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Artist archive: Bram van Sambeek

Undaunted by Extreme Challenge

by Bram van Sambeek
Now that the CD is about to come out, I am taken back to the very beginning. I will never forget receiving the score and midi file of Sebastian Fagerlund’s bassoon concerto Mana.  While on my bike I listened to the computer generated mp3 file, and remember thinking, “Wow – I’ve never heard better electronic […]

Bassoon space travelling

by Bram van Sambeek
A new bassoon concerto commissioned for Bram van Sambeek from composer Sebastian Fagerlund. World premiere. Lahti, Finland. 6 December 2014. 5 December After some months of intense practising, the premiere in Lahti, Finland was finally coming up. I had the fortunate opportunity to work extensively with Sebastian Fagerlund during the week before the premiere, performing […]