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DOMSELAER ARTISTS

 

FRANS-AERT BURGHGRAEF

Frans-Aert Burghgraef, studied in Groningen and Utrecht, attended masterclasses with Bernard Haitink, Edo de Waart, and Dima Slobodeniouk. He conducts the major orchestras in The Netherlands. Furthermore he conducts throughout Europe, amongst others Orquesta Sinfónica de Galicia,  and Luzerner Sinfonie Orchester. Frans-Aert won the international conducting competition in Taipei, with Jorma Panula as jury chair. He was awarded with the Anton Kersjes Conducting Grant.

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MARIA DU TOIT

Having been the solo principal clarinettist of the Cape Philharmonic Orchestra (South Africa) for 13 years, Maria currently lives in the Netherlands where she is pursuing a solo and chamber music career. She has won numerous competitions, awards and prizes both in her home country and abroad - among which, first prize in the international clarinet competition ’Jeunesses Musicales’ in Bucharest. 
Maria performs across Europe, the USA and South Africa. She has released three solo albums of which one was nominated for a South African Music Award (SAMA). She is also one of only a handful of clarinet players worldwide to have recorded the complete clarinet concerto's by Louis Spohr.

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