2016 Soloists


Katia and Marielle Labèque


Katia and Marielle Labèque are sibling pianists renowned for their ensemble of synchronicity and energy. Their musical ambitions started at an early age and they rose to internat...
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Lorenza Borrani

The Florentine violinist Lorenza Borrani has been a leader of the Chamber Orchestra of Europe since 2007. She has performed as director, concert master, soloist and chamber music...
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Paul Watkins


Paul Watkins enjoys a distinguished career both as a cellist and as a conductor, and in the 2009-10 season became the first ever music director of the English Chamber Orchestra. ...
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Kai Frömbgen


Born in Koblenz, in 1977, Kai had his first oboe lesson at the Luxemburg Conservatoire with Norbert Mattern. He received the first prize of the federal competition “Jugend musizi...
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Stefan Schweigert


Stefan Schweigert was a pupil of Alfred Rinderspacher and later studied with Klaus Thunemann at the Musikhochschule, Hannover. Since 1985 he has been Principal Bassoon of the Ber...
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Till Fellner


Alexandra Dariescu

Romanian pianist Alexandra Dariescu, recently named as ‘one of 30 pianists under 30 destined for a spectacular career’ (International Piano Magazine), dazzles audiences worldwide...
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Karim Said

Karim Said came to the public’s attention in 2009, playing concertos with the late Sir Colin Davis and the English Chamber Orchestra in London’s Barbican Centre. That same year, ...
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