Inguz Quartet facing changes

The Quartet is changing the cellist.

In January 2020 Inguz Quartet had to consider applying some changes in the setting of musicians due to ambitious plans for coming year.

Already on 5-th of April a new cello player Ephraim van IJzerlooij will join Inguz Quartet on a stage of Westvest kerk to perform a challenging program of 2 piano quintets in Schiedam.

Rehearsals have been planned and start in the end of February.

Introducing Ephraim van IJzerlooij

Ephraim van IJzerlooij

Ephraim is a Dutch and an all-round cellist. His playing distinguished as a poetry playing like.

For years of playing in various ensembles and projects, he developed himself as a teacher of Baroque music and become a dedicated Chamber musician.

Among others, Ephraim took master classes by Vladimir Perlin, Bernard Greenhouse, Menahem Pressler, Natalia Gutman, Yo Yo Ma, Shmuel Ashkenasi.

During the NJO summer academy 2006 he led the cello section in four programs. In 2006 Ephraim worked with Sofia Gubaidulina on the implementation of her “Am Rande des Abgrunds”, including during the Cello Biennale Amsterdam.

Next to music, Ephraim writes poems. A collection of his (De Klank Van Stilte) was published by in 2015.

Ephraim plays on a cello built by Daniel Roye, 2004 in Amsterdam. He purchased this instrument in 2013 with support from the SEM fund.


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