22 February 2013, 14.16
Dutch Harp Festival 2014: Storytelling — The third international Dutch Harp Festival will be held from February 26 until March 2, 2014. The theme of the festival is Storytelling, acknowledging and featuring the harpist's original task as storyteller and news bringer.
30 April 2012, 17.46
Meet Amandine Carbuccia — Amandine Carbuccia has been brought into the international spotlight following her recent victory in the Dutch Harp Competition. Her sensitive and compelling performance throughout all three rounds of the competition earned her the First Prize, as well as the Fiordifrutta Audience Award and the Omroep MAX Award. The talented French harpist managed to accomplish all of this at the young age of 21, while simultaneously juggling studies for her master's degree, an Erasmus exchange in Frankfurt, and an apprenticeship with the Münster Symphony Orchestra. Who is this newly discovered talent? How did she reach this point? In the following interview, Amandine reveals her preparation strategy for the competition, shares stories about her experience during the competition, and ponders the effect it all has had on her life.