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Matthijs Verschoor

Matthijs Verschoor studied at the Sweelinck Conservatory in Amsterdam and won several awards, which allowed him to continue studying in London and Rome. Among his teachers were Bart Berman, John Bingham and Willem Brons. He has given recitals throughout Europe and he also performed as a soloist with various orchestras. In radio broadcasts, he was told by many different works, from Bach to Messiaen and also a lesser known composers like Korngold. Early in his career he has recorded for labels such as RCA, Etcetera and Erasmus, with works by Bach, Scarlatti, Handel, Beethoven, Chopin, Korngold, Rachmaninoff and Scriabin. In Listen, he was named one of the elect, inGramophone a superb pianist. Recently, on Mayke & Matthijs silver medal awarded by the Société Académique Arts, Sciences & Lettres for their commitment to French music. Matthijs gave masterclasses at the Trinity College of Music in London, the Royal Scottish Academy of Music and Drama, Glasgow, Berenguela Santiago de Compostela, the Gutenberg University in Mainz and the Universität der Künste in Berlin. Matthijs Steinway Artist since 2011.

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