May 2016

Cello Duello at the Piatigorsky International Cello Festival

Jens Peter Maintz and Wolfgang Emanuel Schmidt perform as "Cello Duello" the opening concert at the Piatigorsky International Cello Festival, with works from von Haydn, Servais und Paganini. Wolfgang Emanuel Schmidt also presents a lunch concert with pianist Robert Thies.

The Festival brings renowned cellists from all over the world together. It presents orchestral concerts, chamber music performances as well as master classes.


May 2016

Sebastian Manz plays his last concert as artist in residence in Baden-Baden

With the Baden-Baden Philharmonics under conductor Golo Berg Sebastian Manz plays Carl Nielsen's clarinet concerto op.57 on May 6th 2016. It is his last concert as artist in residence in season 2015/2016. 

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Apr 2016

Amaryllis Quartett introduces new violist Tomoko Akasaka

Tomoko Akasaka is the new violist of the Amaryllis Quartett. She takes over for Lena Eckels, who will leave the quartet after ten years for concecrate herself to personal projects. Born in Japan, Tomoko Akasaka plays concerts as soloist and chamber musician all over the world. She studied, amongst others, at the music conservatory Geneva under Nobuko Imai, while beeing her assistent at the same time.

The Amaryllis Quartett already gives concerts in the new cast. In Autums 2016 the last CD of the "Farbenreihe" - YELLOW - will be released on Genuin Classics. The recording will present works of Mozart and Schönberg in the interpretation of the old as well as of the new cast.

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