Latvian natives Kristīne and Margarita Balanas are two of the most exciting and versatile artists of their generation. Known for their distinguished artistry and mesmerising stage presence, the pair have quickly earned an international reputation as critically-acclaimed soloists in the vanguard of classical music. The sister’s unique and visionary approach has penetrated the industry, paving the way for a new scene in classical music, and the duo have been praised on global scale for their revolutionary ideas. Together, Kristīne and Margarita have set a new precedent in the field, and their impressive pedigree is a testament to their contributions to classical music.
An internationally acclaimed brass ensemble, The Rodney Marsalis Philadelphia Big Brass is composed of some of America's top brass musicians dedicated to bringing the joyous experience of great music to a wide range of audiences.
The Rodney Marsalis Philadelphia Big Brass is a family owned and operated business that had its beginnings on the streets of New Orleans. On the advice of Ellis Marsalis, the group created a concert format that breaks the usual barriers between genres and strives to create connection between the audience and performers.
In recent years the group has been invited to perform in major music halls around the world including China's National Center for the Performing Arts, Tangelwood's Seiji Ozawa Hall, and several prominent halls in Brazil and Italy.
Performances by The Rodney Marsalis Philadelphia Big Brass range from solo trumpet, to brass quintet, to the full ten piece ensemble with percussion.
Lana Janjanin Trio is a group of young, talented and versatile musicians, founded and led by Lana, in her pursuit of performing her original music. It's consisted of Lana Janjanin (vocals, piano, composition), Marko Ferlan (e.bass/double bass) and Lukas Fellner (drums), all of whom are classically trained musicians with great passion for many genres of music, including jazz, soul, RnB, which they combine in their music, creating their own individual sound and style. The trio has been recording and performing together for the last five years and recently released their first album - "A Minute of Love", on which they are joined by guest musicians.