Maarten van Veen, pianist and conductor, comes from a musical family. He started playing the piano at an early age. He studied piano with Alwin Bär, Kyoko Hashimoto, David Golub, Oleg Maisenberg and finished his studies at the Sweelinck Conservatorium Amsterdam, with Ton Hartsuiker. Early in his career he showed an interest of performing contemporary music as well as playing on periodic instruments. As a solist he was playing with many orchestras throughout Europe and the USA


As a pianist he is also heard in the series "Meesterpianisten" in de Doelen Rotterdam together with Ralph van Raat. They recorded all pianomusic of John Adams, and this year a new album will de released with "Roll over Beethoven" as well as "Short ride in a fast machine". 


His extensive repertoire consists of many premiered pieces and also the complete works for solo piano and orchestra by Messiaen. In 2023 he started to perform and record all symphonies by Gustav Mahler, a multi year project.


Find here some of his recent projects and performances.