zo 18 jun.|
Up and Forward: Goodmesh Stars on the Rise (Matinée Edition)
Join us for the next concert in our series Up and Forward: Goodmesh Stars On The Rise. We are featuring Sasha Witteveen on double bass, accompanied by Jorian van Nee on piano. Their program of Smirnov, Desenclos and Foley is guaranteed to put you under their musical spell! 🪄
Time & Location
18 jun. 12:00
Goodmesh HQ, Javastraat 80 D, 2585 AS Den Haag, Netherlands
About the event
Join us for the next concert in our series Up and Forward: Goodmesh Stars On The Rise. We are featuring Sasha Witteveen on double bass, accompanied by Jorian van Nee on piano. Their program of Smirnov, Desenclos and Foley is guaranteed to put you under their musical spell!
"Her decisiveness and determination is impressive, she knows exactly what she wants. Fearlessly, her fingers race across the fingerboard, taming her instrument.” Jury of Dutch Classical Talent, 2022.
Sasha Witteveen is a versatile double bassist and has won first prize at many national and international competitions such as the International Youth Bass Competition in Lucca, the Britten Contrabas Competition, the Princess Christina Concours and the Viennese Bass Days Competition. Sasha is active as a soloist and has given concerts at the Concertgebouw, TivoliVredenburg, DeLaMar Theater, Philharmonie Haarlem, Wiener Musikverein, Melkweg Amsterdam, Muziekgebouw, and more. She played at festivals such as the Dutch Double Bass Festival, Internationaal Kamer Muziek Festival Schiermonnikoog, Grachtenfestival, Stift International Music Festival, NPO Radio 4, Ziel Festival, Klassiek op het Amstelveld, Wonderfeel, the Leidse Hofjes Concerten and Festival Classique. She has performed as a soloist with LUDWIG, the Residentie Orkest, the Nederlands Jeugd Strijkorkest, the Britten Jeugd Strijkorkest, the LGT Young Soloists, the Kennemer Jeugd Orkest and the Jonge Strijkers Nederland. Sasha is a finalist of the Dutch Classical Talent 22/23 and thus performed her tour ‘Into the light’ in fifteen major concert stages in the Netherlands. Sasha regularly plays chamber and orchestral music and she often collaborates with other promising young musicians such as violinist Hawijch Elders and pianist Nikola Meeuwsen. Since 2020 she has been performing with the prestigious European Union Youth Orchestra, which has led to the opportunity to collaborate with the world's greatest conductors such as Vasily Petrenko and Iván Fischer. She is currently an academist with the Royal Concertgebouw Orchestra and the Chamber Orchestra of Europe, and formerly with the Budapest Festival Orchestra. Since 2018 she is part of the LGT Young Soloists, an international string ensemble with which she performs in prestigious venues in world cities such as Vienna, Hong Kong and Singapore. Sasha studies with Olivier Thiery and Naomi Shaham at the Conservatory of Amsterdam. She took masterclasses with Rick Stotijn, Božo Paradžik, Matthew McDonald, Wies de Boevé, Dominic Seldis, Gary Karr, Theotime Voisin, Ximo Riera and Nicholas Schwartz.
Jorian van Nee was born in 1999. He follows lessons from Frank Peters at the Conservatory of Amsterdam. He played with several orchestras, including Sinfonia Rotterdam with Renchang Fu, the Yehudi Menuhin orchestra with Malcolm Singer, and the Residentie Orkest in The Hague where he played the Mozart pianoconcert KV449 with Lawrence Foster as conductor. He played several times live on national radio and on television in “De wereld draait door” and “Studio Witteman”. In 2013, he won a first prize at the Prinses Christina Concours as well as a first prize at the composition competition of the Prinses Christina Concours. In 2015, he won the best accompaniment price at the Prinses Christina Concours. He also won prizes at the Young Pianist Foundation and the Peter de Grote Festival. Jorian has a Bechstein grand piano on loan from the Nationaal Muziekinstrumenten Fonds. For more info, see www.jorianvannee.nl.
Save the date and join us at this event bursting with talent and joy of making music. Each ticket includes a warm beverage and pastry.
This ticket includes complimentary drinks and appetizers.