Start ticket sales for March 8 and 9, 2025

Start ticket sales for March 8 and 9, 2025

The YPF European Piano Competition 2025 has not started yet, but you can already buy tickets for the unique Tribute to Youri Egorov concert by the members of the jury of the competition, all master pianists, on Saturday evening, March 8 AND of course the FINALE of the YPF competition on Sunday afternoon, March 9, […]
Intens concert by Aarón Ormaza Vera

Intens concert by Aarón Ormaza Vera

Last Sunday, April 14, Aarón Ormaza Vera played in the YPF Young Virtuosi series 2024 at De Duif in Amsterdam. His playing and the chosen repertoire with works by Jānis Mediņš, Felix Mendelssohn and Modest Mussorgsky was received with great admiration and enthusiasm by the audience. An intense Sunday afternoon! For the registration of the […]
Kick off Young Virtuosi series 2024 with Noah Zhou

Kick off Young Virtuosi series 2024 with Noah Zhou

On Sunday 10 March, British-Chinese Noah Zhou played at De Duif in Amsterdam. He opened the 2024 YPF Young Virtuosi series to a full house with works by Haydn, Janacek, Liszt and Rachmaninov. Watch the concert recording here. Next concerts of the YPF Young Viruosi series will take place on: 14 April, 9 June (Jesse […]
25 years Young Pianist Foundation

25 years Young Pianist Foundation

The Young Pianist Foundation is celebrating its 25th anniversary this year! Goal of the YPF is to give talented young pianists the opportunity to develop and present themselves. Keywords are: select, invest and launch. In the past 25 years (founded by Marcel Baudet and since the end of 2019 under the artistic direction of Thomas […]
Yang Yang Cai closes Young Virtuosi 2023 in style

Yang Yang Cai closes Young Virtuosi 2023 in style

On Sunday, Nov. 12, Yang Yang Cai, winner of the 2019 YPF Pianist Competition, closed the 2023 YPF Young Virtuosi series in style. With works by Beethoven, Granados and Rachmaninoff, played on Youri Egorov’s grand piano, she treated a full Duif to a delightful musical afternoon in Amsterdam. There will be another Young Virtuosi series […]
Jorian van Nee plays Jorian van Nee

Jorian van Nee plays Jorian van Nee

Last Sunday 8 October, Jorian van Nee played in the Young Virtuosi series of the Young Pianist Foundation in De Duif in the heart of Amsterdam. Jorian played ‘Kreisleriana’ by Robert Schumann, but also his own work! The recordings Synco van Keulen made of the concert will come online soon. On Sunday 12 November, Yang […]
Pianist and composer Alexander Jansen in The Duif

Pianist and composer Alexander Jansen in The Duif

Last Sunday, September 10, Alexander Jansen (18) played works by Rachmaninoff, Debussy, Chopin, Brahms, Laregla, Liszt and Jansen (!) in front of a full house! On one of the last really hot days, it was nice to see many piano lovers seeking the coolness of De Duif and enjoying Alexander’s playing and explanations. The concert […]
Juan Pedro García Oliva wins second prize in Silvio Bengalli competition

Juan Pedro García Oliva wins second prize in Silvio Bengalli competition

In beautiful Pianello Val Tidone in Italy, Juan Pedro García Oliva won the second prize of the Silvio Bengalli Competition in mid-July, a competition with a long history and a high level. Many of the prize winners have since become renowned concert pianists and/or teachers. Juan Pedro played Schumann’s Fantasy in C, Op.17 during the […]
YPF winner Juan Pedro García Oliva in De Duif

YPF winner Juan Pedro García Oliva in De Duif

Once again a young talent behind the grand piano of Youri Egorov. Juan Pedro García Oliva, winner of the first prize of YPF European Piano Competition 2022, among others, played works by Albéniz and Schumann last Sunday, June 4. Listen and watch the entire recording of the concert here. The Young Virtuosi series of the […]
Great Florian Verweij in De Duif

Great Florian Verweij in De Duif

A beautiful recital, that is what Florian Verweij treated a full house in De Duif to. With works by Schumann, Debussy, Tchaikovsky, Kreisler and Rachmaninoff, this second concert of the YPF Young Virtuosi series 2023 was again one to be enjoyed to the fullest. The recording of this concert will soon be published on the […]