Harriet Krijgh is one of the most promising cello talents of the moment. She was born in the Netherlands, studied in Vienna and is now developing an exciting international career with recitals and solo concertos worldwide. In 2012 she won the 1st prize at the Cello Biennale Amsterdam and before that she was 1st prize winner at the Austrian concours Prima la Musica, the Dutch Prinses Christina Concours and the International Cello Competition Antonio Janigro in Croatia. Coming seasons she will not only debut with various international orchestra's such as the Boston Symphony, but she will also have her own series Musikverein Wien and from 2017 she has been appointed artistic director of the International Chamber Music Festival Utrecht in Holland, a position she was handed over by Janine Jansen. Harriet also has a chamber music festival at Burg Feistritz in Austria.
Through teaching and masterclasses she has been inspired by Steven Isserlis, Dmitri Ferschtman, Clemens Hagen and Jens Peter Maintz.
She has an exclusive contract with the cd-label Capriccio. Her first release, The French Album, contained cello sonatas by Franck, Debussy, Fauré and Offenbach. In September 2012 the two Haydn Concertos were released followed bij both Saint-Saëns Concertos, the two Brahms Sonatas with pianist Magda Amara and recently Elegy with pieces by Dvorak, Tchaikovsky, Bruch, Fauré and Saint Saëns.