Successful recital in the Concertgebouw
Amsterdam - The Amstel Quartet played a successful half recital in the 'Young Dutchmen' series in the Royal Concertgebouw in Amsterdam, the Netherlands on October 28th. They shared the stage with Duo Mellema/Van Klaveren, who played the other half of the concert.
Amstel Quartet played Wijnand Van Klaveren's new arrangement of the Pelléas et Mélisande Suite by Gabriel Fauré for saxophone quartet and piano and Louis Andriessen's Facing Death.
The whole concert will compete against the other 'Young Dutchmen' in the series for the Mees Pierson Award (€10.000,-). The others are: Tjeerd Top (violin), Lavinia Meijer (harp)and Thomas Oliemans (baritone), Matthijs van de Woerd (baritone). The winners will be announced on June 3rd 2007 in the Concertgebouw.