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Nation and city: Germany - Berlin
Academy: Hochschule für Musik "Hanns Eisler"
Instrument: Piano

date of birth: 19/12/1996

Roni Levy began her piano studies at the age of 7 with Mrs. Natalya Blumenfeld in the Israeli Conservatory of Music Tel Aviv.
Later, she continued her studies for three years at the Buchman-Mehta School of Music in the Tel Aviv University, in the class of Prof. Emanuel Krasovsky. Currently, she studies at the Hochschule für Musik Hanns Eisler in Berlin, in the class of Prof. Eldar Nebolsin.
She won the first prize in the Israeli Conservatory competition and the third prize in the Katcz competition. Since 2010, Roni has been supported by the America-Israel Cultural Foundation scholarships. Roni performed at the Charles Bronfman Auditorium in a concert on behalf of the Israeli Philharmonic, in the Tel-Hai Gala concert at the Tel-Aviv Museum of Art, and in "The Future is Here" concert series, on behalf of the AICF.
She performed as a soloist with the BuchmanˇMehta Symphony Orchestra conducted by Yoav Talmi. Roni performed live on Kol HaMusika radio station, and on Deutschlandfunk Kultur radio station. During the Arthur Rubinstein International Competition 2017, Roni was a member of the Junior Jury.

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Nation and city: Czech Republic - Brno
Academy: Janáčkovy Akademie Múzických Umĕní v Brnĕ
Instrument: Clarinet

date of birth: 18/10/1997

He was born in 1997 in Jablonec nad Nisou. He is currently studying the clarinet at the Janáček Academy of performing arts in Brno in the class of prof. Milan Polák and doc. Vít Spilka.
He is a laureate of several competitions in the Czech Republic, Poland, Germany, and Italy. He has also participated in masterclasses with leading world players such as Yehuda Gilad, Harri Maki, Franck Amet, Paolo Beltramini, Shirley Brill, Andrew Marriner.
He played as a soloist with orchestras in Germany, Czech Republic, and Italy. He won the first price in several international competitions in Italy, such as Concorso Saverio Mercadante, in the Czech Republic, Czech Clarinet Art, in Poland Międzynarodowy Konkurs Instrumentów Dętych and he also won the competition for conservatories and musical secondary schools of the Czech Republic with full points and title of absolute winner.
The latest successes were in September 2019, when he won the second price at Leoš Janáček international competition in Brno, in July 2020 the third price at Silverstein Global Clarinet Contest, and in December 2020 the third price at Sava Dimitrov Sofia.

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Nation and city: Italy - Milan
Conservatory: Conservatorio di Musica "Giuseppe Verdi"

Silvia Borghese
Instrument: Violin
date of birth: 02/12/2004

Alessandro Mauriello
Instrument: Cello
date of birth: 07/08/2003

Vittorio Maggioli
Instrument: Piano
date of birth: 03/05/2005

The Trio draws together three teenager students of the Milan Conservatory mentored by M° Marco Pace. Individually they won numerous awards in many national and international competitions and decided to bring their soloist experience and virtuosity to chamber music. They were described as “young talents of strings and keyboards, little big stars” by one of the main newspapers in Italy.
Silvia Borghese (17 years old) began studying violin at the age of 7 with Ljiljana Bjelakovich and then continued at the Conservatory of Milan with Maria Caterina Carlini and Mauro Loguercio. She played for various associations, including "Gli amici del Loggione" and EXPO 2015. Alessandro Mauriello (17 years old) plays cello since the age of 5. He is a pupil of Matteo Ronchini (Milan Conservatory) and M° Enrico Bronzi, M° Luca Magariello at the Academy of Imola.
He is a member of the OSCoM (Symphonic Orchestra of the Conservatory of Milan). Vittorio Maggioli (16 years old) started playing piano at the age of 5. He studies with Silvia Rumi (Milan Conservatory) and M° Boris Petrushansky (Imola piano Academy). He is a winner of the Young Talents category of the Milan Conservatory Award 2021.

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Nation and city: Germany - Munich
Academy: Hochschule für Musik und Theater

Dainis Medjaniks
Instrument: Violin
date of birth: 17/07/1993

Moritz Weigert
Instrument: Cello
date of birth: 15/04/1992

Asen Tanchev
Instrument: Piano
date of birth: 13/05/1992

The Bulgarian-German pianist Asen Tanchev and the Latvian-German violinist Dainis Medjaniks had performed successfully together for several years before they founded the Soleri Trio in 2017. After a prolonged search, they were joined by the cellist Moritz Weigert from Leipzig. Since winter semester 2020 they have been studying with prof.
Dirk Mommertz (Fauré Quartet) at the University of Music and Performing Arts Munich, before that they studied with prof. Oliver Wille (Kuss Quartet) and prof. Markus Becker at the University of Music, Drama and Media Hannover. They received further musical impulses, among others by Eberhard Feltz, Günther Pichler, Ébène Quartet, Peter Buck, Priya Mitchell, Troels Svane and Stefan Heinemeyer.
At the 64th International Jeunesses Musicales Chamber Music Campus in Weikersheim, they were awarded the special prize as one of the most promising young ensembles of 2019. The trio is united by the great desire to be able to reflect their different cultures and stories in music.
They are always looking for new ways and means of expression without neglecting the musical context for all their enthusiasm, passion and spontaneity.

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Nation and city: Czech Republic - Prague
Conservatory: Pražská Konzervatoř

Pavla Tesařová
Instrument: Violin
date of birth: 26/05/1999

Michael Foršt
Instrument: Violin
date of birth: 28/12/1999

Matouš Hasoň
Instrument: Viola
date of birth: 22/04/2000

Martin Houdek
Instrument: Cello
date of birth: 05/09/1999

Ševčík Quartet was formed in June 2020 in Prague. The ensemble members are all currently in their final year of studies at the Prague Conservatory.
The members of the quartet are: Pavla Tesařová (1. violin), Michael Foršt (2. violin), Matouš Hasoň (viola) and Martin Houdek (cello). All members of the quartet are recognized as young talents of Czech classical music, especially Pavla Tesařová, a laureate of several international competitions.
Ševčík Quartet is developing under the guidance of members of some of the best Czech chamber ensembles, including Radek Křižanovský (who is also the quartet’s teacher on the Prague Conservatory) and Pavel Verner (both of Apollon Quartet), Tomáš Strašil (Bergerettes Trio), Štěpán Ježek (Bennewitz Quartet), Petr Holmann (Zemlinsky Quartet), Petr Verner (Dvorák piano quartet) and more.
The Ševčík Quartet focuses mostly on classical music of all eras, however, they aren’t opposed to venturing into jazz in the future.

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Nation and city: Poland - Warszawa
Academy: Uniwersytet Muzyczny Fryderyka Chopina

Łukasz Dyczko
Instrument: Soprano Saxophone
date of birth: 15/09/1997

Oskar Rzążewski
Instrument: Alto Saxophone
date of birth: 20/03/2001

Karol Mastalerz
Instrument: Tenor Saxophone
date of birth: 26/04/2001

Wojciech Chałupka
Instrument: Baritone Saxophone
date of birth: 18/04/1999

Nemesis Saxophone Quartet is a recently established ensemble of four young and promising saxophonists from Poland. It has been officially founded in 2020 when the musicians all got together at the Chopin University of Music in Warsaw in the saxophone class of Paweł Gusnar.
Throughout their short collaboration they managed to earn I prize at the 7th International Chamber Music Competition in Bydgoszcz. They have already performed during various festivals and concerts. Despite the quartet average age of 21, its members already have a very rich artistic past.
During various festivals and concerts, they have performed at the most prestigious concert halls in Poland. Beside that they all are established solo saxophonists who took part and received many awards at competitions all across Europe. All four saxophonists are scholars of Young Poland scholarship, National Fund for Children programme and owners of multiple scholarships of the Minister of Culture and National Heritage of Poland.
They additional advantage is the baritonist Wojciech Chałupka who is also a well-known composer of polish young generation, also giving the quartet many opportunities to perform and record his works.

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Nation and city: France - Paris
Conservatory: Conservatoire National Supérieur de Musique et de Danse
Instrument: Cello

date of birth: 13/03/1996

Révélation ADAMI Classique 2021, Stéphanie Huang gained her bachelor’s degree magna cum laude at the Royal Conservatoire of Brussels, then went on to study at the Conservatoire National Supérieur de Musique et de Danse de Paris.
At the age of 12, she won first prize at the Concours Dexia and made her debut at La Monnaie in Brussels in Tchaikovsky’s Variations on a Rococo Theme. In July 2015 she won the Grand Prix at the Suggia International Cello Competition in Porto.
She has been supported by various sponsors such as SPES, the Meyer and Kriegelstein Foundations, Patrick Petit, and was selected for the 2019-2020 Jaroussky Academy, the prestigious 2019/2021 Seiji Ozawa International Academy, and the Music Academy of Villecroze. Stéphanie Huang has performed the major concertante repertoire (Dvoák, Elgar, Tchaikovsky, etc.) with the Kamerfilharmonie van Vlaanderen, Orchestre Royal de Chambre de Wallonie, Orquestra Sinfónica do Porto and others, led by conductors such as Michael Sanderling and Carlos Izcaray.
She has also performed at various national and international festivals.

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Nation and city: Czech Republic - Prague
Conservatory: Pražská Konzervatoř
Instrument: Cello

date of birth: 25/09/1999

Karolína Záková has been playing cello since the age of five. She was born in Prague on September 25, 1999. She comes from a musical family and all her six siblings play musical instruments.
Karolína proved her remarkable talent in several national competitions. The 3rd place in the International Heran Competition and the honorary diplomas from the final round of the 6th Dotzauer International Cello Competition in Dresden are worth to mention. Karolína won the 1st prizes at the Pro Bohemia competition, at the Conservatory Competition, at the international Cello Competition for the Gustav Mahler Prize, and the 3rd prize in the international competition Talents for Europe. She became also the absolute winner of the J. Vychytil‘s competition.
Since 2015 she has studied at the Prague Conservatory (Miroslav Petráš). She also took part in international courses in Norway, Switzerland, Germany, Austria and Hungary.
She participated in a series of masterclasses with world-renowned cellists (A. Weilerstein, R. Pidoux, E. Rovner).
She played as a soloist with the PK Chamber Orchestra, the Prague Chamber Philharmonic, Hradec Králové Philharmonic and Janáek’s Philharmonic.