2018

Elbląg Chamber Orchestra

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Based in Elbląg, northern Poland, the city’s chamber orchestra is one of Poland’s youngest ensembles of this kind. Founded in October 2007, it brings together young, talented graduates of the Music Academy in Gdańsk, prizewinners of solo and chamber music competitions, most of whom had started their musical education in the State Music Schools in […]

2018

Jozef Lupták

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A leader in the Slovak musical scene, Jozef Lupták is a graduate of the Performing Arts College (VŠMU) in Bratislava and the Royal Academy of Music in London . He is also a laureate and winner of national and international music competitions. His career as a soloist has brought him to play with conductors including […]

2018

Klára Kolonits and Daniel Dinyés

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Klára Kolonits is a dramatic coloratura soprano born in Budapest. Her engagements for 2016/2017 season included Lucia di Lammermoor premiere in Budapest, Bel Canto gala concerts, Bellini’s I Puritani with Riccardo Frizza and Verdi’s Attila in Nürnberg, in Peter Konwitschny’s staging. On the concert stage she performed, among others, Verdi’s Requiem in Yekaterinburg with Dmitry […]

2018

Vienna Kammersymphonie Quintet

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The Vienna Kammersymphonie Quintet is an ensemble  of highly talented musicians performing in Vienna. The group brings to its audiences a vast musical repertoire from classics to 19th century to contemporary compositions, often performing works by (unjustly) forgotten and overlooked composers – bringing out the very best of the Ensemble members. Members usually perform as a […]

2018

Jonathan Powell

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The pianist and composer  Jonathan Powell  studied with Denis Matthews and Sulamita Aronovsky. He has established an international career as a soloist, his programmes ranging from standard Classical and Romantic repertoire to contemporary and little-known 20th century works. He has performed widely in Europe, as well as in Russia and the US; he has also appeared on national radio of many […]

2018

Il Cuore Barocco

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Il Cuore Barocco (The Baroque Heart) is a independent Slovak ensemble of active professional musicians that performs music from earlier eras in a historically informed manner. It uses replicas of original instruments, period temperaments and pitches, and copies of original manuscripts and prints. Primary sources as well as modern musicological research inform their practice. The […]

2017

Zemlinsky Quartet

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Since its founding in 1994, the ZEMLINSKY QUARTET (František Souček, Petr Střížek – violin, Petr Holman – viola, Vladimír Fortin – violoncello) has become a much lauded example of the Czech string quartet tradition. The quartet has won the 1st Grand Prize in the Bordeaux String Quartet Competition (2010) and also enjoyed a string of top competition prizes that include Banff, Prague […]

2017

Vienna Piano Trio

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Celebrated for its finesse, infectious exuberance, tonal allure, and its irresistible panache, the Vienna Piano Trio has long been hailed as one of the “world’s leading ensembles of piano, violin and cello” (The Washington Post). As of September 2015, that reputation is being kept alive with David McCarroll as its new violinist who has a […]

2017

Jan Mach

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Jan Mach completed his studies at the Brno Conservatoire in the classes of profesor Lubomír Barton, and graduated at the Academy of Performing Arts in Prague as Ph.D. with profesor Vlastimil Mares and profesor Jiri Hlavac. He took part in master courses at Semmerig, Austria in 2000 and the French-Czech academy in Telc, Czech Republic […]

2017

Theodore Kuchar

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Theodore Kuchar is the Principal Conductor of the Slovak Sinfonietta. Mr. Kuchar appears on over one hundred recordings for the Naxos, Brilliant Classics, Ondine and Marco Polo labels. He has served as artistic director and principal conductor of two of Europe’s leading orchestras, the Janáček Philharmonic Orchestra (formerly the Czech Radio Orchestra) (2005–2014) and the National Symphony […]