Ramon van Engelenhoven was born in 1995 and began playing the piano at the age of six. In 2017 he obtained his bachelor’s degree at the Conservatorium van Amsterdam. Currently he continues to study for his master's degree with Frank Peters and Jan Wijn. He has attended master-classes with, among others, Alexander Gavrylyuk, Boris Berman, Paul Badura-Skoda, Leslie Howard, Alexandre Tharaud, Enrico Pace and Mikhail Voskresensky.
Ramon has won 1st prizes at numerous Dutch competitions, among them the Steinway & Sons Competition in 2012, after which he represented his country at the International Steinway Festival in Hamburg, and the Prinses Christina Concours.
In November 2015 he won 1st prize at the Young Pianist Foundation Competition where he performed Prokofiev’s Fifth Piano Concerto in the Grand Final. The international jury also awarded him the Grand Prix Youri Egorov, a prize that is only awarded when the winner is considered a talent of international potential.
Ramon has performed at such prestigious European venues as the Concertgebouw in Amsterdam and the Laeiszhalle in Hamburg. He has also performed live for Dutch Radio 4 and regularly gives concerts and recitals in The Netherlands. Following a special invitation by Princess Christina herself, he played at the CIMA Festival in Porto Ercole (Italy). In 2016 he appeared as a soloist with the Real Filharmonía de Galicia in Santiago de Compostela as well as the Noord-Nederlands Orkest throughout The Netherlands. Also in 2016, he was invited to give a concert at the Old Academy of Music, the former home of Franz Liszt in Budapest. In addition, he has performed in Greece, the United States and Canada at the invitation of the Prinses Christina Concours.
Engagements for the current season include concerts in Purmerend, Haarlem, Amsterdam and other towns and cities throughout The Netherlands.
Information for December 2017