Janine Jansen

Biography

Born: 1978   Country: Netherlands  
Janine Jansen is a fresh faced and energetic Dutch violinist who entered the classical music scene in the late '90s. She studied violin at the University of Utrecht and made her debut with the Concertgebouw Amsterdam in 1997. The response to Jansen's debut in Europe was immediate, and her international reputation was established after an appearance made in London with the Philharmonia Orchestra in November 2002. Shortly thereafter she began to Read more record for Decca in the U.K.

Jansen's first album gained generally positive critical notices; however, the response to her second, Vivaldi: The Four Seasons, came as a bit of a reality check to many. Jansen's willful, anti-historic, and highly interventionist reading of the familiar Vivaldi work was a little over the top for many reviewers. The front cover of the disc also made some wonder if the thrust of Jansen's marketing was on her looks rather than her artistic ability. In this respect, her first American tour, held in late 2005 -- early 2006, was inconclusive, though generally well attended. Time will tell if Jansen is an artist of the class that is here to stay, or a player whose primary effect is to make other violinists jealous and serve a magnet for the wrath of classical music purists. Read less
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  • 1.
    Martin Frost Plays Brahms
    Label: Bis   Catalog: 2063 Release Date: 07/08/2014   Number of Discs: 1
    Composer:  Johannes Brahms
    Performer:  Torleif Thedéen,  Martin Fröst,  Roland Pöntinen,  Janine Jansen  ... 
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  • 2.
    Vivaldi: The Four Seasons / Janine Jansen [blu-ray audio]
    Label: Decca   Catalog: 001993546 Release Date: 02/11/2014   Number of Discs: 1
    Composer:  Antonio Vivaldi
    Performer:  Maarten Jansen,  Candida Thompson,  Henk Rubingh,  Julian Rachlin  ... 
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  • 3.
    Bach: Concertos / Janine Jansen
    Label: Decca   Catalog: 001930102 Release Date: 10/29/2013   Number of Discs: 1
    Composer:  Johann Sebastian Bach
    Performer:  Jan Jansen,  Nimrod Guez,  Monika Urbonaite,  Tijmen Huisingh  ... 
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    Mozart / Martin Frost
    Label: Bis   Catalog: 1893 Release Date: 09/24/2013   Number of Discs: 1
    Composer:  Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
    Performer:  Martin Fröst,  Leif Ove Andsnes,  Antoine Tamestit,  Janine Jansen  ... 
    Conductor:  Martin Fröst
    Orchestra/Ensemble:  Deutsche Kammerphilharmonie Bremen
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    Britten: The Masterpieces
    Label: Decca   Catalog: 001880702 Release Date: 08/13/2013   Number of Discs: 4
    Composer:  Benjamin Britten
    Performer:  Janine Jansen,  Rachel Masters,  Gillian Saunders,  Patricia Garrod  ... 
    Conductor:  Benjamin Britten,  Paavo Järvi,  Stephen Cleobury,  George Malcolm  ... 
    Orchestra/Ensemble:  English Chamber Orchestra,  London Symphony Orchestra,  Royal Opera House Covent Garden Orchestra  ... 
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    String Paths / Dobrinka Tabakova
    Label: Ecm   Catalog: 001836402 Release Date: 06/18/2013   Number of Discs: 1
    Composer:  Dobrinka Tabakova
    Performer:  Amihai Grosz,  Boris Andrianov,  Torleif Thedéen,  Roman Mints  ... 
    Conductor:  Maxim Rysanov
    Orchestra/Ensemble:  Lithuanian Chamber Orchestra
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    Schubert: String Quintet; Schoenberg: Verklarte Nacht / Janine Jansen
    Label: Decca   Catalog: 001831602 Release Date: 04/30/2013   Number of Discs: 1
    Composer:  Franz Schubert,  Arnold Schoenberg
    Performer:  Torleif Thedéen,  Amihai Grosz,  Janine Jansen,  Boris Brovtsyn  ... 
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    Prokofiev   / Janine Jansen
    Label: Decca   Catalog: 001746602 Release Date: 10/16/2012   Number of Discs: 1
    Composer:  Sergei Prokofiev
    Performer:  Janine Jansen,  Itamar Golan,  Boris Brovtsyn
    Conductor:  Vladimir Jurowski
    Orchestra/Ensemble:  London Philharmonic Orchestra
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    Violin Encores
    Label: Decca   Catalog: 001742802 Release Date: 10/09/2012   Number of Discs: 1
    Composer:  Jules Massenet,  John T. Williams,  Fritz Kreisler,  Sir Edward Elgar  ... 
    Performer:  Nigel Kennedy,  Janine Jansen,  Clifford Benson,  Shlomo Mintz  ... 
    Conductor:  Richard Bonynge,  Barry Wordsworth,  Charles Dutoit,  Iván Fischer
    Orchestra/Ensemble:  Roby Lakatos Ensemble
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    Classical 2012
    Label: Decca   Catalog: 001675702 Release Date: 05/08/2012   Number of Discs: 2
    Composer:  Sergei Rachmaninov,  Georges Bizet,  Giovanni Battista Pergolesi,  Francesco Cilča  ... 
    Performer:  Lang Lang,  Andrea Bocelli,  Anna Netrebko,  Jonas Kaufmann  ... 
    Conductor:  Myung-Whun Chung,  Antonio Pappano,  Marco Armiliato,  Daniele Callegari  ... 
    Orchestra/Ensemble:  I Fagiolini
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    The Decca Sound - Highlights [5-CD Set]
    Label: Decca   Catalog: 001620002 Release Date: 11/15/2011   Number of Discs: 5
    Composer:  Giacomo Puccini,  Béla Bartók,  Benjamin Britten,  Sergei Rachmaninov  ... 
    Performer:  Montserrat Caballé,  Luciano Pavarotti,  Dame Joan Sutherland,  Renata Tebaldi  ... 
    Conductor:  Zubin Mehta,  Franco Capuana,  István Kertész,  Benjamin Britten  ... 
    Orchestra/Ensemble:  London Philharmonic Orchestra,  John Alldis Choir,  Wandsworth School Boys' Choir  ... 
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    The Decca Sound [50-CD Set]
    Label: Decca   Catalog: 001619902 Release Date: 11/15/2011   Number of Discs: 50
    Composer:  Manuel de Falla,  Claude Debussy,  Nikolai Rimsky-Korsakov,  Enrique Granados  ... 
    Performer:  Teresa Berganza,  Alfredo Campoli,  Vladimir Ashkenazy,  Cecilia Bartoli  ... 
    Conductor:  Ernest Ansermet,  Ataulfo Argenta,  Anatole Fistoulari,  Vladimir Ashkenazy  ... 
    Orchestra/Ensemble:  Suisse Romande Orchestra,  London Symphony Orchestra,  Philharmonia Orchestra  ... 
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    The Classical Album 2011
    Label: Decca   Catalog: 001566202 Release Date: 06/14/2011   Number of Discs: 2
    Composer:  Vincenzo Bellini,  Franz Liszt,  Jules Massenet,  Giacomo Puccini  ... 
    Performer:  Cecilia Bartoli,  Lang Lang,  Anne-Sophie Mutter,  Anna Netrebko  ... 
    Conductor:  Adám Fischer,  James Levine,  Claudio Abbado,  Riccardo Chailly  ... 
    Orchestra/Ensemble:  International Chamber Soloists
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  • 14.
    Beau Soir / Janine Jansen
    Label: Decca   Catalog: 001524902 Release Date: 02/22/2011   Number of Discs: 1
    Composer:  Claude Debussy,  Richard Dubugnon,  Lili Boulanger,  Olivier Messiaen  ... 
    Performer:  Janine Jansen,  Itamar Golan
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  • 15.
    Beethoven, Britten: Violin Concertos / Janine Jansen, Et Al
    Label: Decca   Catalog: 001328102 Release Date: 09/29/2009   Number of Discs: 1
    Composer:  Ludwig van Beethoven,  Benjamin Britten
    Performer:  Janine Jansen
    Conductor:  Paavo Järvi
    Orchestra/Ensemble:  Deutsche Kammerphilharmonie Bremen,  London Symphony Orchestra
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    Tchaikovsky: Violin Concerto / Jansen, Harding, Mahler Chamber Orchestra
    Label: Decca   Catalog: 4780651 Release Date: 10/10/2008   Number of Discs: 1
    Composer:  Peter Ilyich Tchaikovsky
    Performer:  Janine Jansen
    Conductor:  Daniel Harding
    Orchestra/Ensemble:  Mahler Chamber Orchestra
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    Label: Decca   Catalog: 4759968 Release Date: 09/02/2008   Number of Discs: 1
    Composer:  Johann Sebastian Bach
    Performer:  Janine Jansen
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    Shostakovich: Piano Quintet, Etc / Rachlin, Jansen, Et Al
    Label: Onyx   Catalog: 4026 Release Date: 02/12/2008   Number of Discs: 1
    Composer:  Dmitri Shostakovich
    Performer:  Itamar Golan,  Janine Jansen,  Julian Rachlin,  Yuri Bashmet  ... 
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    Bach: Inventions And Partita / Jansen, Rysanov, Thedeen
    Label: Decca   Catalog: 000990502 Release Date: 09/25/2007   Number of Discs: 1
    Composer:  Johann Sebastian Bach
    Performer:  Janine Jansen,  Maxim Rysanov,  Torleif Thedéen
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    Sheherazade - An Oriental Night With Berliner Philharmonic / Järvi
    Label: Euroarts   Catalog: 2055318 Release Date: 07/31/2007   Number of Discs: 1
    Composer:  Camille Saint-Saëns,  Carl Nielsen,  Nikolai Rimsky-Korsakov,  Edvard Grieg  ... 
    Performer:  Janine Jansen
    Conductor:  Neeme Järvi
    Orchestra/Ensemble:  Berlin Philharmonic Orchestra
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  • 21.
    Mendelssohn, Bruch: Violin Concertos, Romance / Janine Jansen, Et Al
    Label: Decca   Catalog: 000726002 Release Date: 01/09/2007   Number of Discs: 1
    Composer:  Max Bruch,  Felix Mendelssohn
    Performer:  Janine Jansen
    Conductor:  Riccardo Chailly
    Orchestra/Ensemble:  Leipzig Gewandhaus Orchestra
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  • 22.
    The #1 Baroque Album
    Label: Decca   Catalog: 000660302 Release Date: 08/08/2006   Number of Discs: 2
    Composer:  Antonio Vivaldi,  George Frideric Handel,  Pier Francesco Cavalli,  Henry Purcell  ... 
    Performer:  Emma Kirkby,  Andreas Scholl,  Barbara Bonney,  András Schiff  ... 
    Conductor:  Christopher Hogwood,  John Eliot Gardiner,  Sir Neville Marriner,  Roger Norrington  ... 
    Orchestra/Ensemble:  Academy of Ancient Music,  English Baroque Soloists,  Monteverdi Choir  ... 
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    The #1 Baroque Album
    Label: Decca   Catalog: 4757492 Release Date: 07/03/2006   Number of Discs: 2
    Composer:  Antonio Vivaldi,  Henry Purcell,  Gregorio Allegri,  Giovanni Battista Pergolesi  ... 
    Performer:  Barbara Bonney,  Alastair Hussain,  Andreas Scholl,  Eduardo Fernandez  ... 
    Conductor:  Christopher Hogwood,  Stephen Cleobury,  Christophe Rousset,  George Malcolm  ... 
    Orchestra/Ensemble:  Academy of Ancient Music,  Cambridge King's College Choir,  Les Talens Lyriques  ... 
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    The #1 Vivaldi Album
    Label: Decca   Catalog: 000646702 Release Date: 04/11/2006   Number of Discs: 2
    Composer:  Antonio Vivaldi
    Performer:  Janine Jansen,  Candida Thompson,  Henk Rubingh,  Julian Rachlin  ... 
    Conductor:  Salvatore Accardo,  Claudio Abbado,  Victor Alessandro,  Trevor Pinnock  ... 
    Orchestra/Ensemble:  I Solisti di Napoli,  Stradivaria Ensemble,  London Symphony Orchestra  ... 
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    Lovers' Adagios
    Label: Decca   Catalog: 000615202 Release Date: 02/14/2006   Number of Discs: 2
    Composer:  Gustav Mahler,  Sergei Rachmaninov,  Johann Sebastian Bach,  Joaquin Rodrigo  ... 
    Performer:  Vladimir Ashkenazy,  Maurice Hasson,  Henryk Szeryng,  Marisa Robles  ... 
    Conductor:  Riccardo Chailly,  Bernard Haitink,  Sir Neville Marriner,  Charles Dutoit  ... 
    Orchestra/Ensemble:  Royal Concertgebouw Orchestra,  Academy of St. Martin in the Fields,  Montreal Symphony Orchestra  ... 
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