expected concert duration: 65 minutes
Jonathan Nuß (*1992) got his first trombone lessons when he was twelve years old. At the age of 15 he completed his first Young study in Detmold with Professor David Bruchez. As a Young student he moved later to the Hochschule für Tanz und Musik Köln where he completed his Bachelor with Professor Ulrich Flad and Carsten Luz. In 2016 he continued his master course with Professor Ian Bousfield at HKB Bern. Jonathan is a multiple scholarship and first Federal Prize winner at the competition »Jugend Musiziert«.
In 2015 he
was a finalist of the Jeju International Brass Competition and winner of the Hochschule für Musik und Tanz Köln contest. Jonathan is since February 2018 a solo trombonist at the Sächsische Staatskapelle Dresden after a few academy contracts in the Münchner Rundfunkorchester or rather the Sächsische Staatskapelle Dresden and time contracts as a solo trombonist in the Sinfonieorchester Aachen and WDR Funkhausorchester.
Born in Sibiu, Romania, in 1989 into a Hungarian-Romanian family of musicians, Tibor Gyenge received his first violin lessons from his father.
Subsequently he attended the Béla Bartók Music School and the Music High School in Szombathely before moving to Graz to study at the city’s University of the Arts under Prof. Silvia Marcovici. In 2012 he completed his bachelor’s degree with distinction. From 2014 to 2016 Tibor Gyenge studied for a master’s degree under Prof. Daniel Gaede at the Nuremberg University of Music. During these years he also held a teaching position at the university.
His musical education was further enriched by numerous master classes given by star violinists such as Zakhar Bron, Leonidas Kavakos, Daniel Stabrawa, György Pauk, Itzhak Rashkovsky, Krzysztof Wegrzyn, Ulf Hoelscher and Kristóf Baráti.
Tibor Gyenge’s skills in chamber music have been honed through contact with members of the Fauré, Manderling, Lindsay and Carmina Quartets, as well as collaborations with artists such as Rudolf Leopold, István Várdai, Claudio Martinez-Mehner, Christian Euler, Ivan Monighetti and principal players of the Vienna and Berlin Philharmonic orchestras.
As a soloist he has performed with the Hungarian Chamber Orchestra, the Camerata Pro Musica, the Bad Reichenhaller Philharmonic, the Savaria Symphony Orchestra and the Satu-Mare State Philharmonic “Dinu Lipatti”.
After a 12-month contract with the Bavarian Radio Symphony Orchestra, he was engaged as concertmaster at the State Philharmonic in Nuremberg.
Since 2016 Tibor Gyenge has been assistant 1st concertmaster of the 1st violins at the Staatskapelle Dresden.
Florian Richter got his first lessons for violin at the Hochschule für Musik und Theater »Felix Mendelsson Bartholdy« in Leipzig with Professor Klaus Hertel. In 2000 he changed to the viola and one year later he moved at the music high school »Schloss Belvedere« in Weimar in the class of Professor Erich Krüger.
He studied at the »Hochschule für Franz Liszt Weimar« as a multiple Federal Prize winner of »Jugend Musiziert« with Professor Ditter Leser and Professor Erich Krüger and completed his education with the concert exam.
Florian Richter was scholarship holder of Hans und Eugenia Jütting Stiftung, Deutschen Stiftung Musikleben and der Carl Flesch Akademie. As a soloist he played for example under the direction of Johannes Klumpp, Helmuth Rilling, Stefan Solyom, Michael Sanderling und Marek Janowski. He was solo violist at Staatskapelle Weimar 2010 to 2012 and also at Staatsorchester Stuttgart 2012 to 2017.
Until 2017 he was also active at the music high school »Schloss Belvedere« in Weimar for young viola players.
Since October 2017 Florian Richter has been professor for viola at the Hochschule für Musik in Nuremberg and since August 2017 also solo violist of the Staatskapelle Dresden.