Maxime Snaterse


(Conservatorium van Amsterdam, free entrance)

  • 26 January at 16:15 hrs (selection round B, Sweelinckzaal)
  • 2 February at 13:15 hrs (first round B, Sweelinckzaal)
  • 5 February (quarter finale B, Sweelinckzaal); time follows
  • 7/8 februari (semi final B, Haitinkzaal); time and location follow


Maxime Snaterse (Almelo, 1996) is currently following the Master of Music program at the ArtEZ Conservatorium with Frank van de Laar, after graduating with her bachelor’s degree cum laude here in 2018. Maxime has won several prizes at, among others, the Prinses Christina Concours and the Steinway Pianoconours. She was also one of the nominees for the Vrienden Cultuur Prijs in Tilburg and she represented the ArtEZ Conservatorium during the Grachtenfestival Conservatorium Concours. Maxime has followed masterclasses with famous pianists such as Juris Zvikovs, Håkon Austbø, Andrea Lucchesini (at the International Mozarteum Sommerakademie Salzburg) and Bernd Goetzke (during The International Holland Music Sessions). In addition, she has performed in both the Netherlands and abroad such as in the Megaron Concert Hall (Thessaloniki, Greece) and for the Dutch Embassy (Athens) at the invitation of the Prinses Christina Concours. Recently, Maxime played with the ArtEZ Symphony Orchestra conducted by Joost Smeets. Besides playing with orchestras, she has also played in many different ensembles. She won first prize and audience award with her Majorah Trio during the ArtEZ Chamber Music Sessions and with her song duo the SCANDO Vocallis Liedprijs. She participated in the Jonge Meesters Wilp program and in addition to her conservatory education she is studying Technical Business Administration at the University of Twente.


Selection round

L. van Beethoven Sonate nr. 23 in f, op. 57 ‘Appassionata’ – I. Allegro assai
C. Debussy Études, L. 136: nr. 11 ‘Pour les arpèges composés
I. Albeníz Iberia: nr. 3 ‘El Corpus en Sevilla

First round

J. Widmann Elf Humoresken: II, III, VIII, IX, VII
M. Ravel Jeux d’eau
I. Albeníz Iberia: nr. 3 ‘El Corpus en Sevilla
H. Kox Drie Etudes voor Piano: nr. 1
S. Prokofiev Sonate nr. 3 in a, op. 28

Quarter final

J.S. Bach Partita nr. 3 in a, BWV 827
W.A. Mozart Rondo in a minor, KV511
F. Chopin Etude in c, op. 10 nr. 12
S. Rachmaninoff Etudes-tableaux, op. 39: nr. 3
C. Debussy Études, L. 136: nr. 11 ‘Pour les arpèges composés
F. Liszt Études d’exécution transcendante, S. 139: nr. 10

Semi final

L. van Beethoven Sonate nr. 23 in f, op. 57 ‘Appassionata
F. Chopin Sonate nr. 3 in b, op. 58