Category performances

Lidy Blijdorp about the Rococo Variations

Kabalevsky Concerto

In November 2023 Lidy Blijdorp performed the Kabalevsky Cello Concerto with Symphonic Orchestra Nijmegen, conducted by Frans-Aart Burghgraef, who was conducting his last concert with this orchestra. The program was called ‘Passion and Pathos’. The concerts were held in Zutphen…

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Klassiek achter de Duinen

17 September 2023. Lidy invited her friends Rosanne Philippens and Hannah Strijbos for a concert during the ‘Klassiek achter de Duinen’ festival. They performed intimate chamber music, with trios by Beethoven and Jean Cras. Top-notch ensemble playing with three world…

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World premiere

A beautiful opportunity was offered to Lidy Blijdorp: she could choose a composer to write a new cello concerto especially for her and the Residentie Orkest. Lidy invited Joël Bons to write this concerto. The world premiere took place on September 10 2022 in The Hague.

Concertgebouw concert

On February 20 Lidy Blijdorp performed with world-famous violinist Philippe Graffin and pianist Claire Desert. They played Lidy's new arrangement of Debussy’s ‘l’Après-midi d’un Faune’ for violin and cello.

Cello020: restart

The Cello 020 series has got a restart. On 26 November “Sea Shells” with flutist Peter Verduyn Lunel and pianist Lestari Scholtes. With bamboo art by Maria Blaise and special guest Kate Moore. Bethlehemkerk, Amsterdam.
Josef Suk, Elegie with a.o. Vera Beths, the Ragazze Quartet

Amsterdamse Cellobiënnale

During the Elegy to Anner Bylsma Lidy Blijdorp performed the Elegy by Joseph Suk with Vera Beths, Dirk Luijmes, Astrid Haring and the Ragazze quartet. During this concert Lidy also played the Elegy by Franz Listz and a Boccherini concert.
Lidy Blijdorp plays with Concertgebouw Chamber Orchestra

Amsterdamse Cellobiënnale

The Cello Biennale took place online this year – with only Dutch players. Lidy Blijdorp played the opening with Thin Air by Calliope Tsoupaki. She also played the premiere of a new concert by Alexandre Kordzaia with the Asko Schönberg.