Jeroen Riemsdijk is a Dutch Concert Pianist, Chamber Musician, Teacher and Author. He performs regularly as soloist and with distinguished artists in Concerts Halls, on Festivals and in the recording studio. Programs include an all Brahms Piano Quartets and Quintet recital and a Beethoven all Cello Sonatas recital.
Riemsdijk teaches Piano at the Piano Faculty, and is musical coach at the Conservatoire of Maastricht.
Beside a Piano Solo Class , he leads the MA-study in Accompaniment.
He gives masterclasses and lectures (on topics such as: Piano Balance Technique, Interpretation Philosophy, Beethoven's 'acceleration technique').
His discography contains music by Shostakovich, Rääts, Sisask, Khachaturian, Debussy, Kalkbrenner and Dutch Composers Wim Zwaag and Robert Quodbach and many others, with an emphasis on 20th-century and Contemporary music. Labels: Masters on Stage Records and Dutch Record Company.
Jeroen Riemsdijk is artistic leader of ‘Masters on Stage’. and has commissioned many new work.
Jeroen Riemsdijk received his ‘Konzertdiplom’ at the Folkwang Musikhochschule in Essen with Russian pianist Boris Bloch. He completed his initial studies ‘with distinction’ in the Class of Professor Ben Smits (a pupil of Cornelius Berkhout, Bela Siki and Clara Haskil) at ARTEZ.
He was a prize winner at the ‘Start ‘86’ competition, and was selected as soloist at the Young Musicians Foundation founded by Sir Yehudi Menuhin.
Jeroen Riemsdijk has performed with musicians such as:
Gustav Rivinius, Levon Mouradian, Mirel Iancovici,
Johan van Iersel , Floris Mijnders, Allar Kaasik,
Stijn Saveniers, Luis Andrade
Arno Pieters, Roeland Hendrikx, Leon Bosch, Wolfgang Meijer
Massimo Mercelli, Ian Clarke, Gabi Riet v Pas,
Jeroen en Sandra van Veen, Anastasia Savanova,
Yuri Zhislin, Levon Chilingirian, Szymon Marciniak, David Abrahamyan, Asdis Valdismardottir, Henk Guitart
Musicians of Abbado’s Mozart Orchestra
Norbert Nozy, Jean-Pierre Cnoops, Benny Wiame
Countless Opera singers from Opera Theaters around the world.