New York debut including world première at Carnegie’s Weill 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).
Shostakovich – Violin Concerto No.1
Gubaidulina – ‘In tempus praesens’
Netherlands Radio Philharmonic Orchestra
James Gaffigan/Reinbert de Leeuw
Challenge Records International
Producer: Bert van der Wolf
Wigmore and Carnegie recital debuts
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.
National Symphony Orchestra Washington debut
On 2, 3, and 4 March, Simone Lamsma made her highly succesful debut with the National Symphony Orchestra in Washington under Mark Wigglesworth performing Shostakovich Violin Concerto no.1.
Read the review in the Washington Post by Anne Midgette here:
“…..a violinist with a rich, throaty tone to draw the singing heart out of Shostakovich’s first violin concerto…..”
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.
Solea Management signs Simone Lamsma for General Management
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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
Shostakovich Violin Concerto no.1
Edison Klassiek Audience Award Nomination
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.
Charity concert for Duchenne Foundation
Read the article on Nieuws.nl here
The Netherlands, Amsterdam
South Netherlands Philharmonic
Per-Otto Johansson, conductor
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.
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.
Radio 4 CD of the Week!
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.
New album out now!
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
US Summer Festivals
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