Petra van der Heide - Harpist


Welcome to the website of Petra van der Heide, Principal harpist of the Royal Concertgebouw Orchestra. As the former teacher of the Conservatory of Amsterdam, she gives special masterclasses or trainings for orchestral auditions, the so called auditiontraining since 2003. Also private intensive lessons belong to the possibilities, not only for harpists, but for all young musicians on there way to orchestra auditions.


RCO latest Harp News!

Second harp/ assistant soloharp position at the RCO

Anneleen Schuitemaker has won the audition and will start in the orchestra in August 2020

Winter 2020

Concerttour with the Concertgebouworchestra

16 Jan. Brussels

9 Feb. Paris

10 Feb. Geneva

11 Feb. Hamburg

13 March Essen (concert cancelled)

14 May Cologne

18/19 May Vienna

Chambermusic with CHRISTIAN hACKER, cello

5 October 2019        20:15 Kerkje Valkkoog

15 March 2020         15:00 Sint-Antoniuskerk     

                                 Brasschaat, Belgie