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Edith
van Moergastel

viola

Edith van Moergastel studied viola with Jürgen Kussmaul, Marjolein Dispa and Ervin Schiffer. She is the recipient of various prizes, including first prize at the National Competition of the Foundation for Young Musical Talent in the Netherlands, the Vriendenkrans Competition (with the Reinaert Ensemble) and the Schot & Co. Prize at the Tertis Competition. She has participated in masterclasses with Fyodor Druzhinin, Yuri Bashmet and Emile Cantor, among others.

Edith van Moergastel collaborated in cd recordings with musicians such as the Matangi Quartet, Thies Roorda, Marianne Boer and Peter Masseurs.

Since 2000 Van Moergastel is a member of the Concertgebouworkest. In addition, she regularly performs with various chamber music formations.

Since 2018 Edith has been playing a viola attributed to the Panormo School and built in the years 1845-1850. This viola is owned by the Foundation Concertgebouworkest.

  • 2000 - violist Concertgebouworkest
  • Winner Vriendenkrans Competition (with the Reinaert Ensemble)
  • Schot & Co. Prize at the Tertis Competition
  • First prize National Competition of the Foundation for Young Musical Talent in the Netherlands
  • Study with Jürgen Kussmaul, Marjolein Dispa and Ervin Schiffer

Edith van Moergastel studied viola with Jürgen Kussmaul, Marjolein Dispa and Ervin Schiffer. She is the recipient of various prizes, including first prize at the National Competition of the Foundation for Young Musical Talent in the Netherlands, the Vriendenkrans Competition (with the Reinaert Ensemble) and the Schot & Co. Prize at the Tertis Competition. She has participated in masterclasses with Fyodor Druzhinin, Yuri Bashmet and Emile Cantor, among others.

Edith van Moergastel collaborated in cd recordings with musicians such as the Matangi Quartet, Thies Roorda, Marianne Boer and Peter Masseurs.

Since 2000 Van Moergastel is a member of the Concertgebouworkest. In addition, she regularly performs with various chamber music formations.

Since 2018 Edith has been playing a viola attributed to the Panormo School and built in the years 1845-1850. This viola is owned by the Foundation Concertgebouworkest.

Edith van Moergastel (to the right) with colleagues  Honorine Schaeffer and Jelena Ristic before a live broadcast on national television (photo: Anne Christin Erbe)
Edith van Moergastel (to the right) with colleagues Honorine Schaeffer and Jelena Ristic before a live broadcast on national television (photo: Anne Christin Erbe)
Edith van Moergastel in the orchestra during a concert (photo: Anne Dokter)
Edith van Moergastel in the orchestra during a concert (photo: Anne Dokter)
Edith van Moergastel during a rehearsal (photo: Renske Vrolijk)
Edith van Moergastel during a rehearsal (photo: Renske Vrolijk)
Edith van Moergastel backstage (photo: Renske Vrolijk)
Edith van Moergastel backstage (photo: Renske Vrolijk)
Edith van Moergastel at a Club Night (photo: Renske Vrolijk)
Edith van Moergastel at a Club Night (photo: Renske Vrolijk)