Musical journey of Director YPF

Musical journey of Director YPF

Inge van Verschuer, director of the Young Pianist Foundation, has been asked to present her choice of music during the Dutch radio program ‘Een goedemorgen met…’ on February 5th. Inge: “It is a huge honor and at the same time also an enormous challenge to do this. But I think it will be a beautiful […]
The Nederlandse Muziekprijs for Thomas Beijer!

The Nederlandse Muziekprijs for Thomas Beijer!

The Ministry of Education, Culture and Science has announced that the Nederlandse Muziekprijs (Dutch Music Prize) has been awarded to Thomas Beijer. The Young Pianist Foundation is extremely proud of its Artistic Director! On 17 February, the prize will be presented to Thomas Beijer by State Secretary for Culture and Media Gunay Uslu after a […]
The YPF European Piano Competition 2022 is about to start!

The YPF European Piano Competition 2022 is about to start!

While at the beginning of the pandemic we still thought that ‘our’ competition would be in no danger, in recent months that suddenly turned out to be a naive assumption. The virus and the measures still threatened to throw a spanner in the works… However, it is with relief and joy that we can inform […]
Wish

Wish

The young pianist foundation wishes you – despite eventything – a wonderful Christmas and a new year full of music and pleasant surprises. We look forward to the YPF European Piano Competition – Grand Prix Youri Egorov from 10 – 20 February 2022 in the Bimhuis and Muziekgebouw in Amsterdam. Early January we expect a […]
Yang Yang Cai on Dutch radio and television

Yang Yang Cai on Dutch radio and television

Yang Yang Cai can be heard on Dutch radio (NPO Radio 4) in ‘Spiegelzaal’ on Sunday 12 December (10 AM) as part of the release of her debut CD. This CD, which she recorded for ‘AVROTROS Klassiek!’, includes Chopin’s third piano sonata, a prelude by Rachmaninov and works by Soler, Albéniz, Mozart and Szymanowski. Also […]
Beautiful concert by Yang Yang Cai

Beautiful concert by Yang Yang Cai

Last Sunday, November 28, Yang Yang Cai performed beautifully on the grand piano of Youri Egorov in De duif in Amsterdam. This 5th concert of the YPF Young Virtuosi series was all about Beethoven and Ravel. The introductory words of Thomas Beijer and the way in which Yang Yang Cai interpreted the music captured the […]
Concert 28 november start om 15:00 uur!

Concert 28 november start om 15:00 uur!

Met het oog op de aangescherpte coronaregels wordt het Young Virtuosi concert van Yang Yang Cai op zondag 28 november in De Duif vervroegd naar 15:00 uur! (oorspronkelijke tijd 16:00). Kaarten kunt u kopen via deze link of aan de deur. Bij de entree wordt uw QR code gecontroleerd.
Inspiring afternoon in Muziekhaven

Inspiring afternoon in Muziekhaven

Last Saturday November 20th, Yang Yang Cai and Rik Kuppen were inspired by the masterclass of master pianist Jean-Claude Vanden Eynden in Muziekhaven, Zaandam. Yang Yang Cai played ‘Le Tombeau de Couperin’ by Ravel and Rik Kuppen ‘Visions Fugitives’ by Prokofiev. “I found it very inspiring to be taught by Jean-Claude Vanden Eynden. He makes […]
Masterclass by Jean-Claude Vanden Eynden

Masterclass by Jean-Claude Vanden Eynden

Jean-Claude Vanden Eynden will give a Masterclass on Saturday November 20th at 2:00 PM to Yang Yang Cai (1st prize winner) and Rik Kuppen (3rd prize winner YPF Piano Competition 2019) in Muziekhaven, Zaandam. Together with Jean-Claude Vanden Eynden, Yang Yang Cai takes a closer look at Ravel’s ‘Le Tombeau de Couperin’. Rik Kuppen will […]
Masterclass on 20 and concert on 28 November continue!

Masterclass on 20 and concert on 28 November continue!

The corona measures have been tightened up again, but the masterclass by Jean-Claude Vanden Eynden in Muziekhaven (Zaandam) on Saturday 20 November and the Young Virtuosi concert by Yang Yang Cai in De Duif (Amsterdam) on Sunday 28 November will continue! It is important that the visit to our events is as safe as possible. […]