• Alessi, Joseph

    Principal trombone of the New York Philharmonic.
    Professor at The Juilliard school in New York.

  • Becquet, Michel

    Professor and Head of brass at the CNSMD in Lyon.

  • Boyschau, Rut-Elena

    Rut-E. Boyschau grew up in Bucharest, and later in Bonn, the daughter of a Romanian writer and a German philologist. The international atmosphere, among artists, awakened her interest in different ways of living and their historical circumstances at an early age. more »

  • Bremer Barockorchester

    The Bremer Barockorchester was founded in 2015. Its unique style is characterised by a dynamic and intimate play which adds a richness and liveliness to the sound of Baroque music. The intense dialogue among the musicians evokes an air of spontaneity and improvisation that reminds of a chamber music concert. more »

  • Busch, Kathrin

    After finishing her drama school at the Mozarteum in Salzburg, Kathrin Busch had appearances across whole Germany. more »

  • Capella St. Crucis Hanover

    The choir Capella St. Crucis was founded in 1977 by Prof. Ulrich Bremsteller as a choir for music students and experienced amateur choristers. Under the musical direction of Manuel Doormann, Prof. Anne Kohler and – since 2011 – Florian Lohmann the choir developed in repertoire and excellence. more »

  • Collegium Vocale Hannover

    The Collegium Vocale Hannover is one of the leading chamber choirs in Northern Germany. Founded in 2004, the ensemble has been under the direction of Florian Lohmann since 2010. The choir regularly captivates with performances on a high level. That progressively leads to a supraregional perception of the choir. more »

  • Cosentino, Patricio

    Patricio Consentino (born in Buenos Aires, Argentina in 1980) has become one of the most active musicians from South America, successfully establishing himself as an internationally recognised soloist, lecturer and director.  more »

  • Drechsel, Oliver

    Oliver Drechsel (b. 1973) is one of the most versatile musicians of his generation. Alongside his concerts and teaching work he is also involved with CD productions as a music publisher and composer. more »

  • ensemble 4.1

    The only „Piano Windtet“ of it’s kind: ensemble 4.1: FOUR wind soloists from German orchestras, keen to chamber music and ONE unmistakable pianist Thomas Hoppe devote themselves to this still undiscovered wonderful musical genre. more »

  • Glücksmann, Alexander

    Alexander Glücksmann began playing the clarinet at the age of nine.
    During his studies under Professor Diethelm Kühn at Hanns Eisler School of Music Berlin he participated in numerous chamber music and master classes, including under Eduard Brunner, Karl Leister and Karl-Heinz Steffens.  more »

  • Große, Berthold

    Berthold Große grew up in a family of musicians, took recorder lessons from the age of five and started his first bassoon lessons at the Musikschule Sondershausen (Thüringen) when he was eleven; his teacher was Wilhelm Barthels (d. 2009), solo bassoonist of the Loh-Orchester Sondershausen. more »

  • Hoppe, Thomas

    Thomas is considered one of the most outstanding pianists of his generation.
    He has been a chamber music partner to artists such as Itzhak Perlman, Joshua Bell, Antje Weithaas, Tabea Zimmermann, Alban Gerhardt and Frans Helmerson, to name just a few.  more »

  • Jagdhornbläser Usedom & Friends

    For many years, the Jagdhornbläser Usedom are very successful guests at many different competitions, both in solo formations and as bigger ensembles. With their work, they create a link from concertante hunting music to hunting traditions, mostly in Mecklenburg area. more »

  • John, Annette

    Annette John studied recorder first in Würzburg, then with Han Tol at the Hochschule für Künste in Bremen, where she earned her concert exam diploma with special distinction. She has performed in Germany and internationally more »

  • Kantorow, Jean-Jacques

    As soloist and chamber musician, Jean-Jacques Kantorow is performing already for decades on renowned stages worldwide. More and more, he takes the role as a conductor – with the same success. more »

  • Knitt, Christoph

    Christoph Knitt was born in Berlin and attended the Hanns Eisler Special School of Music and then studied at the Hanns Eisler School of Music Berlin under Professor Klaus Thunemann. more »

  • Kolarczyk, Armin

    Armin Kolarczyk was born in Italy to a very musical family, and he cannot imagine a life without music. more »

  • Lohmann, Florian

    Florian Lohmann began his musical education as a member of the Hannover Boys’ Choir. He studied Music and German, Singing and Singing Pedagogy and was a scholar of the Academic Foundation Villigst. For his choral conducting studies he foremost worked with Frank Löhr and Jörg Straube. more »

  • Los Temperamentos

    The ensemble Los Temperamentos was founded in 2009 and specializes primarily in music of the seventeenth and eighteenth centuries. more »

  • Nakata, Keiko

    Keiko Nakata was born in Japan and began her organ studies with Keiko Utsumi and Hatsumi Miura. Then she became the pupil of Tsuguo Hirono and Rie Hiroe at the Tokyo National University of Fine Arts and Music (Tokyo Geidai) where she obtained both her Bachelor and Master of Music degree.  more »

  • Naumann, Anette

    Anette Naumann brings together text and picture in different ways: more »

  • Orchestre de Douai

    Founded in 1971, the Orchestre de Douai – Région Hauts-de-France performs as a cultural embassador in its region as well as in the whole country and abroad. more »

  • Pahlmann, Fritz

    Fritz had his first horn lessons at the age of nine from the resident horn teacher and composer at the music school in Rottweil Professor Andreas Kummerländer.  After graduating from high school he studied at the Trossingen University of Music with Professor Orval and then with Professor Dallmann at Berlin´s Universität Der Künste. more »

  • Raës, Alain

    After a distinguished student career at the Paris National Music Conservatory and being awarded First Prize for Piano and Chamber Music, Alain Raës achieved notoriety at the International Competition of Geneva by winning the Grand Prize and the Special Swiss Prize.

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  • Raitinen, Kati

    Kati Raitinen combines her work as solo cellist in the Royal Opera Orchestra in Stockholm with wide-ranging engagements in domestic and international chamber-music. As a member of the string trio ZilliacusPerssonRaitinen she has received multiple Swedish Grammy Awards. more »

  • Richter, Alexander

    Alexander Richter was born in Jena, Germany and began making his first steps as a musician at the age of 9, in what was then the Fanfare Orchester Carl Zeiss, Jena.  While he had modest success with the recorder (a wooden flute), he enjoyed greater progress after switching to the trumpet.  more »

  • Roussev, Svetlin

    The Stradivari Camposelice from 1710, a loan from the Nippon Music Foundation, is in best hands when Svetlin Roussev is playing it. After being rewarded with numerous prizes at many international competition (Indianapolis, Melbourne, Long-Thibaud, he won the 1st prize and two special prizes at the 1st Sendai International Music Competition (Japan). more »

  • Schneider, Jörg

    Jörg Schneider grew up in Berlin and received his first oboe lessons from Carsten Schlottke and Christoph Hartmann. He studied in Berlin and Munich under Professor Ricardo Rodrigues, Professor Burkhard Glaetzner, Mario Kaminski and Francois Leleux. more »

  • Schulz, Stefan

    Bass trombone of the Berliner Philharmoniker.
    Professor at the Universität der Künste Berlin.

  • van Rijen, Jörgen

    Principal trombone of the Royal Concertgebouw Orchestra Amsterdam.
    Professor at the Amsterdam Conservatory and the CNSMD in Paris.

  • Veselka, Stefan

    Stefan Veselka loves music. That’s why he studied at the Mozarteum Salzburg and at the Hochschule der Künste in Berlin. more »

  • World Trombone Quartet

    We didn’t have a name yet, but our first concert as a quartet was during the Slide Factory festival in Rotterdam in 2009. The festival’s theme being „Meet the World“, the organization named us the World Trombone Quartet, symbolizing our different styles and backgrounds and our roots in different parts of the (music) world.
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  • Yamahiro Brinkmann, Mime

    After gaining her performance diploma on the modern cello at Toho Gakuen School of Music in Tokyo, Mime Yamahiro Brinkmann specialised in historical performance on the violoncello and viola da gamba at the Royal Conservatory in The Hague, graduating with a soloist diploma. more »