Lucas & Arthur Jussen

Fotoshoot new album

21 07 2011

Fotoshoot new album

This summer Lucas and Arthur are working on their new album. Preparations are being made – including fotoshoot – for release this autumn.

Meisterpianist Series opens in Harpa

20 07 2011

Meisterpianist Series opens in Harpa

In Harpa – Reykjavik Concert Hall – there will finally be a venue in Iceland that gives audiences the opportunity to enjoy the best there is in the music world both within Iceland as well as outstanding international artists.

In this first concert in the series we will enjoy the performance of the gifted Jussen brothers; Arthur and Lucas Jussen.

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Edison Luister Publieksprijs for Lucas and Arthur Jussen!

20 06 2011

Edison Luister Publieksprijs for Lucas and Arthur Jussen!

The Edison Luister Publieksprijs was handed at a festive gala evening in the Kurhaus in Scheveningen last week. The first prize winners who entered the stage, accompanied by a warm applause, are the brothers Arthur and Lucas Jussen. The Beethoven sonatas at their first CD, which Deutsche Grammophon invited them to record, got the most votes for the Edison-Luister Publieksprijs from the readers of the Luister magazine. They expressed their gratitude with the delicate ‘En Bateau’ from Debussy’s Petite Suite for quatre-mains.

Young Talent Award for Lucas & Arthur Jussen

09 06 2011

Young Talent Award for Lucas & Arthur Jussen

De Volkskrant ANP/Redactie − 09/06/11, 10:14

In the first year of its existence, Arthur and Lucas Jussen, the two piano-playing brothers from Hilversum, yesterday received the Young Talent Award in the Concertgebouw.
According to the jury the brothers are blessed with a unique talent and shape classical music in a modern way. The duo received the award at the Concertgebouw Diner and was granted a 5,000 Euros scholarship.

Arthur en Lucas – live radio recordings

23 05 2011

Arthur en Lucas – live radio recordings

A new initiative of Radio 4: Concerthuis!

Arthur at Concerthuis Radio 4
Lucas at Concerthuis Radio 4
The often asked for Concerto for two piano’s of Francis Poulenc with the Radio Kamer Filharmonie conducted by Michael Schønwandt is also available, you can listen to the complete concerto here

Arthur and Lucas have been nominated: cast your vote!

15 04 2011

Arthur and Lucas have been nominated: cast your vote!

Hilversum, 15 April 2011 – The Edison Foundation has announced its nominations for the ‘Edison Classical Music Award 2011’.

The winners in the jury categories will be revealed by the end of May. However, the public will decide on one of the prizes. As of today the Dutch public will be able to choose which album will be awarded the ‘Edison Klassiek Luister Publieksprijs’. You can cast your vote on Publieksprijs Edison Klassiek

The Beethoven album of Arthur and Lucas Jussen has been nominated for the prize awarded by the public, so do cast your vote through the above link!

First Concertgebouw YOUNG TALENT AWARD to Lucas and Arthur Jussen

14 04 2011

First Concertgebouw YOUNG TALENT AWARD to Lucas and Arthur Jussen

Lucas and Arthur Jussen are the winners of the first Concertgebouw Young Talent Award, a common initiative of Deutsche Bank and the Concertgebouw. On 8 June 2011, this new young talent prize is going to be presented at the Concertgebouw Diner. Also at this private dinner, the Concertgebouw Prize will be presented to a laureate yet to be announced.

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After his solo debut, Lucas Jussen no longer is one of ‘those piano brothers'

22 02 2011

After his solo debut, Lucas Jussen no longer is one of ‘those piano brothers’

(…) His major, natural musicality and adroitness has led to a fascinating, refined and also dramatic dialogue with the orchestra. For a seventeen-year-old it was a remarkable debut.

Lucas Jussen no longer a prodigy

16 02 2011

Lucas Jussen no longer a prodigy

NRC Handelsblad by Floris Don
Oosterpoort, Groningen 11/2
Concertgebouw Amsterdam 13/2
NNO

(…) Two days later, in the Amsterdam Concertgebouw, Jussen accurately played a duet with the Russian cellist Pavel Gomziakov. The pianist revealed himself as an ideal chamber music partner. Jussen raised Gomziakov’s warm but sometimes searching tone, thus giving the cello sonatas of Mjaskovski and Prokofjev a generous character.

Lucas Jussen delivers a great performance

14 02 2011

Lucas Jussen delivers a great performance

Friesch Dagblad 11 February 2011

by S. van Ek
Technically, Jussen did not have any trouble with this concert. He had the advantage that he had already studied it before he was asked to play. Because he liked it so much and because he thought it was appropriate for his age. He clearly had no difficulty playing these notes.
(…) The concert was played very well; actually it even was a beautifully played concert by someone with a very sophisticated (and sometimes a little too soft) touché, who definitively knew his Rachmaninov.

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