moving programs, concepts

Maarten van Veen, conductor and pianist, comes from a musical family. He started playing the piano at an early age , and was taking conducting classes at the conservatorium Utrecht with Kenneth Montgomery and later with Arie Van Beek. He studied with Philip Herreweghe and Frans Brüggen on authentic music performance.  His debut was with the opera of Rob Zuidam and later Robin de Raaff, and Van Veen conducts regular in contemporary classical music. As a pianist he is also heard in the series "Meesterpianisten" in de Doelen together with Ralph van Raat and played throughout Europe and toured the USA and Canada. Find here some of his recent projects and performances.

Maarten van Veen is artistic director of the DoelenEnsemble in Rotterdam, Hortusconcerten in The Netherlands.

It's all about innovating programs and looking for music at limits, crossing disciplines and more! Curious? Me too!