Julian Rachlin

Saturday, July 25, 2009

Violinist and violist julian rachlin was born in Lithuania and emigrated as a child to Austria.  He studied at the Vienna Conservatory and took private violin lessons with Pinchas Zukerman.  He became the youngest soloist ever to play with the Vienna Philharmonic, making his debut under Riccardo Muti.


Atrium Quartet

Saturday, July 18, 2009

The Atrium Quartet was founded in 2000 in the St. Petersburg Conservatoire at the suggestion of Professor Joseph Levinson, cellist of the Taneyev Quartet. The players received coaching from members of the Alban Berg Quartet, the Vermeer Quartet, and the Danel Quartet.


Ma'a lot Wind Quintet

Saturday, July 11, 2009

The Ma’alot quintet was founded in Germany in 1986.  Its repertoire embraces compositions for wind quintet from the Viennese classics to the present day.  Quintet members Ulf-Guido Schäfer and Volker Grewel have prepared arrangements of new music in collaboration with contemporary composers, thereby introducing audiences to new sounds and ideas and expanding the chamber music repertoire.


Cora Burggraaf

Saturday, July 04, 2009

Born in the Netherlands, mezzo-soprano Cora Burggraaf studied at the Royal Conservatoire in The Hague and at the Benjamin Britten International Opera School at  the Royal College of Music in London.