(in alphabetical order)
Fedor Grigoriev, cello, was born in Moscow in 1994. He started play the cello at the age of seven. From 2013 to 2015 he studied at the ‘Moscow State Conservatory’ in the class of Prof. A. Seleznyov. Since 2015 he studies at the ‘HMTM Hanover’ with Prof. L. Gorokhov. In 2014 he took a part in masterclasses at the ‘Kronberg Akademie’ with Prof. J. Pernoo and received the 2. Prize and the Special Prize at the ‘5. International S. I. Taneev Chamber Music Competition’ in Russia. He received a scholarship to study in Hannover, was a participant in the ‘XLIII International Dr. Luis Sigall Cello Competition’ in Chile and at the ‘G. Enescu Cello Competition’, in Romania. He was also an academic of the ‘NDR Elbphilharmonie Orchester of Saison’, in Hamburg.
Miri Kim, violin, was born in Tokyo in 1994 and began playing the violin at the age of six. In her homeland she has been awarded numerous prize, including 1st prize of the ‘Yomiuri Shimbun’ at the ‘2017 Japan Performers' Competition’. She studied the violin at ‘Toho Gakuen Music Highschool’, attended the ‘Toho Gakuen College of Music’ under the Prof. K. Harada, where she graduted in 2018 at the top of her class. Since 2018, she studies for her Master's degree at
‘HMTM Hannover’ under Prof. U. Schneider. She was an active participant in the masterclasses at the ‘Kronberg Academy 2019’ and at the ‘Baremboim-Said Academy 2019’. Kim plays a Marengo Romanus-Rinaldi violin made in 1897 and is a scholarship holder of ‘Yehudi Menuhin Live Music Now’ in Hannover.
Ofer Stolarov, piano, is an Israeli pianist, born to an immigrated Russian family. Winner and finalist of ‘Karl Edler Wettbewerb’, ‘Classic on Danube’, ‘Piano Forever’, ‘Kalmi’ and others. He served in the IDF as an “Outstanding Musician”, studied at the ‘Jerusalem Music Academy’, took part in ‘Eldwell Center’ for young talented pianists and performs regularly in the ‘Jerusalem Music Center’. He performed in many countries as a soloist, including with the ‘Alicante Orchestra’, ‘Ashdod Symphonic Orchestra’, ‘Haifa Symphonic Orchestra’ and ‘Jens Symphonic Orchestra’. Since 2012 he is supported by the ‘America-Israel Cultural Foundation’, takes part in ‘LMN Hannover’ and now works on his Masters under Prof. E. Kupiec at the ‘HMTM Hanover’.
Sigrid Djønne, flute, is currently doing her master studies at the Hochschule für Musik, Theater und Medien in Hannover with prof. Anna-Dina Björn-Larsen. She has earlier been a student at the Royal Danish Academy of Music and also at the Grieg Academy in Bergen, Norway. She is an engaged musician working with a various of different styles and composers and she hopes that she can use the music to inspire the listener and welcome them in to a world of sound and colour.
Victor Santana, guitar, is Master of Music at the Hochschule für Musik Hanns Eisler, Berlin, under the orientation of Prof. Dr. Daniel Göritz, and teacher at the Städtische Musikschule Johann Sebastian Bach, Potsdam. Born in Brasília, Brazil, he started studying guitar in 2007 at Teatro de Sobradinho with Maurízio Martins, and in 2013 earned the Bachelor degree at the University of Brasília. He recorded his first album with compositions by Giuliani, Villa-Lobos, Brouwer, and Gnatalli, giving concerts and interviews in several Brazilian TVs. He has awarded the 1st prizes at the 'BdMG Cultural Competition' (Brazil), at 'Música no Museu Competition' (Brazil), and at 'Great Composers Competition' (Germany). His premiere as a soloist was with the Brasília Symphony Orchestra, performing Villa-Lobos's Guitar Concerto, in 2014.