Artistic engagement connecting musicians and companies
Completely live and interactive, engage with the best musicians and enjoy the highest quality concerts tailored to your wishes and needs. From the world-renowned soloists to the most exciting up-and-coming talents, you can support our amazing artists and take advantage of this unique opportunity! Available in any musical genre, you can now offer a cultural break from work to your colleagues, friends and family.
THE DRAG BARITONE
Nina Naï is a drag performer and baritone. The person behind the curtain is Georgios Iatrou, a well-renowned baritone based in Germany, singing in opera stages worldwide. Nina has been performing in drag for the past 2 years in clubs, stages and- during the pandemic- online in drag festivals. Her project DRAUMA merges the world of lyric singing with the art of drag, creating a new, fresh genre that plays with the ideas of gender in traditionally conservative environments such as the classical music business. This project achieved the 3rd Prize at the international competition Goodmesh Concours.
Program: a traditional liederabend (art song concert) in drag. The program includes composers like R.Strauss, G.Mahler, A.Berg, E.Chausson, C. Debussy, H. Eisler, K. Weill and some greek composers.
— Budget: €650+
Cellist Maya Fridman is known for her passionate performances with a unique mix of styles and genres. Her concerts carry a deeper philosophy and theme, and her recorded works focus on the development of contemporary music for cello and voice.
Program: “Ritual Concert”
Besides being a feature of all known human societies, rituals serve to connect us with our inner world in which magic exists and imagination rules. The compositions Maya chooses to present in this program are inspired by the magical powers of spells, invocations and of nature, which are the greatest source of what we call mythological and divine.
— Budget: €450+
DIRÉN CHECA & JÓZEF OLECHOWSKI
Mexican violinist Dirén Checa (b. 1997) is Assistant Concertmaster of the OJUEM orchestra in Mexico City. She graduated with her Bachelor's degree from the Eastman School of Music in 2019. She is part of ContraPunto Collective, creators of CALLADITA (Audience Price, 2020 Goodmesh Competition).
As a First Prize winner in the 2019 Grand Prize Virtuoso Competition she performed at the Musikverein (Vienna).
Polish pianist Józef Olechowski has had a 40-year long career in Mexico, a country which has inspired him to record more than 40 CDs exclusively including Mexican music. He has performed as a soloist with the National Symphony Orchestra, Philharmonic Orchestra of Mexico City, Xalapa Symphony Orchestra, Yucatan Symphony Orchestra, Sonora Philharmonic Orchestra, among others.
Program: “This short recital program featuring Dirén Checa, violin, and Józef Olechowski, piano, will open with the maddening "Obsession" for solo violin by Eugène Ysaÿe, followed by the timeless Sonata for Violin and Piano by César Franck and will close with a fresh contemporary piece by an up-and-coming Mexican composer. As artists, we are thrilled to be able to provide music from the heart right to your home during these complicated times. This exciting multi-cultural and contrasting program will surely be a pleasant distraction from the typical home-office environment.”
— Budget: €1000+
Pianist Suejin Jung, the winner of the 2020 Goodmesh Concours, has been an invited soloist and collaborator in festivals such as Music Academy International, Ecoles d’Art Américaines de Fontainebleau, Vršac International Chamber Music Festival and performed as a featured soloist with Ensemble Calliopée, Ruse Philharmonic Orchestra, Rutgers Symphony Orchestra, Virtuosi Brunesis Orchestra, and The Discovery Orchestra. She was a recipient of the Harriet Hale Woolley Scholarship for the 2019-2020 academic year at the Fondation des Etats-unis in Paris, France. Suejin studied at the Juilliard School and is currently a doctorate candidate at Rutgers University Mason Gross School of the Arts.
Program: 'Nocturnes Through The Century' written for piano solo by various composers from the 19th and 20th century including Chopin, Fauré, Grieg, Boulanger, Barber. The concert will be recorded and performed at a private residence in New Jersey.
— Budget: flexible
Persian/American violist Muriel Razavi was born and raised in Germany and is in great demand as a soloist, chamber musician and orchestral musician in the baroque as well as in the contemporary music field. As a former student of Tabea Zimmermanns, she has won prizes from prestigious music competitions in the US (2018), Poland (2017) and Italy (2016). She has performed at internationally renowned festivals and given a masterclass at “Musicales de Frutillar” in Chile. Muriel is the assistant principal violist of the MDR Symphony Orchestra in Leipzig and is currently pursuing a PhD in Musicology at the Hochschule für Musik und Theater Hamburg with the topic “Re-Orientalism in Music”.
Program: Contemporary, Emancipated, Diverse
“My virtual concert will be closely connected to my Persian roots as well as to my PhD thesis where I am researching on the topic of Re-Orientalism and contemporary classical composers of the Iranian Female Composers Association".
The program consists of works for Viola Solo from Iranian contemporary composers mixed with compositions for Viola Solo by Ligeti and Vieuxtemps that blend in beautifully harmonically and style-wise.
— Budget: flexible
Trio Dreilinden is formed by pianist Liliia Mitronina, cellist Berta Planell Molist and violinist Sabina Curti. The three musicians, who come from Switzerland, Russia and Spain, met while studying at the Lucerne University of Applied Sciences and Arts and discovered their shared passion for chamber music. Their approach to the works is at once subtle and daring. They were taught at the Hochschule by Prof. Edward Rushton (piano)/ Prof. Konstantin Lifschitz (piano), and Prof. Guido Schiefen (cello). Their goal is to keep cultural assets alive and at the same time to use music to build bridges between different cultures and thus overcome borders.
Program: “Classical Trio in the time of the Second World War” Piano Trio in A-minor by Georgi Sviridov. The Trio was written in 1945, right at the end of the Second World War. The trio's performance will be combined with photos and videos depicting pictures of The Second World War and the everyday life of those times, which undoubtedly found response in G. Sviridov's trio. Before the concert, an introduction speech will take place with a short overview of the composer’s personality and special features of his composition technique.
— Budget: €600
Winner of numerous competitions and developing an outstanding career, Dana Zemtsov is one of the most promising international viola soloists of her generation playing chamber music with Janine Jansen and Martin Frost during the Utrecht Chamber Music Festival and a recital in Carnegie Hall (New York). In 2010 she won the Dutch competition ”Evening of the Young Musician”, became the “Young Musician of the Year” and represented The Netherlands at the “Eurovision Young Musicians Competition” in Vienna. In 2016 Dana was invited to join the 43rd International Viola Congress as a Guest of Honour together with renown violists such as Ettore Causa, Bruno Giuranna and Tabea Zimmerman.
Program: Warm, Friendly, Intimate and Virtuosic program for viola.
— Budget: starting from €850
International Soloist in lockdown: from Carnegie Hall and Concertgebouw live in your office and living rooms!
Did you ever wonder how a world-class concert pianist got to the top of her field? How is it possible to memorise all those notes and perform at the highest level in front of many thousands of people? What are the funniest bloopers of concert life? Anna Fedorova exposes her secrets of success and shares her art in an interactive online concert event designed exclusively for your company. You will hear some of the most beautiful pieces of piano repertoire, will get answers to any of your questions and learn how spirit, passion and dedication triumphs over obstacles and fear of failure.
Anna Fedorova is one of the world’s premier young pianists. From an early age, she demonstrated an innate musical maturity and astounding technical abilities. Her live recording of Rachmaninoff’s 2nd Concerto has more than 30 million views on Youtube and is highly acclaimed by critics and world-renowned musicians. She regularly performs at the world’s most prestigious concert halls such as the Amsterdam Concertgebouw, New York Carnegie Hall, Palacio de Bellas Artes in Mexico City, Zurich Tonhalle, Théâtre des Champs Elysees in Paris, Bunka Kaikan in Tokyo and many others.
Program: “With my online interactive concert, I would like to propose some of the most beautiful and beloved pieces of piano repertoire presented in an engaging and interactive way. I will be happy to have a dialogue with the audience, answer any questions, give some insight into the music, lives of the composers, my personal connection with the repertoire I perform and stories about myself.”
— Budget: starting from €1000
What’s it like working with one’s significant other on the subjective nature of high art? What is it like succeeding in doing something nobody has done before? How do you stay positive and creative in the darkest times? Join the Oyster Duo, one of the world’s premiere concert pianists and YouTube sensation and Anna Fedorova and Nicholas Schwartz, Royal Concertgebouw Orchestra double bassist, concert cellist, and former skateboarding champion, for an interactive concert where they play some of their signature music on the piano, cello and double bass and share the secrets of their creative, exciting and inspirational life together.
The Oyster Duo is a dynamic and exciting pair. Having met on the sands of the Brazilian coast, they bonded over the love of the oyster. The oyster’s delicate and refined qualities, yet the wild taste of the sea, are like sophisticated music-making, it still must be played with freedom and abandon. They also happened to be eating oysters at that moment!
— Budget: starting from €1500
MAAT SAXAPHONE QUARTET
Maat Saxophone Quartet is a 100% Portuguese ensemble.
Based in Amsterdam, Netherlands, this young quartet lives from its “hot blood” - a feverish and energetic passion for chamber music, together with a great companionship among the four members who share the same culture. Prize-winners of the most prestigious classical music competition in Portugal “Prémio Jovens Músicos” (2018), Maat already established itself as one of the upcoming new chamber music groups in the Netherlands and Portugal.
Program: Aragón from Spanish Suite nr. 1 - Isaac Albéniz (1887; arr. Peter Vigh)
Negarehaye Rangin - Ramin Amin Tafreshi (2020)
Dichter und Bauer - Franz von Suppé (1846)
Renascer - António Carlos Costa (2021)
This is a very energetic program that shows all the "powers" from the ensemble, as a saxophone quartet, and also made out of pieces that have a strong and concrete inspiration behind them. “We like to have a story behind the pieces we play so that we can embrace the audience with us, making them perceive and experience our musical storytelling.”
— Budget: €950
Olaiá Music is a music and video community based in Amsterdam. What started as a personal challenge, became a community in the Netherlands of musicians that want to play Brazilian music together. The core of the platform is their YouTube channel musically directed by the musician Breno Virícimo.
Program: The repertoire chosen by Olaiá is warm and light, but also energizing. Names like Jobim, João Gilberto will definitely be in the repertoire.
This project can be organized in many different setups, from duos (guitar and vocal) up to bigger groups (adding drums, piano, saxophone, bass).
— Budget: €300,00 per musician +
WHAT PEOPLE SAY
“Remarkable Tea-Tasting session!
Relaxing, educational, uniting.
We were a small team of 4 people and it was nice to be at the same table at completely different activity and to get to know each other better. Compliments!”
— HR Groep BV, Rijswijk, The Netherlands