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  • Snežana Nena Brzaković

    Snežana Nena Brzaković

    Snežana Nena Brzaković studied singing in Belgrade/Serbia and in Berlin. She has received numerous prizes and awards. She completed her further artistic training with Prof. Norma Sharp, Brigitte Fassbaender and Inge Borgh. She sang numerous roles in her field and gave concerts and recitals in Germany, Austria, Belarus, Ukraine, Lithuania, Spain, Poland, Serbia, etc. From…

  • Bernhard Hansky

    Bernhard Hansky

    Born in Eisenhüttenstadt, the baritone Bernhard Hansky recently appeared as PING in “Turandot” at the Staatsoper Unter den Linden in Berlin in 2022 under the musical direction of Zubin Mehta. Permanent engagements have taken him to the Hamburg State Opera and the Semperoper Dresden, where he can be heard in all the great baritone roles.…

  • Prof. Lars Franke

    Prof. Lars Franke

    Born in Zwickau, Lars Franke has lived in Berlin since 2011 and works as a director at various venues. He presented his first productions during his time in permanent positions at the Hanover State Opera and the Stuttgart State Opera. During his time as a freelance director, he was commissioned to stage productions at the Volkstheater…

  • Vinzenz Weissenburger

    Vinzenz Weissenburger

    The conductor and choral director Vinzenz Weissenburger works with conductors such as Daniel Barenboim, Vladimir Jurowski and Sir Simon Rattle and has conducted orchestras such as the Konzerthausorchester Berlin, the Staatskapelle Berlin and the Lautten Compagney in concert and opera. Outside Europe, he has appeared as a conductor in Argentina, Vietnam, China, Qatar and the…

  • Frauke Bischinger

    Frauke Bischinger

    The stage and costume designer was born in Bielefeld. Today she lives and works in Brandenburg. Frauke Bischinger studied Fine Arts at the Düsseldorf Art Academy in Professor Karl Kneidl’s stage design class and Theatre Design at Nottingham Trent University in England. Important milestones in her career thusfar include: “Theatre in Education”, the Young Vic…

  • Insa Bernds

    Insa Bernds

    Insa Bernds studied piano, music theory and violin and then musicology and comparative literature in Lübeck, Freiburg, Milan and Berlin. She works as a freelance musician and musicologist in Berlin. The focus of her pianistic work is on accompaniment. She participates in numerous music theatre projects as a répétiteur and/or pianist in the performances and…

  • Evgeny A. Nikiforov

    Evgeny A. Nikiforov

    Evgeny A. Nikiforov began his studies at the Technical School for Culture and Art in Miass/Russia. In 2000 he graduated with distinction as a concert pianist, accompanist, chamber music pianist and piano teacher at the State Ural Conservatory “Mussorgsky” (Ekaterinburg). This was followed by the Concert Exam (2004) and the song accompaniment exam (2006) at…

  • Aleksej Ilenko

    Aleksej Ilenko

    Aleksej Ilyenko was born in Russia in the town of Sysran (Volga region). From 1967 to 1972 he attended the music college in Petropavlovsk (Kamchatka) studying piano and accompaniment. From 1972 to 1981 he completed his studies (piano, choral conducting and conducting) at the conservatory and college in Vladivostok, Kazan and Krasnodar. From 1983 to…