijk.
Photo courtesy of RTL4
On 25 October Simone Lamsma will be performing Beethoven’s Violin Concerto with the BBC Philharmonic Orchestra and Jaunjo Meno at the Bridgewater Hall in Manchester, replacing Renaud Capucon. This marks Simone’s debut with the BBC Philharmonic.
The concert will be broadcast live on BBC Radio 3 from 7.30, to listen online please follow this link.
From 8-15 August 2014 Simone Lamsma will be touring New Zealand with the New Zealand Symphony Orchestra under Edo de Waart. She will perform Mozart Violin Concerto no.4 in Wellington, Christchurch, Hamilton and Auckland.