Sasha Witteveen

Double Bassist

About Sasha

Sasha Witteveen

‘’Her decisiveness and determination is impressive, she knows exactly what she wants. Fearlessly, her fingers race across the fingerboard, taming her instrument.”

Jury of Dutch Classical Talent, 2022.

Sasha Witteveen is a versatile double bassist and has won first prize at many national and international competitions such as the International Youth Bass Competition in Lucca, the Britten Contrabas Competition, the Princess Christina Concours and the Viennese Bass Days Competition.

Upcoming concerts

Location: Kleine Zaal Concertgebouw
Date – Time: 16th of April 2023 – 20:15
Program: Bottesini, Ravel, Rachmaninov
Musicians: Sasha Witteveen (double bass), Ramon van Engelenhoven (piano), Pieter van Loenen (violin)

Event: Storioni Festival – Artist in Residence
Eindhoven Muziekgebouw
Date: 15th until 28th of May 2023
Program: t.b.a.
Musicians: Sasha Witteveen (double bass)

Event: Dutch Classical Talent Finale
TivoliVredenburg, Utrecht
Date – Time: 28th of May 2023 – 14:00
Program: t.b.a.
Musicians: Sasha Witteveen (double bass), Jorian van Nee (piano), Jose David Ospina Gaviria (double bass)

Latest news

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NRC: ‘Een contrabas is schor, wiebelig en emotioneel’

Lees hier het gehele artikel via de website van het NRC.  Vrijdag en zaterdag worden in Rotterdam de contrabas en de basgitaar in het zonnetje gezet. Sasha Witteveen (18), een van de grootste Nederlandse contrabastalenten, treedt er op. ‘Weet…

COE Academy EUYO Scholarship Programme

The European Union Youth Orchestra (EUYO) has announced the three members of the orchestra who were awarded the COE Academy EUYO Scholarship Programme; Paula Sanz Alasà (violin), Martino Moruzzi (clarinet) and Sasha Witteveen (double bass). The…

The EUYO expanded Summer 2020 Programme

The EUYO announces a significantly expanded Summer 2020 Programme The EUYO’s planned Summer Tour for 2020, including performances in Amsterdam, Berlin, Bolzano, Stresa, Moscow, the Orchestra’s Summer Home and Main Partner of Grafenegg…


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