Violin Professors in 2013 EMFA Halle

Violin courses in 2013 Euro Music Festival and Academy Halle, Germany
the following professors' teaching dates are confirmed:
(More professors in each session will be added newly)

SESSION I (Teaching Dates : July 22 - 31)
Annick Roussin  (CRR de Paris, France)
Ingolf Turban  (Munich, Germany)
Roman Nodel  (Mannheim, Germany)
Tomasz Tomaszewski  (UdK Berlin, Germany)

SESSION II (Teaching Dates : August 2 - 11)
Alissa Margulis  (Antwerp, Belgium)
Elisabeth Kufferath (Hanover, Germany)
Keiko Urushihara (Kunitachi, Japan)
Kevin Lawrence  (North Carolina, USA)
Sonig Tchakerian  (Rome, Italy)
Yoshiaki Shibata (NSO Berlin, Germany)

SESSION III (Teaching Dates : August 13 - 22)
Annette Unger  (Dresden, Germany)
Felice Cusano  (Milan, Italy)
Igor Malinovsky  (Dresden, Germany)
Jeremy Zhu (Eastman, USA)
Muriel Cantoreggi (Freiburg, Germany)




Young Artists Concert Series to be presented in 2013/14

The 30th Euro Music Festival and Academy(EMFA) will be held for one month on July 22 - August 22, 2013 in Halle – Haendel’s City in Germany, in cooperation with the Martin-Luther University Halle-Wittenberg.

During the 2013 EMFA, distinguished participants will be selected to perform in ‘Young Artists Concert Series’ of 2013/14 season which will be held in different cities in Europe, organized by Euro Arts.

Young Artists Concert Series (by EURO MUSIC FESTIVAL)

Participants in 2013 Euro Music Festival and Academy Halle Germany

Participants will be judged and selected while playing in various concerts which will be held during each academy session(all 3 sessions)
(Most of the participants will have a chance to play at one or more concerts.)

Selected participants will perform at ‘Young Artists Concert Series’ which will be presented in various concert halls in Europe including Germany in 2013/14 season.

Euro Arts 

Founded in 1998 by Euro Arts, EURO MUSIC FESTIVAL has been grown up and developed steadily, presenting highly qualified academy and concert programs. It brings the fellowship and harmony among musicians all around the world through mutual exchanges via music which is a universal language.
Many alumni of Euro Music Festival take their active part in music field around the world, as soloist, orchestral member or teaching professor.



Cello Professors in 2013 EMFA

Cello courses in 2013 Euro Music Festival and Academy Halle, Germany
the following professors' teaching dates are confirmed:
(More professors in each session will be added newly)

Prof. Emil Rovner(Dresden, Germany) 
_ Teaching Dates : July 22 - 31, 2013
_ Teaching Languages : English, German, Spanish, 

Prof. David Cohen(Mons, Belgium/London, UK) 
_ Teaching Dates : July 29 - August 7, 2013
_ Teaching Languages : English, French 

Prof. Asier Polo (San Sebastian, Spain) 
_ Teaching Dates : August 2 - 11, 2013
_ Teaching Languages : English, German, Spanish

Prof. Maria Kliegel (Cologne, Germany)
_ Teaching Dates : August 7 - 11, 2013
_ Teaching Languages : English, German

Prof. Peter Bruns (Leipzig, Germany)
_ Teaching Dates : August 6 - 11, 2013
_ Teaching Languages : English, German


Prof. Laszlo Fenyo (Karlsruhe, Germany)
_ Teaching Dates : August 15 - 22, 2013
_ Teaching Languages : English, German, Hungarian

Prof. Leonid Gorokhov (Hanover, Germany)
_ Teaching Dates : August 13 - 22, 2013
_ Teaching Languages : English, German, Russian





Cello Prof. Leonid Gorokhov in 2013 EMFA

Professor Leonid Gorokhov's cello class will be open at the 3rd Session in 2013 Euro Music Festival and Academy, Halle, Germany. 

_ Teaching Dates : August 13 - 22, 2013
_ Teaching Languages : English, German, Russian

"I was bowled over when I first heard Leonid Gorokhov in a concert a few months ago.              
With a sound reminiscent of the legendary Emanuel Feuermann, Gorokhov is one of those rare artists who combines a natural communicative skill with awesome technical command." 
_ Jeremy Nicolas, Classic FM Magazine

"I am delighted and thrilled to hear artistry of such superior order....."
_ Bernard Greenhouse

One of the finest cellists of his generation, Leonid Gorokhov often returns to his roots to perform in his home city of St. Petersburg. He studied at the St. Petersburg Conservatoire with Anatoli Nikitin and took part in masterclasses with Daniil Shafran. 
Winner of Concertino Praga(1st Prize) and Paris Chamber Music Competition(Premier Grand Prix), Leonid Gorokhov is the only Russian cellist be awarded the Grand Prix and the First Prize of the Geneva Concours(1986). 
In 1995 the European Association for Encouragement of the Arts awarded the Cultural Achievement Prize to Leonid Gorokhov for "exceptional talent and outstanding artistic accomplishment".
Since 2008, Leonid Gorokhov is a Professor at the "Hochschule fuer Musik und Theater" in Hannover, Germany. 
In 1991 Leonid Gorokhov appeared as soloist with the St. Petersburg Philharmonic conducted by Lord Menuhin; their strong musical rapport led to further concerto engagement with the Bergen, Berlin and Royal Philharmonic, English Symphony Orchestra, Sinfonia Varsovia and the Zurich Tonhalle. 
In 1995 he made a triumphant return to Russia in performances of the Elgar Cello Concerto with the Philharmonia Hungarica, again conducted by Lord Menuhin.
Recent engagements have included the Elgar Concerto with the Royal Philharmonic Orchestra in the UK and with the Enescu Philharmonic in Bucharest; he performed the Walton Concerto with the Philharmonia Orchestra in the UK and in Russia he played Haydn in C with the ST. Petersburg Philharmonic, Dvorak Concerto with the Moscow State Symphony Orchestra and the D'Albert Cello Concerto with the St. Petersburg Capella. 
Highlights of this season include chamber music at the Fort Macleod International Festival, Canada; performances at the Mozart Festival and the Schumann Festival at the Hannover Musik Hochschule; recital at the Imperial College, London and an evening of Bach Cello Suites, concerts with the Hermitage String Trio at the Chateau Port Royal, France, Hamburg Musik Hochschule, Germany and Dart Festival, UK; masterclasses in Tarragona, Catalunya and Goslar, Germany. 
Apart from his work as a soloist, Leonid Gorokhov is a founder member of the Hermitage String Trio and plays regularly as a duo with the pianists Kathryn Stott, Niklas Sivelov, Nikolai Demidenko and Gerard Wyss. Duo and Trio concerts have included the Bastad, Belfast, Eilat Winter, Oslo Chamber Music and Petworth Festivals, Munich and Wigmore Hall. In Australia, his residence at the Townsville Festival found him playing a wide variety of chamber music; in Russia he performed "Cello Dialogues" with Alexander Rudin at the Moscow Philharmonia; at the Athens Megaron he played a cello-guitar recital with Elena Papandreou and at the Bargemusic New York he played chamber music with Mark Peskanov. He has appeared at many prestigious festivals such as Budapest Spring, Corinthian Summer, Davos, Evian, Gstaad, Harrogate, Interlaken, Kuhmo, Ljubljana, Munich, Schleswig-Holstein and Spoleto. 
Leonid Gorokhov undertakes regular recital tours of Japan and has played concertos with the Thailand Philharmonic and the Macau Chamber Orchestra. In Europe he has been invited to play among others with the Basel, BBC Scottish, Berlin Radio, Biel-Bienne and Norrkoping Symphony Orchestras; the Prague Philharmonic, Promusica Salzburg and the Orchestre de la Suisse Romande. 
Leonid Gorokhov's discography includes recordings of Boccherini, Debussy, Haydn, Kodaly, Martinu, Shostakovich, Tchaikovsky and Tortelier for Melodiya. For Supraphon he has recorded concertos by Martinu and Saint-Saens with the Brno Philharmonic conducted by Lord Menuhin and an album of works by Prokofiev, Shostakovich and Stravinsky. Rarely performed gems feature on "Russian Discoveries" on the Olympia label and "Virtuoso Cello Transcriptions" on Cello Classics. His first recording with Nikolai Demidenko was an all-Schubert album for the Munich based AGPL label. This was followed by a recording of Schnittke, Rachmaninov and Shostakovich Sonatas on ASV Gold.