Faculty​​​​

chamber music

Sylvie Altenburger
17th - 23rd of September
Soloist in the Ensemble Intercontemporain in Paris under the direction of Pierre Boulez, she founded the TRIO DES LYRES. Founding member of the RUBIN QUARTET which  was  honored in 1996 in the  international competition of Evian for the best Mozart interpretation. Viola and chamber music professor at the University of Music Freiburg in Germany. In 2014 Sylvie Altenburger joined the Ensemble Aventure, based in Freiburg and devoted to contemporary music.
Ulrike Bals
17th -22nd of September
Professor for violin at the Hochschule für Musik und Theater Rostock since 1997. She received several awards at national competitions and a 3rd prize at the 1st International Competition for Violin in Kloster Schöntal. As a soloist, she has performed with various orchestras and since 1995 she has been a member of the CONCERTINO Ensemble with which she has worked as a soloist and in various chamber music ensembles.
Andrej Bielow
17th -23rd of September
As a soloist and chamber musician he has recorded over 20 CD albums for Naxos, CPO, Avi-Music, Hänssler Classics, Hänssler-Profil, Guttingi, Solo Musica, Genuin, Hyperion and Rakete Media. Winner of several major prizes at international competitions such as the Long-Thibaut Paris, ARD Munich, Hanover (Joachim), Città di Brescia and others. Violin Professor at the University of Arts in Graz and visiting professor at the Royal Academy of Music in London.
Dora Bratchkova
21st - 25th of July
Prize winner at the Bach Competition in Leipzig, at the Curci Competition in Naples and at the Tchaikovsky Competition in Moscow. She was first violin of the Bulgarian State String Quartet and performed in numerous concert tours throughout Europe. She worked with renowned conductors such as Marcello Viotti, Emmanuel Krivine, Michael Stern, Pavel Kogan, Umberto Benedetti Michelangeli and others. Dora Bratchkova is 1st Concertmaster of the Radio Symphony Orchestra Saarbrücken and first violin of the Rasumowsky Quartet. She is violin professor at the University of Music and Performing Arts of Mannheim
Laurent Breuninger
1st - 7th of September
Winning the second prize, the “Prix Eugène Ysaye” at the Brussels’ Queen Elisabeth Competition. This award follows a remarkable line of prizes, which he previously won in Brescia, Belgrade, Prague, Vienna, Berlin and Montreal. He made his debut as a soloist at the age of 12  with the Budapest Chamber Orchestra under the direction of Vladimir Spivakov at the Music Festival of Tours, France. Ever since, he performs as soloist and recital artist in festivals and venues internationally. Laurent Albrecht Breuninger lives in Karlsruhe where he holds a position as a professor at the Music University.
Peter Bruns
3rd - 8th of September
Peter Bruns has performed as soloist and chamber musician in renowned concert halls throughout all continents. The artist has also performed as soloist with many major orchestras. Since 2005 he is professor at the Academy of Music in Leipzig.
Peter Bruns is Artistic Director of the Mendelssohn Kammerorchester Leipzig since 2014, and performs regularly in its own concert series in the Gewandhaus Leipzig as well as on tours.
Milana Chernyavska
19th - 23rd of September
Winner of the “Lisenko” Piano Competition, Gold Medal at the Vladimir and Regina Horowitz Competition and at the International Piano Competition "Pierre Lantier" in Paris. She has appeared as soloist with a number of orchestras in Europe, Canada, USA and Japan and produced chamber music recordings for EMI and Ars Musici. She also teaches at the Academy for Music and Theatre in Munich, the Conservatory Feldkirch (Austria) and the Music University of Graz.
Fabrizio Chiovetta
7th - 13th of September
He has won the New Talents (Genoa, 2002) and the Orpheus (Zurich, 2003) competitions and has received the Honorary Mention Award of the Seventh International Web Concert Hall (USA, 2005). Fabrizio Chiovetta regularly gives concerts across Europe, North America, the Middle East ans Asia both in recitals and chamber music. Piano Professor at the Geneva University of Music (Haute école de musique de Genève)
Mariarosa D'Aprile
1st - 5th of September
Talented violinist, active in the national and international concert scene. She performs regularly in important music festivals as soloist and chamber musician and has recorded for the Swiss Italian Radio. She is violin and chamber music teacher at the Forum Musikae (Madrid) and “Andalucía Música” Academy in Seville.
Maria Egelhof
17th - 23rd of September
Maria Egelhof is violin professor at the Musikhochschule Lübeck. Already at a young age she began her concert activities as a soloist with important orchestras as well as chamber musician to almost all European countries and the states of the former Soviet Union. Students of her violin class are now active in internationally acclaimed ensembles as well as in renowned orchestras and soloists.
Joshua Epstein
3rd - 9th of September
International awards: "Reine Elisabeth" in Brussels, the "Sibelius" in Helsinki, "Paganini" in Genova and "Carl-Flesch-City of London" in London.
Joshua Epstein makes regular guest appearances as a soloist with orchestras. Numerous CDs, concerts and radio recordings document his skill. Prof. Epstein teaches at the University for Music in Saarbrücken, Germany.
Nachum Erlich
10th - 16th of September
Professor for Violin at the State Academy of Music in Karlsruhe, Germany and "Artist in Residence" at the University of Heidelberg. As a soloist he has worked with acclaimed conductors Moshe Atzmon, Esa-Pekka Salonen, Rudolf Baumgartner, Okko Kamu, Jukka-Pekka Saraste, Walter Weller and Sergiu Comissiona. Furthermore, he has taken particular pleasure in performing chamber music with colleagues such as Alfons Kontasrky, Siegfried Mauser, Kalle Randalu, Rudolf Meister, Julius Berger, Fany Solter, Martin Ostertag, Edward Vanderspar, Hartmut Rohde, Gustav Rivinius, Wolfgang Meyer and Eduard Brunner.
Boris Faust
2nd - 7th of September
Studied in the classes of Matthias Buchholz and Hatto Beyerle. First viola soloist at the Bremen Philharmonic Orchestra. Professor at the HfMT in Hamburg since 2014.
Andreas Frölich
2nd - 5th of July
Prizewinner of several international piano competitions, as in Senigallia, Milano, Vienna. Concertized in Europe, South America, Asia, South Africa and Australia, and with many famous orchestras. P Professor at the Hochschule für Musik und Tanz of Köln and Sommerakademie Universität Mozarteum of Salzburg
Ervis Gega
10th - 13th of September
Violin Professor at the Hochschule für Musik Mainz and the Peter Cornelius Konservatorium.
The first concertmaster of the Klassische Philharmonie Bonn. 
Regularly performs as a soloist and chamber musician in all major concert halls throughout Germany and Europe.
Daniel Geiss
10th - 13th of September
Guest at various chamber music festivals, he plays together with musicians such as Daniel Hope, Sebastian Knauer and Jaques Ammon , Danish String Quartet and Nigel Kennedy. Member of the Bayreuth Festival Orchestra, Daniel Geiss teaches Violoncello at the University of Music in Mainz and conducting at the University of Graz.
Roland Glassl
17th - 22nd of September
Glassl was the first German to win the first prize at the Lionel Tertis International Viola Competition in England, other awards include Viola Competition of the German Viola Society, 1st International Viola Competition Vienna, Primrose Viola Competition and Washington International Competition for strings. Concert tours have take him through Europe, North- and South America, and China. Since 2004, Glassl is professor of viola at the at the Musikhochschule Frankfurt as successor of Tabea Zimmermann.
Mark Gothoni
24th - 30th of September
He was honored in 1991 as “Debut-of-the-Year” at the Jyväskylä Arts Festival in Finland. Since then he has performed as a soloist and as chamber musician around the globe, including major festivals in Europe, Israel, the United States, and the Far East. First violinist of the Orpheus Quartet and member of the Mozart Piano Quartet. As professor of violin at the University of the Arts Berlin, he is giving master classes all over the world and he is head of the chamber music department of the Savonlinna Music Academy in Finland.
Francis Gouton
21st - 25th of September
French cellist Francis Gouton has given concerts as a soloist and chamber musician in many of the major concert halls and festivals on all continents. As a soloist he played with many renowned orchestras. A passionate teacher, Francis Gouton is a professor at the Trossingen Music Conservatory (Germany) and gives master classes across the world.
David Grimal
24th - 30th of September
He appears in the world’s leading classical music venues and with such orchestras as the Orchestre de Paris, the Orchestre Philharmonique de Radio France, the Chamber Orchestra of Europe, the Berliner Symphoniker, the Russian National Orchestra, the New Japan Philharmonic, the English Chamber Orchestra, the Mozarteum Orchestra Salzburg, the Jerusalem Symphony Orchestra, the Prague Philharmonia, the Orchestra of the Gulbenkian Foundation Lisbon and Sinfonia Varsovia…He teaches the violin at the Musikhochschule in Saarbrücken.
Nimrod Guez
5th - 10th of September
Winner of the AVIV Viola Competition in Tel Aviv, he gained orchestral experience as Principal Violist with the Berliner Philharmoniker, the Frankfurt Opera, the Frankfurt Radio Symphony Orchestra and the Bamberg Symphony Orchestra. He was the 1st Principal Violist of the Leipzig Gewandhaus Orchestra under Riccardo Chailly, and since 2007 he has held the same position with the Bavarian Radio Symphony Orchestra under Mariss Jansons. Viola Professor at the Hochschule für Musik Würzburg.
Stefan Hempel
15th - 21st of September
3rd prize in the International Max Rostal Violin Competition, in 2005 Boris Pergamenshikov prize for chamber music, in 2007 3rd prize in the Michael-Hill-Violin-Competition in Auckland, New Zealand, in 2008 special prize for contemporary music in the Andrea Postacchini Violin Competition in Fermo, Italy. International performing career as soloist and chamber musician. Currently he is violin professor at the Hochschule für Musik und Theater of Rostok.
Peter Hörr
24th - 30th of September
Cellist and Conductor Peter Hoerr is regarded as one of the most versatile and sought-after German artists of his generation. Prize winner at the 1989 Scheveningen International Cello Competition, Peter Hoerr has subsequently appeared as cellist at many of the finest venues and festivals around the world. Peter Hoerr was appointed Artistic Director and Principal Conductor of the Hofkapelle Weimar in 2009. He is Cello Professor at the University of Music and Theatre of Leipzig.
Ramon Jaffé
13th - 16th of September
A world-class cellist, Jaffé's playing reminds me J. du Pré's musical vitality
Vladimir Ashkenazy

Winner of the German Music Competition and of the Casals competition (Budapest), since that time innumerable concerts in all continents. Invited as jury member in international competitions, he is Professor of Cello at the University of Music "C. M. v. Weber" in Dresden. His students are winners of international competitions.
Gia Jashvili
7th - 11th of September
His talent was recognized by great musicians as Sir Yehudi Menuhin and Mstislav Rostropovich. In 2015 in collaboration with Joshua Bell, Gia has presented his new ensemble «The Munich Chamber Soloists». From 2005 - 2010 Gia Jashvili was invited by Maestro Lorin Maazel as concertmaster of the orchestra of the Opera house of Valencia (Spain) «Palau de les Arts Reina Sofia» with principal guest conductor Zubin Mehta.
Nana Jashvili
7th - 11th of September
Prof.Nana Jashvili is a recognized master virtuoso. She has won several national competitions as well as the "Concours International de Montreal“. Her triumphant breakthrough in Paris at the age of 17 was at the International Jacques Thibaud Competition when she won the first prize "Premier Grand Prix“ and several special prizes. She was student and later assistant of the great violinist Leonid Kogan at the Moscow conservatory. As a soloist she has worked with major orchestras and legendary musicians such as Karl Böhm, Claudio Abbado, Kurt Masur, Aram Khatchaturian, Yehudi Menuhin, Valerie Gergiev. As Professor of the Folkwang University Essen for almost 30 years she devotes her time to the training of the talented young musicians.
Ulf Klausenitzer
24th - 29th of September
Conductor and violinist with numerous outstanding orchestras, conductors and musicians together, companions were Morton Feldman as chamber music partner, Arvo Pärt, and Karl-Heinz Stockhausen, who composed for him, Mikis Theodorakis, Daniel Barenboim, Christian Thielemann and Pierre Boulez. Together with Yehudi Menuhin he founded the organization LMN (LiveMusicNow) Franken, which promotes highly gifted students with concerts in social institutions. Professor of violin and chamber music at the State University of Music in Nuremberg.
Catherine Klipfel
15th - 21st of September
Laureate at the Pantcho Vladigérov International Competition in Bulgaria. As a chamber musician, she performed with various well-known ensembles, as the Northwest German Philharmonic and the MusikFabrik Köln. Since 2005 she has been teaching at the Folkwang Hochschule. She is the founder of the Morgenstern Trio leading concert tours through the whole world.
Ulrich Knörzer
24th - 30th of September
Awarded first prize in the national competition “Jugend musiziert”. As a renowned soloist and chamber musician, Ulrich Knörzer has been a member of the Berlin Philharmonic Orchestra since 1990 and performs regularly as a chamber musician, predominantly as a member of the Scharoun Ensemble Berlin. He has been a professor of viola at the Berlin University of the Arts.
Andreas Krecher
24th - 30th of September
Prizewinner at the international Paganini Competition in Genoa, he is professor at the Robert Schumann Academy in Duesseldorf. He is also the first violinist of the Consortium Classicum and Mannheim String Quartet and concertizes as a solist and chamber musician in Europe, Japan, and the United States and at festivals including the Ludwigsburg Festival, Berlin Festival Weeks, and Schleswig-Holstein Festival
Reto Kuppel
10th - 16th of September
Winner of the International Chateau de Courcillon Violin Competition, violinist Reto Kuppel is one of the most prestigious german performers of his generation. He has performed throughout Europe and the United States. Currently he is Professor of violin at the Hochschule für Musik in Nuremberg, Germany.
Lavard Skou-Larsen
15th - 20th of September
He has won prizes both as soloist and as chamber musician, including the "Concertino Prague" and the "Sergio Lorenzi" in Triest. Violin Professor at the Mozarteum/Salzburg since 1991. Founder of the Salzburg Chamber Soloists.  He is acclaimed chief conductor of the "Deutsche Kammerakademie Neuss am Rhein" and of the of the "Georgisches Kammerorchester / Ingolstadt”.
Andreas Lehmann
22nd - 28th of September
Jury member in various competitions and Professor of Violin at the University of Music “Franz Liszt” of Weimar. Concert tours both in Germany and abroad with the "Liszt-Trio Weimar”. Leader of the Liszt University Chamber Orchestra as well as the Leipzig chamber Orchestra, the Central German Chamber Orchestra and the Spohr-Kammerorchester Kassel.
Maria-Elisabeth Lott
10th - 14th of September
Internationally recognized as one of the best german violinists of her generation. Since her US-Debut at the age of thirteen she performed with many of the world's most celebrated orchestras and appears regularly at the most significant international chamber music festivals. During her career she received prestigious awards, including the Karlsruher Kulturstipendium 2014 and the Bruno-Frey-Prize 2013. Since April 2017 she is professor for violin at the University of Music in Detmold.
Igor Malinovsky
26th - 30th of September
He has been the winner of eight international competitions such as the 1st International Violin Competition "Madeira Music Festival", the International Demidov Competition, the Grand Prix at the Diaghilev Competition, the International Pablo Saraste Competition and others. Professor at the Academy of Music "Carl Maria von Weber" in Dresden.
Tatjana Masurenko
17th - 22nd of September
Tatjana Masurenko is one of the leading viola players of our time. She has worked with composers such as the recently deceased Gladys Krenek, Moritz von Gagern, Dimitri Terzakis, Wolfgang Rihm, Hans-Christian Bartel, Luca Lombardi and Nejat Başeğmezler. She is professor for viola at the internationally renowned University of Music and Theatre “Felix Mendelssohn Bartholdy” Leipzig. She also gives masterclasses abroad in Spain, Canada, Scandinavia and other countries.
Maighréad McCrann
10th - 16th of September
Was a member of the Chamber Orchestra of Europe from 1987 till 1993 when she won the position of First Concertmaster of the Vienna Radio Symphony Orchestra. As a soloist and chamber musician she performed extensively in all the major European cities and is Professor of violin in the University for Performing Arts in Graz in 1997.
Priya Mitchell
4th - 8th of September
She was chosen as the British representative in the ECHO (European Concert Halls Organisation) “Rising Star” concert series and gave recitals in Paris, Vienna, Amsterdam, Brussels and New York, leading to performances with the Royal Philharmonic Orchestra, the BBC Symphony Orchestra, the BBC Philharmonic Orchestra, among others. She has collaborated with renowned orchestras and has performed extensively at many international festivals. 
Artistic Director of the Oxford Chamber Music Festival, she is violin professor at the University of Music and Performing Arts of Graz.
Heime Müller
26th - 30th of September
Heime Müller, born in Hamburg, Germany, was first and second violinist in the Artemis Quartet from 1991-2007. He performed all around the world in the major concert halls and festivals. Heime Müller has become a well-known teacher for violin and for chamber music. He taught at the University of Arts in Berlin and is currently Professor for violin and chamber music at the Musikhochschule Lübeck.
Lena Neudauer
1st - 7th of September
Neudauer sparked sensation at the Leopold Mozart International Competition in Augsburg, where she not only won 1st prize, but was also Mozart Prize, Richard Strauss Prize and the Audience Prize. She performs with the most important orchestras and has also dedicated herself to the performance of contemporary music and has worked, amongst others, with the Ensemble Intercontemporain and Pierre Boulez as also with the Österreichische Ensemble für Neue Musik (OENM). In her artistic activities, chamber music plays a significant role, which together with her solistic performances. In 2010 she was appointed Professor for violin at the Saar University of Music.
Diemut Poppen
7th - 9th of September
She has appeared in the most important music centres around the world. She performed as a soloist under the baton of conductors such as Heinz Holliger, Frans Brüggen and Claudio Abbado, and has been awarded the European Music Prize. Professor for Viola and Chamber Music in Detmold, in Madrid at the Escuela de Musica Reina Sofia and at Hemu Lausanne. She is Artistic Director of Cantabile Festival Lisboa and Rigi Musiktage/Switzerland.
Recording for Deutsche Grammophon, Capriccio, Live classics, EMI, Tudor, Ondine, amongst others.
Wolfgang Redik
10th - 16th of September
He has performed as soloist with many major orchestras and his concert diary include engagements in the Leipzig Gewandhaus, the Musikvereinssaal in Vienna, at the Bregenz Festival and in the Zürich Tonhalle. He is also a dedicated chamber-music player, chamber music partner include Juri Bashmet, Aurèle Nicolet, Jörg Widmann and Bruno Canino. Founder of the Vienna Piano Trio with which he has played in almost all the major music centres. He is leader of the Austro-Hungarian Haydn Philharmonic Orchestra and guest leader of the Camerata Salzburg. Professor of chamber music at the University Mozarteum Salzburg in Salzburg.
Linus Roth
19th - 23rd of September
In 2006 he established himself as one of the most interesting violinists of his generation through his debut CD with sonatas by Brahms, Debussy, Ysaye and Mendelssohn. Conductors he collaborated with are, amongst others, Gerd Albrecht, Herbert Blomstedt, Andrey Boreyko, James Gaffigan, Hartmut Haenchen, Manfred Honeck, Anu Tali and Antoni Wit. He is Professor for Violin at the “Leopold-Mozart-Zentrum” of the University of Augsburg.
Emil Rovner
3rd - 6th of September
Emil Rovner has won many prizes at international cello competitions, including a first prize at the Johannes Brahms Competition in Austria and a first prize at the Lausanne Competition under the patronage of Lord Menuhin. In 1998 he won the first prize and two special awards at the J. S. Bach Competition in Leipzig, marking the onset of his international concert career.
A passionate chamber musician, Emil Rovner performs with artists of the calibre of Pavel Gililov, Martin Helmchen, Alla Ivanzhina, Ana Chumachenko, Sol Gabetta and Ivan Monighetti. He is professors at the Carl Maria von Weber University of Music in Dresden.
Valerie Rubin
18th - 23rd of September
Since her debut in Weill Hall, Carnegie Hall in 1991, Valerie Rubin has concertized world-wide. She has been an invited guest at chamber music festivals in Salzburg, Schleswig-Holstein, Prussia Cove and Blonay and has made numerous recordings with all the major German radio stations. Valerie Rubin is a sought after interpreter of contemporary music as well as an enthusiastic baroque violinist. She is presently leading violinist of “the rubin chamber players”and professor of violin at the Hochschule für Musik Nürnberg.
Christoph Schickedanz
24th - 29th of September
One of the most prominent violinist of his generation in Germany. Honours at various competitions in Europe, as Berlin, Freiburg, Munich, Caltanissetta, Heerlen, Sion, Bloomington and Napa. Member of the Gililov Piano Quartet Berlin, he is professor at the University of Music and Theatre in Hamburg where he is presently also serving as Head of Strings. Among his students are competition price winners, many of his alumnae are holding orchestral jobs in important German cities, for example in Berlin, Essen, Hamburg, Leipzig or Munich.
Ludwig Schmalhofer
1st - 7th of September
Prizewinner of the "Bubenreuth string quartet competition”. He has taught since 1995 as viola professor at the Leopold Mozart Center of the University of Augsburg. He has more than 25 years of experience as an orchestral musician and also holds master classes in Paris, at the University of North Carolina (USA) and at the Conservatorio di Musica Napoli.
Bernhard Schmidt
25th - 29th of September
Founder of the Mandelring Quartet with whom he won the ARD Competition in Munich, the Concours International de Quatuor à Cordes at Evian and the Paolo Borciani Competition in Italy. The Mandelring Quartet conducts intensive concert activities in music centers worldwide: North and South America, Asia, Israel and Europe. In addition he also performs in other chamber music formations and as soloist he played with the Kurpfälzische Kammerorchester, the Staatsphilharmonie Rheinland-Pfalz and the Czech Bohuslav Martinu Philharmonie.
Felix Schwartz
24th - 29th of September
Felix Schwartz´ career was launched by receiving two prizes at the International Music Competition at Geneva. He works with artists such as Daniel Barenboim, Elena Bashkirova, Lisa Batiashvili, Guy Braunstein, Yefim Bronfman, Giora Feidman, Michael Gielen, Lawrence Foster, Boris Pergamenshikov (†), Nikolaj Znaider and Pinchas Zukerman. Training young musicians is another field of his artistic commitment, may it be as a Professor at the Hochschule für Musik Rostock or supervising young top musicians at the Orchestra Academy with the Staatskapelle Berlin.
Hans-Christian Schweiker
3rd - 9th of September
1st Prize of the International Chamber Music Competition in Citta di Castello and concerts throughout Europe, the USA and South Africa. He is founder and artistic director of the the MAI KLASSIK KAMMERMUSIKFESTIVAL. Professor of Violoncello at the Hochschule für Musik und Tanz Köln, his students are already professors themselves, have won prizes in every major international violoncello competition (including ARD competition, Casals competition, Feuermann competition, Tschaikowsky competition, Rostropowitsch competition...) and are principal cellists of the biggest orchestras in Europe.
Troels Svane
13th - 17th of September
Professor at the Hochschule für Musik Hanns Eisler Berlin. He has given masterclasses in Australia, Asia, Ukraine, South America and Europe. Jury member at international competitions. His students winners of prestigious international competitions (ARD, Feuermann, Geneva, Isang Yun, Rostropovich, Tchaikovsky) and members of renowed chamber music ensembles and orchestras.
Kristin von der Goltz
17th - 21st of September
She was a member of the Freiburg Baroque Orchestra from 1991 to 2004. She now performs on both modern and Baroque cello, and is in demand internationally as a solo cellist. She has been a member of Trio Vivente since 1992 and of the BerlinerBarockSolisten, an ensemble of the Berliner Philharmoniker, since 2006. In 2009 she was appointed Professor of Baroque Cello at the Musikhochschule Frankfurt am Main, and in 2011 at the University of Music and Performing Arts Munich.
Markus Wagner
14th - 20th of September
One of the most versatile cellists of his generation and winner of several national and international competitions, including the first prize in the Felix Mottl Competition, the Kunstförderpreis der Stadt Augsburg, the medal at the Concurso International de Musique Maria Canals and at the 'Exécution Musicale. He is professor of cello at the Hochschule für Musik in Nuremberg.
Annette Walther
1st - 6th of September
In addition to being a founding member of the Signum Quartet, Annette regularly performs with artists such as Carolin Widmann, Nils Mönkemeyer, William Youn, David Cohen, Liza Ferschtman and Priya Mitchell at festivals including the Musikfestspielen Mecklenburg –Vorpommern, Lofoten International Chamber Music Festival, Musiktage Hitzacker and Kammermusikfest Sylt. At the beginning of 2016, Annette has been appointed as violin lecturer at the Louis Spohr Music Academy in Kassel.
Emanuel Wehse
15th - 21st of September
Professor of cello at the Musikakademie der Stadt Kassel "Louis Spohr”, he is a cellist in the Morgenstern Trio, with whom he is the winner of major competitions (2nd Prize and Audience Award of the ARD Competition Munich, 2007, German Music Competition 2006, Haydn Competition Vienna, Schubert Competition Graz, Melbourne International Chamber Music Competition) and numerous other awards. Since then the trio have performed on the most important podiums of the world.
Tilmann Wick
24th - 29th of September
Cello professor at the Hanover Music Academy, he serves as a jury member in international cello competitions as the Lutoslawsky Cello Competition, the Instrumental Competition in Markneukirchen or the International Hindemith Competition. Performed with Claudio Abbado, Herbert von Karajan, Wolfgang Sawallisch, Sir Georg Solti, Rudolf Buchbinder, Pascal Devoyon, etc...His debuts were also memorable occasions, as at the Salzburg Festival and the Berlin Festival under the the invitation of Claudio Abbado.
Karin Wolf
24th - 30th of September
She is a founding member of the internationally renowned Verdi Quartet. She performs as a soloist and is a guest at chamber music festivals in Europe, Asia, Africa and the USA, making appearances with Bruno Giuranna, Wolfgang Meyer, the members of the Amadeus Quartet and the Melos Quartet. Karin Wolf is Professor of Viola and Chamber Music at the Academy of Music and the Performing Arts in Mannheim.
Mo Yi
21st - 26th of September
Prize winner at the International Telemann Competition in Magdeburg, at International Music Competition Maria Canals of Barcelona and at the Fourth Joseph Haydn International Chamber Music Competition in Vienna. She appeared as soloist and as chambermusician in many cities in China, Russia, Ukraine and Europe. Professor at the University of Arts of Berlin.
Valeria Zorina
11th - 15th of September
As soloist and chamber musician, she has performed at multiple international festivals and has been awarded a number of prizes in international music competitions. Constant collaboration with prestigious orchestras such as RAI Torino (Italy), la Orquesta della Radiotelevisione della Svizzera Italiana  Lugano (Switzerland), Württembergisches Kammerorchester Heibronn (Germany), Haydn Orchester of Bolzano.
Since 2015 Valeria Zorina has a Professorship for Postgraduate and Master Studies at the CSKG in Madrid.