Annelien Van Wauwe

Artist photo of Annelien Van Wauwe - Clarinet

Annelien Van Wauwe is one of the most promising clarinetists of her generation. She studied with the internationally renowned soloist Sabine Meyer in Lübeck, Pascal Moragues in Paris, Alessandro Carbonare in Rome, as well as with Wenzel Fuchs and Ralf Forster in Berlin. As an additional source of inspiration the Belgian clarinetist took part in master classes with Yehuda Gilad. Moreover, Annelien Van Wauwe has a great affinity for historical performance and studied classical clarinet with Eric Hoeprich and Ernst Schlader.

From an early age on she has won numerous first prizes, among them in Lisbon, Turin, Brussels and Berlin. Her victory at the 61st International ARD Music Competition in Munich, in 2012, was a decisive step on her path towards recognition.

Annelien Van Wauwe has performed at leading international festivals, including the Lucerne Festival, the Schleswig-Holstein Musik Festival, the Festspiele Mecklenburg-Vorpommern, the Kissinger Sommer and the Festival de Radio France in Montpellier. Together with Sabine Meyer and the Swedish Chamber Orchestra she toured throughout Europe during the 2012 concert season.

As a soloist, Annelien Van Wauwe has performed with the Brussels Philharmonic Orchestra, the Orchestre de Chambre de Genève, the Tampere Philharmonic Orchestra, the Prague Chamber Orchestra, the Vienna Chamber Orchestra, the Philharmonie Zuid-Nederland, the Deutsches Symphonie Orchester Berlin, the Munich Chamber Orchestra and the Bavarian Radio Symphony Orchestra. She has also appeared in prestigious halls such as the Philharmonie Berlin, the Konzerthaus Vienna, the Tonhalle Zürich and the Concertgebouw Amsterdam.

Photo: Christian Ruvolo

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