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credit Christoph Köstlin

Joseph Haydn

"Since Haydn, a symphony is no longer a mere source of fun, but rather a matter of life or death," said Johannes Brahms paying homage to the musical accomplishments of Franz Joseph Haydn, who created trail-blazing works in almost every genre. …  more

String Quartet in B major, Opus 76 No. 4 Hob. III:78 "The Sunrise"

David Bruce

"Cymbeline" for Mandolin and String Quartet

Antonio Vivaldi

Concerto for Mandolin and Strings in D major RV 93


Clément Courtin, Violin

Born in the French city of Lille, the musician began playing the violin at the age of eight; from 1995 to 1997 he studied in Paris with Suzanne Gessner. After that Clément Courtin joined Igor Oistrakh's class in Brussels, where, after studying for…  more

Bernhard Metz, Violin

Bernhard Metz was born in Saarbrücken and took his first violin lessons at the Pflüger Foundation, headed by Wolfgang Marschner, in Freiburg. While still in secondary school, he also studied with Roman Nodel in Mannheim and Rainer Kussmaul in…  more

Konstantin Sellheim, Viola

Konstantin Sellheim is among the most sought-after instrumentalists of his generation. After studying violin with Prof. Atila Aydintan at Hannover University of Music and Theatre, in 1996 he began viola studies with Volker Worlitzsch from the…  more

Manuel von der Nahmer, Cello

A native of Wuppertal, the musician took his first cello lessons at the age of nine. After winning three federal prizes at the "Jugend musiziert" competition and first prize at the international "Charles Hennen" Chamber Music Competition in the…  more

Ulrich von Neumann-Cosel, Bass

Ulrich von Neumann-Cosel received his formative musical education at the age of six on the violoncello and with the Stuttgart Hymnus Boys’ Choir. Aged 13 he changed over to the double bass. After three years as a junior student with Prof Matthias…  more

Johannes Berger, Cembalo

Avi Avital, Mandolin

The first mandolin soloist to be nominated for a classical Grammy, Avi Avital has been compared to Andres Segovia for his championship of his instrument and to Jascha Heifitz for his incredible virtuosity. Passionate and “explosively charismatic”…  more