The language of Romanticism – of the nineteenth century – resounds in his two string quartets
Ter Horst's music is remarkably melodic and accessible, without being obvious … This debut leaves you wanting more!
Intriguing. visual. Sometimes soft, then heavy. Lots of colors and contrasts.
Edwin Rutten (Klassieke Zaken)
Brahms and Beethoven [are] very prominent in style, design and overall atmosphere, but there is a clear Ter Horst accent. The composer can suddenly give the sweetest melody a different twist with a well-placed dissonance or a surprisingly poignant chord
De Nieuwe Muze
An invitation to the deepest part of your soul
What he brings forth in his first two string quartets is an abundance of ideas, strong emotions, and forceful communication … Enthusiastically recommended all around
Highly personal, but fortunately reasonably accessible music thanks to the melodic language
This is exciting, this is thrilling, this grabs you by the throat
Joost Galema wrote a portrait in Dutch newspaper NRC Handelsblad after the release of Introspect. “What happened to me – imposing a certain path on yourself – I see in many of my contemporaries.
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Floor van der Holst interviewed me for the release of Introspect. I tell her about the collaboration with the Helikon Quartet and Cobra Records, and about how it all started.
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