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Herman Krebbers
°1923 - †2018
The Netherlands
violin
Biography
Herman Krebbers made his first public appearance as a nine-year-old prodigy. Since 1945 he has toured the United States, France, Germany, Switzerland, Poland, Italy, Finland, Norway, Sweden, Belgium, Argentina, Russia, Portugal and England. He received a Golden Record for his interpretations of the Beethoven, Brahms and Mozart violin concertos together with the Concertgebouw orchestra, as well as an Edison for Haydn’s two concertos. He has recorded concertos by Paganini, Dvorák, Viotti No. 22, Bruch, Vieuxtemps No. 4, Bach A moll, Brahms’ double-concerto with Tibor de Machula on cello, Vivaldi and Bach double-concertos with Theo Olof on violin, Vivaldi’s Four Seasons, Saint Saens’ Havanaise and Rondo Capriccioso and Ravel’s Tzigane. Herman Krebbers was a professor at the Robert Schumann Hochschule Düsseldorf and has taught at the Sweelinck Conservatory in Amsterdam for over 30 years. He has served as a jury member at competitions around the world. To give master classes, he has been invited to Japan, Canada, France, Spain, South Africa, England, Belgium, Germany, Italy and Holland. On account of his many contributions to musical life in the Netherlands, he was appointed Officer in the Order of Oranje-Nassau.
Activities
ActivityFunction
Master classes violin 2001Member of the jury
Semi-final violin 2001Member of the jury
First round violin 2001Member of the jury
VIOLIN 2001Member of the jury
Final violin 1993Member of the jury
Master classes violin 1993Teacher
Semi-final violin 1993Member of the jury
First round violin 1993Member of the jury
VIOLIN 1993Member of the jury
Final violin 1989Member of the jury
Master classes 25/05/1989: Toshiya Eto/Herman Krebbers/Ruggiero Ricci/Carlo Van NesteMember of the jury
Master classes 24/05/1989: Toshiya Eto/Herman Krebbers/Ruggiero Ricci/Carlo Van NesteMember of the jury
Semi-final violin 1989Member of the jury
First round violin 1989Member of the jury
VIOLIN 1989Member of the jury
Final violin 1985Member of the jury
Semi-final violin 1985Member of the jury
First round violin 1985Member of the jury
VIOLIN 1985Member of the jury
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