LARS WOUTERS VAN DEN OUDENWEIJER
The Dutch clarinettist Lars Wouters van den Oudenweijer graduated with distinction at the Rotterdam Conservatorium with Walter Boeykens. He continued his studies at the Juilliard School with clarinettist Charles Neidich. He is a first-prize winner of the Nationaal Concours of the Jong Muziektalent Nederland Foundation and the National Final of the Prinses Christina Concours, for which he was awarded the Gaudeamus and the Residentie Orkest prize. In 1999 he received the Philip Morris Finest Selection Prize, and during the 2001–2002 season he was selected for the Rising Star concerts series.
As a soloist he has performed with the Rotterdam Philharmonic, the
Netherlands Chamber Orchestra, the Amsterdam Sinfonietta, the Netherlands Symphony Orchestra and the National Symphony Orchestra of Portugal. He has given world premières, collaborated with distinguished colleagues and recorded works by Reger, Berg and Keuris. Since 2008 he has been the artistic director of the Toon Festival Brabant in The Netherlands, and has been a member of Spectrum Concerts Berlin since 2000. He teaches at the Brabants Conservatorium in Tilburg and has recorded with
Spectrum Concerts Berlin, including works by Ernst Toch, John Harbison and Ernö Dohnányi.
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