Chamber Music

Merel has a lot of experience playing Chamber Music. She has played regularly with musicians such as Ties Mellema, Maria Milstein, Remy van Kesteren, Ketevan Roinishvili, Dana Zemtsov, Jennifer Hughes, Jenna Sung, Tobias Borsboom, Uxia Martinez Botana, Michael Gieler, Anton Spronk, and many others. Her current ensembles are mostly based in The Netherlands. She also enjoys leading ad hoc ensembles.



SONY DSCtrio42 is an innovative Dutch chamber music ensemble. In the unique combination of harp, violin and saxophone, the three musicians give a refreshing boost to chamber music with passion, joy and exciting interaction. trio42 performed at most of the Dutch festivals and also toured internationally. trio42 recently accepted two new members: Juan Manuel Dominguez on saxophones and Anneleen Schuitemaker on harp.

Dutch only: bekijk hier trio42 in het tv-programma NTR Première!


Merel has a duo with London-based pianist Jenna Sung, who was identified by Gramophone Magazine as “The Talent of Tomorrow – Today“. Merel and Jenna recorded Debussy Sonata for Kawai International.

Recently, Merel also started a duo with Dutch pianist Daniëlle Bourne. They developed a few interesting programmes. More info on

Merel and Danielle