Arthur Klaassens is a multi-faceted and broadly interested oboist based in The Netherlands. He graduated at the Royal Conservatoire of The Hague with distinction. He is an active chamber musician, and co-founded Trio Cortado, a unique woodwind ensemble for which he is the main arranger.
Arthur has extensive experience in playing with professional orchestras. He regularly plays with the Netherlands Philharmonic Orchestra, Combattimento, the Netherlands Chamber Orchestra, and the Radio Philharmonic Orchestra, and as principal with the Residentie Orkest, Casco Phil (BE), the ASKO | Schoenberg Ensemble, Het Gelders Orkest, the Orchester pour la Paix (FR) and the Rotterdam Philharmonic Orchestra. New developments include the addition of the Lupophone to his instrumentarium, and the commissioning of several new pieces to include this exciting instrument.