Artists

piano
Jimin Oh-Havenith | piano

pianoJimin Oh-Havenith

An exceptional sonority and fidelity owed to the text determine Jimin Oh-Havenith’s piano playing. Her warm sound, which is always embedded within the rhythmic structure, lets music come alive in all its richness. Synchronicity of sound and rhythm, not arbitrary changes in tempo and dynamics determine the clarity of her interpretation. JImin Oh-Havenith was born in Seoul, South Korea. In 1979 she began her piano studies with Jin-Woo Chung...


organ
Ann-Helena Schlüter | organ

organAnn-Helena Schlüter

Ann-Helena Schlüter is one of the broadest and most brilliant artists of her time. She enjoys as solist at the grand piano (Konzertexamen and Meisterklassendiplom Concert Piano Bernd Glemser HfM Würzburg) and at the concert organ (Pieter van Dijk HfMT Hamburg), as composer, poet and author international recognition. The German-Swedish musician plays concerts worldwide...


quintet
ARUNDOSquintett | quintet

quintetARUNDOSquintett

Das mit Anna Saha (Flöte), Yoshihiko Shimo (Oboe), Christine Stemmler (Klarinette), Lisa Rogers (Horn) und Yuka Maehrle (Fagott) international besetzte ARUNDOSquintett hat seine künstlerische Heimat in Nordrhein-Westfalen gefunden, wo es seit 2020 eine auf drei Jahre angelegte Ensembleförderung des Landes erhält. Mit seiner Bühnenpräsenz begeisterte das ARUNDOSquintett in zahlreichen Kammermusikreihen, zum Beispiel in der Kölner...


orchestra
Orchestre philharmonique de Strasbourg | orchestra

orchestraOrchestre philharmonique de Strasbourg

Under the musical and artistic direction of Aziz Shokhakimov from this season, the Orchestre philharmonique de Strasbourg ranks as one of the major orchestras in France, with the label of “National Orchestra” being awarded in 1994. With 110 permanent musicians perpetuating its dual French/German tradition, the Orchestra is engaged in an ambitious project centred on symphonic music targeting all types of audiences and performs over 100...


cello
Marc Coppey | cello

celloMarc Coppey

Marc Coppey is considered to be one of today's leading cellists. He first came to the notice of Sir Yehudi Menuhin in the 1988 Leipzig Bach competition where he won the two most important prizes – first prize and special prize for the best Bach performance. He was 18 at the time. He soon after made his Moscow and Paris debuts performing the Tchaïkovsky Trio with Menuhin and Victoria Postnikova, a collaboration documented on film by the famous...


cello
Marc Coppey | cello

celloMarc Coppey

Marc Coppey is considered to be one of today's leading cellists. He first came to the notice of Sir Yehudi Menuhin in the 1988 Leipzig Bach competition where he won the two most important prizes – first prize and special prize for the best Bach performance. He was 18 at the time. He soon after made his Moscow and Paris debuts performing the Tchaïkovsky Trio with Menuhin and Victoria Postnikova, a collaboration documented on film by the famous...


piano
Clara Haskil | piano

pianoClara Haskil

Clara Haskil (7 January 1895 - 7 December 1960) was a Jewish Romanian classical pianist, renowned as an interpreter of the classical and early romantic repertoire. Haskil was particularly noted for her performances and recordings of Mozart. Many considered her the foremost interpreter of Mozart in her time. She was also noted as a superb interpreter of Beethoven, Schumann, and Scarlatti. Haskil was born into a Sephardic Jewish family in...


conductor
Ferenc Fricsay | conductor

conductorFerenc Fricsay

Ferenc Fricsay (* 1914, † 1963) worked with the RIAS Symphony Orchestra (known from 1956 on as the Radio Symphony Orchestra Berlin) for thirteen years, for eight of which he was its chief conductor. This long and intensive collaboration was a decisive influence both on the orchestra, which had been founded on 15 November 1946 by RIAS, the American sector’s broadcasting station in Berlin, and on its conductor, who first appeared...


conductor
Herbert von Karajan | conductor

conductorHerbert von Karajan

Herbert von Karajan (1908–1989) Der Lebensweg eines großen Dirigenten 1908: Herbert von Karajan wird am 5. April in Salzburg geboren. 1912: Beginn der pianistischen Ausbildung bei Franz Ledwinka. 1916-26: Schüler am Konservatorium Mozarteum in Salzburg bei Franz Ledwinka (Klavier), Franz Sauer (Harmonielehre) und Bernhard Paumgartner (Komposition, Kammermusik), der Karajan dabei förderte, Dirigent zu werden. 1917, 27. Jänner: erstes...


piano, conductor
Géza Anda | piano, conductor

piano, conductorGéza Anda

Géza Anda was born in Budapest on November 19, 1921. He studied with Ernst von Dohnányi and Zoltan Kodály at the Budapest Academy of Music, and won the Liszt Prize in 1940. A year later, shortly after playing Brahms under Mengelberg, he made his debut in the Berlin Philharmonie, where Furtwängler dubbed him "the troubador of the piano". He was only 20 - and had already begun to teach piano. In 1943 he settled in...

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