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Harro Ruijsenaars

  • Cellist


From 1977 - 1989 Harro Ruijsenaars was principal cellist of the Royal Concertgebouw Orchestra of Amsterdam, a position he relinquished to concentrate on his solo career and to take up professorships at the Royal Academy of Music in Aarhus, Denmark, and the Music Department of the University of Gothenburg, Sweden. In Gothenburg he teaches chamber music and cello. From 1998 until 2002 he was guest professor cello at the Royal Conservatory of Brussels. After finishing his professorship in Denmark in 2001, he started teaching at the masters programme of the Royal Conservatory of Music in The Hague, combining this professorship with the position of parttime principal cellist in the Residentie Orchestra of The Hague.