The concert on 22 October 2011 (given during the ‘ZaterdagMatinee’ concert series at the Concertgebouw in Amsterdam) in which Simone gave the Dutch premiere of Sofia Gubaidulina’s Second Violin Concerto ‘In Tempus Praesens’ with the Dutch Radio Philharmonic Orchestra under Reinbert de Leeuw, has been chosen by the public as best concert of 2011 in the category ‘Contemporary Music’.