TOM KERSTENS, HOLLAND - Classical Guitar
Tom Kerstens is a key figure in the guitar world. A versatile interpreter and artist, using both modern and vintage instruments. He has been selected for the list of "100 best classic artists" at Classic FM and acclaimed as a "stimulating musical explorer".
Tom Kerstens first appeared on the international concert platform in 1987 with outstanding debuts in Amsterdam, Paris and London. Since then, his reputation has taken him all over the world and his concerts feature in many of the most popular festivals.
Kerstens plays regularly at prestigious concert halls such as Wigmore Hall, Southbank Center, King´s Place, Sage Gateshead and St George's, Bristol. He also appears in Europe with regular concerts in Rome, Madrid, Paris and Amsterdam and makes frequent tours of the United States, South America and Asia.
His recordings have received great praise and are of the highest level: as the BBC Radio 3 Critic has said, "he is in a very different league".