Sándor Jávorkai, violin (Hungary)
Anna Gutowska, violin (Poland)
Petr Nouzovský, violoncello (Czech Republic)
Miriam Rodriguez Brüllová, guitar (Slovakia)
Gioacchino Rossini: La Gazza Ladra
Bela Bartok: Romanian dances
Henryk Wieniawski: Capriccio Nr. 4
Johann Kaspar Mertz: Scherzo
Antonin Dvorak: Humoresque
Manuel de Falla: Canciones populares espanolas
Georg Fridrich Händel / Johan Halvorsen: Passacaglia
Astor Piazzolla: Histoire du tango
Pablo de Sarasate: Zigeunerweisen
Pablo de Sarasate: Carmen Fantasy
Astor Piazzolla: Libertango
Miriam Rodriguez Brüllová
Violinist Sándor Jávorkai received his first violin instructions at the age of three from his father and already performed in public at the age of five. He studied in Budapest and Vienna. He played as a soloist with renowned orchestras such as Berlin Symphony, Dresden Philharmonic, Sinfonietta Baden, Savaria Symphony Orchestra, Budapest Philharmonic, Belgrad Philharmonic and many others.
Concert travels have led Jávorkai throughout Hungary, Italy, Spain, Germany, the Czech Republic, Slovakia, Romania, Russia, Holland, Austria, Greece, England, Malta, Norway, Turkey, Japan, Colombia, Tunisia, Egypt and Israel. Sándor Jávorkai has performed at important concert halls such as the Vienna Konzerthaus, the Berlin Konzerthaus, the Luxembourg Philharmonic, the Sava-Centar in Belgrade, in the “Forbidden City” in Beijing, the Warsaw Philharmonic and Opera City in Tokyo. He has performed at the Schleswig-Holstein Music Festival, the Spring Festival in Budapest and at the Spring in Russia Festival in Moscow. Sándor Jávorkai performed to great success at a gala concert in the Vienna Konzerthaus with Roby Lakatos, Rolando Villazón, Julius Drake, Michel Camilo and other well-known musicians.
Sándor Jávorkai was awarded with the first prizes in numerous international competitions.
He is playing in a duo with his brother, cellist Adam Jávorkai. In 2009 they have been awarded the Artists of the Year by Jeunesse and Bank Austria.
Anna Gutowska began her studies at the Conservatoire de Lausanne in Switzerland with Professor J. Jaqueroda. Continued her studies at the University of Music in Vienna (MDW) in the class of Professor Edward Zienkowski, where she finished in 2007 with honors. She won the first price at the international competition Postacchini (1999) in Italy and the first international Baltic Violin Competition in Gdansk (2006). As a soloist, she presented herself with many orchestras all around the world. Currently she teaches at the University of Music in Vienna (MDW), as an assistant of professor E. Zienkowski.
Peter Nouzovský graduated at the Conservatory in Prague and the Music Academy of Performing Arts in Prague. He continued in his studies at the Dresden School of Music with Wolfgang Emanuel Schmidt. He completed his studies at the Royal Conservatory in Madrid. He has improved his art with more than ten world-renowned violoncellists in master courses all over the world. (Mstislav Rostropovich, Boris Pergamenschikov, David Geringas, Franz Helmerson …)
Already as a student of the Conservatory, he saw his first international success in the form of an invitation to the Piatigorsky Seminar in Los Angeles, where only ten cellists from around the world were invited. Following a great success there, he was again invited in 2006.
Thanks to a successful recital at the international music festival Prague Spring 2005 he is a frequent guest at the most prestigious festival (2007, 2009, 2010). He took part also in other festivals, for example the Kammermusik Festival in Bolzano, Kyoto International Music Festival and the Bratislava Music Festival. Peter is a sought-after solo player at home and abroad. His other international activities include frequent recitals in lot of countries of Europe and in Japan. Peter is also a popular chamber player. He records for the labels CUBE Bohemia, Multisonic, Albany Records and Radioservis. He collaborated also with Marta Kubišová and Rod Stewart. Peter is the founder and director of the South Bohemia Chamber Festival (since 2005). He plays the “Miroslav Komár 2008” and “Jean Baptiste Vuillaume 1835” cellos.
Miriam Rodriguez Brüllová
She studied with outstanding guitarist and pedagogue Alvaro Pierri at Université du Québec á Montréal, Université Laval in Quebec City and University in Vienna, too. She performed as a soloist with many famous orchestras such as Jerusalem Symphony Orchestra, Brandenburgisches Staatsorchester, Virtuosi Pragenses, Virtuosi di Praga, Orchestra Fondazione Arena di Verona, Orchestra Sinfonica di Roma, Slovak Radio Symphony Orchestra, Orquesta Filarmónica de Bogotá, Universal Symphony Orchestra Seoul, Rzeszow Philharmonic, Talich Chamber Orchestra, Bohuslav Martinů Philharmonic Orchestra and many others. She has appeared on the stages of such famous concert halls as Prague Rudolfinum, Berlin Konzerthaus, Teatro Filarmonico Verona, Auditorium Conciliazione Roma, Seongnam Art Center and others. In addition to Slovakia she has played in almost whole Europe, in South America, Asia and Canada. As a chamber music player she performs regularly with some great Slovak, Czech and Hungarian artists – in duo with voice (Slovak National Opera´s top soloists), flute, violin, viola, cello, double bass, piano, in trio violin – guitar – cello and in quintet – guitar with string quartet. She is an initiator and Artistic Director of the Bratislava Chamber Guitar International Music Festival. For several years she was engaged by the Universität für Musik und darstellende Kunst in Vienna. Now she teaches at the Conservatory in Bratislava. She is playing the guitar by world-known luthier Gernot Wagner.
With souport of Embasy of the Slovak Republic in Ljubljana, Embassy of Hungary in Ljubljana, Embassy of Czech Republic in Slovenia and Embassy of Poland in Slovenia.