Yulianna Avdeeva, sensational first-prize-winner of the famous International Fryderyk Chopin Competition 2010 in Warsaw, is celebrated for her performances that combine intense musicality and emotional depth with a formidable technique and intellectual rigour.
Barcelona is one of the most fascinating cities of the Iberian Peninsula and enchants its visitors with a vivid, multi-faceted cultural life. The leading classical music institutions of the city have joined forces under the name of “Barcelona Obertura – Classic and Lyric”:
The Bavarian Radio Chorus enjoys the highest international esteem for its unique homogenous sound and stylistic versatility. Its repertoire encompasses all periods and genres of choral music: from Medieval motets to contemporary works, from oratorios to opera.
The name Concerto Köln stands for 30 years of exploratory spirit, many highly praised CD recordings and reams of the most important classical music prices like “Midem Classical Award”, “Grammy” or “Diapason d’Or”.
Pablo González, appointed chief conductor and artistic adviser to the Orquesta Sinfónica de RTVE (Spanish Radio and TV Symphony Orchestra), will be making several guest conductor appearances in Germany in 2019.
Luisa Imorde, pianist and winner of numerous national and international competitions, captivates audiences not only with her mature playing, but also with her intelligent approach to programming and courageous dramaturgy.
The International Handel-Festival Göttingen, oldest festival for baroque music, started the “Göttinger Handel-Renaissance”. Several famous Handel operas saw their modern world premiere in Göttingen. In 2020 the festival will celebrate its 100th anniversary.
Young, democratically organised and the career springboard for the orchestra pros of tomorrow: The Junge Deutsche Philharmonie unites excellent young musicians from German-language music academies and forms them into a musically demanding ensemble.
Since its founding in 2004, the “Kammeroper” Munich represents a sophisticated and special type of music theatre. With its renditions of well-known and rare works of opera, it has earned itself a place in Munich's cultural life over the past few years.
The music festival Kissinger Sommer is one of the most important festivals for classical music in Germany. In September 2016 Tilman Schlömp became the artistic director of the festival and has been responsible for the program since then.
Klassik am Odeonsplatz has developed into the greatest classical open-air experience in Munich and faces broad international approval. Since its foundation in the millennium year 2000 and since 2002 in regular terms, two of Munich's star orchestras perform together with internationally renowned classical music artists at one of the most beautiful sites in Europe one weekend in July.
The London Symphony Orchestra was founded as England’s first independent and self-governed orchestra in 1904. It is famous for its great versatility and diversity in its choice of repertoire and conductors.
Based in Venice, Palazzetto Bru Zane - Centre de musique romantique française looks into French music of the late 19th century (1780-1920) and presents its rediscoveries both on CD and in concert. The foundation dedicates itself to raising forgotten and rediscovered scores and to editing them in such a way that they can be performed again.
Piemontesi’s playing is characterised by consummate technical skill, a wide and rich palette of colour and a refinement of expression. His recent Album he has dedicated the complex and fascinating Préludes by Claude Debussy.
The Royal Opera House is one of the most distinguished opera houses in the world. Every season, outstanding productions by the Royal Opera and the Royal Ballet are screened worldwide in over 1,500 cinemas.
The young Italian Simone Rubino is celebrated as the shooting star of the percussion scene and has been honored with various international music awards: He won the International ARD Music Competition in 2014 and the Credit Suisse Young Artist Award in 2016.
The pianist Tamara Stefanovich captivates audiences worldwide at her concerts, be it with sophisticated and intelligent recital programs, as a chamber musician or as a soloist with leading international orchestras.
Known as a sensitive interpreter, the Chinese pianist, Haochen Zhang, has already established himself as a successful artist in Asia and the USA and is well on his way to making a name for himself in Europe.