About Lidy Blijdorp
Lidy Blijdorp is a young, passionate cellist with enormous narrative power, praised for her ‘breathtaking musicality’ (NRC). ‘From a hazy dream to a fierce attack: Blijdorp can do anything!’ (Volkskrant). ‘Commendable virtuoso playing’ (BBC magazine).
Lidy Blijdorp played three premieres in 2022: Joël Bons wrote a new cello concerto especially for her and the Residentie Orkest.
Trevor Grahl wrote a double concerto for Lidy and Sebastiaan van Halsema and the Akso Schönberg ensemble. And together with Philippe Graffin Lidy performed her own arrangement for violin and cello of L‘après midi d’un faune in the Concertgebouw.
In November 2022 Lidy performed the
Cello Concertino again, accompanied by the AskoSchönberg ensemble conducted by Gregory Charette: