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Karel Boeschoten

Karel Boeschoten

Since studying with Herman Krebbers and Igor Ozim, Dutch violinist Karel Boeschoten has performed with many leading orchestras, including the Royal Concertgebouw Orchestra Amsterdam and the Camerata Bern. In 2004 he was guest-concertmaster of the Orchestra Filarmonica della Scala di Milano. As a soloist he has performed at such prestigious venues as Carnegie Hall and the Berliner Philharmonie. Boeschoten is also a composer and has written several works, especially for solo violin. He is familiar with numerous musical styles and has performed as the musical partner of a flamenco dancer in Switzerland at the Lucerne Festival and the Montreux Jazz Festival. As a member of the ensemble Kalandos, he plays mainly Hungarian and Romanian folk music. He has been a guest at many festivals around the world, and until 2016 was Artistic Director of the Swiss Rüttihubeliade Festival.


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