All Artists by Speciality

Here you find listings of all the artists appearing in our latest Programme, listed by Speciality. Click on the Archive link at the top right to look back at artists from previous years.

You can view all our scheduled artist alphabetically or by speciality.


Artists by Instrument/Speciality

Baroque Ensemble
Ariadne Daskalakis

Ariadne Daskalakis

Baroque violin

Violin soloist Ariadne Daskalakis is critically acclaimed for her expressive sound and her stylistic versatility. At home on the international...

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Ensemble Diderot

Ensemble Diderot

Baroque Ensemble

Johannes Pramsohler, Roldán Bernabé [violins] Gulrim Choï [cello] Philippe Grisvard [harpsichord] with Alexandre Baldo [viola] Jadran Duncumb [lute] François Leyrit...

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Ensemble Vintage Köln

Ensemble Vintage Köln

Baroque Ensemble

Ariadne Daskalakis [baroque violin] Rainer Zipperling [gamba/baroque cello] David Bergmüller [theorbo/lute] Michael Borgstede [harpsichord] Ensemble Vintage Köln, was founded in...

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Johannes Pramsohler

Johannes Pramsohler

Baroque violin, Director

“The real surprise comes from the orchestra pit where Johannes Pramsohler conducts his Ensemble Diderot with a refinement worthy of...

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Chamber Ensembles & Orchestras
Trio Gaspard

Trio Gaspard

Chamber Ensembles & Orchestras

Jonian Kadesha [violin] Vashti Hunter [cello] Nicholas Rimmer [piano] "A truly refreshing performance! Richly coloured, honest, full of joy and...

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Director
Johannes Pramsohler

Johannes Pramsohler

Baroque violin, Director

“The real surprise comes from the orchestra pit where Johannes Pramsohler conducts his Ensemble Diderot with a refinement worthy of...

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Keyboards
Michael Borgstede

Michael Borgstede

Harpsichord

German harpsichordist, fortepianist and organist Michael Borgstede has been described as one of the most exciting virtuosos of his generation on...

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Deirdre Brenner

Deirdre Brenner

Piano

A musician with a passion for chamber music and art song, Deirdre Brenner has performed in venues including the Wiener...

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Lilit Grigoryan

Lilit Grigoryan

Piano

The pianist Lilit Grigoryan, who is distinguished by „her abundant strength and a clear, assertive musical language“ (Maria João Pires),...

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Jérémie Moreau

Jérémie Moreau

Piano

Photo and biography coming soon...

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Cédric Pescia

Cédric Pescia

Piano

Cédric Pescia, pianist of dual French and Swiss nationality, was born in Lausanne. He studied with Christian Favre at the...

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Nicholas Rimmer

Nicholas Rimmer

Piano

Nicholas Rimmer was born in England in 1981. He studied piano in Hanover with Christopher Oakden and read Music at...

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Cédric Tiberghien

Cédric Tiberghien

Piano

Cédric Tiberghien is a French pianist who has established a truly international career. He has been particularly applauded for his...

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Masterclass Programme Ensembles
Calathea Quartet

Calathea Quartet

Masterclass Programme Ensembles

Claudia Tarrant Matthews, Eleanor Hill [violins] Martha Campbell [viola] Haydn Wynn [cello] The Calathea Quartet is an emerging ensemble comprised...

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Treske Quartet

Treske Quartet

Masterclass Programme Ensembles

Oliver Baily, Mollie Wrafter [violins] Abigail Hammett [viola] Robert Wheatley [cello] The Treske Quartet is an emerging ensemble based in...

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Masterclass Programme Tutors
Christopher Marwood

Christopher Marwood

Cello, Masterclass Programme Tutors

Christopher Marwood graduated from Cambridge University in 1983 and went on to study at London’s Royal Academy of Music and...

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Nurit Stark

Nurit Stark

Masterclass Programme Tutors, Violin

The Israeli violinist Nurit Stark studied at Juilliard School of Music, Hochschule für Musik Cologne and Universität der Künste Berlin....

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Presenters
Evelyn Grant

Evelyn Grant

Presenters

Evelyn Grant presents Weekend Drive on RTÉ Lyric FM. A member of a well-known musical family from Dublin, she studied...

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Readers
Ruth Padel

Ruth Padel

Readers

Ruth is an award-winning British poet with close links to Greece, science, classical music and wildlife conservation, especially in India....

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String Quartets
Ardeo Quartet

Ardeo Quartet

String Quartets

Carole Petitdemange, Mi-sa Yang [violins], Yuko Hara [viola], Joëlle Martinez [cello] In Latin, Ardeo, means “I burn”. It is the...

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Armida Quartet

Armida Quartet

String Quartets

Martin Funda, Johanna Staemmler [violins], Teresa Schwamm-Biskamp [viola], Peter-Philipp Staemmler [cello] “Without a doubt, the Armida Quartet is one of...

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Pacifica Quartet

Pacifica Quartet

String Quartets

Simin Ganatra, Austin Hartman [violins] Mark Holloway [viola] Brandon Vamos [cello] With a career spanning nearly three decades, the multiple...

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Ragazze Quartet

Ragazze Quartet

String Quartets

Rosa Arnold, Jeanita Vriens-van Tongeren [violins] Annemijn Bergkotte [viola] Rebecca Wise [cello] The Ragazze Quartet plays both classical and modern...

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Strings
Claudio Bohórquez

Claudio Bohórquez

Cello

The German-born cellist of Peruvian-Uruguayan descent is one of the most sought-after musicians in his field. As a student of...

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Jadran Duncumb

Jadran Duncumb

Lute

Jadran Duncumb is of English and Croatian origins, although from the age of nine he grew up near Oslo in...

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Leonard Elschenbroich

Leonard Elschenbroich

Cello

Hailed by The New York Times as “a musician of great technical prowess, intellectual curiosity and expressive  depth”, cellist Leonard...

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Viviane Hagner

Viviane Hagner

Violin

Violinist Viviane Hagner has won exceptional praise for her intelligent musicality and passionate artistry. She performs with “poise and magnificent...

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Mairéad Hickey

Mairéad Hickey

Violin

Celebrated Irish violinist Mairéad Hickey is acclaimed for her captivating expression, soaring tone and fearless virtuosity.  Her natural ability to communicate sincerely, with beauty...

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Séamus Hickey

Séamus Hickey

Viola

Irish violist Séamus Hickey studies with Marjolein Dispa and Nobuko Imai at the Conservatorium van Amsterdam and chamber music with...

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Vashti Hunter

Vashti Hunter

Cello

Born in London into a musical family, cellist Vashti Hunter is currently based in Berlin and enjoys a versatile career...

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Alina Ibragimova

Alina Ibragimova

Violin

Performing music from baroque to new commissions on both modern and period instruments,   Alina Ibragimova has established a reputation for...

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Jonian Kadesha

Jonian Kadesha

Violin

Jonian Ilias Kadesha has Greek-Albanian roots and lives in Berlin. The young musician not only speaks Greek, Albanian, German and...

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Christopher Marwood

Christopher Marwood

Cello, Masterclass Programme Tutors

Christopher Marwood graduated from Cambridge University in 1983 and went on to study at London’s Royal Academy of Music and...

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Nurit Stark

Nurit Stark

Masterclass Programme Tutors, Violin

The Israeli violinist Nurit Stark studied at Juilliard School of Music, Hochschule für Musik Cologne and Universität der Künste Berlin....

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Emma Wernig

Emma Wernig

Viola

Hailed by The Strad magazine as, “A viola star in the making!” Austrian/German violist, Emma Wernig, is an emerging young...

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Rainer Zipperling

Rainer Zipperling

Gamba

Rainer Zipperling studied viola da gamba and cello at the Royal Conservatory of The Hague. Finishing his studies in 1980...

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Vocalists
Lotte Betts-Dean

Lotte Betts-Dean

Mezzo-Soprano

Praised by The Guardian for her “irrepressible sense of drama and unmissable, urgent musicality”, Australian mezzo-soprano Lotte Betts-Dean is passionate...

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Anna Devin

Anna Devin

Soprano

Irish soprano Anna Devin is widely admired for her “vocal control, artistry and musico-dramatic intelligence” (Opera News).  An alumna of...

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Caroline Melzer

Caroline Melzer

Soprano

Caroline Melzer dazzles with her “clear, broad, and bright soprano“ (Eleonore Büning FAZ) and her unusually wide repertoire, ranging from...

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Naomi O'Connell

Naomi O'Connell

Mezzo-Soprano

Photo and biography coming soon...

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