Bart van de Roer
Bart van de Roer (b. 1972), a versatile musician, has an active career both as a soloist and chamber music player and spends a regular part of his schedule teaching.
He has played as a soloist with several orchestras including the Munich Chamber Orchestra, Dortmund Philharmonic, Wurtembergisches Kammerorchester Heilbronn, Philharmonie Antwerpen, the RTE Orchestra Dublin, the Janacek Philharmonic Orchestra, Musikcollegium Winterthur, HongKongPhilharmonicOrchestra.
Bart van de Roer teaches principal study piano and chamber music at Codarts Conservatorium Rotterdam (Netherlands).
Bart van de Roer received his first piano lessons at the age of nine. In 1997, he graduated from the Sweelinck Conservatorium Amsterdam, where he studied with Jan Wijn. As a student, he participated in several master classes by György Sebok, among others, and later took lessons with prominent pianists such as Menahem Pressler, Peter Frankl, Christina Ortiz and Eugen Indjic.
Bart van de Roer is a prize winner in several competitions, including the Princes Christina Competition, the Steinway Competition and the International Tromp Music Competition in Eindhoven, the Netherlands. In November 1997, he made an acclaimed recital debut at the Concertgebouw in Amsterdam.
Twenty-five years ago, he founded the Storioni Trio with Marc and Wouter Vossen (www.storionitrio.nl). From the start, the trio’s success was clear. It received several awards, toured Europe, the Far East and the United States. The trio performed in most major concert halls, including Carnegie Hall, Wigmore Hall and the Amsterdam Concertgebouw. The Storioni Trio has recorded many CDs, resulting in recordings of the Beethoven, Schubert and Brahms piano trios, among others. Recently, a CD of Beethoven’s triple concerto and Erzherzog trio played on period instruments and a CD of Martinu’s triple concertos were released. CDs featuring the triple concertos of Emanuel Moor and Kalevi Aho will be released soon.
In 2008, the Storioni Trio founded the Storioni Festival, an annual international chamber music festival in and around Eindhoven, the Trio members being the artistic directors. New repertoire for trio and orchestra was written for the trio by Kevin Volans, Nico Muhly, Peteris Vasks, Giovanni Sollima, David Lang, Kalevi Aho, Brett Dean and Willem Jeths (www.storionifestival.nl), among others.