Matthijs Koene

Master of the Panpipes

Matthijs Koene

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Matthijs Koene is internationally regarded as one of the foremost Panpipes players of its time. He is groundbreaking; his vision and manner of playing have vastly expanded the technical and expressive capabilities of his instrument. Through this, the Panpipes have succeeded in making an entry into the classical music world..

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Matthijs performs regularly with a range of different ensembles and orchestras.

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‘Perfla! hortum meum’: Composition for Pan flute and Organ by Daan Manneke

‘Perfla! hortum meum’: Composition for Pan flute and Organ by Daan Manneke

The text was provided by Daan Manneke. Blow my garden! [Perfla! hortum meum] A beautiful-powerful call from a mythical past….

‘Ad-Umbro’: Concerto for Panpipes and Orchestra by composer Hanna Kulenty

‘Ad-Umbro’: Concerto for Panpipes and Orchestra by composer Hanna Kulenty

The text was provided by Hanna Kulenty Concept of the work. I had been carrying the idea of ​​the piece…

‘Salto di Saffo’: Concerto for Pan flute, recorder and orchestra by Calliope Tsoupaki

‘Salto di Saffo’: Concerto for Pan flute, recorder and orchestra by Calliope Tsoupaki

‘Salto di Saffo’ was written by Composer de Laureate ( Componist des Vaterlands) Calliope Tsoupaki. Photo credits: Michiel van Nieuwkerk….

New Panpipes funded by the Dutch Musical Instruments Foundation (NMF)

New Panpipes funded by the Dutch Musical Instruments Foundation (NMF)

The Dutch Musical Instruments Foundation (NMF) has started an exciting construction project in collaboration with Flentrop Organbuilding to perfect the…