• Alexandra Silocea

    Described as a “rather special talent” (International Piano Magazine), Alexandra Silocea made her debut on great stages such as Konzerthaus and Musikverein (Vienna), Carnegie Hall (New York), Bridgewater Hall (Manchester), and recently at Wigmore Hall (London), where she had the honour to play four-hands piano with Elisabeth Leonskaja at the ...
  • Verena Usemann

     Mezzosoprano Hamburg-born mezzo-soprano Verena Usemann performed a great variety of the lyrical mezzo repertoire as an ensemble-member of the Landestheater Coburg 2010-2017.  She appeared as Rosina (Der Barbier von Sevilla), Varvára (Káťa Kabanová), Romeo (I Capuleti e i Montecchi), Olga    (Yevgény Onégin) as well as in the leading role of ...
  • Nobuyuki Tsujii

    Piano Described by The Observer as the “definition of virtuosity” Japanese pianist Nobuyuki Tsujii (Nobu), who has been blind from birth, won the joint Gold Medal at the Van Cliburn International Piano Competition in 2009 and has gone on to earn an international reputation for the passion and excitement he ...
  • Michael Sanderling

    Conductor In the 2018/19, Michael Sanderling serves in his eight season as Principal Conductor of the Dresden Philharmonic, which he opens with the 2nd Symphony by Ludwig van Beethoven and the world premiere of the 4th Symphony by Fazil Say, commissioned by the Dresdner Philharmonie. In addition to this permanent ...
  • Romanian National Youth Orchestra

    Being created by the famous cellist and professor Marin Cazacu, the Romanian Orchestra is more than just an orchestra. It assembles the brightest musicians from Romania for a unique creative experience, in the common pursuit of musical excellence. Being acclaimed as Romania’s best orchestra for the last few years, the ...
  • Kristine Opolais

    Kristine Opolais is one of the most sought after sopranos on the international scene today, with a firmly established reputation amongst the world’s pre-eminent singing actresses, combining lustrous tone and fierce dramatic intensity. Opolais appears at the Metropolitan Opera New York, Wiener Staatsoper, Deutsche Staatsoper Berlin, Bayerische Staatsoper, Teatro alla ...
  • Jens Larsen

    His recent and future roles include Sir Humphrey Davenaut in Marschner’s Der Vampyr for Grand Théâtre de Genève, Astradamors in Le Grand Macabre for Opernhaus Zürich, Doktor in Wozzeck – debut at Salzburg Festival, Inquisitor in The Fiery Angel for the Bayerische Staatsoper München, Deutsche Oper am Rhein  Düsseldorf, and ...
  • Myung-Whun Chung

    Myung-Whun Chung began his musical career as a pianist, winning second prize at the Tchaikovsky Piano Competition in Moscow in 1974. After his musical studies at the Mannes School and Juilliard School in New York, he was appointed Carlo Maria Giulini’s assistant in 1979 at the Los Angeles Philharmonic and ...
  • Sophie Klussmann

    Soprano With a voice that is warm, wide-ranging and dark-hued, and commanding a repertoire that extends from the baroque to the present day, German-born soprano Sophie Klussmann is in demand as a concert singer, as a recitalist and on the opera stage. In recent seasons her engagements have included a ...
  • Tom Erik Lie

    Bariton  Tom Erik Lie was born in Oslo and studied singing from 1986 to 1991 at the Conservatory and in the State Opera Academy in Oslo. In 1991 his first engagement led him to Düsseldorf. From 1993 to 1998 Tom Erik Lie was engaged in Gelsenkirchen. In the role of ...