Who: Mara Tieles
Competitions: First Absolute Prize of Cittá di Barletta, First Prize Rome Strings International Contest
Education: Codarts Conservatory (BA), Maastricht Conservatory (MA)
Tours: Europe, Latin America, and the Middle East
Festivals: Grachten Festival (NL), The North Sea Jazz Festival (NL), Holland Festival (NL), Instrumenta Oaxaca Music Festival (Mex) and Savolinna Chamber Music Festival (FIN)
Collaborations & Recordings: Principal viola player of the European Union Baroque Orchestra working together with musicians such as Maggie Faultless, Lars Ulrik Mortenssen and Alfredo Bernardini.
Bach Orchestra of the Netherlands.
Cinematic Orchestra, Snarky Puppy, Cuareim Quartet, Mondriaan Quartet, Heiner Goebels, The Orchestra of The Eighteenth Century under the direction of Frans Bruggen.
Who: Juan Diaz
Instrument: Bass, Violone
Education: Amsterdam Conservatory (MA)
Lucerne Festival Academy
Festivals: ManiFeste in Paris and Castellón Festival Orchestra (founded by Lorin Maezel)
Lucerne Festival Ensemble
Collaborations & Recordings: European Union Baroque Orchestra under Lars Ulrik Mortensen, Maggie Faultless, Alfredo Bernardini and Bojan Cicic.
Orchestra of the Age of Enlightenment (OAE)
Bremer Barockorchester, Collegium Musicum Den Haag, Florilegium Musicum and Nieuw Utrecht Philharmonie.
Bach Orchestra of the Netherlands.
Pierre Boulez, Matthias Pintscher, David Robertson, Wolfgang Rhim, Pablo Heras-Casado, Patricia Kopatchinskaja, Péter Eötvös, JACK.
Castleton Festival Orchestra founded by Lorin Maezel, with Rafael Payare, Alisa Weilerstein and Stefan Arzberger, the Folkwang Kammerorchester Essen, Oviedo Filarmonia under Friedrich Haider
Who: Konstanze Waidosch
Instrument: Cello, Cello Piccolo, Viola da Gamba
Education: Hochschule für Künste Bremen (BA)
Amsterdam Conservatory (MA)
Festivals: Styriarte Festival in Graz
Collaborations & Recordings: Rachel Podger, Dorothe Oberlinger, Ensemble les Enchantans, Eroica Berlin, Orchetser in Treppenhaus and recorded with Ensemble Dolci Canti and Ensemble EST
Who: Alba Encinas
Instrument: Violin, Viola d’Amore
Education: Amsterdam Conservatory (BA)
Festivals: Bach en Combrailles, Seviqc Brezice, Utrecht Oude Muziek, Festival de Peñiscola, and Ambronay Festival
Collaborations & Recordings: European Union Baroque Orchestra. Classical orchestras with conductors such as Lutz Kohler, Pablo González and Jaime Martin but she is currently more active in the early music scene. She has played with Les Inventions, Bach Orchestra of the Netherlands, Ambronay, Amsterdam Corelli Collective and Holland Baroque Society among others and worked with conductors such as Philippe Herreweghe, Patrick Ayrton, Alessandro Moccia, Hidemi Suzuki and Sigiswald Kuijken
Who: Bernhard Reichels
Instrument: Lute, theorbo
Competitions: Oscar and Vera Ritter Foundation in 2015 and the Summer School Dartington in 2017.
Education: Hochschule für Musik Franz Liszt with Prof. Thomas Müller- Pering, received his first lute
lessons from Björn Colell and studied with Prof. Joachim Held at the Akademie für Alte Musik, Bremen.
During his studies, Bernhard Reichel attended numerous master classes f.e. with Paul O’Dette, Hopkinson Smith, William Carter and Luca Pianca.
Tours: as a soloist and chamber musician in whole Europe, as well as in numerous radio, TV and CD recordings and with ensembles like
Collaborations & Recordings: Cantus Thuringia, Lux Musicae London, the Ensemble strumentale FIMA çunder Alfredo Bernardini and Rinaldo Alessandrini, Svapinga Consort and the Telemannische Collegium Michaelstein
Bernhard is founding member of the Ensemble Urstrom and especially enjoys performing in Duos with f.e. Anna Markova, Mirjam- Luise Münzel and Claudius Kamp, with whom he recorder his Debut CD for the Label Aurea Vox.