Consulate General of the

Kingdom of the Netherlands presents:

“Rembrandt’s works expressed in Music”

by Tosca Opdam, violin and Daria van den Bercken, piano

Residence of the Consul General of the Kingdom of the Netherlands

16 & 17 April 2019

By invitation only

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During the concerts, acclaimed artists Tosca Opadam (violinist) and Daria van den Bercken (pianist) will present masterpieces from the world of classical music. The musicians will highlight themes such as light and darkness, musical contemporaries and virtuosity, that are part of the Dutch master painter Rembrandt's oeuvre.

The Programme

L. von Beethoven (1770 - 1872)

Sonata for violin Opus 12 nr.1  

 

Dario Castello (1590-1658)

Part II of  “Sonate concertante in stile moderno” 

 

Robin de Raaff (1968)

North Atlantic Light voor viool en piano (2018) 

After the eponymous painting by Willem de Kooning 

                                                                 

Break  

 

J. Brahms (1833-1897)

Sonata for violin in A op. 100 

 

G.F. Handel (1685 -1759)

Chaconne in G HWV 435 

 

M. Ravel (1875 - 1937)
Tzigane  

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About the Musicians

Tosca Opdam 

Violinist

When violinist Tosca Opdam, born and raised in Amsterdam, decided to continue her studies in New York, a new world opened up for her. It shaped not only her musicianship, but every aspect of her life. Tosca now describes herself as “a product of two worlds,” embracing the idiosyncratic qualities of Europe and the United States to enrich a personal expressiveness in music. 

Daria van den Bercken

Pianist

Celebrated for the fresh way she brings piano music to new life, Dutch-Russian pianist Daria van den Bercken is regarded as “a model for musicians of the future.” Her passion is to actively reach as many people as possible, enticing both classical music lovers and new audiences alike. As a 2016 Artist-in-Residence with the Los Angeles Chamber Orchestra, she presented all the aspects of her successful approach, both in recital and concerto performance, and also in educational and social outreach.