2020

Stamic Quartet

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The Stamic Quartet was founded in 1985. The original members were B. Matoušek – violin, J. Kekula – violin, J. Pěruška – viola, V. Leixner – violoncello. Both violinists were born in Havlíčkův Brod, so the quartet chose the name of Jan Václav Stamic, a native of this town. The present members of the quartet are […]

2020

Ivan Palovič

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Ivan Palovič  was born into a musical family. He started to play violin and piano at the age of six studying with Maria Skladana, Gabriela Holičová and Eva Rebrova. He carried on his violin studies at the Conservatory in Bratislava and studied viola at the Academy of Music and Drama in Bratislava, at the Hochschule Musik […]

2020

Solomia Soroka and Arthur Greene

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The Soroka-Greene Duo is a husband-wife team of international prize-winning soloists, presenting brilliant and personal performances of standard violin-piano repertoire as well as many unique and fascinating lesser-known works. Solomia Soroka, born in L’viv, Ukraine, made her solo debut at age 10, playing the Mendelssohn Violin Concerto with the L’viv Philharmonic Orchestra. Her playing combines […]

2020

Arata Yumi

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Born in Tokyo in 1992, Arata Yumi began to play the violin at the age of four. His prize-winning success at the 14th Henryk Wieniawski Competition in 2011 – including the youngest finalist prize- brought him to a number of engagements at international concert halls, such as Tonhalle Zurich, Suntory Hall and Lysenko Hall. In […]

2019

Mojše Band

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Mojše Band are three young  musicians dedicated to interpreting  traditional Jewish music from Slovakia, which is closely rooted in Slovak folklore. In many localities of Slovakia, there was a beautiful symbiosis of stylistically different elements from both these worlds which Mojše band recreates, uniquely enriching it with elements of chanson, world music and jazz. Recent albums […]

2019

Jordana Palovičová

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Jordana Palovičová has studied piano at the Conservatory in Bratislava (with Juraj Mašinda), at the Academy of Performing Arts in Bratislava (with Daniela Varínska), at the Royal College of Music in London (with Yonty Solomon) and at the Musikhochschule Lübeck (with James Tocco). Between 2002 and 2004 she held the DAAD Scholarship. She has also participated […]

2019

Betty Makharinsky

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Betty Makharinsky is a British-Russian soprano who trained at the Guildhall School of Music and Drama; she previously received a First Class Music BA from the University of Oxford (Exeter College). Concert appearances have included several performances for the 2018 Suoni dal Golfo Festival in Italy and soprano solos at London venues including Cadogan Hall, […]

2019

Mark Viner

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Mark Viner is recognized as one of the most exciting British concert pianists of his generation and is becoming increasingly well known for his bold championing of unfamiliar pianistic terrain. He studied at the Purcell School of Music and the Royal College where his principal teachers included Tessa Nicholson and Niel Immelman. Having won first […]

2019

Veles Ensemble

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The Veles Ensemble is a classical string trio based in London, UK, exploring rarely heard masterpieces as well as bringing the classics to life and onto the concert stage. It was founded in 2016 by three young successful classical musicians – soloists, recitalists and performers in leading London chamber orchestras: Evva Mizerska – cello, Ralitsa Naydenova – viola […]