Jesper Gasseling

Concert Violinist

"Passionate and with a youthful sparkle"

Luzerner Zeitung


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SEEKLANG Festival 2022: HIGHS&Lights
14-17 July 2022

For the third time SEEKLANG is turning into 4 days fully packed with unexpected accents and programmes: Concerts becoming sparkling musical experiments. Lights on for 'HIGHS&Lights' SEEKLANG Festival 2022
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SEEKLANG Welcome Isabel Charisius!

SEEKLANG is excited to welcome Isabel Charisius of the legendary 'Alban Berg Quartet' on the team, starting in April 2022 as Co-Director and Mentor.
Isabel belongs to the highest ranks of international violists and chamber musicians and will bring in her enormous experience behind and on stage in the future.

SEEKLANG Festival: Imagine!
15-18 July

For the second time SEEKLANG is turning into 4 days fully packed with unexpected accents and programmes: Concerts becoming sparkling musical experiments.
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SEEKLANG: 5th season & 'Ensemble in Residence'

Here we go! After a long delay we're kicking off the 5th season.
For the first time at SEEKLANG there will be an 'Ensemble in Residence': The ONYX Trio was formed during the last SEEKLANG Summer Festival.
SEEKLANG is also extremely happy to welcome its new main sponsor: Raiffeisenbank NW
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ONYX TRIO @Luzerner Sinfonieorchester

The ONYX Trio - Jesper Gasseling/ Elodie Thery (Cello) / Marija Bokor (piano) - has been invited to kick off the new chamber music concert series of the Lucerne Symphony Orchestra at their newly built hall at Südpol, Luzern.
They are excited to play 2 concerts on 6 December (11 & 17:00) with different programmes containing Piano Trios by Beethoven, Schumann, Haydn and Shostakovich.

6 - 9 August 2020

The first SEEKLANG Festival is taking place this summer with 4 concerts, magical sounds, sparkling virtuosity and wild boiling drama. Join us for 4 days with more SEEKLANG than ever before.
Hergiswil am See: Aula Grossmatt

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Artist Diploma in London

From September 2019 on, Jesper will - supported by scholarships - pursue his 'Artist Diploma' studies in London with violinist Lana Trotovsek.

5*-Review in NZZ

May 2019: The new 'Classics with a View' concert series at the 5-star Buergenstock Resort, for which Jesper has been appointed as Artistic Director, impresses as 'spectacular' and with high quality in the national Newspaper NZZ am Sonntag


His passionate performance of the extremely demanding violin part revealed not only violinistic talent, but also an advanced musical maturity. (Luzerner Zeitung)

The young musicians around Jesper Gasseling thrilled with exuberance in their playing.(Luzerner Zeitung)

Jesper Gasseling took on Herskedal's complex writing with apblomb.(London Jazz News)

Jesper is an extraordinary musical talent, his playing both virtuosic and full of coloristic range. There is a deep sensitivity - a sense of poetry - in his music making. (Conductor Jessica Cottis, BBC Symphony/ Sydney Symphony orchestra)

Fascinated the audience with a concert of explosive force.

Jesper Gasseling and Urska Horvat showed refinement, dynamic diversity and sonorous power in Penderecki's 'Duo Concertante'. (Luzerner Zeitung)