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"After silence that which comes nearest to expressing the inexpressible is music." - Aldous Huxley

Wouter Verschuren graduated from the Royal Conservatory in The Hague. He studied baroque and classical bassoon with Donna Agrell. Wouter is sought after in the Netherlands and abroad as a bassoonist, and is equally at home with repertoire ranging from the Renaissance to the Romantic. He is principal bassoonist of The Amsterdam Baroque Orchestra conducted by Ton Koopman, and regularly plays with other renowned period orchestras. In addition, he regularly appears as a soloist, and plays in numerous international chamber music ensembles such as Caecilia-Concert, specializing in performance and research of 17th century music, and can be heard on countless CDs. Wouter teaches at the Royal Conservatory in The Hague and at the Utrecht Conservatory.

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The Elegant Bassoon
Wouter Verschuren
Castello & Co - Venetian sonatas for winds and strings from the 17th century
Schmelzer & Co - Music at the Habsburg Court
Sonatas for Bassoon and Pianoforte
Wouter Verschuren / Kathryn Cok
Wedding Cantatas
Ton Koopman / Amsterdam Baroque Orchestra & Choir
Buxtehude & Co
Treasury Of A Saint


Wouter Verschuren & Kathryn Cok - Grande Sonate Adagio
Wouter Verschuren & Kathryn Cok - Sonata Septima