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New Masters on Tour 2008 - 2009

The International Holland Music Sessions (TIHMS) presents :
New Masters on Tour 2008 - 2009
Het Concertgebouw, Amsterdam
Theater Odeon, van der Reijdzaal, Zwolle

Program       Sunday afternoon November 9 at 2.30 p.m. in Amsterdam
                      Tuesday evening November 11 at 8.15 p.m. in Zwolle

Sebastien van Kuijk, cello (France)
Amandine Savary, piano (France)

Edvard Grieg        Sonata for cello and piano in a minor, Op. 36

Thierry Escaich        Nocturne for cello and piano

Giacomo Rossini        "Une Larme”, theme and variations for cello and piano
( 1792-1868)


Agata Szymczewska, violin (Poland)
Hyo-Sun Lim, piano (South Korea)

Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart         Sonata in B flat major, KV 378

Camille Saint-Saëns         Sonata No.1 in D minor,  Op.75

The French cellist Sébastien van Kuijk, laureate of the Rostropovich and Casals competition, and his fellow countrywoman, Amandine Savary, perform spectacular compositions of Grieg, Escaich and Rossini in the true French cello tradition.
The Polish violinist Agata Szymczewska, winner of the prestigious Wieniawski Competition in 2006, enjoys a spectacular international career. She is accompanied by the South Korean pianist and laureate of the Queen Elisabeth Competition, Hyo-Sun Lim.
               Szymczewska Agata photo by Milosz Wozaczynski
 Agata Szymczewska © Photo:  Milosz Wozaczynski

New Masters on Tour is more than an inspiring international concertseries, it is also a tour of discovery of future celebreties.
Well-known   Dutch musicians like Liza Ferschtman, Paolo Giacometti, Quirine Viersen, the Storiono Trio and renowned foreign musicians like Nicholas Angelich and Inon Barnatan made their first appearance on the stage of the Concertgebouw by invitation of The International Holland Music Sessions at the very beginning of their careers.
Coached in extensive masterclasses  during the annual Summer Academy in Bergen NH by musicians like Pierre Amoyal, Lazar Berman, Aldo Ciccolino, Dmitri Ferschtman, Leon Fleisher, Ida Haendel, Frans Helmerson, Herman Krebbers, Silvia Marcovici, György Pauk, William Pleeth, Tsuyoshi Tsutsumi, Arie Vardi and Jan Wijn the concerts given by these outstanding talents are also the start of an international tour of important stages in fifteen countries.

( For further information please contact Hans van Reeuwijk, The International Holland Music Sessions, tel 072-5821300,, )

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