VC YOUNG ARTIST | Stephen Waarts, 23 – Queen Elisabeth, Menuhin & Montreal Comp Major Prizes

23-year-old Dutch-American violin virtuoso Stephen Waarts is firmly establishing an international reputation as one of the most prodigiously gifted young concert artists to emerge in recent years

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Stephen Waarts

23-year-old Dutch-American violin virtuoso Stephen Waarts is firmly establishing an international reputation as one of the most prodigiously gifted young concert artists to emerge in recent years.

A graduate of the Curtis Institute of Music where he studied with Aaron Rosand and current student of Mihaela Martin at the Kronberg Academy, Stephen is a former major prize winner at the Young Concert Artists International Auditions – and the Queen Elisabeth, Menuhin, Spohr, Sarasate and Montreal International Violin Competitions.

His recent solo engagements include performances with the Cape Town Philharmonic, Slovak Philharmonic, Luzerner Sinfonieorcheste, Szczecin Philharmonic, Orchestre National de Belgique, Oulu Symphony, Philharmonie Zuidnederland, hr-Sinfonieorchester, Munich Philharmonic and Kansas City Symphony.

He currently performs on an 1868 Jean-Baptiste Vuillaume violin – and is under worldwide General Management representation with Harrison Parrott, in London.  

VC YOUNG ARTIST STEPHEN WAARTS | BRAHMS VIOLIN CONCERTO | GEORGE PEHLIVANIAN & THE SLOVAK PHILHARMONIC | 2019

 

VC YOUNG ARTIST STEPHEN WAARTS & GABRIELE CARCANO | FAURÉ | VIOLIN SONATA NO. 1 IN A MAJOR | 2019 

 

VC YOUNG ARTIST STEPHEN WAARTS, AMIHAI GROSZ, LI LA & YOAV LEVANON | BRAHMS | PIANO QUARTET NO. 3 IN C MINOR OP. 60 | 2018

 

VC YOUNG ARTIST STEPHEN WAARTS & JESSICA OSBORNE | RAVEL | TZIGANE | 2017 AVERY FISHER CAREER GRANT CEREMONY 

 

VC YOUNG ARTIST STEPHEN WAARTS & JESSICA OSBORNE | SZYMANOWSKI | MYTHES | LA FONTAINE D’ARETHUSE | 2017 AVERY FISHER CAREER GRANT CEREMONY

 

VC YOUNG ARTIST STEPHEN WAARTS | YSAŸE | SOLO VIOLIN SONATA NO. 4 | 2017 JACQUELINE DU PRÉ CHARITY CONCERT

 

VC ARTISTS STEPHEN WAARTS & PABLO FERRÁNDEZ | KODÁLY | DUO FOR VIOLIN AND CELLO | 2017 JACQUELINE DU PRÉ CHARITY CONCERT

 

VC ARTISTS STEPHEN WAARTS, WILLIAM HAGEN & TIMOTHY RIDOUT | DVORAK | TERZETTO IN C | 2017 JACQUELINE DU PRÉ CHARITY CONCERT

 

VC YOUNG ARTIST STEPHEN WAARTS | BARTOK VIOLIN CONCERTO NO. 2 | MARIN ALSOP & NATIONAL ORCHESTRA OF BELGIUM | 2015 QUEEN ELISABETH INTERNATIONAL VIOLIN COMPETITION 

 

Name: Stephen Waarts
Violin: 1868 Jean-Baptiste Vuillaume
Bow: Dominique Peccatte
Strings: Pirastro Evah Pirazzi Gold
Teachers: Mihaela Martin | Aaron Rosand | Li Lin | Alexander Barantschik | Elizabeth Blumenstock
Schools: Kronberg Academy | Curtis Institute of Music
Website: stephenwaarts.com
Facebook: www.facebook.com/stephenwaartsviolin

 

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