Louise Hopkins

17/23 Aug 2019, 7 days

Hopkins studied with Raphael Walfisch and Steven Isserlis. She is a Professor at the Menuhin School and Guildhall School of Music. She debuted in Barbican Hall with Lutoslawski conducting his concerto. She has a worldwide career, including broadcast concerti and recitals for BBC, Radio Suisse Romande, Radio France, New Zealand Radio, and the festivals of Aldebruth, Bath, Cardiff, Salon de Provence, Brigthon, etc. She is Head of the string section at the Guildhall school of Music.


Marie Hallynck

24/30 Aug 2019, 7 days

She studied with Reine Flachot, Janos Starker and Natalia Gutman (Stuttgart) She took the Honor Diplom at the Mozarteum Sazburg and Academia Chigiana,Sienna. She debuted at Carnegie Hall and has played with the Berlin Philharmonic, the Concertgebouw, the Vienna Musikverein, Wigmore hall, the Koln Philharmonic and at Paris’s CIté de la Musique. She has partner with Martha Argerich, Vadim Repine, Gérard Caussé, Janine Janssen, Julian Rachlin, Mischa Maisky, Capucon, etc…

She is a Professor at Royal Brussels Conservatory Since18 year old.


Uxia Martinez Botana

24/30 Aug 2019, 7 days

Selected by the American bass magazine “No treble” as one of the world’s top 10 bass players and recognised by international critics for her “great intensity and exceptional technique”, Uxía Martínez Botana (born August 7 1988) started her double bass at  the age of 6 with the bass player of the Moscow Virtuosos Orchestra, Witold Patsevich. She studies in Spain and in the Netherlands at the “Conservatorium Van Amsterdam” where she finished her double bass bachelor’s degree with Peter Stotijn. Uxía has worked as a bass player in The Royal Concertgebouw Orchestra and she is the principal double Bass of the Brussels Philharmonic. Since January 2016 she is the Principal Double Bass of the Weinberger Kammerorchester (Zurich), under the direction of Gábor Takács-Nagy. She was the first Spanish Bass Player principal Double Bass of the Grammy Award Winner Kremerata Baltica, under Gidon Kremer. She has worked  with Martha Argerich, Emmanuel Pahud, Khatia Buniatishvili, Daniel Barenboim, Mario Brunello, Mikhail Pletnev, Heinrich Schiff , Simon Rattle, et alii.