Fortepiano, Harpsichord, Piano & Conductor
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Melanie Moult

Melanie Moult

Associate Director
Philip Keegan

Philip Keegan

Assistant Artist Manager


General Management with Askonas Holt Partner manager: Germany/Austria/Switzerland: Andreea Butucariu, EAS Management

About Kristian

Artistic Director: Freiburger Barockorchester Principal Guest Director: English Concert

Kristian Bezuidenhout is one of today’s most notable and exciting keyboard artists, equally at home on the fortepiano, harpsichord, and modern piano.

An Artistic Director of Freiburger Barockorchester and Principal Guest Director with English Concert, he is also a regular guest soloist with Les Arts Florissants, Orchestra of the Age of Enlightenment, Koninklijk Concertgebouworkest, Chicago Symphony Orchestra and Leipzig Gewandhausorchester; and, for play-direct, Orchestra of the Eighteenth Century, Tafelmusik, Juilliard 415, Kammerakademie Potsdam and Dunedin Consort.

He performs with celebrated artists including John Eliot Gardiner, Philippe Herreweghe, Frans Brüggen, Trevor Pinnock, Giovanni Antonini, Jean-Guihen Queyras, Isabelle Faust, Alina Ibragimova, Carolyn Sampson, Anne Sofie von Otter, Mark Padmore & Matthias Goerne.

The 2023/24 season sees Kristian perform with Orchestre National de Belgique, La Scintilla, Tafelmusik Baroque, Camerata Salzburg and Australian Chamber Orchestra. He gives recitals with Isabelle Faust and Kristin von der Goltz, Jean-Guihen Queyras, Antoine Tamestit, Rachel Podger, Amandine Beyer, Marco Ceccato and Chiaroscuro Quartet
His award-winning discography on Harmonia Mundi includes the complete solo keyboard music of Mozart, Winterreisse with Mark Padmore, Bach sonatas for violin and harpsichord with Isabelle Faust, Haydn piano sonatas and complete Beethoven Concerti with Freiburger Barokorchester.

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Season Highlights

Dec 2023
Philharmonie Berlin
Bach Orchestral Suite No.4 in D major, BWV1069 Bach Cantatas BWV91 & BWV110 Praetorius Angelus ad Pastores Ait Freiburger Barockorchester Zurcher Sing-Akademie Kristian Bezuidenhout (harpsichord, director)
Jan 2024
Mozarteum, Salzburg
Mozart Duos, K.424 & K.423 Mozart Piano Quartets, K.478 & K.493 Kristian Bezuidenhout (fortepiano) Isabelle Faust (violin) Antoine Tamestit (viola) Jean-Guihen Queyras (cello)
Feb 2024
Wigmore Hall, London
Vanhal Symphony in G minor Mozart Sinfonia Concertante Mozart Symphony No.33 in B flat major Kammerorchester Basel Kristian Bezuidenhout (fortepiano, director) Alina Ibragimova (violin) Nils Monkemeyer (viola)