LARS WOUTERS VAN DEN OUDENWEIJER
Lars Wouters van den Oudenweijer studied at The Juilliard School with Charles Neidich on a Fulbright Scholarship. He won the International Competition for Youth (Lisbon 1994) and the RTBF Jeunes Solistes (Brussels 1993). In 1999 he made his début in the Amsterdam Concertgebouw and performed as a member of the Rising Star series 2001–2002. He has appeared as soloist with orchestras including the Rotterdam Philharmonic, Chamber Orchestra of the Netherlands and the Netherlands Radio Chamber Orchestra. He premièred and recorded Willem Jeth’s Yellow Darkness, which was written for him. He also performs frequently with the Skampa Quartet, the Quatuor Danel, the Quatuor Ebene, and the Altenberg Trio. He was awarded an Edison for his début recording in 2003. Challenge Records has released his recording of the Reger and Brahms Clarinet Sonatas. He teaches at the Fontys Music Academy Tilburg.