Dutch violinist Eva Stegeman stands out through her musical versatility. As a soloist, chamber musician and concertmaster/director she performs with ensembles and orchestra's in Holland and abroad. Her wide range of musical activities have lead to performances all over the world at venues such as the Barbican in London, Suntory Hall in Tokyo, Teatro Colon in Buenos Aires, Wiener Musikverein, Tchaikovsky Concert Hall in Moscow and the Concertgebouw in Amsterdam. Stegeman is founder and artistic leader of the Classical Encounters chamber music festival, an annual event that is much acclaimed for its high artistic quality and innovative programming. Her repertoire reaches from the early baroque to contemporary music as well as other musical genres such as jazz, tango or world music.