Oene van Geel – viola and composer

Violist/ composer Oene van Geel is a true adventurer in music.
Influenced by jazz, chamber music, Indian music and free improvisation, he has applied his virtuoso improvisation skills and his composition talents to a wide scope of musical activities. He toured in Europe, India, Japan, the USA and Canada. Oene often gets commissions by festivals such as: Cello Biennale Amsterdam (2016 and 2008), Orlando Festival (2012), North Sea Jazz Festival (2005) and others. In 2017 Oene and composer Florian Magnus Maier composed a new opera for the Dutch National Opera.