Meet our Virtual Artists 2020

Here you find listings of all the artists who are appearing in our Culture Night event and 2020 Virtual Chamber Music Festival.

You can view the virtual artists alphabetically, or all our scheduled artists by speciality.


Click on the name to see the artist’s full biography.

Alasdair Beatson

Alasdair Beatson

Masterclass Programme Tutors, Piano

Alasdair Beatson works as soloist and chamber musician, renowned as an intrepid programmer. He has appeared with Britten Sinfonia, Moscow...

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Doric Quartet

Doric Quartet

Masterclass Programme Tutors, String Quartets

Alex Redington, Ying Xue [violins] Hélène Clement [viola] John Myerscough [cello] Firmly established as one of the leading quartets of...

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Siobhán Doyle

Siobhán Doyle

Violin

Siobhán Doyle was born into a musical family and began learning the violin at the age of four with Emma...

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Dudok Quartet

Dudok Quartet

Masterclass Programme Tutors, String Quartets

Judith van Driel, Marleen Wester [violins] Marie-Louise de Jong [viola] David Faber [cello] The Dudok Quartet is forging a reputation...

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Anna Fedorova

Anna Fedorova

Piano

One of the world's premier young pianists, her international career began as a child and audiences worldwide were completely taken...

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Kieran Finnegan

Kieran Finnegan

Harpsichord

Kieran began his studies at aged nine with Frederiek Biesma in Kenmare, Co. Kerry. He completed his BMus ar Cork...

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Marja Gaynor

Marja Gaynor

Violin

Originally born in Finland, Marja has been based in Cork since 2005. She has studied at the Cork School of...

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Vadim Gluzman

Vadim Gluzman

Violin

Universally recognized among today’s top performing artists, Gluzman’s performances are heard around the world through live broadcasts and a catalogue...

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Mairéad Hickey

Mairéad Hickey

Violin

Mairéad was NCH Irish Young Musician of the Year 2010-2012. Prizes include the International Louis Spohr Competition, the Jeunesses Musicales...

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Alina Ibragimova

Alina Ibragimova

Masterclass Programme Tutors, Violin

Born in Russia Alina studied at the Moscow Gnesin School before moving with her family to the UK in 1995...

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Anastasia Kobekina

Anastasia Kobekina

Cello

Being one of the most promising talents of her generation, Anastasia Kobekina debuted with an orchestra at the age of...

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Aidan Mikdad

Aidan Mikdad

Piano

Aidan Mikdad is a Dutch classical pianist. At 15 (2017), he won the Royal Concertgebouw Young Talent Award. Recently he...

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Caitríona O'Mahony

Caitríona O'Mahony

Violin

Hailing from Cork, Ireland, Caitríona graduated in 2014 with a First Class Honours BMus from the Cork School of Music,...

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Ouranos Wind Ensemble

Ouranos Wind Ensemble

Chamber Ensembles & Orchestras

Mathilde Calderini [flute] Philibert Perrine [oboe] Amaury Viduvier [clarinet] Rafael Angster [French horn] Nicolas Ramez [bassoon] The Ensemble Ouranos was founded...

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Rosanne Philippens

Rosanne Philippens

Masterclass Programme Tutors, Violin

Rosanne Philippens is an extraordinary communicator, with an innate musicality and a joyful yet sincere approach to music-making. She is...

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Signum Quartet

Signum Quartet

Masterclass Programme Tutors, String Quartets

Florian Donderer, Annette Walther [violins] Xandi van Dijk [viola] Thomas Schmitz [cello] Thanks to its rousing and lively interpretations and...

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Rick Stotijn

Rick Stotijn

Double Bass

As a soloist and chamber musician Rick is a tireless promotor of his instrument and its possibilities.Rick studied at the...

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Ella van Poucke

Ella van Poucke

Cello

Winner of the prestigious Premio Chigiana 2017 and recently awarded the Grachtenfestival Prize, the Dutch cellist belongs to the top rank of today's...

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Bram van Sambeek

Bram van Sambeek

Bassoon

Bram was the first bassoonist ever to receive the highest Dutch Cultural Award in: The Dutch Music Prize 2009. In...

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Marco Vitale

Marco Vitale

Harpsichord, Masterclass Programme Tutors

Marco Vitale was born in Palermo, Italy. After finishing studies in his hometown, he attended the Royal Conservatoire in The...

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Angela Yoffe

Angela Yoffe

Piano

Admired for her outstanding musicianship, extraordinary sensitivity and virtuosity, the pianist Angela Yoffe has performed in the concert halls of...

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Dana Zemtsov

Dana Zemtsov

Viola

Winner of numerous competitions and developing an outstanding career, Dana is one of the most promising international viola soloists of...

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