Winner, George Enescu International Competition (2022) European Concert Hall Organisation (ECHO) Rising Star, 2024/25 Season
Benjamin Kruithof is emerging as one of the premier instrumental talents of his generation. He was the winner of the 2022 George Enescu International Competition and he has recently been announced as a European Concert Hall Organisation (ECHO) Rising Star for the 2024/25 season, having been nominated by Concertgebouw Amsterdam and Philharmonie du Luxembourg. In November 2023, Benjamin was also awarded the Audience Prize from the Festspiele Mecklenburg-Vorpommern.
As a soloist, recent and forthcoming highlights include performances with the Luxembourg Philharmonic Orchestra, George Enescu Philharmonic Orchestra, Luxembourg Chamber Orchestra, Nordwestdeutsche Philharmonie Herford, Liechtenstein Symphony Orchestra, and the East-West Chamber Orchestra at the Enescu Festival.
In recital, he has performed at the Concertgebouw Amsterdam, Gasteig in Munich, Kings Place in London and the Salle Cortot in Paris.