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Rosanne Philippens

Violin

  • Rosanne Philippens is an extraordinary communicator, with an innate musicality and an infectiously joyful yet sincere approach to music-making. Her playing is refined, exuberant and profound, and was described by the Dutch daily paper De Telegraaf as “energetic, sensitive and flawless.” She has performed across the Netherlands in the major halls and series both as soloist, director and chamber musician and is now increasingly in demand internationally, with debuts coming up in Germany, Spain, Sweden, France, UK and elsewhere. During the darkest moments of the Covid pandemic, Philippens channelled her energies into the creation of a new ensemble, the Vondel Strings, with whom she worked intensely and which led to a performance at the Concertgebouw and a new recording of Haydn and Stravinsky which will be released in September 2021 by Channel Classics.

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  • In 21/22 Philippens looks forward to debuts as play/director with the Orchestre National d’Ile de France on tour across France and including a performance at the Paris Philharmonie, and with the Orchestre d’Auvergne. As soloist she makes her debut with the Norrkoping Symphony/Weilerstein, Dalasinfonietten/Takacs-Nagy (Sweden) and Turku Philharmonic/Storgards (Finland), with the Tenerife Symphony Orchestra/van Soeterstède and in Germany she performs in Stuttgart and Munich (Prinzregenten Theater) with the Munich Symphony Orchestra/Edusei. She will also perform on tour as play/director with the Stuttgart Chamber Orchestra and perform in recital across Holland and the UK.


    Recent highlights for Philippens include her debut and immediate return as play/director with the Orchestre National de Lyon, performances with the Rotterdam Philharmonic at De Doelen, Netherlands Radio Philharmonic in the prestigious Zaterdag Matinee series and the Residentie Orkest both in The Hague and at the Concertgebouw Hall, Amsterdam and her return to the Barcelona Symphony Orchestra for a performance at the Palau de la Música as part of the Mozart Festival 2021. In 2020 she should have made her debut in Japan both in recital and with the Yomiuri Nippon Symphony Orchestra, and in the UK with the Royal Philharmonic and BBC Scottish Symphony orchestras. Conductors with whom she has worked include Nézet-Séguin, Foster, Tausk, de Vriend, Hermus, Collon, Equilbey.


    In recital and chamber music, Philippens plays regularly with artists such as Kian Soltani, István Vardai, Vilde Frang, Julien Quentin, Vikingúr Olafsson, Amihai Grosz, Camille Thomas and Zoltán Fejérvári in halls and festivals across Europe. A strong believer in breaking down barriers in classical music, she previously ran her own concert series ‘The Amsterdam Salon Pop-Up’, presenting highquality concerts in carefully sought-out and unusual locations in an intimate salon atmosphere.


    Philippens records exclusively for Channel Classics and all her recordings have received glowing praise. The Strad described her Insight CD as being “both softly spoken and intensely powerful” and Philippens as a “dazzling performer”. Earlier albums include Dedications, featuring works by Kreisler, Fauré and Ysaye, and a recording of Prokofiev’s 2nd Concerto, described by BBC Magazine as “a triumph”.


    Rosanne Philippens was taught from an early age by Anneke Schilt at the Amstelveen music school. She continued her studies at the Royal Conservatory of The Hague and the Hanns Eisler Academy in Berlin with Coosje Wijzenbeek, Vera Beths, Anner Bylsma and Ulf Wallin, receiving the highest distinction from both institutes. Philippens won first prize at the Dutch National Violin Competition in 2009 and the Freiburg International Violin Competition in 2014.


    Philippens plays on the 1727 Barrere Stradivarius, thanks to the generous support of the Elise Mathilde Foundation.

    2021/22 season / 564 words. Not to be altered without permission.

Performances

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Concerto repertoire

Bach
Concerto in E major BWV 1042
Concerto in A minor BWV 1041


Bartók
Violin Concerto No.1
Violin Concerto No.2


Beethoven
Violin Concerto


Brahms
Violin Concerto
Double Concerto


Britten
Violin Concerto


Bruch
Violin Concerto No.1 in G minor


Haydn
Violin Concerto No.1 in C major
Violin Concerto No.4 in G major


Mendelssohn
Violin Concerto in E minor


Mozart
Violin Concerto No.1 in B flat
Violin Concerto No.2 in D major
Violin Concerto No.3 in G major
Violin Concerto No.4 in D major
Violin Concerto No.5 in A major

Piazzolla
The Four Seasons of Buenos Aires


Prokofiev
Violin Concerto No.2 in G minor


Saint-Saëns
Violin Concerto No.3 in B minor


Schumann
Violin Concerto


Sibelius
Violin Concerto


Szymanowski
Violin Concerto No.1


Tchaikovsky
Violin Concerto


Vaughan Williams
The Lark Ascending


Vivaldi
The Four Seasons 
La Tempesta del Mare
La Pastorella
La Notte



Livestreams & Broadcasts

Turku Philharmonic Orchestra | October 2021
Bartók : Violin Concerto No.1
Click to watch on orchestra's website
(Bartok starts at min 25)


Rosanne Philippens & friends | April 2021
Haydn: Violin Concerto No. 1
Click to watch on YouTube


Rosanne Philippens & friends | April 2021
Haydn: Violin Concerto No. 4
Click to watch on YouTube


Rosanne Philippens & friends | April 2021
Stravinsky: Le baiser de la fée
Click to watch on YouTube


 

Energetic, sensitive and flawless playing — a dream violinist

De Telegraaf

Interpretative poetry and excitement

Concerto Choice, BBC Music Magazine, January 2018

Once again Rosanne Philippens has made a jewel of a CD...She makes the melody personal, with smalls slips between the tones and sound intensity that will not let you go.

De Volkskrant, December 2017

Intermusica represents Rosanne Philippens worldwide

Leyla Güneş
Associate Director
+44 20 7608 9927
lgunes@intermusica.co.uk

Juliane Scotney
Associate Artist Manager (Berlin)
+44 20 7608 9919
jscotney@intermusica.co.uk

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