Anna Fedorova, piano
Anna Fedorova is one of the world's premier pianists. From an early age, she demonstrated an innate musical maturity and outstanding technical abilities. She has a thriving international concert career. Audiences around the world have been “completely taken by surprise, compelled and astonished” by the depth and power of her musical expression.
Borys Fedorov, piano
Ukrainian pianist Borys Fedorov has been teaching for more than three decades at the Kiev State Conservatory and at the Lysenko Kiev Specialized Musical College For Exceptional Young Talents. His passion for coaching young pianists for competitions, concerts and CD recordings has helped many of his students with their international careers.
Tatiana Abayeva, piano
Tatiana Abaieva has been training young piano students for several decades. Many of her students are internationally successful concert pianists. After being one of Ukraine's most prominent piano teachers, she now lives in The Netherlands continuing to share her knowledge and experience as a full time professor at the Davidsbündler Music Academy.
Chiyan Wong, piano
Born in Hong Kong, pianist Chiyan Wong's audacity and vision have captivated listeners, in a repertoire ranging from the early Baroque to the 21st century. This year sees the release of SWING! - comprising jazz influenced music in collaboration with the London Symphony Orchestra and Christoph Koncz.
Antonii Baryshevski, piano
Antonii is a prominent Ukrainian pianist and a winner of the First Prize in some of the most prestigious international piano competitions such as the Arthur Rubinstein International Piano Master Competition, “Premio Jaen”, and F. Busoni International Piano Competition. He is a solo artist of the National Philharmonic of Ukraine and teaches master classes in Ukraine and abroad.
Omri Epstein – piano
Mathieu van Bellen – violin
Ori Epstein – cello
Since its formation in 2012, the Busch Trio has regularly appeared on major stages and festivals throughout Europe. They have been recognised for their work and received important awards in the Netherlands and Germany: The Kersjes Award and the Ensemble Prize at the Mecklenburg-Vorpommern Festival. Their many years of fruitful collaboration with the record label Alpha Classics have delivered notable recordings of the complete works of Dvorák and Schubert.
Daniel Rowland, violin
Dutch/English violinist Daniel Rowland’s playing has been acclaimed as “wonderful, ravishing in its finesse” by The Guardian, as “both naked and highly virtuosic“ by NRC, while The Herald praised his “astonishing sound and uniquely single-minded intensity”. Daniel has established himself on the international scene as a highly versatile, charismatic and adventurous performer, with a wide-ranging repertoire. He is also an acclaimed violin teacher and will combine his teaching activities in The Hague with his work at the Royal Academy of Music in London.
Marc Danel, violin
Marc Danel is the first violinist of the acclaimed Danel String Quartet. He is a Professor of Violin at the conservatories of Lyon and Namur and since 2011 is the artistic director and head teacher of the Netherlands String Quartet Academy. He is a laureate of international competitions in London, St Petersburg, Evian and Florence and has performed regularly in the most prestigious venues in Europe like the Concertgebouw in Amsterdam, Wigmore Hall in London, Alte Oper in Frankfurt, Salle Gaveau in Paris, and the Petite Salle of the Moscow Conservatory).
Wouter Vossen, violin
Concertmaster of the Residency Orchestra and member of the Storioni Trio, Wouter Vossen brings a positive energy and temperament to his multifacited career as a concert violinist. Originally from the Netherlands, he is a frequent guest of the classical music stages throughout Europe and abroad.
Floor Le Coultre, violin/viola
Floor Le Coultre winner of the Young Dutch Music talent title in 2011, has established herself as a passionate and profound chamber musician.
Dana Zemtsov, viola
Winner of numerous competitions, Dana Zemtsov is one of the most promising international viola soloists of her generation. She is 1st Prize laureate of several competitions in Luxembourg, Italy, Austria, Germany, Portugal and the Netherlands.
Steven Isserlis, cello
Acclaimed worldwide for his profound musicianship and technical mastery, British cellist Steven Isserlis enjoys a unique and distinguished career as a soloist, chamber musician, educator, author and broadcaster. As a concerto soloist he appears regularly with the world’s leading orchestras and conductors, including the Berlin Philharmonic, National Symphony Orchestra Washington, London Philharmonic and Zurich Tonhalle orchestras and gives recitals every season in major musical centres.
Maja Bogdanovic, cello
Hailed by The Strad after her Carnegie Hall recital for “an outstanding performance of exceptional tonal beauty, great maturity of interpretation, and technical excellence”, Maja Bogdanovic continues to reward audiences worldwide as one of the leading cellists of today.
David Cohen, cello
Principal cellist of the London Symphony Orchestra and virtuoso soloist and chamber musician, David Cohen is among the most masterful cellists of today. As a soloist he has performed with the NHK Symphony, Philharmonia Ochestra, Seoul Philharmonic, l’Orchestre de la Suisse Romande and many others. He is also a professor at the National Conservatoire Royal de Musique de Mons in Belgium. more...
Nicholas Santangelo Schwartz,
“He displays an unusually beautiful musical temperament. His music-making is intelligent and pragmatic, yet colourful and poetic". First prize winner of the International Society of Bassists and Stulburg International Competitions, and regular guest at numerous international chamber music festivals, Nicholas is a double bassist in the Royal Concertgebouw Orchestra since 2013. He is unique as a double bassist as he also plays and performs as a cellist.