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Van Baerle Trio performing on tour again

As the Van Baerle Trio receives high accolades for their recent release, the fifth and final recording of the complete Beethoven works for piano trio, the artists travel to the Casa da Música Porto, for a performance of Beethoven's Triple Concerto under the baton of Michael Sanderling and the Orquestra Sinfónica do Porto Casa da Musica.


Van Baerle Trio to perform the Prinsengrachtconcert

On Saturday 22nd August the Van Baerle Trio will perform the famous annual Prinsengrachtconcert in the fairytale courtyard of the Pulitzer Hotel, Amsterdam.  "We didn't hesitate for one moment when we were asked to play at the Prinsengracht concert.  For decades, this concert has made classical music accessible to a wide audience, with world-class musicians. It is an honour...


The stage is set for Hannes Minnaar to record the Goldberg Variations

De Waalse Kerk, Amsterdam is all set for Hannes Minnaar to record Bach's monumental Goldberg Variations this week on the Chris Maene straight string piano.   After last month's successful ten performance tour of the Goldberg Variations across Holland in some of its' magnificent churches, Hannes gives one more performance, as well as the recording, in De Waalse Kerk on...


Hannes Minnaar performs live again on a special tour of the Goldberg Variations

In an initiative conceived by Hannes Minnaar during the Corona Virus lockdown, Hannes performs a 9-concert tour of the Goldberg Variations in 6 magnificent Dutch churches in July. Observing the correct social distancing procedures a 100 tickets have been made available for each performance, resulting in several venues asking for a second performance due to the swift take up...


Listen to an empty Concertgebouw in Amsterdam filled with music

Joining his Dutch colleagues of the Dudok Quartet, Hannes Minnaar performed the chamber version of Beethoven's piano concerto No. 4. Hannes said "it was an honour to play in the hall in these extraordinary times. It feels so great to make music again with my colleagues, and to give audiences the opportunity to enjoy this incredible venue, even in its...


Armida Quartet: Mecklenberg-Vorpommern Festival 2021

The Armida Quartet have been announced as Artistic Directors of the 10th Mecklenberg-Vorpommern Festival in Spring 2021.   They have planned a 10 day festival of chamber concerts with guest artists, a focus on the string quartet and new works which will later be revealed on the festival website. Click here for the festival website.  English press announcement...


Listen to Hannes Minnaar's debut with Ulster Orchestra, broadcast on BBC Radio 3

Hannes Minnaar joins fellow Dutchman, Jac van Steen performing Schumann piano concerto on his debut with Ulster Orchestra, Friday 28th February. Following this wonderful performance you can hear an extract of the concerto and encore here.


Hannes Minnaar in Concertgebouw Hall with Rachmaninov's mighty '3rd'

Hannes Minnaar returns to Amsterdam's Concertgebouw Hall.  A popular guest artist there he performs Rachmaninov's 3rd Piano Concerto with Netherlands Philharmonic Orchestra under the baton of Valnetin Uryupin. Concerts 4th and 6th January, 2020.