second violin

Caspar Horsch

Caspar Horsch joined the second violin section of the Concertgebouw Orchestra in the 2022–23 season. 

He began studying the violin with Julia Veerling at an early age and was accepted in 2007 to the Conservatorium van Amsterdam’s Young Talent programme, where he studied with Coosje Wijzenbeek. He has performed throughout the Netherlands as a member of the Fancy Fiddlers string ensemble. Horsch graduated from the Conservatorium van Amsterdam in 2017, having studied with Liviu Prunaru, leader of the Concertgebouw Orchestra, and under whose tutelage he subsequently earned a master’s degree. He also studied with Lorenza Borrani at the Fiesole School of Music in Italy. 

Having won prizes at the competitions of the Foundation for Young Musical Talent in the Netherlands and the Iordens Viooldagen, Horsch won second prize at the 2011 Davina van Wely Violin Competition in The Hague. He has performed at the Amsterdam Grachtenfestival (Canal Festival) and took part in a public masterclass given by Liza Ferschtman in the Recital Hall of the Concertgebouw. 

From 2015 to 2018, Horsch was a member of the European Union Youth Orchestra, with which he toured various European cities under the direction of conductors Gianandrea Noseda and Bernard Haitink. 

Horsch was a member of the Academy of the Royal Concertgebouw Orchestra in the 2017–18 season. 

image: Mladen Pikulic

Caspar Horsch joined the second violin section of the Concertgebouw Orchestra in the 2022–23 season. 

He began studying the violin with Julia Veerling at an early age and was accepted in 2007 to the Conservatorium van Amsterdam’s Young Talent programme, where he studied with Coosje Wijzenbeek. He has performed throughout the Netherlands as a member of the Fancy Fiddlers string ensemble. Horsch graduated from the Conservatorium van Amsterdam in 2017, having studied with Liviu Prunaru, leader of the Concertgebouw Orchestra, and under whose tutelage he subsequently earned a master’s degree. He also studied with Lorenza Borrani at the Fiesole School of Music in Italy. 

Having won prizes at the competitions of the Foundation for Young Musical Talent in the Netherlands and the Iordens Viooldagen, Horsch won second prize at the 2011 Davina van Wely Violin Competition in The Hague. He has performed at the Amsterdam Grachtenfestival (Canal Festival) and took part in a public masterclass given by Liza Ferschtman in the Recital Hall of the Concertgebouw. 

From 2015 to 2018, Horsch was a member of the European Union Youth Orchestra, with which he toured various European cities under the direction of conductors Gianandrea Noseda and Bernard Haitink. 

Horsch was a member of the Academy of the Royal Concertgebouw Orchestra in the 2017–18 season. 

Caspar Horsch joined the second violin section of the Concertgebouw Orchestra in the 2022–23 season. 

He began studying the violin with Julia Veerling at an early age and was accepted in 2007 to the Conservatorium van Amsterdam’s Young Talent programme, where he studied with Coosje Wijzenbeek. He has performed throughout the Netherlands as a member of the Fancy Fiddlers string ensemble. Horsch graduated from the Conservatorium van Amsterdam in 2017, having studied with Liviu Prunaru, leader of the Concertgebouw Orchestra, and under whose tutelage he subsequently earned a master’s degree. He also studied with Lorenza Borrani at the Fiesole School of Music in Italy. 

Having won prizes at the competitions of the Foundation for Young Musical Talent in the Netherlands and the Iordens Viooldagen, Horsch won second prize at the 2011 Davina van Wely Violin Competition in The Hague. He has performed at the Amsterdam Grachtenfestival (Canal Festival) and took part in a public masterclass given by Liza Ferschtman in the Recital Hall of the Concertgebouw. 

From 2015 to 2018, Horsch was a member of the European Union Youth Orchestra, with which he toured various European cities under the direction of conductors Gianandrea Noseda and Bernard Haitink. 

Horsch was a member of the Academy of the Royal Concertgebouw Orchestra in the 2017–18 season. 

image: Mladen Pikulic
image: Mladen Pikulic