Reviews

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Recital with Maria Joao Pires

'La holandesa estuvo convincente en la inicial 'Sonata para violonchelo nº. 3', confiada en la tupida red de seguridad que tejen las diminutas manos de la pianista lisboeta.'

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With Leine Roebana:

'A beautiful climax among the various moving and playful moments is the solo by cellist Lidy Blijdorp'

St Petersburg newspaper

Interview St-Petersburg

'The manner of her playing shows respect for the tradition and at the same time is a special blend of emotional power and quivering finesse.' (English translation included)

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Cultuurpers: 'Legendary cello'

'Lidy Blijdorp was recently offered the legendary cello of the famous cellist Anner Bijlsma. It was his wish that the instrument would be played by her in the future.'

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Interview by Het Parool

An interview about Lidy Blijdorp's studies at the Paris Conservatory, her concert at the Juilliard School of Music and her future plans.

Lidy Blijdorp, cellist
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Bouffes du Nord, Paris

'...magistrale, toute en rythme et en lumière : vive, clinquante et colorée sur un violoncelle fulgurant de charme et de finesse'

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Interview ND

'The Lidy with cello is a storyteller, she relentlessly drags you through compelling musical stories. The Lidy without cello is always like searching for words, hesitating, then suddenly certain again, ...'

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Lidy Blijdorp and Ragazze

'"The bullet and the lark" is an evening that makes you happy. Not only is the composition of the program very original, it is Lidy Blijdorp herself who adds something special to it: a narrative element.'

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Cello020: Debussy

'The subtle softness of Debussy's sound colourings reveals a miraculous power in short staccato notes and firm twists. The music with its many shades flourishes between these two musicians' (Lidy Blijdorp and Julien Brocal).

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Poem: Masterclass I

'...she breaks sound with music ... and creates extreme joy.'