Dutch-Swiss violinist Jesper Gasseling plays on the 'Ex Eduard Drolc' Nicolo Amati violin from 1640 , generously loaned to him by a Swiss family.
Jesper was supported by the European Union program for young soloists European music talents and played at venues such as Wigmore Hall, St. James' Piccadilly and Kings Place in London, the Philharmonies in Berlin, Paris, Cologne and the Elbphilharmonie in Hamburg, the KKL Lucerne and Mozarteum Salzburg and in in some of China's most important concert halls, including Shanghai and Beijing.
Engaged in both old and new works with the same curiosity, Jesper was invited to join the prestigious Lucerne Festival Academy in summer 2017 and 2018.
Enthusiastic about chamber music, Jesper founded and directs his own chamber music series and festival 'SEEKLANG FESTIVAL' ('Lake sounds') in Switzerland which brings together up-and-coming international talents. They received a 5-Star-review from the Swiss national newspaper 'NZZ' for the 2019 season opening concert.
In his early teens, Jesper was accepted into the young talent scheme of the university for music in Lucerne (Switzerland).
He finished his Bachelor and Master degrees in Violin Performance studying with Daniel Dodds in Lucerne and Boris Brovtsyn in London.
Supported by scholarships he finished his Artist Diploma 'with High Distinction' in 2020 in London studying with violinist Lana Trotovsek.
Since Autumn 2022 his mentor is Dutch violin virtuoso Rudolph Koelman in Zurich.