Education

Hoei Lien The

(Delft, The Netherlands)

started playing violin at the age of three through the Suzuki- method. From 2001 she started studying at the special Young Talent-department from the Royal Conservatoire of The Hague. After graduating for her A-levels at Christelijk Gymnasium Sorghvliet, she continued studying at the Royal Conservatoire of The Hague.
After obtaining her Bachelor of Music diploma (Hons) “cum laude” in 2012, Hoei Lien got accepted to the prestigious Guildhall School of Music & Drama to study with Jacqueline Ross. For these studies, she received generous support from the Prins Bernhard Cultuurfonds, Ars Donandi and Stichting Niemeijer. In 2014 Hoei Lien graduated for her Postgraduate Master in Performance. For the academic year 2014/2015 Hoei Lien was selected for the prestigious Guildhall Artists Fellowship.

Honors

Hoei Lien has won several prizes at various national competitions. In 2002 she was a prize winner of the National Iordens Viooldagen. At the International Gergiev-festival in 2006 she won both the jury and the audience award. In 2007 she was a prize winner of the National Davina van Wely Concours. In 2009 she was a prize winner of the Prinses Christina Concours and Stichting Jong Muziektalent Nederland. Alongside these competitions, Hoei Lien has taken part in many festivals, among which the Apeldoorn International Masterclasses (The Netherlands), Bowdoin Music Festival (USA), Porziano Musica (Italy), Orlando International Chamber music festival (The Netherlands), MusicAlp (France), Aurora Music Festival (Sweden), Prussia Cove International Masterclasses (UK), Encuentro de Santander (Spain), Barnes Music Festival (UK), Frome Music Festival (UK), Rome Chamber Music Festival (Italy). Hoei Lien has followed masterclasses with Zakhar Bron, Mihaela Martin, Levon Chilingirian,Hagai Shaham, Philippe Graffin, Gordan Nikolitch, Liana Isakadze, Frederieke Saëys, Rachel Podger, Moshe Hammer, Lars Anders Tomter, Alexander Zemtsov, Gérard Caussé and Frans Helmerson.

Activities

Hoei Lien enjoys a busy career playing in orchestras, different chamber music projects and solo. She has performed in The Netherlands, Belgium, Germany, France, Italy, Spain, Great Britain, Sweden, Switzerland, The United States and Singapore. Hoei Lien has a special interest in combining art forms, so called cross-arts projects. She has produced and played Histoire du Soldat by Stravinsky/Ramuz with a full cast for which she received the Guildhall School of Music and Drama coLABorate award 2015. Another cross-arts project Hoei Lien is involved in, is “Salon Musical”, a programme of music and theatre which captures the spirit, elegance and splendour of a 19th century Parisian musical soiree. From 2013 until 2016 Hoei Lien was managing director and principal player of the Silk Street Sinfonia, an unconducted chamber orchestra with a core group of twelve strings. The Silk Street Sinfonia is made up of young international musicians who met in London, many of whom are laureates of international competitions and all of whom enjoy busy careers.
They travelled to Lucerne and Zurich in September 2015 for a tour where they have recorded their debut CD in 2014. In the Swiss tour 2015, Hoei Lien appeared as a soloist playing “Winter” of Vivaldi’s Four Seasons. In December 2015 she was invited to play Bruch violin concerto with the Dutch orchestra Sempre Crescendo. Hoei Lien also plays with the Rotterdam Philharmonic Orchestra, Royal Northern Sinfonia, the Gstaad Festival Orchestra based in Zwitserland and is a member of Kamerata Zuid, a string chamber orchestra based in Tilburg, The Netherlands. In March 2016, Hoei Lien was invited to fulfil the role as guest principal 2nd violin with the Singapore Symphony Orchestra. A mixed chamber music ensemble Hoei Lien is part of since Spring 2015, is the Ansermet Ensemble. They premiered "The Watchmaker" by Peter Longworth in Geneva during their Swiss tour in May 2016.
Hoei Lien has appeared several times on national radio in The Netherlands. She had her debut appearance on British radio in BBC radio3's "In Tune" with Craig Leon playing tracks live from the album "Bach to Moog". This led to another collaboration with Craig Leon on his composition “Nommos”, a mixture of electronic music, voice and string quartet.
Hoei Lien has played with many renowned artists such as Lawrence Dutton (Emerson Quartet), Zakhar Bron, Frans Helmerson, Boris Brovstyn, Candida Thompson and Andras Andorjan.
As an orchestra musician Hoei Lien has worked with many renowned conductors among others, Bernhard Haitink, Valery Gergiev, Lawrence Foster, Carlo Rizzi, Edward Gardner, Jaime Martin, Etienne Siebens, Péter Csaba, Jac van Steen, Reinbert de Leeuw and James Gaffigan.

Diary of 2016

17 January 2016, 21.00

Cafe O.T.O., London
Collaboration with Craig Leon and Silk Street Sinfonia Quartet

5 February 2016, 13.00

St. James Paddington, London
FREE lunchtime concert: Tchaikovsky Souvenir de Florence

5 March 2016, 19.30

St Mary Church, Barnes, London
Barnes Festival with Silk Street Sinfonia

7 March 2016, time tbc

Over-Seas House, Park Place, St James’ Street, London, SW1A 1LR
Royal Overseas League Competition: Schubert Octet

18 March 2016, 20.00

Flagey Studio 4, Brussels, Belgium
Hulencourt Soloists Chamber Orchestra with Augustin Dumay, Valery Afanassief under the baton of Sachio Fujioka

20 March 2016, 13.00

French Institute, London
"Salon Musical chez Madame Viardot", chamber music combined with theatre

1 April 2016, 19.30

The Esplanade Concert Hall, Singapore
Principal 2nd violin with Singapore Symphony Orchestra

9 April 2016, 18.30

St John's the Baptist Church, Great Rissington, Gloucestershire, UK
Temple Ensemble
Chamber music works by Wolf, Haydn and Mozart

21 April 2016, 19.30

Bob Boas' Salon, 22 Mansfield Street, London
Private concert "Salon Musical chez Madame Viardot", chamber music combined with theatre

17 May 2016, 19.30

Salle de la Colombiere, 18 Rue de la Colombiere CH-1260, Nyon, Switzerland
Ensemble Ansermet
Piano quintet works by Dvorak, Piazzolla, Raff and Longworth
Ensemble Ansermet tour 2016

19 May 2016, 19.30

Theatre de Salons, 6 Rue Jean-Francois Bartholoni CH-1204, Geneve, Switzerland
Ensemble Ansermet
Piano quintet works by Dvorak, Piazzolla, Raff and Longworth
Ensemble Ansermet tour 2016

20 May 2016, 19.30

Salle du Valon,1 Chemin de la Vieille-Route CH-1264, St. Cergue, Switzerland
Ensemble Ansermet
Piano quintet works by Dvorak, Piazzolla, Raff and Longworth
Ensemble Ansermet tour 2016

28 June 2016, 20.30

Palazzo Barberini, Rome, Italy
Rome Chamber Music Festival
Schubert: String Trio in B flat major, D.581

29 June 2016, 20.30

Palazzo Barberini, Rome, Italy
Rome Chamber Music Festival
Mozart: Piano Quartet in E flat major, K493

3 July 2016, 19.30

Bywell, Northumberland, England
Northern Chords

7 July 2016, 19.30

Cooper Hall, Frome, Somerset, England
Salon Musical chez Madame Viardot, chamber music combined with theatre

13 July until 24 July 2016

Les Miserables, Jersey Opera House, St. Helier, Jersey

28 July until 25 August 2016

Menuhin Festival
Gstaad Festival orchestra

23 September 2016, 20.00

Sage Gateshead, Newcastle, England
Royal Northern Sinfonia
"RNS Most Wanted"

24 September 2016, 17.30

St Sepulchre-Without-Newgate, London, England
London Young Sinfonia
Rossini Overture Il Barbiere di Seviglia, Bruch violin concerto, Beethoven symphony no 5

30 September 2016, 11.00

Fort Pitt Grammar School, Chatham, England
Kidenza children concert
Carnival des Animaux

11 October 2016, 19.30

St Pauls Church Covent Garden, London, England
London Firebird Orchestra
Mendelssohn Hebrides, Mozart clarinet concerto (with Matt Hunt), Beethoven symphony "Pastorale"

6 November 2016, 15.00

Abdij Koningshoeven, Berkel Enschot, The Netherlands
The Hague Chamber Orchestra
Durufle Requiem

Diary of 2017

15 January 2017, time tbc

The Rotary Club, Helmond, The Netherlands
Kamerata Zuid
Tchaikovsky Souvenir de Florence

1 February J 2017, 23.00

Live radio broadcast "Opium" on Radio4 NL, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
Kamerata Zuid

11 February 2017, 18.30

St Sepulchre-Without-Newgate, London, England
London Young Sinfonia
Bach's Sinfonia to Cantata 42, Schumann Piano Concerto, and Mozart's 'Prague' Symphony

14 February 2017, 13.00

St Stepehns Wallbrook, London, England
Mozart quintets
Horn quintet, string quintet

8 March 2017, 19.30

Keele University Chapel, Keele, England
London Arts Orchestra
Stravinsky/Ramuz The Soldier's Tale

23 March 2017, 20.00

Souvenir des Montagnards, Theaters Tilburg, The Netherlands
Kamerata Zuid
Tchaikovsky Souvenir de Florence

2 April 2017, 17.00

Teatro alle Vigne, Lodi, Italy
Hulencourt Chamber Soloists Orchestra
Mendelssohn Overture Midsummer Night's Dream, Tchaikovsky symphony no.5, Galliano Opale Concerto, Mozart piano concerto K482

3 April 2017, 21.00

Sala Verdi, Milan, Italy
Hulencourt Chamber Soloists Orchestra
Mendelssohn Overture Midsummer Night's Dream, Tchaikovsky symphony no.5, Galliano Opale Concerto, Mozart piano concerto K482

7 April 2017, 20.00

Theater Heerlen, Heerlen, The Netherlands
Philharmonie Zuidnederland
Franck Redemption, Mozart clarinet concerto, Schumann symphony no. 2

8 April 2017, 20.15

Muziekgebouw Eindhoven, Eindhoven, The Netherlands
Philharmonie Zuidnederland
Franck Redemption, Mozart clarinet concerto, Schumann symphony no. 2

9 April 2017, 14.30

Theaters Tilburg, Tilburg, The Netherlands
Philharmonie Zuidnederland
Franck Redemption, Mozart clarinet concerto, Schumann symphony no. 2

12 April 2017, 20.30

Chasse Theather, Breda, The Netherlands
Philharmonie Zuidnederland
Franck Redemption, Mozart clarinet concerto, Schumann symphony no. 2

13 April 2017, 20.00

Theater aan de Parade, Den Bosch, The Netherlands
Philharmonie Zuidnederland
Franck Redemption, Mozart clarinet concerto, Schumann symphony no. 2

20 April 2017, 19.30

Theaters Tilburg, Tilburg, The Netherlands
Kamerata Zuid
Tilburg Young Classical Talent Award 2017

26 April 2017, 20.00

Tonhalle Düsseldorf, Germany
Gstaad Festival orchestra
Rossini Overture Il Barbiere di Seviglia, Mozart piano concerto for two pianos K365, Mendelssohn "Italian" Symphony

28 April 2017, 20.00

Liederhalle Stuttgart, Germany
Gstaad Festival orchestra
Rossini Overture Il Barbiere di Seviglia, Mozart piano concerto for two pianos K365, Mendelssohn "Italian" Symphony

24 August 2017, 20.15

Grote Zaal, De Doelen, Rotterdam, The Netherlands
Rotterdam Philharmonic Orchestra
Brasil Sinfonico

25 August 2017, 20.15

Grote Zaal, De Doelen, Rotterdam, The Netherlands
Rotterdam Philharmonic Orchestra
Brasil Sinfonico

26 August 2017, 19.45

De Veerhaven open air concert, Rotterdam, The Netherlands
Rotterdam Philharmonic Orchestra
Veerhaven concert

30 August 2017 until 2 September 2017, 19.30. 3 September, 13.30

Grote Zaal, De Doelen, Rotterdam, The Netherlands
Rotterdam Philharmonic Orchestra
Harry Potter in concert

1 October 2017, 11.00

De Rode Kamer, Magasin Horaz, The Hague, The Netherlands
Het Roode Kamerconcert
Cello-violin duos in our new concert series with Marjolein Nieuwenkamp

8 October 2017, 14.45

De Nieuwe Badkapel, The Hague, The Netherlands
Haags Kamerorkest in samenwerking met Academy of Vocal Arts
Poulenc organ concerto and Fauré Requiem

14 October 2017, 20.15

Orgelpark, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
Haags Kamerorkest in samenwerking met Academy of Vocal Arts
Poulenc organ concerto and Fauré Requiem

2 and 3 November 2017, 20.15

Grote Zaal, De Doelen, Rotterdam, The Netherlands
Rotterdam Philharmonic Orchestra
Pärt, Bartók, Dvořák symphony no. 9

5 November, 14.15

Grote Zaal, De Doelen, Rotterdam, The Netherlands
Rotterdam Philharmonic Orchestra
Pärt, Bartók, Dvořák symphony no. 9

16 November 2017, 20.00

Zuiderstrandtheater, The Hague, The Netherlands
Rotterdam Philharmonic Orchestra
Dvořák symphony no. 9

17 November 2017, 20.15

Grote Zaal, De Doelen, Rotterdam, The Netherlands
Rotterdam Philharmonic Orchestra
Ligeti, Barber (symphony no. 1), Adams

18 November 2017, 20.15

Grote Zaal, De Doelen, Rotterdam, The Netherlands
Rotterdam Philharmonic Orchestra
Core Classics Dvořák symphony no. 9

22 and 23 December 2017, 20.15

Grote Zaal De Doelen, Rotterdam, The Netherlands
Rotterdam Philharmonic Orchestra
Christmas concert

29 December 2017, 14.15 and 16.00

Grote Zaal, De Doelen, Rotterdam, The Netherlands
Rotterdam Philharmonic Orchestra
The Nutcracker

30 December 2017, 14.15 and 16.00

Grote Zaal, De Doelen, Rotterdam, The Netherlands
Rotterdam Philharmonic Orchestra
The Nutcracker

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