Place of birth:
Employed with the Rotterdam Philharmonic since:
1st August 2012
The violin Blankestijn plays is built by Matteo Goffriller
• Studied at the Sweelinck conservatory in Amsterdam with Herman Krebbers
• Studied with the Hungarian violinist Sandor Vegh in Salzburg
• Leader at the Chamber Orchestra of Europe.
• Leader at the London Mozart Players.
• Performs with the Gaudier Ensemble