Album Release ‘Sliding Doors’

On october 1st 2022 clarinetist Marieke Vos and Camiel Boomsma will release their album ‘Sliding Doors’ at label Etcetera Records! The recording includes works by Gerald Finzi, Ferruccio Busoni, Henry Rabaud, Nino Rota, Georg Friedrich Händel and Sergei Prokofiev. The recording consists of duo works for clarinet and piano as well as bigger scale pieces with […]

Interview ZOUT magazine

Read the engaging interview here with Camiel Boomsma in ZOUT Magazine (in Dutch) ‘De ware expressie van muziek is de muziek zelf, schijft Camiel Boomsma in het voorwoord van zijn Brieven aan de meesters, waarin hij een diepe buiging maakt voor de componisten die hij als pianist met een romantisch repertoire zo bewondert. Onomwonden geeft […]

Concertseason Mirantibus

– Mirantibus Concertseries – The first half of the new season bas been published! Camiel is the artistic director of Stichting Mirantibus together with clarinettist Marieke Vos. This is the second season of the Mirantibus Concertseries with again great and adventerous repertoire and an excellent line-up of great musicians. Find the complete program and the […]

Review NRC

Brieven aan de Meesters received a great review in NRC Handelsblad. ‘[…It resulted in sixteen endearing letters to his favorite composers – only Wagner received two – of which he made an impressive podcast series for NPO Radio 4. Now there is a book of the same name, ‘Letters to the masters’, which not only […]

Interview in NRC

Camiel was interviewed by major national newspaper NRC Handelsblad about his book ‘Brieven aan de Meesters’. Order the book via this page! Picture made exclusively for NRC by Frank Ruiter. Read the full article here: https://www.nrc.nl/nieuws/2021/12/15/pianist-camiel-boomsma-componisten-zijn-mensen-geen-buiksprekers-van-god-a4068995

Gramophone review

Camiel’s latest album Rediscovered was reviewed in leading classical music magazine Gramophone! Read the full article here! ’Boomsma’s playing of these charming miniatures is never overstated. He wisely allows their straightforward simplicity to speak without affectation’

‘Brieven Aan de Meesters’ book release!

On november 16th Camiels book ‘Brieven aan de Meesters’ will be released by Uitgeverij IJzer (in Dutch). This book contains 15 letters written to Camiels beloved composers combined with reflective passages about their compositions and character. The idea of the book was born during the pandemic. Over the last year Camiel made a podcast in collaboration […]

Articles and reviews for Rediscovered

A great number of national and international reviews have been published recently about Camiel’s latest album. A selection: De Groene Amsterdammer: ‘These pieces could not have been played better than the way Boomsma plays them’ PianoBulletin: ‘Boomsma, with his sensitive and balanced playing, is the ideal interpreter of this outspoken romantic music by Hamm.’ Luister […]

Interview Radio 1 ‘Kunststof’

Camiel will be the main guest at Radio 1 ‘Kunststof’ this thursday at 19:30 with well known  interviewer Frénk van der Linden. Intro (in Dutch): ‘Hoe breng je de muzikale magie van componisten als Chopin, Wagner en Bach onder woorden? De veelbelovende pianist Camiel Boomsma maakte de podcastserie ‘Brieven aan de Meesters’ waarin hij persoonlijke […]

Reviews for Rediscovered!

Camiel’s new album ‘Rediscovered’ already received many excellent reviews from national and international press. ‘The poetry of these five compositions, whose individual numbers Boomsma has interwoven, is wonderfully expressed in the Dutch pianist’s interpretations. Nevertheless, he does not sin with pure reverie but enriches his playing with dynamic and colorful nuances, so that his performance, […]