Prof. Ümit İşgörür - Cello

 

Ümit İşgörür went to school at Michigan State University School of Music as a visiting scholar and studied cello with Prof. Owen Carman. After receiving his Master of Music degree at MSU, he began the Doctorate of Musical Arts program in Orchestral Conducting with Leon Gregorian at the same school, later received artist diploma at Dokuz Eylül University.

Otto Sauter - Trumpet

 

Otto Sauter (Cologne) has appeared as a leading Piccolo trumpeter worldwide in all big concert halls. He played with the Philharmonia Orchestra London in St. James Palace into presence of HRH prince Charles in 1995. He gave a concert in the Vatican in the forbidden town in Beijing in front of pope Johannes Paul II. and 50,000 audience visitors and, in April 2001 with the China, National Symphony Orchestra in 1998 and in 2000.

Roman Perucki - Organ

 

The Polish organist, Roman Perucki, graduated in 1985 from the Music Academy in Gdańsk in the organ class of Professor Leon Bator and up from 1985 is teaching there, now as the professor of the organ class. He also teaches in a secondary schools. He had continued his studies in master-classes in Poland and abroad.

 

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).

Davide Alogna - Violin

 

Davide Alogna (Palermo 1980) as violinist is considered one of the best young talent in the Italian music scene. The prestigious magazine Amadeus choose him twice in one year as a cover artist and present two of his recording projects. The first cd (September 2013) was first volume of the complete Franz Schubert violin sonatas. The cd received important critical acclaim and after one year (September 2014) Amadeus publish the second cd, dedicate to the Italian composer Ottorino Respighi, with 2 suite violin and piano and the Concerto all’Antica, a masterpiece from composer that has been forgot- ten for more the 70 years. Davide has been working on the manuscript of this Concert, and the orchestral parts will the publish as a World preview in November 2014.

Chikara Imamura - Conductor

 

Chikara Imamura, Associate and then Regular Guest Conductor of the National Opera in Warsaw, conduct since 2002 “Madama Butterfly” and “Japanese Evening” in 2008 and 2010 by the celebration of diplomatic relations between Poland and Japan. He is prize winner of the 2nd Fitelberg Competition for Conductors in Katowice 1983.In 2009 conducted Imamura as a Music Director for premiere of “Samson et Dalila” at the Opera Wroclaw, in coproduction with Teatro Comunale di Bologna, Opéra Royal de Wallnie Liége, Fondazione Teatro Lirico Giuseppe Verdi di Trieste. He conducted “Nabucco” in 2012 in Japan and 9th Symphony of Beethoven at the Musikvereinsaal in Vienna in 2013. He is the President of the Japan Lutosławski Society since 2013 and member of the committee “Forum Poland” in Japan. He was awarded the Order of Cultural Merit, Odznakę honorową “Zasłużony dla Kultury Polskiej”,by Minister of Culture and National Heritage Bogdan Zdrojewski on 10.October 2013.