Daria van den Bercken

Why I take the piano on the road … and in the air

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Filmed Jan 2014 at TEDSalon Berlin 2014
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Pianist Daria van den Bercken fell in love with the baroque keyboard music of George Frideric Handel. Now, she aims to ignite this passion in others. In this talk, she plays us through the emotional roller coaster of his music — while sailing with her piano through the air, driving it down the street, and of course playing on the stage.

Daria van den Bercken
/ Pianist

Daria van den Bercken has played piano with major Dutch orchestras, and performed many a recital in her country’s famed concert halls. But her larger vision is to bring classical music to the masses.  Full bio.

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