Simone has been elected a Fellow of the Royal Academy of Music in London, an honour limited to 300 former Academy students, and awarded to those musicians who have distinguished themselves within the profession.
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Last month marked an extensive tour through Australia, where Simone made her debut with the Sydney Symphony and Adelaide Symphony, and returned to the Tasmanian Symphony, as well as performed a solo recital at Recitals Australia.
Her performances were met with great acclaim across the country.
Sydney Morning Herald:
“A thoughtful, impeccable performance”
“A superlative performance…..”
“Illuminating, focused display by rising stars”
The Daily Telegraph:
“Virtuoso Simone Lamsma gives SSO fans a Dutch treat”
“An all-too-rare perfect recital given by a formidable musician”
More reviews can be found on the Press page
New York Times : “…..brilliant debut…..”
New Criterion: “…..I have never heard the piece better represented…..”
“…..Lamsma is obviously a higher kind of professional…..”
Press-Music.com : ”….. It was clear that the piece had become a part of her, and that with her playing, she was sharing her own heart through the music…..”
Classical Source: “…..stunning…..”
Oberon’s Grove : “…..one of the most exciting concerts in recent memory…..”
“…..Hopefully, the Maestro has had a contract drawn up to bring Ms. Lamsma back…season after season…..”
Bachtrack: “…..Lamsma is not a household name here in America but her deep sense of commitment…..may well make her one…..”
To read the full reviews please visit the Press page