Lucie Horsch

Biography

Lucie Horsch is the most recent winner of the Dutch Music Prize, the highest state award for musicians in the Netherlands. She grew up in a musical family and began playing the recorder at the age of five. In 2010 she started her studies with Walter van Hauwe at the Conservatory of Amsterdam, where she also studied piano with Jan Wijn. In 2013 Lucie Horsch was chosen to represent the Netherlands at the final of Eurovision Young Musician in Cologne. Three years later she received the prestigious Concertgebouw Young Talent Award. Lucie Horsch has an exclusive recording contract with Decca Classics. In 2016 her debut CD with works by Vivaldi was released, for which she received the Edison Klassiek Award. In 2019 she recorded her second album in collaboration with the Academy of Ancient Music. This album was awarded an Opus Klassik Award. Lucie Horsch has worked with the Orchestra of the Eighteenth Century and the Hongkong Philharmonic Orchestra among many others. In addition, she recently made her debut with the Concertgebouw Orchestra conducted by Ton Koopman. Lucie Horsch has appeared at the Holland Festival, the Festival Oude Muziek, the Budapest Spring Festival and the Festspiele Mecklenburg Vorpommern