Erik Bosgraaf artistiek leider van LIFEM

Photo by Marco Borggreve

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Regular guest teacher Erik Bosgraaf has been appointed Artistic Director of the London International Festival of Early Music (LIFEM). The appointment will see him take control of the festival’s programming and creative agenda

Held each November in Blackheath, LIFEM combines a unique mixture of concerts, masterclasses, talks and competitions around a three-day exhibition of instruments by leading makers from around the world.

Recorder virtuoso Erik Bosgraaf studied with Walter van Hauwe and Paul Leenhouts at the Conservatorium van Amsterdam. He also holds an MA in musicology from Utrecht University. Currently, he is a regular guest teacher of recorder at the CvA.