Eva van Grinsven wins Echo Klassik 2017

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Saxophonist Eva van Grinsven has been awarded the prestigious Echo Klassik 2017 for her CD  Rendez-vous Russe. The CD features works by Shostakovich, Prokofiev, Rachmaninov, Scriabin and Gubaidulina, performed with violinist Maria Milstein and pianist Helena Basilova, both Conservatorium van Amsterdam alumni.

Please view the video of the award ceremony here

Eva van Grinsven studied with Arno Bornkamp at the Conservatorium van Amsterdam. She graduated from the bachelor’s degree programme with honours in 2006, and in 2008 she obtained her master’s diploma, also with honours. She is a member of the successful Berlage Saxophone Quartet and the duo Sax & Stix, with percussionist Ramon Lormans.