I understand you have a repertoire of over 60 concertos. Have you always had wide tastes?

Yes, for sure, but it’s also something that I grew up with. My teachers really encouraged me to learn a lot of repertoire and it’s so important when you’re young and studying and you learn very quickly.

Simone Lamsma. Photo © Otto van den Toorn

I think I was very lucky to learn repertoire before I really...

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