Thomas Beijer

Nederland

Thomas Beijer (1988) was born in The Netherlands and enrolled at the  Conservatory of Amsterdam, where he studied with  Jan Wijn. He took masterclasses with Jorge Luis Prats, Emanuel Ax, Menahem Pressler and Murray Perahia. Thomas Beijer won the Young Pianist Foundation National Piano Competition in 2007. As a soloist he played piano concertos by a.o. Mozart, Beethoven, Grieg, Brahms, Franck, Ravel, Gershwin and Adams, with orchestras such as the Residentie Orchestra, The Brabant Philharmonic and Amsterdam Sinfonietta. He worked with conductors like Neeme Järvi and Ed Spanjaard. His repertoire ranges from 17th-century music to contemporary compositions. Thomas has a special affinity with Spanish music; works by Albéniz, Granados and De Falla are often part of his recital programmes. Besides his performances as a concert pianist he is also a composer and a passionate chamber musician. Thomas is a member of the Amsterdam Chamber Soloists and a regular guest of Camerata Royal Concertgebouw Orchestra. His debut CD with compositions by Brahms was released in 2008. In 2012 he presented his second CD with works by Rachmaninoff. Thomas was signed by Lyrone Records in 2013 which resulted in the release of Canción y Danza.