The prince of the Opera, Russian baritone Dmitri Hvorostovsky takes the stage!
He is the prince of the piano, the magician of melody.
Maksim, the piano player produced by legendary Mel Bush.
At the BBC’s London regional website Mark Shenton said of Mead ‘with a resonant voice that's reminiscent of a young Michael Ball, he's pitch-perfect, too.' For the BBC Breakfast show's reviewer Mead was "a star". ‘Mead is in excellent form vocally,’ wrote The Stage's Lisa Martland.. For the Daily Express’s Paul Callan, Mead's ‘voice is clear, firm and convincing...”
Opera singer with “once-in-a-century” voice
Master conductor Herbert von Karajan said her voice was a “God-given voice”
For over twenty-five years, Nigel Kennedy has been acknowledged as one of the world's leading violin virtuosos and is, without doubt, the most important violinist Britain has ever seen. His virtuoso technique, unique talent and mass appeal have brought fresh perspectives to both the classical and contemporary repertoire. He is the best selling classical violinist of all time.
World renowned cellist.
He speaks with brave elegance that derives from passion being exerted without waste.
1st Prize at International Harp Competition of Paris!
3rd Prize at Israel International Harp Competition!
Debut CD, "Bijoux de la Harpe" has been chosen as the "CD of the Highest Honor" from the Record Geijutsu Magazine (Aug, 2014), the most prestigious CD critic magazine in Japan.
As a stream flows into a river,
Takako's classical beginnings flow into stimulative jazz her music's transparency suggesting an exciting future hybrid.
Composer, Shigeaki Saegusa.
Founded in 2000, L’ARPEGGIATA is a French ensemble directed by Christina Pluhar. Its members are some of today’s best European soloists and in addition they work in collaboration with some exceptional singers from the baroque and the traditional music worlds.
The only early music group in the world to have been compared in the press to the Rolling Stones, Jackson Pollock, the Marx Brothers, Spike Jones and the Cirque du Soleil.
New young Czech Virtuoso powerfully performs from the traditional to the contemporary.
Superlative performance that soothe the heart.
The most acclaimed exceptionally talented pianist of today’s Japan.
In ten years, Soledad has developed a good reputation all over the world.
On stage, the band plays with such intensity that it seduces and fascinates every spectator.
Moreover, the members of Soledad have been invited on the major stages of jazz and classical music.
“Soledad Ó”, their 1st album, has been awarded CD of the Year by the magazine Le Monde de la Musique.
“Del Diablo”, their 2nd album, has been applauded by the international press.
“Passage”, the 3rd album, devoted to the music of Frédéric Devreese and with the contribution of Philip Catherine has just been brought out by EMI/Virgin Classics.
Tomotaka Okamoto, who is one of the only three existing Sopranista in the world and has the voice of Angel, descending from heaven!
The trio has taken songs in every style, shape and color, and has given them a jazz interpretation.
Founded in 1997 by Baroque scholar and harpsichordist Andrea Marcon, the Venice Baroque Orchestra is recognized as one of the premier ensembles devoted to period instrument performance. The Orchestra has received wide critical acclaim for its concert and opera performances throughout North America, Europe, South America, Japan and Korea.
Yuri Simonov constantly seeks the potentially of music.
He is the world-class influential figure of Russian music scene.
His superbly prominent technique produces delicate and dynamic style, which gives totally new life to even well-known tunes.
Vienna’s leading chamber ensemble!
The finest chamber orchestra in the world!!
The orchestra that inherited the artistic legacy of the Theatre Petruzzelli, and maintains rich cultural traditions as well as renovation.
Founded in 1868, The Romanian Philharmonic Society later became the "George Enescu" Philharmonic, the most famous musical institution in Romania. The Philharmonic Society was then conducted by Eduard Wachman who aimed to create a permanent symphonic orchestra in order to promote musical culture and to popularize classical music masterpieces.
Hailed as one of today’s most exciting young conductors, Karel Mark Chichon was described by the New York Times as “A conductor of genius” and continues to thrill international audiences with his temperament, passion and musicianship.
In September 2009 he begins his tenure as Chief Conductor & Artistic Director of the Latvian National Symphony Orchestra and was formerly Chief Conductor of the Graz Symphony Orchestra from 2006 to 2009.
The Latvian National Symphony Orchestra was founded in 1926 as the Latvian Radio Symphony Orchestra by conductor Arvīds Pārups. Back then there were only 14 musicians in the orchestra. Current name of the orchestra was established after the independence of the Republic of Latvia in 1990. There are about 90 musicians currently working at the orchestra. Every year the LNSO gives more than 60 concerts.
Alexander Anissimov is currently Principal Conductor of the National Symphony Orchestra of Belarus, Conductor Emeritus of the RTE National Symphony Orchestra (Ireland), Principal Conductor of Busan Philharmonic (Korea). He is an Honored Artist of Russia.
The orchestra led by General Music Director, Steven Sloane, of wide reputation with its vast repertory and innovative thematically-oriented programs.
The English Chamber Orchestra (ECO), formed in 1960, is one of the world's most celebrated ensembles. It is London's only full-time chamber orchestra, undertaking a busy schedule of recording sessions and concert appearances at home and abroad, including its prestigious London Concert Series presented by the English Chamber Orchestra & Music Society under the patronage of HRH The Prince of Wales.
“A conductor of rare conviction and insight.“ -Geoffrey Norris, Daily Telegraph