Fifteen internationally acclaimed musicians constitute our very distinguished group of “Senior Musicians.“ They will study, rehearse, discuss and perform together with a carefully selected group of twenty-eight excellent, highly talented ”Junior Musicians“. Our Junior Musicians have undergone a rigorous application process in February 2015 and are themselves already major prize winners, soloists, and passionate chamber musicians. We present the list of participants of Krzyżowa-Music 2015 below:
The Spanish oboist began his musical studies at the age of six, playing the guitar and at ten he began his oboe studies at the Conservatorio García Matos with Vicente Perez. Since 2012 he has studied with Prof. Lucas Macias Navarro at Freiburg University of Music.
Fifteen-year-old native New York violinist Ari Boutris is a scholarship student of Patinka Kopec at the Manhattan School of Music Pre-College. Ari has won several prizes and competitions including 1st prizes in Adelphi Orchestra competition and the Stamford Young Artists Philharmonic competition.
The violinist Maia Cabeza, born in Japan in 1992 of Argentinian heritage, was the 1st prize winner of the 2013 Leopold Mozart International Violin Competition Augsburg. Currently she studies with Antje Weithaas in Berlin. She performed with various orchestras like St. Petersburg State Symphony Orchestra, Munich Radio Orchestra, Philadelphia Orchestra and the Detroit Symphony.
As a recipient of a 2010 Borletti-Buitoni Trust Fellowship Award, the pianist is equally at home in recital, as a soloist with orchestras, and a chamber musician. He has appeared in recitals in Berlin, Florence La Pergola, Hong Kong, at the Società di Quartetto di Milan, Madrid, the Herkulessaal in Munich, the Louvre in Paris and the Tonhalle in Zurich.