Lisanne Soeterbroek

At the age of 14, violinist Lisanne Soeterbroek made her debut in the Amsterdam Concertgebouw (Khatchaturians Concerto) and has since performed as a soloist with many orchestras, including the Dutch Philharmonic Orchestra, the Dutch Chamber Orchestra, the Antwerp Symphony Orchestra, the Netherlands Symphony Orchestra, the Dutch National Youth Orchestra, the State Orchestra of Frankfurt an der Oder and the Baden-Badener Philharmonie.

Soeterbroek studied with Coosje Wijzenbeek and Vera Beths at the Royal Conservatory in The Hague and obtained her Masters degree in 2008 summa cum laude, also receiving a distinction for "all-round musician". In 2009-2010 she followed a postgraduate study in Graz (Austria), with Prof. Eszter Haffner.

She is the primarius of the Vespucci Stringquartet and initiator of their film, dance and kids-concert productions, with whom she also recorded CDs in 2014 and 2019. Since 2013, she is first concertmaster of the Antwerp Symphony Orchestra (Belgium).

She's often invited as guest-concertmaster at orchestras like the Rotterdam Philharmonic Orchestra, the BBC Symphony Orchestra, Aurora Orchestra London, the Barcelona Symphony Orchestra, the City of Birmingham Symphony Orchestra, Orchestre de Chambre de Paris and the Dutch Philharmonic Orchestra. In 2019 she was invited to give masterclasses for orchestra studies at the Conservatory of Antwerp.

Ms. Soeterbroek won top prizes in the Dutch National Oskar Back Violincompetition 2007 & 2011, the Padova International Music Competition 2012, the Cremona Solo Violin Competition 2010 and the Internationaler Wettbewerb für Violine 2001. She was awarded the "Kersjes van de Groenekan Prijs 2007" and Gelderse Muziekzomer 2008 titled her the first "Young Artist in Residence".

In 2020, she recorded her first solo-CD with works by Bach and Andriessen, released in January 2021.

Find out more about Lisanne Soeterbroek at her web site.

Lisanne Soeterbroek performing Sarabande from the 2nd Violin Partita by Bach
Source: YouTube
Lisanne Soeterbroek performing Gypsy Airs by de Sarasate with the Odeon Orchestra conducted by Gerrit de Weerd
Source: YouTube

Summer Festival Antwerp 2022

Lisanne Soeterbroek will give violin master classes and will be a jury member of the International Young Talent Music Competition and the International Solo Violin Competition.

Master Classes:
You can apply for a 6-day period (fulltime) or a 3-day period (halftime), which cost 600€ and 300€ respectively.  The application fee is 50€.

Music Competition:
Subscribers of the Master Classes may also subscribe to the Young Talent Music Competition.  The application fee for the Music Competition is 100€.

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