Christos Grimpas - Cello

 

Studied at the State Conservatory of Thessaloniki (prof. D. Patras) and the Universität der Künste in Berlin, further receiving his post graduate music degree from the Folkwang Hochschule Essen (class V. Mendelssohn). He was a member of the Rhineland Youth Orchestra, the International Youth Orchestra and the European Union Youth Orchestra. Awards include prizes (Pan-Hellenic Competition for Young Soloists 1997, International Chamber Music Competition of HELEXPO 1998) as well as merit scholarships (Music Friends Society of Athens, the “Alexandra Trianti” Trust and the “Alexandros Onasis” Foundation).

Nikos Xanthoulis - Lyra

 

Nikos Xanthoulis is a composer, trumpet player and researcher. He holds a Bachelors Degree in Political Sciences and has acquired a PhD in Music Theory from the Bulgarian Music Academy of Sophia. Dr. Xanthoulis is Professor of Trumpet, Harmony and Counterpoint at the National Conservatory of Athens, Greece. He is also an Assistant Researcher of the Academy of Athens and a Tutor at the Greek Open University. For twenty-five years (1983-2008) he served as the principal trumpet player in National Greek Opera Orchestra and from May 2009 till 2012 he was heading the Educational Department of the same Opera.

Rebecca Heudorfer - Soprano

 

The soprano Rebecca Heudorfer was born in Memmingen and received her first vocal training at the school of music in Krumbach.Afterwards, she studied singing with Prof. James Taylor at the Academy of music in Augsburg and choral conducting at the Musical Academy Nürnberg. She attended various master classes, among others with Prof. Rudolf Jansen, Prof. Karl Kammerlander and in the framework of the Salzburg summer Academy with Prof. Kurt Widmer and Prof. Horiana Branisteanu. Rebecca Heudorfer was a scholarship holder of the "Richard-Wagner-Verband", and the Yehudi Menuhin Stiftung for gifted young musicians, under whose auspices many concerts.

Sergio Marchegiani & Marco Schiavo - Piano Duo

 

Reviews about them: "You lead a great musical evening before" (El Norte, Mexico); "These are pianist with an incredible musical culture" (Almaty, Kazakhstan); "The Italians had a kinky sense of Sinti and Roma, which was coiling the musical intensity and adrenaline in certain passages" (The Straits Times, Singapore); "The duet Schiavo Marchegiani shows how attractive it is, 'to make music together" (La Provincia, Italy). Marco Schiavo and Sergio Marchegiani are the audience and the critics for her musical personality, its great expressiveness, naturalness, interpretation of music, intensity and overwhelming energy of their performances very popular.

Lalit Worathepnitinan - Sopran

 

Lalit Worathepnitinan was born in 1992 in Thailand and started taking singing lessons at age 8. In 2002 she won 2nd Prize to KPN -Gesangscontest in Thailand. In 2007, she was, in the Pre-College Program visited Mahidol University and in 2010 she continued her bachelor in singing at the same university. From 2008 to 2013, it received a grant from the Music Faculty of Mahidol University.

Nutthaporn Thammathi - Tenor

 

Born in 1988 in Thailand tenor received his vocal training at the College of Music Mahidol University in Thailand. In 2010 he was awarded the 1st prize of the 11th Osaka International Music Competition. From 2008 he performed in concerts and opera performances in his homeland. He attended several master classes Austrian guest lecturers in Thailand. Since October 2011, he studied at the Mozarteum in Salzburg singing with Mario Diaz. In June 2013 he made his debut as Rodolfo in Puccini's "La Bohème" in a performance of the opera class at the Mozarteum University.