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HERRE-JAN STEGENGA - CELLO
Herre-Jan studied cello with Paul Tortelier and chamber music with Jacques Fevrier at the Conservatoire National Superieur de Musique in Paris and graduated at the age of 17 with the Premier Prix distinction Premier Nomme.
He has a successful career as an international soloist and travels extensively. Several composers have dedicated works to him – he played the first performance of the cello concerto by Ton de Kruyff in the Concertgebouw Amsterdam.
Herre-Jan has recorded the sonatas of Lekeu, Grieg/ Pfitzner, Rachmaninov/ Shostakovich and the Brahms sonatas with the famous pianist Phillipe Entremont.
Herre-Jan is professor at the Rotterdam Conservatory, where he regularly gives master classes. He plays a beautiful Guadagnini from 1800, nicknamed ‘The Soldier’.
He is a member of the Ludwig Trio with Jean-Jacques Kantorow and Vladimir Mendelssohn. He is a member of the Schubert Consort and the Johannes Brahms Quartet.