Highlights

September 2019

Wonderfeel: Ravel duo with Rosanne Philippens

Rosanne Philippens and Lidy Blijdorp performed Ravel’s duo for violin and cello at Wonderfeel. It was broadcast by VPRO tv (Vrije Geluiden)

Soon to be recorded for Lidy’s debut cd by Rubicon Classics.

July 2019

Utrecht: Rococo Variations with Wonderfeel Festival Orchestra

Lidy Blijdorp plays Rococo Variations at Canal Festival Utrecht

In July Lidy played the Rococo Variations with the fantastic Wonderful Festival Orchestra at the Utrecht Canal concert at Podium Weerdsluis.

Lidy Blijdorp plays Ravel duo with Rosanne Philippens

June 2019

Brussels, Jardin Musical: Concert with Rosanne Philippens and Julien Brocal

Rosanne Philippens and Lidy Blijdorp played a recital at Jardin Musical, Brussels as a preparation for their cd recording with Rubicon Classics

June 2019

Rococo Variations with Concertgebouw Chamber Orchestra

 

Lidy performed the Rococo Variations with the Concertgebouw Chamber Orchestra at a concert during the Tsjaikovsky Ball. The event took place at the Tropenmuseum in Amsterdam. All guests were asked to come dressed in the costumes of his time.

Tsjaikovsky Ball with Lidy Blijdorp
Tsjaikovsky Ball with Lidy Blijdorp

January 2019

Kate Moore about Lidy’s Piece

During an interview by ‘Vrije Geluiden (VPRO, NPO 1) the Australian composer Kate Moore explains how she was inspired to write a portrait of Lidy Blijdorp, called ‘Lidy’s Piece’.

13,14 October 2018

Viva Italia

Vredenburg Utrecht and Philharmonie Haarlem: the vibes on stage were great again with Rosanne Philippens, Niek Baar and Domo Emigrantes. Classical music, folk music and an audacious mix of both. Read the review here (in Dutch)

Lidy Blijdorp and Domo Emigrantes
Lidy Blijdorp and Vasile Luca

3-5 October 2018

Bach Bridges Budapest

A collaboration of Bach festivals in Europe, convening in Budapest to exchange ideas and perform together in several concerts. Lidy Blijdorp was asked to represent the Bach Festival Dordrecht, giving a solo recital with Vasile Luca (cymbalom) and performing the Vivaldi double concerto with Péter Szabó, cello.

15-19 August 2018

Pause Festival in Andalusia

pause festival

Open-air concerts and arts events at La Donaira. Taking place in a spectacular setting high in the mountains of Andalucia and created by the musicians and visual artists themselves, pause brings the arts to the wild in a celebration and exploration of man’s relationship with nature.

21 June 2018


Cello020: Midsummer Concert

A concert with a variety of impressions of warm summer nights.
With Bach suite number 5 and the Herz cycle by Kate Moore, composed for this trio.
Luana van Eeekeren, dance
Luca Cacitti, dance
Jellantsje de Vries, violin
Marieke Schut, oboe
Lidy Blijdorp, violoncello
Amstelkerk, Amsterdam

Amstelkerk cello 020

March 2018

Rococo Variations

Lidy Blijdorp plays with ‘Orkest van het Oosten’, directed by Jan Willem de Vriend.

16 and 18 March

February 2018

Tracks in Concertgebouw

Lidy Blijdorp in Tracks in het Concertgebouw

Concertgebouw: Rosanne Philippens, Niek Baar and Lidy Blijdorp met the Italian country-players of Domo Emigrantes in an exuberant concert. Recurrences in October 2018 (Haarlem, Utrecht).

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November 2017

24 Classics

Lidy Blijdorp,
cimbalom-player Vasile Nedea and
pianist Julien Brocal
in a concert about the various atmospheres of the night:
No Tomorrow.

September 2017

Performance with Orchestra of the 18th Century

Klassiek op ‘t Amstelveld:
Performance of Boccherini, Concerto in G major, for cello and orchestra, G. 480.

The performance took place in the main program of this jubilee edition (16 September).

Lidy Blijdorp
Lidy Blijdorp and Maria Joao Pires

September 2015

Lidy Blijdorp performs with Maria João Pires in Partitura project

Maria João Pires has launched the Partitura project, proposing well-known musicians to foster young musicians, to invite them (as the name suggests) to share the concert platform.

One of these performances took place on 16 September, when Pires played a Beethoven concert with violinist Lorenzo Gatto and cellist Lidy Blijdorp in Auditorio Nacional, Madrid. The program consisted of a cello sonata, a violin sonata and the Ghost trio.