01. Sonatine fran?aise I.
02. Sonatine fran?aise II. Meditation
03. Sonatine fran?aise III. Danse populaire
04. Cello Suite No. 1 “Modern dances” I. Gigue
05. Cello Suite No. 1 “Modern dances” II. Minuet e Trio
06. Cello Suite No. 1 “Modern dances” III. Choro
07. Cello Suite No. 1 “Modern dances” IV. Ballad
08. Cello Suite No. 1 “Modern dances” V. Samba no pé
09. Cello Suite No. 1 “Modern dances” VI. Polka z Gwiazd
10. Sonata I. Sonata
11. Sonata II. Campanelle
12. Sonata III. Pizzicato e staccato
13. Berceuse pour B
14. Bop Toccata
This new release features rare cello music by contemporary composers from Nothern Holland performed by Wytske Holtrop. In 2018, Wytske Holtrop graduated cum laude for her master’s degree at the Haute école de Musique de Genève (Geneva University of Music), where she studied with professor Fran?ois Guye. She obtained a highly distinguished bachelor’s degree at the Koninklijk Conservatorium of Brussels (Royal Conservatoire of Brussels) with professor Jeroen Reuling. As of the 2019 – 2020 concert season, Wytske will be playing with the Konzerthausorchesterin Berlin, as a member of the Kurt Sanderling orchestra academy. She actively took part in numerous masterclasses with, among others, Natalia Gutman, Gary Hoffman and Nicolas Altstaedt. Wytske performed as a soloist with several Dutch orchestras and regularly plays solo recitals. She appeared internationally in festivals as the Internationaal Kamermuziekfestival Schiermonnikoog (The Netherlands) and the Ars SummerFest in Vilnius (Lithuania). In 2015 – 2016, Wytske wasselected for the orchestra academy of the National Orchestra of Belgium. She won several prizes contesting in the Stichting Jong MuziektalentNederland (a foundation that stimulates talented young musicians in The Netherlands) and the Prinses Christina Concours. In addition, she won the Prix du Musée Bonnat during the Académie Ravel in Saint Jean de Luz (France). In 2018, Wytske was awarded the Frisian Emmy ‘Runner-up Award’, named after and from the hands of the renowned Dutch violinist Emmy Verhey. Wytske plays a cello by Tanguy Fraval, Brussels (2011) and uses a bow by Doriane Bodart, Paris (2016).