So you want to play in Het Concertgebouw?
Why is it so difficult to program an interesting series of three concerts a year when there are so many good guitarists out there? Esther Steenbergen has organized the international guitar series in the Royal Concertgebouw in Amsterdam for the past 25 years. Her findings on how guitarists presented themselves to her and the audience are the subject of her lecture. So you want to play in Het Concertgebouw is intended for classical guitarists who aspire to a career on the international concert stage, but might also be of interest to singers, other instrumentalists and their managers.
About Esther Steenbergen
Esther Steenbergen is internationally recognized for her fresh approach to the repertoire. Renowned as a soloist, ensemble player and accompanist of singers and instrumentalists, she works with musicians and artists from numerous styles and disciplines. Occasionally she takes part in theater productions. With her trio she happily crosses the classical repertoire with Latin, jazz and folklore. As a member of the highly acclaimed Amsterdam Guitar Trio, accompanist of the well known bass-baritone Maarten Koninsgberger and her own Trio, she performs and performed all over Europe, the Americas and Asia.
The masterclass takes place in room 8.03.