Sunday, 12_11_2017 11 a.m. | Festsaal im Münchner Künstlerhaus | 2nd Chamber Music Concert | Save date

"Slavic Strings"

Bohuslav Martinů

Sextet for two violins, two violas and two violoncelli

Erwin Schulhoff

Born on June 8, 1894 in Prague Died on August 8, 1942 in Würzburg  more

Sextet for two violins, two violas and two violoncelli

Antonín Dvořák

Born on September 19th 1841 in today´s Czech Republic, Antonín Dvořák was regarded by his contemporaries as a kind of composing "nature boy" - inspired, unacademic and drawing directly from the sources of Czech and Slavic folklore, he ranks along...  more

String Sextet in A major, Opus 48

Fellow composer Johannes Brahms, one of Dvořák’s most enthusiastic friends and supporters said of his String Sextet, op. 48: “It is infinitely beautiful. What a glorious invention, what freshness and beauty of sound!” What the audience liked after...


Vladimir Tolpygo, violin

Vladimir Tolpygo was born in Moscow in 1988. Having received his first violin tuition aged four from Sergei Fatkulin, he emigrated to Portugal a year later, where his parents continued to teach him the violin. From 2001 to 2007, he attended the...  more

Yusi Chen, violin

Born in China, Yusi Chen began playing the violin at the age of 6. When he was just 14, he was accepted for study with Russian violinist Evgeny Mikhailovich at the Music Gymnasium , In 2001 he continued his studies with Eberhard Feltz at the Hanns...  more

Jano Lisboa, viola

Jano Lisboa is 1st prize winner in both Viola and Chamber Music categories in the Prémio Jovens Músicos in Lisbon (Portugal) and prizewinner in the Watson Forbes International Viola Competition (Scotland) achieving also a commendation for one of the...  more

Valentin Eichler, viola

Valentin Eichler studied with Tabea Zimmermann in Frankfurt and Berlin, as well as with Veronika Hagen at the Mozarteum University in Salzburg. As participant of the Kronberg Chamber Music Academy 2000, he performed with Boris Pergamenschikow and...  more

Floris Mijnders, cello

Since 1990 he has been playing in many orchestras on this position, among them the Rotterdam Philharmonic Orchestra for more than 10 years, and has gained a lot of experience as an orchestral player. Besides that, he likes to teach and perform as a...  more

Sissy Schmidhuber, cello

Sissy Schmidhuber was born in 1970 in Munich and received her first cello instruction at the age of seven. From 1983-87 she studied with Michael Hell, following which she began her studies at the Munich Music Academy, continuing her education in...  more