Friedemann Eichhorn, violin
Violinist Friedemann Eichorn is one oft he most interesting and versatile musicians of his generation. As a soloist he played with Yehudi Menuhin, Stefan Sanderling and Jacques van Steen. As a chamber musician he played with Yuri Bashmet, Gidon Kremer and Boris Pergamenschikow.
"Most of all I want to rejoice the people by performing music, and give pleasure to the people with my music !"
Andreas Frölich, piano
The German pianist Andreas Frölich studied with Vitaly Margulis and Pavel Gililov. He is prize winner of several international piano competitions, as in Senigallia, the international piano competition "Palma d'Oro" in Finale Ligure or the international music competition in Vienna. He concertised in the most famous venues in Europe, South America, Asia, South Africa and Australia. He is a well known and regular guest at many international festivals, such as Rheingau Musikfestival, Schleswig-Holstein Musikfestival, Osterfestspiele Salzburg, Mozartfest Würzburg and the Schubertiade Roskilde.Ramon JaffĂ©
Cellist Ramon Jaffé was born in 1962 in Riga. In 1971 his family emigrated to Israel and established in Germany in 1974. Jaffés teachers were David Geringas, Boris Pergamenschikow, Daniel Shafran and Sandor Vegh. As a young cellist, he was awarded in competitions like the cello Casals Competition in Budapest. He performed as a soloist with major symphony orchestras including Vienna, London, Berlin and Amsterdam. At this moment playing chanber music is a substantial part of his carreer.Remy Kesteren, van
Remy van Kesteren, harp
Remy van Kesteren ( 1989), in December 2009 awarded as Young Music Talent of the Year , is one of the greatest harp talents of the moment .
He is winner of both national and international prestigious awards and competitions, played at age fifteen at Carnegie Hall in New York and madeâ€‹â€‹his debut one year later in the big hall of the Concertgebouw of Amsterdam.
Meanwhile he gives many concerts as soloist with orchestras and is very active as chamber music player.
In March 2010 he was the initiator of the first Dutch Harp Festival, an international contest and festival which Remy founder and artistic director.
In addition, Remy van Kesteren is appointed Artist in Residence for the NJO Summer of Music this year.
Remy is twenty-one years and is following currently a master with Erika Waardenburg at the Conservatory of Amsterdam.
The German violinist Uta Kunert, played as a soloist with several leading orchestras including the Berlin Symphony Orchestra, Südwestfunk Symphony Orchestra, Orchestra Baden-Baden and Freiburg Symphony Orchestra and the Netherlands Symphony Orchestra. She won several prizes at international competitions, including the renowned International Bach Competition Leipzig, the Int. Louis Spohr Competition Freiburg and the International Violin Competition in Scheveningen. As a member of the Faust Quartet, she was awarded at the Max Reger and the Concours International ARD Music Competition in Munich. Currently it is part of the Trio Berlin, that plays on the major international concert stages.Marije Nie
Tapdanseres Marije Nie is a musician with her feet: a dancing percussionist. Her tap is an intense symbiosis of music and dance: the rhythm dictates the movement and the movement determines the noise. Marije is home to many different kinds of music: jazz, improvised music, world music, (contemporary) classical music, experimental electronica and dance. She has a great love for improvisation and experimentation and is always looking for new forms and combinations. In 2007 she won the Jur Naessens Music Award for innovation in music.Martin Rummel
Martin Rummel, cellist
Martin Rummel is “a performer of outstanding merit, a highly talented cellist and musician with a splendid career ahead of him”, enthused his teacher William Pleeth, who was also responsible for the musical development of the legendary Jacqueline du Pré.