Katya Apekisheva

Katya Apekisheva is widely recognised as one of the leading pianists in Europe. Born into a family of musicians, she studied at the Gnessin School in Moscow, The Rubin Academy in Jerusalem and the Royal College of Music in London. Katya was a prizewinner in several major competitions, including the …

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Apollo’s Fire

Apollo’s Fire was founded in Cleveland, Ohio by the award-winning harpsichordist and conductor Jeannette Sorrell. Sorrell envisioned an ensemble dedicated to the baroque ideal that music should evoke the various Affekts or passions in the listeners. Apollo’s Fire is a collection of creative artists who share Sorrell’s passion for drama …

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Apollo’s Singers

Apollo’s Singers, like Apollo’s Fire Baroque Orchestra, was founded in 1992 by Jeannette Sorrell. Since their debut concert that year (performing the Mozart Requiem), this professional straight-tone chorus has been hailed as “one of the finest choirs of its kind in the country.” (The Cleveland Plain Dealer) Apollo’s Singers appear …

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Ariel Quartet

Distinguished by its virtuosic playing and impassioned interpretations, the Ariel Quartet earned its glowing international reputation early on. Formed in Israel nearly twenty years ago when its members were still students in middle school, the Quartet was recently awarded the prestigious Cleveland Quartet Award. The Ariel has served as the …

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Anton Armstrong

Anton Armstrong, the Harry R. and Thora H. Tosdal Professor of Music at St. Olaf College, became the fourth conductor of the St. Olaf Choir in 1990 after ten years in Grand Rapids, Michigan, where he had served on the faculty of Calvin College and led the Grand Rapids Symphony …

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