Since studying with Herman Krebbers and Igor Ozim, Dutch violinist Karel Boeschoten has performed with many leading orchestras, including the Koninklijk Concertgebouworkest 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 for solo violin. He is familiar with numerous musical styles and has toured extensively as the musical partner of a flamenco dancer and has performed at the Lucerne Festival and the Montreux Jazz Festival. As the leader of the ensemble Kalandos, he plays Hungarian and Romanian folk music. He has been a guest at many festivals around the world. Boeschoten is currently Artistic Director of the Rüttihubeliade Festival in Switzerland.
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