Portfolio of cellist Lidy Blijdorp

Lidy Blijdorp is a young, passionate cellist with enormous narrative power, praised for her ‘breathtaking musicality’ (Amsterdam Cellobiennale).
Her debut cd Journeyers received two Edison awards.

Photo: Lidy Blijdorp playing the Beethoven Triple Concerto. Brussels: Flagey

Lidy Blijdorp Beethoven triple

Repertory with Orchestra

Some solo concerts Blijdorp has played:

Dvorák Cello Concerto
State Hermitage Orchestra
Nederlands Blazers Ensemble

Tsjaikovsky, Rococo Variations
Netherlands Symphony Orchestra
Concertgebouw Chamber Orchestra

Bloch, Nigun
Residentie Orkest

Alexandre Kordzaia: Alex, How is it going with your Cello Concertino?
Schönberg Ensemble

Lidy Blijdorp Vivaldi

Vivaldi double concert in G minor
Chapelle Elizabeth Orchestra

Haydn, 13th Symphony: Adagio Cantabile
Residentie Orkest

Other past performances with orchestra include
Beethoven triple Concerto
Boccherini, 3rd Cello Concerto
Dvorák, Rondo op 94
Dvorák, Waldesrühe op 68
Elgar, Cello Concerto opus 85
Haydn, Cello Concerto in D
Saint Saëns, 1st cello concerto
J. Heutmekers, Flux
Sergej Yevtushenko, Hermitage

Lidy will be happy to play any other cello concerto.
Special wishes are the Schumann, the Shostakovitsj or the Prokofiev Cello Concerto.

Chamber Music

Some past performances:

Lidy Blijdorp, Lorenzo Gatto, Maria Joao Pires

Beethoven Ghost Trio with Lorenzo Gatto, and Maria João Pires
Madrid Auditorio Nacional

Ravel Duo with Rosanne Philippens
Amsterdam Concertgebouw

Josef Suk, Elegie
With Vera Beths, the Ragazze Quartet and others

Franz Liszt, Elegie nr.1, S.196
with Frank van de Laar, Astrid Haring and Dirk Luijmes

Boccherini, Sonata in A, G4
with Juan Perez de Albeniz and Mike Fentross

Beethoven String Quartet opus 130
With Rosanne Philippens, Julia Philippens, Joël Waterman

Chopin Sonata for cello and piano with Julien Brocal
24 Classics

Cello solo

Kodály solo sonata for Cello, 1st mov
Uitgast Lelystad

Kodály solo sonata for Cello, 2nd mov
Podium Witteman

Calliope Tsoupaki, Thin Air
Opening Cello Biennale 2020

Kate Moore, Lidy’s Piece
Dutch TV Vrije Geluiden

Tarantella by Kate Moore
De Muze van Zuid

Bach, 6th Suite, Allemande
Virus, radio 4

Martijn Padding, Hommage to and with Anner
Cellobiënnale 2020

Combined Arts

Music, literature, dance: combined arts mutually enhance.

Literary concert: with philosophical Toon Tellegen musings
Sponsored by Anner Bijlsma Award

A walk through Paris: narrative with music from the Fin de Siècle
with pianist Tobias Borsboom

Lidy Blijdorp en Jan Brokken

Anner’s Cello with Jan Brokken
About the cello of Anner Bijlsma – which Lidy has ‘inherited’

music and dance

Music and dance: Seele/Herz
with LeineRoebana

Cello020 concert

Music and dance: Bach and Kate Moore
Cello020, Amstelkerk

Music and theatre: Schubertianen and the House warming 1826
with Tobias Borsboom, Pieter van Loenen and others

Het Nooit Vergeten Meisje

Music and theatre: Het Nooit Vergeten Meisje
About Anne Frank

Interview by Cultura TV


Dominique Citroen
(+31) 0629596067

Dominique Citroen