Jean-Guihen Queyras

Artist in residence 2022, cello

Mario Brunello

Cello & cello piccolo


Cello, vocals


The four cellists of the Metropole Orkest – Joel Siepmann, Emile Visser, Annie Tångberg and Jascha Albracht – combine broad musical taste and knowledge with a good dose of creativity and improvisation…

Polish Cello Quartet

The Polish Cello Quartet is formed by Thomasz Daroch, Wojciech Fudala, Krzysztof Karpeta, and Adam Krzeszowiec. They were taught by Paweł Głombik, Stanisław Firlej, Frans Helmerson, Gary Hoffman, Mich…

Matthieu Saglio

Matthieu Saglio started out as a classical cellist. He studied at the Conservatory in Rennes, but soon left the classical world behind and began to delve into jazz and other styles. He is a pioneer of…

Stefano Bruno

Participant Cello Competition

Emma van Schadewijk

Participant Cello Competition

Emma Warmelink

Participant Cello Competition

Shirley Smart Trio

Shirley Smart studied with Raphael Wallfisch at the Guildhall School of Music and Janos Starker in Paris before moving to Jerusalem. Here she became acquainted with musical traditions from North Afric…

ADAM Quartet

Competition supervisors

Amsterdam Sinfonietta

Amsterdam Sinfonietta was founded in 1988 with Lev Markiz as its first artistic director. Candida Thompson has been associated with Amsterdam Sinfonietta as concertmaster since 1995, and since 2003 sh…


Asko|Schönberg is the leading ensemble for contemporary classical music. Quality, experimentation, and innovative programming with an eye for topicality are their most important pillars. With a rich n…

Residentie Orkest

The official starting date of the Residentie Orkest was on the afternoon of Sunday November 20, 1904, when founder Henri Viotta raised his baton in the Building for Arts & Sciences. At that point, the…

CvA Symfonieorkest

The Symphony Orchestra of the Conservatory of Amsterdam has already played an important role during the Biennale several times. The orchestra, conducted by Tan Dun, played in a historic performance of…


L.E.J, short for Lucie, Élisa and buliette,is a French band composed of three women from Saint-Denis, a city in Paris' suburbs. They became famous by condensing numerous top songs from the summer of 2…

Matthieu Saglio Quartet

During CELLOFEST 2018, Matthieu Saglio could already be heard as the formidable swinging cellist of the jazz-blues formation and audience favorite NES. With his own quartet, Saglio plays compositions …

Invisible Stream

Invisible Stream is the jazz ensemble around Jean-Guihen Queyras. He managed to join forces with three top jazz players: the saxophonist Raphaël Imbert, the pianist Pierre-François Blanchard, and perc…
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