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Jörgen van Rijen   (Born 1975)

trombone

Besides his work as the principal trombonist of the Royal Concertgebouw Orchestra, Jörgen van Rijen has become a frequently requested soloist with a special commitment to promoting his instrument, developing new repertoire for the trombone and bringing the existing repertoire to a broader audience. He has performed as a soloist in most European countries, as well as the United States, Canada, Japan, China, Korea, Russia, Singapore and Australia, and has appeared as a soloist with various orchestras, including the Royal Concertgebouw Orchestra and the Rotterdam Philharmonic. In 2004 he was awarded the Netherlands Music Prize, the highest distinction in the field of music from the Dutch Ministry of Culture. In 2006 he received the prestigious Borletti- Buitoni Trust Award, which is presented annually to a selection of the most promising and talented young international soloists and ensembles. Jörgen van Rijen teaches at the Rotterdam Conservatory and is an active chamber musician.

Live Dates

01/05/2012   Gramophone

Niels Marthinsen: Snapshot Symphony
"Dacapo's sound is as terrific as ever"
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19/04/2012   American Record Guide

Niels Marthinsen: Snapshot Symphony
"The music is skillfully crafted…and requires no effort to enjoy."
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28/11/2011   Klassisk

Niels Marthinsen: Snapshot Symphony
3/6 Stars

"Orkestertryllerierne fortsætter også i det kinesiske fyrværkeri, der ikke er uden humor og er ren opvisning...Det er forførende og klinger godt."
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08/09/2011   Fyens Stiftstidende

Niels Marthinsen: Snapshot Symphony
4/6 Stars

"Det er filmisk, poppet, storladent, buldrende, skægt, uhyggeligt...helt igennem fascinerende og med en orkestrering som bare pokker - flot og i grumme farver."
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Photo: Marco Borggreve

Discography

Snapshot Symphony
Snapshot Symphony
Niels Marthinsen

CD 8.226545 (2011)


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