Critical acclaim for Shostakovich – Gubaidulina album

Review hr-audio – Adrian Quanjer
“…..The star of Simone Lamsma has risen with such a remarkable speed that she, only 32 years young, now firmly ranks amongst the top echelon of violinists of our time. This recording proves it beyond any shade of doubt…..”
“…..This is a deeply moving account which has to be heard to be believed…..”
“…..Phenomenal….” (Gubaidulina)


Review Volkskrant – Frits van der Waa


Review Opus Klassiek – Siebe Riedstra
“…..Ik sluit me van harte aan bij Jaap van Zweden, die ik Simone Lamsma de grootste violiste van nu heb horen noemen…..”

The CD will be be released in the US on 5 May 2017

World première at the Concertgebouw in Amsterdam

On Saturday 8 April 2017 Simone Lamsma will give the world première of a new violin concerto ‘And the Centuries Surround Me with Fire’ by Matijs de Roo, commissioned by the ‘ZaterdagMatinee’, and written for Simone Lamsma.

The premiére will take place at the Concertgebouw in Amsterdam with the read more…

New York debut including world première at Carnegie’s Weill Hall

Carnegie Hall
On 30 March 2017 Simone Lamsma will give her New York recital debut at Carnegie’s Weill Hall with pianist Robert Kulek. Their programme will consist of works by Prokofiev and Strauss, as well as the world première of a new sonata by James MacMillan (commissioned by Carnegie Hall).

Out now!

Shostakovich –  Violin Concerto No.1 
Gubaidulina – ‘In tempus praesens’

Simone Lamsma
Netherlands Radio Philharmonic Orchestra
James Gaffigan/Reinbert de Leeuw

Challenge Records International
Producer: Bert van der Wolf

Wigmore and Carnegie recital debuts

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In March 2017 Simone Lamsma will make her official recital debuts at Wigmore Hall (12 March) and Carnegie Weill Hall (30 March) with pianist Robert Kulek.

Japan tour

February 2017 marks Simone Lamsma’s Japanese debut.
On 4 and 5 February she will perform Tchaikovsky’s Violin Concerto with the Yomiuri Nippon Symphony Orchestra under Silvain Cambreling, and on 8 and 10 February she will perform in recital with pianist Yurie Miura.

US/Canada tour – January 2017

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
Vancouver Symphony
Otto Tausk
Shostakovich Violin Concerto no.1
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French première of Michel van der Aa’s Violin Concerto

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.