Adrian Diaz Martinez

Adrian Diaz Martinez was born in 1991 in Madrid, where he also received a primary musical education. In 2017, he completed his Master’s studies at the Hanns Eisler Academy of…

Alec Frank-Gemmill

Alec Frank-Gemmill divides his time between concertos, recitals, chamber music and orchestral playing. He was a member of the BBC New Generation Artists scheme 2014-16, appearing as soloist with the…

Andres Kaljuste

Estonian conductor Andres Kaljuste has enjoyed several debuts during the 2016/17 season with orchestras including Helsinki Philharmonic, Tampere Philharmonic, Estonian National Symphony Orchestra, Odense Symphony Orchestra, Oulu Sinfonia, Pori Sinfonietta and St….

Andrus Haav

Andrus Haav began his violin studies in Kiviõli under the tutelage of Tiina-Mai Arund, then studied at Tallinn Music High School in Aino Riikjärv’s violin class. In 1993, Haav graduated…

Artur Podlesniy

Artur Podlesnyi started playing violin at the age of six under the tuition of his father. He embarked on his professional education at the Russian Academy of Music (Moscow) and…

Björn Olsson

Björn Olsson is a member of The Royal Swedish Orchestra, resident at The Royal Opera in Stockholm. He studied French Horn under Prof. Frøydis Ree Wekre at the Norwegian Academy…

Emma Yoon

Emma Yoon, from New Zealand, began her studies with Stephen Larsen at the University of Canterbury in Christchurch and later moved to Germany to begin her Masters and Konzertexamen degrees under…

Emmanuel Pahud

Emmanuel Pahud started studying the flute at the age of four or five, his first teacher being a 15-year-old boy next door, who’s playing had made a deep impression on…

Eugenia Grauer

Eugenia’s professional career began following her debut with the Rotterdam Philharmonic Orchestra at the age of 10 in which she performed Mendelssohn’s Violin Concerto in E minor. Eugenia was born…

Eva Bindere

Eva Bindere (1974) is a violinist – a chamber musician and a soloist. She was born in Riga, Latvia, in a well-known family of musicians. As a young girl Eva took…

Eva-Christina Schönweiß

Eva-Christina Schönweiß is principal second violinist of the Deutsches Symphonie-Orchester Berlin (DSO). She also is a professor at the Hochschule für Musik Hanns Eisler Berlin, where she has taught since…

Florian Donderer

Florian Donderer is first violin of Signum Quartet, one of the most adventurous and outstanding string quartets of today, as well as longstanding concertmaster of The Deutsche Kammerphilharmonie Bremen. He is…

Gediminas Gelgotas

The music of the young Lithuanian composer Gediminas Gelgotas has been performed by Kristjan Järvi, David Geringas, Daniel Hope, Lidia Baich, Roman Patkoló and Sergei Nakariakov, amongst others, in concert…

Gilad Karni

Violist Gilad Karni has been praised throughout the world for his tone and interpretation. He’s received countless honors, from prizes at competitions to leadership roles in some of the world’s…

Gloria Ilves

Gloria Ilves (b. 1997) began her violin studies at the age of 4. Her teachers at the Tallinn Music High School were Tiiu Peäske, Maire Ots, Kristina Kriit, and Mari…

Guntis Kuzma

Guntis Kuzma graduated from the clarinet class taught by Professor Sigurds Circenis at the Latvian Academy of Music. He perfected his professional skills at masterclasses held by Eduard Brunner and…

Ingely Laiv-Järvi

Ingely LAIV-JÄRVI (oboe) started to learn the oboe at the age of 11 at Rakvere Kauri School (under Edvin Lips) and continued her studies at the Tallinn Music High School in…

Johanna Vahermägi

Johanna Vahermägi is an Estonian-born violist, who is currently working as an international freelance musician and performs as a soloist, chamber musician and orchestral player both at home and abroad….

Joonatan Rautiola

Joonatan Rautiola has studied saxophone at the Paris Conservatory with Claude Delangle and at the Sibelius Academy in Helsinki with Pekka Savijoki, where he now teaches saxophone and chamber music….

Joshua Bell

Grammy Award-winning violinist Joshua Bell is one of the most celebrated artists of his era. Having performed with virtually every major orchestra in the world, Bell continues to maintain engagements…

Julia Dinerstein

Julia Dinerstein is one of the most prominent viola teachers in the Netherlands. She works at the Rotterdam Conservatory, ARTEZ Conservatory in Arnhem and Zwolle, Maastricht Conservatory, the Hellendaal Music…

Julien Beaudiment

Flautist Julien Beaudiment crossed the English Channel when he was 18 years old to study at the Guildhall School of Music and Drama in London with Paul Edmund-Davies and Averill…

Kaspar Mänd

Kaspar MÄND graduated from Old Town Educational College and Music School, having studied the oboe with Kalev Kuljus and Aleksander Hännikäinen, and the choral conducting with Hirvo Surva. In 2012 he…

Katariina Maria Kits

Katariina Maria Kits began her violin studies at the age of 6 under the guidance of Marge Lill and in 2002, she started in Tiiu Peäske’s violin class at the…

Konstantin Sellheim

Konstantin Sellheim is one of the most sought-after instrumentalists of his generation. He was a student of Prof. Atila Aydintan at the Hannover University of Music and Theatre. In 1996…

Kreete Perandi

Kreete Perandi started her French horn studies at the age of 11 at the Tartu Municipal Music School under the guidance of Priit Sonn. She received her upper secondary education…

Kristjan Järvi

From conductor, to producer, composer, arranger. Kristjan Järvi embraces everything with an indomitable spirit of fresh and creative entrepreneurship. Kristjan Järvi has ‘earned a reputation as one of the canniest, and most…

Lars Vogt

Lars Vogt has established himself as one of the leading musicians of his generation. He first came to public attention when he won second prize at the 1990 Leeds International…

Leho Karin

Leho Karin is one of the most esteemed cellists in Estonia. He graduated from the Tallinn Music High School under Laine Leichter and the Tallinn Conservatory under Toomas Velmet (1991)….

Leonid Grin

Leonid Grin has been widely hailed for his passionate approach to music and his eloquent, powerful interpretations. During his tenure as General Music Director of the Saarlandisches Staats Theater, Saarbrucken (Germany), he…

Maarika Järvi

Maarika Järvi began her musical studies at the Tallinn School of Music until she moved to the United States with her family in 1980. She continued her studies at the New…

Marcel Johannes Kits

Marcel Johannes Kits (1995) is one of the most promising young cellists to emerge from Estonia, who has won 1st prizes at the major competitions in Estonia (TV competition Classical Stars…

Mari Poll

Born in Estonia (1987), Mari Poll has performed as a soloist and chamber musician across Europe, America and New Zealand at venues such as the Wigmore Hall, Cadogan Hall, St Martin in…

Marko Ylönen

Finnish cellist Marko Ylönen is a soloist, orchestral player and principal cello, plays in different ensembles, and is a teacher. Ylönen’s repertory is broad, taking in a range of works…

Mart Kuusma

Mart Kuusma began studying viola in 2009 at the Tallinn Music High School under the guidance of Toomas Nestor. In 2013, he went on to the Estonian Academy of Music…

Matthew Hunt

Matthew Hunt,  clarinet “Throughout the piece the out-of-this-world clarinettist shone star-like from above” Salzburg Festival ‘The clarinettist played so beautifully it was as though he wished to make the very…

Mihkel Poll

Mihkel Poll has studied piano at Tallinn Music High School (Maigi Pakri, Ivari Ilja), Estonian Academy of Music and Theatre (Ivari Ilja), and Guildhall School of Music and Drama (Ronan…

Neeme Järvi

Neeme Järvi (conductor) is the head of a musical dynasty and is one of the world’s most highly respected maestros today. He has conducted the world’s most prominent orchestras and works…

Nicolas Dautricourt

Voted ADAMI Classical Discovery of the Year at Midem in Cannes, awarded the Sacem George Enescu prize, guest artist at the 23rd Victoires de la Musique in Toulouse and a…

Paavo Järvi

October 2015 saw Paavo Järvi conduct his first concerts as Chief Conductor of the NHK Symphony Orchestra, returning to Tokyo in December 2015 for their annual Beethoven Symphony No.9 concerts celebrating the…

Paula Ernesaks

Paula Ernesaks began her horn studies at the age of 14 at Espoo Music Institute. Since 2012, she has studied with Jukka Harju, first in the Sibelius Academy Youth Department…

Peeter Sarapuu

Peeter Sarapuu has for the majority of his career worked in the Estonian National Symphony Orchestra and has been the principal bassoonist since 2005. As a soloist he debuted with…

Regina Udod

Regina Udod started her double bass studies at the age of 12 with Marek Mere at the Viimsi Music School and continued at the Tallinn Georg Ots Music School with…

Rie Koyama

Rie KOYAMA (bassoon) born in 1991 in Stuttgart/Germany, is from a Japanese family of musicians and, at the age of 25, has already won top accolades in many important national…

Robert Traksmann

Robert Traksmann (born 1995, violin) started playing the violin when he was four years old under the supervision of Tiiu Peäske. In 2014, he finished Tallinn Music High School and since…

Sandra Klimaitė

Sandra Klimaitė was born in Vilnius, Lithuania, and started violin studies in the National Mikalojus Konstantinas Čiurlionis School of Art when she was 7 years old. At the age of…

Sharon Roffman

Sharon Roffman is a prizewinner in the 2003 Naumburg Foundation International Competition. She made her solo debut with the New Jersey Symphony in 1996. Since then, Ms. Roffman has forged…

Sophia Rahman

Sophia Rahman made the first UK recording of  Florence Price’s piano concerto with the BBC National Orchestra of Wales, broadcast on BBC Radio 3. She has recorded Shostakovich’s piano concerto…

Theodor Sink

Theodor SINK (cello) was born in Estonia into a family of musicians. His father Kuldar Sink was a composer and also other members of the family are frequently involved with music…

Thomas Ruge

Thomas Ruge (violoncello) comes from Bremen and studied the violoncello most recently with Ottomar Borwitzky at Berlin’s Karajan Academy. While still a student, he was principal cellist in various orchestras, such…

Triin Ruubel

Triin Ruubel is an Estonian violinist who performs throughout Europe as a soloist and chamber musician. Born in Tallinn in 1988, she began her first violin lessons at the age of…

Valle-Rasmus Roots

Valle-Rasmus Roots began his cello studies at the Tallinn Music High School with Mart Laas in 2001 and he graduated from the school in 2013. He attained both a bachelor’s…