The Netherlands (exclusive)
The soloists of the world famous Royal Concertgebouw Orchestra perform chamber music in various combinations and styles. The ensemble is an initiative of Vesko Eschkenazy and Henk Rubingh (respectively 1st concert master and leader of the second violin group).
In 2016 cd recordings were made with pianists Emanuel Ax (Schumann piano quartet) and Lucas and Arthur Jussen (Saint Saëns Carnaval des Animaux for Deutsche Gramophon). Internationally the ensemble performed with pianist Ludmil Angelov and with Yefim Bronfman (November 2018).
The programmes of the RCO Chamber Soloists consist of compositions by Haydn, Mozart, Beethoven, Schumann, Brahms, Dvorák and Korngold for piano trio, string trio, piano quartet, flute quartet, string quintet and/or clarinet quintet, preceded by a sonata for violin and piano or cello and piano.
Vesko Eschkenazy – violin
Henk Rubingh – violin/viola
Gregor Horsch – cello
Emily Beynon – flûte
Olivier Patey – clarinet