Joost Willemze (harp)

Dutch Classical Talent

02.04.2023 Dutch Classical Talent - Joost Willemze

The tragic love story of Orpheus and Eurydice has inspired countless artists. Joost Willemze now tells this story on the harp in a theatrical concert.

His unparalleled talent is reflected in the first prizes he won at international competitions. Willemze studied classical languages ​​in addition to harp at the conservatory. In this performance his love for music and his love for Greek mythology come together. The jury also makes a link to antiquity: 'He plays the harp like a Greek god. With his serene appearance and stylized program he shows us how beautiful simplicity can be.'

'Beautiful, great sound and clear virtuosity.'
 

Dutch Classical Talent as a talent track, is a household name in the Dutch classical music world. Among the laureates of Dutch Classical Talent are many well-known names such as Tania Kross, Lavinia Meijer, Nora Fischer, Van Baerle Trio and the Berlage Saxophone Quartet. A jury of experts selects four top talents through auditions. These four young musicians develop in a coaching program and tour the twelve largest concert halls in the Netherlands to put their name on the map. Their programs are stimulating, topical, moving and spectacular. This year there's a varied mix, with a singer, a percussion duo, a pianist and a cellist. Here you can hear the top musicians of tomorrow.

This concert is part of the series de Zondagklassiekers

K

 Gluck
 Che farò senza Euridice

Attahir
De l’obscurité II

Takemitsu
 Stanza II

Rossi
Orfeo: Passacaglia per arpa

Brahms
 Intermezzo op. 118/2

Micháns
new works

 Flothuis
 Pour le tombeau d’Orphée