“Born in Amsterdam in 1957, Peter Holtslag studied recorder at the Conservatorium of his native town, graduating ‚cum laude‘ in 1980, his leading sources of inspiration being Frans Brüggen and Kees Boeke. From then onwards he has toured worldwide as a recorder and transverse flute player.
A distinguished soloist and chamber musician, playing both "early" and contemporary music, he shared the concert platform with musicians such as Gustav Leonhardt, William Christie, Roy Goodman and ensembles such as The English Concert, The Orchestra of the 18th Century, Akademie für Alte Musik Berlin, La Fontegara Amsterdam, Trio Noname and recorded for radiostations all over the globe ( ABC Sydney, National Radio USA, WDR Köln, NOS Holland, New Zealand Radio, BBC London etc ). He appeared at major festivals in many of the European cultural capitals like Utrecht, London, Lisbon, Paris, Berlin, Copenhagen &c.
His ca. 25 CD-recordings on most major labels ( such as Hyperion, DGG/Archiv, Chandos, &c. ) have won international acclaim . ..“
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