Charlotte Spruit is a passionate chamber musician and soloist, and was a winner at the 2023 Young Classical Artists Trust international auditions. 

Charlotte Spruit © Marco Borggreve


Further prizes Charlotte has won include the first prize and audience prize and the Genuin Classics prize at the Leipzig International Johann Sebastian Bach Competition. Following this success Charlotte will be making a recording with the Genuin Classics label. 

Charlotte plays frequently at chamber music festivals across Europe, including the Chamber Music Connects the World festival at the Kronberg Academy and the Mendelssohn on Mull Festival where she performed with the Doric String Quartet. She has performed chamber works with acclaimed musicians including Janine Jansen, Gidon Kremer, Tabea Zimmermann, Lawrence Power, and Christian Tetzlaff. She has also made her debuts at the Concertgebouw in the Netherlands, the Wigmore Hall in London and at the Elbphilharmonie in Hamburg. 

Charlotte also enjoys exploring different ways of bringing music to the audience, for example by bringing together different forms of art. She has collaborated with artist Jérémie Queyras, creating performances combining painting and music. Together they won the first prize at the Goodmesh Concours in 2022.

This season highlights for Charlotte include performing at the Rheingold Festival Wageningen, in the AVROTROS Vrijdagconcert in TivoliVredenburg in Utrecht and the Bachfest Münster.

As a concerto soloist, Charlotte has played with numerous orchestras, including the Residentie Orkest The Hague, The Netherlands Radio Philharmonic Orchestra, the Pauliner Barockensemble, and Ensemble Esperanza. 

Charlotte studied at the Guildhall School of Music with David Takeno and at the Royal Academy of Music with Ying Xue. She is currently pursuing her Master’s degree at the Royal Academy of Music with Rachel Podger and Pavlo Beznosiuk.

Charlotte plays an 18th-century anonymous Italian violin, kindly on loan from the Dutch Musical Instruments Foundation.

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Press reviews 

"With a sparkling and stylistic performance, Charlotte Spruit is convincingly establishing herself as one of the most promising young talents, and deserves her place on stage."

Het Kersjes Fonds

Contact

To book Charlotte please contact

Etta Dainty – Senior Artist Manager [email protected]

Adam Maxey - Assistant Artist Manager [email protected]

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