Instrumentalists

Michael Wersin

Michael Wersin

Michael Wersin, born 1966 in Bielefeld, studied singing, choral conducting, ear training and musicology. He is artistic director of the music festival "Alte Musik St.Gallen" (AMSG), runs a "practice and coordination centre for Gregorian chant" in the monastery district of St. Gallen, is responsible for a baroque concert series at St. Gallen Cathedral and teaches at the "Diözesanen Kirchenmusikschule" in St. Gallen as well as at the ...

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Carsten Lorenz

Carsten Lorenz

After studying harpsichord with Harald Hoeren in Frankfurt/Main and with Siebe Henstra in Utrecht (soloist's examination 1994), Carsten Lorenz specialised in baroque basso continuo playing with Jesper B. Christensen in Lyon and at the Schola Cantorum Basiliensis in Basel. He was professor of harpsichord at the Landeskonservatorium für Vorarlberg in Feldkirch in 1998/99 and has been teaching harpsichord and ...

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Maria Ferre

Maria Ferré

The Catalan lutenist and guitarist Maria Ferré graduated in studies of the classical guitar at the Conservatori Superior del Liceu de Barcelona (Spain). She then became increasingly interested in the performance practice on historical instruments and began to continue her studies for lute and other historical plucked instrument with Rolf Lislevand at the Musikhochschule Trossingen ...

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Simon Linne

Simon Linné

Simon Linné spent his childhood in a musical home in the countryside near Stockholm, Sweden, where he was influenced by both heavy metal and classical music. Nature remains an inexhaustible source of inspiration, creativity and awe for him to this day. Although the guitar was his first instrument, a ...

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Swantje Hoffmann

Swantje Hoffmann(violin) studied with Prof. Walter Forchert (Frankfurt am Main) and Prof. Nora Chastain (Lübeck, postgraduate soloist class) as well as baroque violin with Prof. Petra Müllejans (Frankfurt, postgraduate early music class). In addition to intensive chamber music activities with her piano trio ("Trio Sveg") and solo performances, she is a member of the Freiburg Baroque Orchestra and the Marini Consort Innsbruck (late Renaissance and early Baroque music). In 2003 she was the winner ...

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Christoph Riedo

Christoph Riedo

Born in Fribourg/Switzerland, Christoph Riedo studied baroque violin in Basel, Geneva and Milan and received special impulses from the following teachers: David Plantier, Odile Edouard, Enrico Gatti and Stefano Montanari. Since his diploma at the Civica Scuola di Milano, he has been active as a baroque violinist and violist in numerous early music formations, among which especially A Corte Musical ...

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Cosimo Stawiarski

Cosimo Stawiarski

Cosimo Stawiarski, born in Italy in 1974, studied baroque violin with Chiara Banchini at the Schola Cantorum Basiliensis and with Lucy van Dael at the Conservatorium van Amsterdam, as well as musicology at the Christian-Albrechts-Universität zu Kiel. His work focuses on the research and performance of North and Central German music of the late 17th and early 18th centuries. Cosimo Stawiarski is a permanent member of ...

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Laura Frey

Laura Frey

Laura Frey studied viola da gamba at the Staatliche Hochschule für Musik Freiburg i. Br. with Ekkehard Weber and graduated first with a teaching qualification and finally with an artistic qualification. Her busy concert schedule has taken her to many European countries and international festivals (e.g. Rheingau Music Festival, Heidelberger Frühling, Hohenloher Kultursommer, Händelfestspiele Göttingen and others). In addition, she was involved in ...

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Evelyn Laib

Evelyn Laib

Evelyn Laib first learned to play the harpsichord with Alfred Gross in Reutlingen before studying harpsichord and basso continuo in Stuttgart with Jon Laukvik, in Munich with Lars Ulrik Mortensen, in Cologne with Ketil Haugsand and at the Schola Cantorum Basel with Jesper Christensen and Andrea Marcon. She is a prize-winner of international chamber music competitions (York, Den Haag, Neuburg a.d. ...

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Andrea C. Baur

Andrea Cordula Baur

Andrea Cordula Baur studied lute and recorder at the Würzburg Musikhochschule, as well as at the Institute for Early Music, Trossingen. The lutenist performs throughout Europe in concerts and opera productions as a soloist and accompanist. She plays with various chamber music ensembles and baroque orchestras including Ensemble Chameleon, Ensemble Schirokko, Akademie für Alte Musik Berlin. She has appeared on numerous radio and CD recordings....

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