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Stephen Waarts steps in to perform with Antwerp Symphony Orchestra

Stephen Waarts steps in at short notice this week taking over from Frank Peter Zimmermann to perform the Beethoven Violin concerto with the Antwerp Symphony under Elim Chan. Concerts take place on 14 December in the Koningin Elisabethzaal, Antwerp and on 15 December in the Palais des Beaux Arts, Brussels.

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Stephen Waarts returns to Louvre Auditorium for a solo recital

On 23 November Stephen Waarts returns to Louvre Auditorium for the second time this year. He performs a solo recital featuring excerpts from Paganini’s 24 Caprices for solo violin, Bach’s Sonata No.3 for Violin and Ysaye’s Sonata No.6 for Violin.

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Stephen Waarts makes his Wigmore Hall recital debut

On 17 September Stephen Waarts makes his recital debut at Wigmore Hall collaborating with Italian pianist Gabriele Carcano following their critically acclaimed debut recital CD on Rubicon Classics. The programme features Fauré’s Sonata for Violin and Piano No.1, Szymanowski’s Mythes ​“Trois Poemes” and two pieces by Bartók – Sonata No.2 and Rhapsody No.2 for Violin and Piano.

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Stephen Waarts releases Bartok & Schumann album

Stephen Waarts is looking forward to releasing his debut album ​“Bartok & Schumann” on 30 November. Recorded in July this year for Rubicon with Italian pianist and recital partner Gabriele Carcano, the album will feature Three Romances by Schumann, Bartók’s Hungarian Dances as well as the first violin sonatas of both composers. Bartók and Schumann, although very different in music and […]

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Stephen Waarts celebrates debut with Munich Symphony Orchestra

In three concerts conducted by Kevin John Edusei, American violinist Stephen Waarts makes his debut with Munich Symphony Orchestra. Performing Schumann’s Violin Concerto, he plays concerts in Munich and Garmisch-Partenkirchen on 20/21/22 April. This follows his recent debuts with Bremer Philharmoniker, hr-Sinfonieorchester and Festspiele Mecklenburg-Vorpommern.

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Festspiele MV awards prizes to international music talents

The decision at the third largest German classical festival has fallen: the Mecklenburg-Vorpommern Festival have announced their award winners this year. The prize for the soloists, which is endowed with 5,000 euros, is given to the young Dutch-American violinist Stephen Waarts. Nordkurier, Germany

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Stephen Waarts debuts with the hr-Sinfonieorchester

On 28 September Stephen Waarts debuts with hr-Sinfonieorchester in a livestream performance of Brahms’ Violin Concerto. Christoph Eschenbach conducts the Orchestra in a programme also featuring Elgar’s cello concerto. This follows his engagement with Tampere Philharmonic Orchestra on 22 September in Mozart’s Violin Concerto No.4 under Christopher Seaman, and appearances at Prussia Cove and Plush festivals at the beginning […]

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Stephen Waarts debuts at Festspiele Mecklenburg-Vorpommern

This month Stephen Waarts makes his debut at Festspiele Mecklenburg-Vorpommern. He performs concerts on 2, 3 and 4 August featuring chamber works by Brahms, Debussy, Mendelssohn, Rachmaninov, Schubert, Schumann and Ysaÿe. This will be followed by a performance at Krzyżowa Music and concludes a busy and fruitful season in which Waarts played in the US and made debuts […]

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