« A cultivated, refined musician, confident in all repertoires »« ...Maria Milstein emerges as an original and accomplished musician, [...] full of inspiration and fervor »« A magnificent musician. »La Libre Belgique « Schon hier fällt Maria Milsteins singender, dramatischer Geigenklang auf, mit dem sie den ganzen Abend tragen wird. »Der Tagesspiegel.
You can already book your tickets to my concerts as Artist in Residence of the AVROTROS Friday Concerts in TivoliVredenburg Utrecht: on 26 November with Nathalia Milstein, on 3 December with the Radio Philharmonic Orchestra conducted by Edo de Waart , on 11 February with the Van Baerle trio and on 1 April with the Radio Philharmonic Orchestra conducted by Stanislav Kochanovsky - click here!
22 August 2021
Oranjewoud Festival 2021
with Mathieu van Bellen, violin, Francisca Galante, viola & Hanna Shybayeva, piano
works by Franck & Schumann
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17 August 2021
MuziekHaven Summer Series 2021
MuziekHaven, Zaandam, 17:00 & 20:00
with Thomas Beijer, piano, Georgy Kovalev, viola & Quirine Viersen, cello
works by Brahms
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15 August 2021
Scaldis Chamber Music Festival 2021
Porgy en Bess, Terneuzen, 14:00
with Mathieu van Bellen, violin, Nicolas van Poucke, piano, Sofie van der Schalie, viola
works by Wagner & Franck
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After the big success of the MuziekHaven Summer Series 2020, the Summer Series return this summer in August in MuziekHaven! Have a look at the beautiful program which our guest programmer Thomas Beijer put together: https://www.muziekhaven.com/evenementen (in Dutch only)
Maria Milstein will be Artist in Residence next season for AVROTROS Vrijdag Concert! The residency will include performances with the Radio Philharmonic Orchestra, a recital with Nathalia Milstein and a concert of the Van Baerle Trio. Find more about the exciting program via this link!
Mathieu van Bellen and I are delighted to invite you to the MuziekHaven Summer concerts - an initiative of MuziekHaven to support musicians in this difficult period and reunite wonderful artists with their public - for information and tickets click here!
After some cancellations due to health problems, I'm very happy to return on stage this week with concerts in Leiden, Heemstede and Assen, together with Nathalia Milstein!
Very happy with the wonderful reviews for "Ravel Voyageur" in BBC Music Magazine, de Volkskrant, Trouw and Diapason - our album got the prestigious Diapason d'Or!
The CD "Ravel Voyageur" with Nathalia Milstein is out! Get your copy here!
I'm very proud to announce that I am starting a collaboration with EJ-Arts for general management and Ivy Artists for the Benelux! Looking forward to many exciting projects to come!
Wonderful review in De Volkskrant of the European premiere of Alexander Raskatov violin concerto "In Excelsis"! Read the review by clicking on this link (in Dutch) and listen back to the performance on the site of Radio 4: https://www.nporadio4.nl/ntrzaterdagmatinee/uitzendingen/624435:2019-03-30-ntr-zaterdagmatinee
Today starts the incredible adventure with the Dutch National Student Orchestra and conductor Arjan Tien - a tour counting 12 (!) concerts along all major Dutch halls (including TivoliVredenburg, De Doelen and the Amsterdam Concertgebouw) and visits to Leuven and Berlin!! On the programme - Prokofiev 1st Violin Concerto! Be welcome!
A very happy New Year to everyone! 2019 is starting with exciting projects, including coaching a group of selected young musicians for Noorderkerkconcerten, which will culminate in several performances in May of Beethoven Septet! If you're interested, don't hesitate to have a look, the deadline for applications is in one week! Apply for the auditions here!
The concert of the Van Baerle Trio at the Recital Hall of the Concertgebouw tonight will be broadcast live on Radio 4! Click here to listen and watch!
Listen back to the live recording of the Poème by Chausson with the Netherlands Symphony Orchestra conducted by Ed Spanjaard from the concert of 16 September in the Concertgebouw Amsterdam:
Today is the starting day of the summer tour of the Youth Orchestra of the Netherlands (Jeugd Orkest Nederland) conducted by Jurjen Hempel; 6 concerts in Belgium and the Netherlands, ending in the Concertgebouw of Amsterdam, with the greatest violin concerto of all times - Beethoven Violin Concerto!! Click here for more information
Tonight is the opening concert of the 4th edition of the Duinstreek Chamber Music Festival! 4 days to discover great music, wonderful musicians and the enchanting nature of the Duinstreek region. Be welcome, there are still a few tickets available!
The first volume of the complete recording of Beethoven piano trios with the Van Baerle Trio is released on Challenge Records! Order your copy via this site.
Maria Milstein is awarded the Dutch Music Prize!
The Dutch Music Prize is the highest recognition for a classical musician in the Netharlands, and is awarded by the Ministry of Culuture.
Read here the press release in the Strad Magazine!
The CD "La Sonate de Vinteuil is now released internationally! It is also the CD of the week on Radio 4. Click here to listen to excerpts and order your copy via this link!
I'm very happy to announce the upcoming release of the album "La Sonate de Vinteuil", recorded with my sister pianist Nathalia Milstein for the label Mirare! The French release is on 13/10 and the international release on 20th of October. Click here for more information
On Sunday 19th March I had the pleasure to participate to the TV program Podium Witteman! You can watch the whole program via this link.
On 3 and 5 March 2017 I will make my debut with the Radio Philharmonic Orchestra conducted by Vasily Petrenko with Glazunov Violin Concerto! 3 March in Tivoli Vredenburg Utrecht and 5 March in the Concertgebouw Amsterdam, both times live broadcast on Radio 4!
Wonderful review in the Pianowereld of the concert around Prokofiev during the Rotterdam Philharmonic Gergiev Festival in De Doelen!
Maria is awarded a Fellowship from the prestigious Borletti-Buitoni Trust! Click here to learn more about the BBT and its laureates!
Edison Klassiek Award 2015 for the CD "Sounds of War" in the Chamber Music category! Read more (in Dutch)
5 stars in NRC: "The mature mastery of Maria Milstein amazes"
5 stars in de Volkskrant
5 stars in Het Parrool: "Distressing and moving, deep from the soul"
5 stars in the Telegraaf: "Close to the skin"
Order your copy here!
The Duinstreek Chamber Music Festival is approaching! From 20 to 22 March in Bergen, Bergen aan Zee and Heiloo, you'll be able to hear the duo Milstein/Shybaeyva, the Mirovia Quartet and the Van Baerle Trio, enjoy poetry and music in the idyllic Vredeskerkje, or listen to young talents in a open masterclass - details on www.muziekinderuinekerk.nl
5 stars in the Volkskrant for the album Sounds of War ! "From the first notes of Poulenc's Violin Sonata you hear a full-blooded musician at work" de Volkskrant, 18.02.15
Click here to read the whole interview (in Dutch)
Release of the album Sounds of War with pianist Hanna Shybayeva!
The official launch will be at De Doelen, Rotterdam, on February 10th at 20.15. Click here to order your copy!
Brahms quartet in c minor live streamed from the Concertgebouw on Sunday 16th at 11.00! Listen on NPO Radio 4
Live stream concert with the Liege Philharmonic Orchestra conducted by Jean-Jacques Kantorow, together with cellist Gary Hoffman, on 7th November at 20.00! Live broadcast on Musiq3.
Release of Van Baerle Trio's latest CD next week! Piano Trios by Mendelssohn, including the world premiere recording of the early version of his First Piano Trio!
Click here for more information.
Live stream concert from the Concertgebouw on 18th August at 20.00! Click here to listen.
Welcome to my brand new website!
The CD box with complete works for violin & orchestra by Camille Saint-Saëns is released! You can get your copy via this link.