"Johan Hofmann studied the harpsichord with Jacques Ogg and Siebe Henstra . His repertoire encloses works from the 16th, 17th, and 18th century as well as contemporary, although he specializes in music from the early and mid baroque period. His interpretations are grounded in thorough theoretical and organological knowledge and are at the same time renowned for their spontaneity and purity of style.
He gave concerts in Austria , Denmark , France , Germany , Italy , Scotland , Spain , The Tsjech Republic, The United States and Sweden . In the Netherlands he regularly plays with ensembles and orchestras like The Northern Consort, Cappella Groningen, the Brabants Kamerkoor, Ensemble Occhio di Falcone (with Judith van Wanroij, Susanne Braumann and Bert Honig), the Combattimento Consort and cappella Frisae. Johan Hofmann also performed with distinguished players like Michael Chance, the Egidius Quartet, Emma Kirkby, Paul Leenhouts, Xenia Meijer, Robert Muuse and Marc Pantus. ...
Johan Hofmann teaches an international harpsichord class at the Prins Claus Conservatoire in Groningen. At the same institute he teaches thoroughbass and chambermusic. At the Conservatorium van Amsterdam Johan Hofmann teaches harpsichord and thoroughbass as minor subjects, and lectures the course “Harmony in Performance Practice”. He is also regularly invited by the conservatories in Tilburg, Zwolle, Arnhem and Enschede and gives courses in the Netherlands as well as abroad. " Visit website for more information. (ed.)
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