Profiles

Chien-Kwan Lin

Chien-Kwan Lin
Chien-Kwan Lin (saxophone) has appeared as soloist and guest artist withthe New England Conservatory and Eastman Wind Ensembles, the Boston Modern Orchestra Project, the Tanglewood Music Center Festival Orchestra, the New World Symphony, the Portland (ME) Symphony, the Eastman Philharmonia, as well as the Boston and Rochester Philharmonic Orchestras ... Read More

Henning Lohner

Henning Lohner

Henning Lohner was raised in California to German emigrant parents. He returned to Germany to complete studies in musicology, art history and romanic languages, graduating from Frankfurt University in 1987. During this time, composer Iannis Xenakis became Lohner's life-long mentor. In 1988, while working as assistant to composer Karlheinz ... Read More

Robin Lorentz

Robin Lorentz



Robin Lorentz, violinist, has been involved in music and theater since childhood. She has been a member of the California Ear Unit since 1984, where she also performs as vocalist and actress. She recently gave the world premiere of John Adam's Road Movies at the Kennedy Center. An accomplished ... Read More

Brad Lubman

Brad Lubman

Brad Lubman, conductor/composer, has gained widespread recognition during the past two decades for his versatility, commanding technique, and insightful interpretations. His guest conducting engagements include major orchestras such as Finnish Radio Symphony, Swedish Radio Symphony, Netherlands Radio Kamer Filharmonie, Orchestre Philharmonique de Radio France, Bavarian Radio Orchestra in Munich, ... Read More

Alvin Lucier

Alvin Lucier
 
    Alvin Lucier was born in 1931 in Nashua, New Hampshire. He was educated in Nashua public and parochial schools, the Portsmouth Abbey School, Yale, and Brandeis and spent two years in Rome on a Fulbright Scholarship. From 1962 to 1970 he taught at Brandeis, where he ... Read More

Bruno Maderna

Bruno Maderna

Bruno Maderna was born in Venice on April 21, 1920. Having taken a degree in composition at the Conservatoire of Santa Cecilia in Rome, under the guidance of Alessandro Bustini (1940), he went on to pursue advance studies in Venice with Gianfrancesco Malipiero (1942-43). He studied conducting under ... Read More

Geoffrey Douglas Madge

Geoffrey Douglas Madge

Geoffrey Douglas Madge was born in Adelaide (Australia), and had his first piano lessons at the age of eight. After hearing the great pianist Benno Moiseiwitsch he decided to continue his piano studies with Clemens Leski at the Elder Conservatorium in Adelaide. During this period he was actively ... Read More

Keeril Makan

Keeril Makan


Described by The New Yorker as “an arrestingly gifted young American composer,” and by The New York Times as “consistently stimulating,” The Boston Globe portrays Keeril Makan as a composer “whose music deserves to be more widely heard.” Recipient of a Guggenheim Fellowship and the Luciano Berio Rome Prize ... Read More

Wu Man

Wu Man


Wu Man was cited by the Los Angeles Times as "the artist most responsible for bringing the pipa to the Western World." Born in Hangzhou, China, Wu Man studied at the Central Conservatory of Music in Beijing. She currently lives in Boston where she was selected as a Bunting ... Read More

Marco Cappelli Acoustic Trio
The Marco Cappelli Acoustic Trio, formed by three of the most active improvisers in the New York avantgarde music scene, have been performing together since the Summer ’09. The music that Marco Cappelli first composed, recorded on their debut CD “Les Nuages en France”, is music with a kind of ... Read More
Magnus Martensson

Magnus Martensson

Magnus Martensson is Music Director of The Scandinavian Chamber Orchestra of New York, an orchestra he co-founded in 2002. Between 1997 and 2006 he conducted the Slee Sinfonietta while also serving as a Visiting Professor/Conductor at SUNY Buffalo.

In the past few seasons Martensson has conducted the New York New ... Read More

Tony Martin
Tony Martin Tony Martin's "paintings in time" are legendary. His visual compositions were performed and exhibited in the 1960's and 70's across the country, often seen in collaboration with the new music composers working at the San Francisco Tape Music Center. He created the light system for the Experiments In ... Read More
Shawn Mativetsky

Shawn Mativetsky 

Versatile percussionist Shawn Mativetsky performs in a variety of musical genres with dynamism and skill. Equally at home in Indian classical music, world music, and contemporary/new music, Shawn also composes and performs for dance and theatre. Exponent of the Benares gharana, and disciple of the legendary Pandit ... Read More

Claron McFadden

Claron McFadden

Claron McFadden (soprano) studied voice at the Eastman School of Music in Rochester, New York. She made her Glyndebourne debut in the title role of Lulu conducted by Sir Andrew Davis. Other opera performances include the Netherlands Opera, Salzburg Festival, the Opéra Comique, the Bregenz Festival, Aix-en-Provence Festival, and ... Read More

Joe McPhee

Joe McPhee

Since his emergence on the creative jazz and new music scene in the late '60s and early '70s, Joe McPhee has been a deeply emotional composer, improviser, and multi-instrumentalist, as well as a thoughtful conceptualist and theoretician. Born on November 3, 1939, in Miami, FL, McPhee first began ... Read More

Brian McWhorter

Brian McWhorter
Brian McWhorter (trumpet) performs, composes, and improvises contemporary music as a solo artist and in groups such as the Meridian Arts Ensemble, the film-accompanying After Quartet, and the percussion-trumpet duo Endy Emby. He has recorded with the American Brass Quintet, the New Jersey Symphony Orchestra, the Absolute Ensemble, and ... Read More

Thomas Meixner

Thomas Meixner


Thomas Meixner, percussion, studied with Prof. Christoph Caskel at the Hochschule für Musik Köln. He has been a member of the Schlagquartett Köln since 1988. Since 1989 he has often performed with MusikFabrik NRW, of which he is a founding member, and with the Kammerensemble Neue Musik (Berlin).

He is ... Read More

Lucia Mense

Lucia Mense

Lucia Mense, recorder player and traverse flutist, resides in Cologne, after completing her studies there at the Hochschule für Musik as well as Milano and Amsterdam where she received a diploma from the Sweelinck Konservatorium. Her teachers have included Walter van Hauwe, Marijke Miessen, Günther Höller and Pedro Memelsdorff ... Read More

Yvar Mikhashoff

Yvar Mikhashoff


Internationally known both as an interpreter of 20th century piano works and as a performer/curator of American music, Yvar Mikhashoff performed at many of the world's leading music festivals, including the Warsaw Autumn Festival, Zagreb Biennale, Holland Festival, Ars Musica/Brussels, Numus Festival/ Denmark, Huddersfield Festival/England, Music Nova/Brazil, and Pan ... Read More

Jeffrey Milarsky

Jeffrey Milarsky

Jeffrey Milarsky is a Professor of Music at Columbia University, where has been since 2000, and is the Music Director/Conductor of the Columbia University Orchestra. Mr. Milarsky is the leading conductor of contemporary music in New York City. In the United States and abroad, he has premiered and ... Read More

Rebecca Miller

Rebecca Miller

Rebecca Miller is rapidly developing a reputation as one of Britain's most energetic and imaginative young conductors. Reviewers have repeatedly cited her "new insights into old works" and imaginative programming, as well as her "lucid and stylish baton." Born in California, she moved to London in 1999 after completing ... Read More

Cathy Milliken

Cathy Milliken
Cathy Milliken was born in Australia, where she completed her music degree in piano and oboe performance. She continued her oboe studies in Europe with Heinz Holliger in Germany and Maurice Bourgue in France. In 1980, she cofounded the renowned Ensemble Modern of Frankfurt. As a member of this ... Read More

Nicolas Miribel

Nicolas Miribel
 
    Violonist Nicolas Miribel studied at the Paris Conservatory, with Gérard Jarry and Jean Mouillère. Then he studied with Walter Levin and Hatto Beyerle, and won several international prizes (Maurice Ravel Prize, in Saint-Jean-de-Luz, France, Kranichsteiner Preis in Darmstadt, Germany, Franz Schubert Prize in Graz, Austria) ... Read More

Mayumi Miyata

Mayumi Miyata

Mayumi Miyata was one of the first to introduce the sho-, the traditional Oriental instrument, worldwide. Having been invited by major international festivals around the globe, her artistry has helped expand the recognition of sho- both in Japan and overseas.

After graduating from Kunitachi College of Music, she studied Gagaku ... Read More

Barbara Monk

Barbara Monk Feldman 

Barbara Monk Feldman was born in 1953 in Quebec, Canada. She received a Master in Music at McGill University in Montreal, a Ph.D. in Music at the State University of New York at Buffalo, where she studied with Morton Feldman, to whom she was married in 1987.


She ... Read More

Geoffrey Morris

Geoffrey Morris

Geoffrey Morris has created a unique path as a classical guitarist in Australia primarily through his pioneering work in contemporary music. To date he has played in over 150 performances of works for solo guitar, chamber works and works employing electronics.

His interpretations are often based upon direct contact with ... Read More

Motion Ensemble

Motion Ensemble

Motion Ensemble is a group based in New Brunswick Canada. Their repertoire is an eclectic mix of contemporary classical and experimental music, often utilizing electronics, improvisation and visual media. The group's performances take place in public venues, art galleries and nightclubs; they also reach thousands of school children through ... Read More

Musiques Nouvelles

Musiques Nouvelles

Formed in 1997 and led by the composer and cellist Jean-Paul Dessy, the ensemble Musiques Nouvelles brings together virtuoso and innovative musicians, dedicated to contemporary repertoire. They perform about 50 concerts and multidisciplinary shows each season (video, dance, literature, electronic arts, installations, conferences etc.), and produce around 20 ... Read More

Dominique My

Dominique My

Dominique My, after finishing her studies at the Conservatoire National superior de Musique de Paris, was hired by Rolf Liebermann as Chef de Chant at the Opera de Paris from 1980-82. Her work with creators, including Pierre Barrat, Peter Brook, Daniel Mesguish, Antoine Vitez, led her to join with ... Read More

Iván Naranjo

Iván Naranjo

Iván Naranjo (b.1977) studied composition with Romero at the Las Rosas Conservatory in Morelia, Michoacán. He is part of the electro-acoustic improvisation group Re5i5tol Sooo (unblushingly named after Resistol 5000, a popular brand of glue sometimes used for acheiving an inexpensive but extremely toxic high).

... Read More
Ne(x)tworks

Ne(x)tworks
 
    Ne(x)tworks is a collaborative ensemble of musicians creating and interpreting work that features a dynamic relationship between composition and improvisation. In performance and recordings, the group locates pathways into various types of notation systems and interfaces, striving for a meaningful dialogue with the past, present, and future ... Read More

Nathalie Négro

Nathalie Négro
 
  Nathalie Négro earned various academic degrees at the CNR in Marseille and Nice. A winner of the Concours Claude Kahn and a finalist in the Gaudamus Competition for Performers of New Music in Rotterdam, she works with such diverse figures as Claude Helffer, György Kurtag, Pierre-Laurent Aimard, ... Read More

Olga Neuwirth

Olga Neuwirth

Olga Neuwirth first burst onto the international scene in 1991 at the age of 22 when two of her mini-operas were performed at the Vienna Festival. Born in Vienna, she studied at the Hochschule für Musik und darstellende Kunst and the San Francisco Conservatory of Music. Her teachers include ... Read More

New Performance Group

New Performance Group

In the fall of 1979 a group of musicians from the San Francisco Bay area, members of the Port-Costa Players, moved to Seattle to begin teaching at the Cornish Institute. They subsequently formed the New Performance Group and in the following years a few other musicians were added ... Read More

New Professionals Orchestra

The New Professionals Orchestra, London

"Definitely an ensemble to look out for" - THE STRAD

Founded in 1999, The New Professionals Orchestra is made up of highly distinguished young artists and has quickly risen to prominence in the London music scene. The ensemble has become renowned for its innovative programming and dynamic ... Read More

Chris Newman

Chris Newman
Chris Newman is a contemporary composer, painter, author and performance artist living in Berlin. From 1976-79 he studied music at King's College London, taking a Bachelor of Music. During this time he met the Russian poet Eugene Dubnov and started to translate Russian poets (Mandelstam, Khlebnikov), an experience that ... Read More

Phill Niblock

Phill Niblock

Phill Niblock (born in Indiana, 1933) is a seminal figure in "drone" music who crosses the Downtown and Improv scenes. A characteristic of Niblock's drone style is its subtle, gradual alteration of pitch which leads one to lose a sense of "time" and draws one deeper and deeper into ... Read More

Marilyn Nonken

Marilyn Nonken

Marilyn Nonken is one of the most celebrated champions of the modern repertoire of her generation, known for performances that explore transcendent virtuosity and extremes of musical expression. Upon her 1993 New York debut, she was heralded as "a determined protector of important music" (New York Times). As a ... Read More

Clara Novakova

Clara Novakova

Clara Novakova was born in Czechoslovakia. After studying the flute in Italy and Germany, she attended the Paris Conservatory, which in 1988, awarded her a unanimous first prize. She began winning international competitions in 1982 (Palmi, Ancona, Stresa) and in 1995, she won the Pro Musicis award, which led ... Read More

Alex Nowitz

Alex Nowitz
Composer, singer and whistler, Alex Nowitz studied music in Munich, Berlin, Potsdam (Germany) and Potsdam (USA), graduating in 2000 with top honors from the University of Potsdam (Germany). He has written chamber and electronic works, music for theatre and dance, and is currently working on a chamber opera, Die ... Read More

Heather O’Donnell

Heather O'Donnell

Heather O'Donnell plays a wide range of music, from Bach's Goldberg Variations through major works of the early 20th-century, e.g. Ives's Concord Sonata, Ravel's Gaspard de la Nuit), continuing on to a passionate involvement with contemporary music. She gave over 30 world-premieres of solo piano works (including pieces by ... Read More

Takae Ohnishi

Takae Ohnishi


Harpsichordist Takae Ohnishi has performed extensively in major cities in the U.S. and Japan as a soloist, chamber musician and continuo player. She graduated from Toho Gakuen School of Music in Tokyo, and holds a Master of Music degree from the New England Conservatory of Music and a Doctor ... Read More

Mary Oliver

Mary Oliver
 
 

 

Mary Oliver (violin, viola, hardanger fiddle) was born in La Jolla, California, and studied at San Francisco State University (Bachelor of Music), Mills College (Master of Fine Arts) and the University of California, San Diego where she received her Ph.D in 1993 for her research in ... Read More

Ursula Oppens

Ursula Oppens


Pianist Ursula Oppens' ability to perform highly complex new works with clarity, technical brilliance, and musical understanding is legendary. She has commissioned and premiered important works by some of the major American composers of our time. Her long and productive relationship with composer Elliot Carter going back to a ... Read More

Peter Otto

Peter Otto

electronics

Peter Otto studied violoncello from an early age, completing undergraduate studies before undertaking composition at CalArts with Morton Subotnick and Mel Powell. Otto taught and managed the Electronic Music Studios at CalArts after completing the MFA. In Los Angeles, he was director of audio for numerous festivals including New ... Read More

Ian Pace

Ian Pace

The British pianist Ian Pace is internationally renowned as a performer of contemporary and other piano music, known for his transcendental virtuosity, vastness of repertoire, and uncompromisingly modernistic approach. He has played at most of the major European music festivals and given over 100 world premieres, by a wide ... Read More

Gerard Pape

Gerard Pape

Composer

Gerard Pape was born in Brooklyn, New York in 1955. He holds a B.A. in Psychology and a Ph.D. in Clinical Psychology. He has had private composition lessons with David Winkler, George Cacioppo and William Albright. He studied electronic music with George Wilson. Gerard has composed more than 70 ... Read More

Elizabeth Parcells

Elizabeth Parcells

Elizabeth Parcells, coloratura soprano, studied at the New England Conservatory of Music in Boston. While in the fellowship program of the Berkshire Music Center at Tanglewood, she made her Boston Symphony debut under the baton of Seiji Ozawa. She went on to be a winner of the Metropolitan Opera ... Read More

Hilda Paredes

Hilda Paredes

Hilda Paredes was born in Mexico were she began to study piano and flute. She arrived in London in 1979 where she continued her studies and performances as a flutist. In the first few years in London she also did several arrangements of popular and classical music for various ... Read More

Charles Peltz

Charles Peltz
conductor

Charles Peltz is currently the Music Director of the Glens Falls Symphony Orchestra and Director of Wind Ensembles at the New England Conservatory of Music. He was formerly a staff conductor with both the Syracuse Symphony and the Buffalo Opera Company. His guest conducting has included acclaimed appearances in ... Read More

Percussion Group Cincinnati

Percussion Group Cincinnati

Percussion Group Cincinnati was founded in 1979 and consists of members Allen Otte, James Culley, and Russell Burge, all of whom are faculty members and ensemble-in-residence at the College-Conservatory of Music of the University of Cincinnati. Appearances in their national and international touring schedule have included the major ... Read More

Stefka Perifanova

Stefka Perifanova



The Bulgarian-Swiss pianist Stefka Perifanova is an interpreter of classical repertoire as well as of modern music up to the most contemporary music of the 21st century. She has won several international competitions and is active as a soloist, chamber musician and Lied accompanist throughout Europe, in Korea, Colombia ... Read More

Jane Peters

Jane Peters

Jane Peters, violinist, was born in Adelaide, Australia. She began studying the violin at age 7 and made her stage debut at age 10. Two years later she won the Showcase Com-petition on Australian television, and in 1986, won the 3rd Prize and the Public Prize at the ... Read More

Goffredo Petrassi

Goffredo Petrassi

Petrassi was born at Zagarolo, Italy. At the age of 15 he began to work at a music shop to supply his family's financial needs, and became fascinated by music. In 1928, he entered the Santa Cecilia Conservatory in Rome to study organ and composition. In 1934, composer Alfredo ... Read More

Joshua Pierce

Joshua Pierce

Joshua Pierce, the featured pianist on this recording, is a New York pianist with an international solo and chamber music career.  A student of Dorothy Taubman, he holds degrees from the Manhattan School of Music, Juilliard and the Cleveland Institute of Music. Pierce is a specialist in Russian and ... Read More

Sally Pinkas

Sally Pinkas



"...Pinkas'... playing can turn from exquisite refinement to savage vehemence in a twinkling.... she plays as if every measure were a new revelation...(The Boston Globe).

Israeli-born Pianist Sally Pinkas follows an active performing career, encompassing a wide repertoire as well as a passion for chamber music and teaching.  She has ... Read More

Dimitrios Polisoidis

Dimitrios Polisoidis

Dimitrios Polisoidis was born in Greece in 1961. He studied violin and viola with Dany Dossiou, Christus Polyzoides and Herbert Blendinger. From 1989-93 he was principle  violist with the Graz Philharmonic, afterwards joining the Klangforum Wien. He has been intensively involved in new music and improvisation, performing as a ... Read More

Michel Portal

Michel Portal



Michel Portal, the great French clarinettist, came to fame in the 1960s-70s as a performer of complex new music compositions, premiering works by Boulez and others and being a member of Stockhausen’s ensembles. Interests grew to encompass jazz as well as recording with Prince’s musicians. Also noted for his ... Read More

Portland String Quartet

The Portland String Quartet

The Portland String Quartet, comprised of violinists Stephen Kecskemethy and Roland Lantz, violist Julia Adams and cellist Paul Ross, has been making music together for thirty years. Described by The New York Times as "a model of experienced ensemble playing," the quartet has been featured in a ... Read More

Michael Pugliese
Michael Pugliese One of the great percussionists, Michael had a close artistic relationship with John Cage. This led to his recording of Cage's ETUDES BOREALES on Mode's first release, made at the suggestion of Cage and recorded under his supervision. Michael gained prominence as a long time touring musician with ... Read More
Q-O2 Ensemble

Q-O2 Ensemble

Q-O2 is an ensemble for contemporary and improvised music. Q-O2 has a specific place in the Belgian music scene. Through the ensemble's conceptual preoccupations it blurs the boundaries of the traditional concert circuit and identifies points of access to different disciplines and new approaches. The twentieth century repertoire maintains ... Read More

Quatuor Diotima

The Quatuor Diotima

The Quatuor Diotima's name pays tribute to Luigi Nono's work Fragmente Stille, an Diotima, affirming their strong commitment to the 20th-century repertoire, from Bartok and the Second Viennese School to Carter, Xenakis, Lachenmann and Ferneyhough. They have also given world premières of new works by Alain Bancquart, Brice ... Read More

Lauren Radnofsky

Lauren Radnofsky

Lauren Radnofsky is a cellist and founding co-Artistic/Executive Director of Ensemble Signal. In her dual role with Signal, she manages all aspects of its varied season, including repertoire, program design, and project management, in addition to being a regular performer in the ensemble. Under her direction, since its inception ... Read More

Kenneth Radnofsky

Kenneth Radnofsky

Saxophonist Kenneth Radnofsky has appeared as soloist with leading orchestras and ensembles throughout the world, including the Leipzig Gewandhaus Orchestra under the direction of Maestro Kurt Masur, Dresden Staatskapelle, Boston Pops, Taipei and Taiwan Symphonies, New World Symphony, BBC Concert Orchestra, and Marlboro Festival.

Mr. Radnofsky made his New York ... Read More

Bruno Rastoin

Bruno Rastoin
Bruno Rastoin, visual artist and scenographer. Trained in the Visual Arts at the Beaux-Arts in Paris, he was led far away from art salons and galleries. Diatope, the work created in 1978 on the public square of the Georges- Pompidou Art Center, would mark for him a turning point.

Thus, ... Read More

red fish blue fish

red fish blue fish
 
    red fish blue fish is the resident percussion ensemble  of the University of California, San Diego.  The group functions as a laboratory for the development of new percussion techniques and music, and has toured widely. Its concerts have included Lincoln Center and the Henry ... Read More

Mathias Reumert

Mathias Reumert

Mathias Reumert is one of the most frequently recorded “new music percussionists” of his generation, and collaborates with several renowned composers. Among few other releases of its kind and genre, his widely acclaimed DVD, ‘Solo’, has reached the general music audience. After having won 1st Prizes at three international ... Read More

Roger Reynolds

Roger Reynolds

Roger Reynolds was born on 18 July 1934 in Detroit, Michigan. He was educated in music and science at the University of Michigan, when he co-founded the ONCE Festivals. His aesthetic outlook was jointly shaped by the American Experimental tradition and - through his teachers Ross Lee Finney ... Read More

Troy Rinker

Troy Rinker


An enthusiast of modern music, Troy Rinker has been a participant in hundreds of world premiere performances and recordings by a wide variety of composers. He performs regularly with the Argento Chamber Ensemble, Metamorphosen Chamber Orchestra, SONOS Chamber Orchestra, EOS Chamber Orchestra, SEM Ensemble, New York Pops, American Composer's ... Read More

Jean-Claude Risset
Jean-Claude Risset Born in 1938, composer Jean-Claude Risset studied the piano, musical writing, then musical composition with André Jolivet, in parallel with his scientific studies at the Ecole Normale Supérieure. While he has always written instrumental works, from the Prélude for orchestra of 1963 to Filtres for two pianos, from ... Read More
Françoise Rivalland

Françoise Rivalland

A student of G. Hiéronimus, Françoise Rivalland (percussion) also worked with F. Branna, G. Sylvestre and J.P. Drouet. As either soloist or chamber musician, she is an active participant in many European ensembles and international festivals. She is also an expert zarb and cymbalum player, and improvises frequently. Since ... Read More

Curtis Roads

Curtis Roads

Composer

Curtis Roads studied composition at the California Institute of the Arts (Los Angeles) and the University of California, San Diego. He received his doctorate from the University of Paris VIII. He now teaches at the University of California, Santa Barbara.  Dr. Roads was a researcher in computer music at ... Read More

Brigitte Robindoré

Brigitte Robindoré
Composer

Brigitte Robindoré, a French-American composer, studied composition and performance practice at the Amsterdam Conservatory with Ton de Leeuw and Jaap Schröder, followed by a degree at Duke University (USA), where she received three prizes for composition, graduating with the distinction summa cum laude. In 1989 she was recipient of ... Read More

Carol Robinson

Carol Robinson
Carol Robinson (clarinets) plays both repertoire and experimental music with equal ease and interest. She performs in major concert halls and international festivals, working closely with a great variety of composers Recently released recordings include classical and improvised music as well as music by Giacinto Scelsi, Luigi Nono, Morton ... Read More

Paula Robison

Paula Robison

Paula Robison (flute) studied at the Juilliard School and at the Marlboro Music Festival. When she was twenty, Leonard Bernstein invited her to solo with the New York Philharmonic. She gave her New York debut under the auspices of Young Concert Artists and soon after that became the first ... Read More

Germán Romero

Germán Romero

Germán Romero (b.1966) was born in Mérida, Yucatán, in 1966. He studied Composition at the Escuela Nacional de Música of the UNAM with Julio Estrada, Arturo Márquez, and Mario Lavista in the  Conservatorio Nacional (1985-87). He studied guitar with Federico Bañuelos (1987-91).  In 1992 and 1998 he participated at ... Read More

Carl Rosman

Carl Rosman
Born in England, Carl Rosman has appeared as a soloist throughout Europe and Australia, the USA, Japan and South Korea, collaborating closely with a wide range of composers including Richard Barrett, Liza Lim, and Rebecca Saunders. In 2002 he took up a residency at Akademie Schloss Solitude (Stuttgart), before ... Read More

Miklos Rosza

Miklós Rósza


Miklos Rosza studied the violin from the age of five. In 1926, he began studying at the Leipzig Conservatory. In 1929, his violin concerto was performed there. While living in Paris from 1931, Rozsa had his 'Variations on a Hungarian Peasant Song' and his 'Symphony and Serenade for Small ... Read More

Dirk Rothbrust

Dirk Rothbrust
 
    His parents wanted him to play the accordion, but the son had other ideas. He was born in 1968 in Illingen (Saarland). During a Carnival celebration there, he was overwhelmingly inspired by the percussion instruments, which immediately became an important anchor for the future.

 

All ... Read More

Vincent Royer

Vincent Royer


The French violist and composer Vincent Royer was born in Strasbourg. He studied in Freiburg and Cologne, performing early in various ensembles (Ensemble Köln, Ensemble Modern), dedicating himself intensely to chamber music, improvisation and to the dialogue between various art forms, music, dance and the visual arts.

Besides several fellowships, ... Read More

Tobias Rüger

Tobias Rüger


Tobias Rüger was born in 1965 in Berlin. He took saxophone lessons with Alfred Harth in Frankfurt from 1980-85 and studied music at the Hochschule der Künste in Berlin from 1987-94. In 1992 he was involved in the production of the CD "Pausen aus berühmten Opern." From 1994-96 he ... Read More

Gianpiero Ruggeri

Gianpiero Ruggeri

Baritone Gianpiero Ruggeri’s repertoire includes all the main roles in Mozart, Rossini and belcanto operas, as well as contemporary composers. He studied with Sesto Bruscantini, making his debut as Belcore in Donizetti`s Elisir d’amore. Recognized for his outstanding acting ability, he was invited by Gustav Kuhn to take ... Read More

Peter Rundel

Peter Rundel

Born in 1958, Peter Rundel studied violin with Igor Ozim and Ramy Shevelov, conducting with Michael Gielen and Peter Eötvös, and composition with Jack Brimberg. In 1984 he joined the Ensemble Modern, which he performed with for twelve years.

In 1987 gave his debut as a conductor. A specialist of ... Read More

Photo: Anton Lukoszevieze. 2017.
Marc Sabat Canadian composer of Ukrainian descent Marc Sabat (*1965) has been based in Berlin since 1999. He makes pieces for concert and installation settings, drawing inspiration from investigations of the sounding and perception of Just Intonation and relating to various music traditions—folk, experimental and classical. He is a frequent ... Read More
Sabat/Clarke Duo

Sabat/Clarke



Canadians Stephen Clarke and Marc Sabat are both active composers and performers of contemporary music. Since 1996, they have collaborated as a piano and violin duo. They have played concerts, made recordings, and commissioned composers to write new pieces, including Maria de Alvear, Martin Arnold, Gerald Barry, Christopher Butterfield, Allison ... Read More