Daniel-Ben Pienaar

Daniel-Ben Pienaar has garnered an international reputation for his unconventional approaches to standard piano repertoire, with particular interest in early music, Bach, the Viennese Classics and early Romantics. He was born in South Africa where he made his debut aged 14, playing Liszt’s First Piano Concerto and trained at the …

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Trevor Pinnock

Trevor Pinnock is known worldwide as harpsichordist, conductor and chamber musician. A pioneer in the performance of baroque and classical music on period instruments, he founded The English Concert in 1972 directing it until 2003 when he passed on this role to the violinist Andrew Manze. Pinnock’s recent work has …

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Juho Pohjonen

Celebrated as one of Finland’s most outstanding pianists, Juho Pohjonen is widely praised for his profound musicianship and distinctive interpretations of a broad range of repertoire from Bach to Salonen. His interpretations are known for their intensity, thoughtfulness, and fearless musical conviction. He has appeared with the Cleveland Orchestra, Los …

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Portland Baroque Orchestra

Emerging in the early 1980s as a grassroots cooperative of musicians in the Pacific Northwest, the Portland Baroque Orchestra has matured as a polished, professional ensemble within the ranks of the best period-instrument orchestras in North America and Europe. Succeeding Ton Koopman, Monica Huggett has been Portland Baroque’s artistic director …

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Anna Presler

Anna Presler, longtime member of Left Coast Chamber Ensemble and its artistic director, teaches violin and chamber music at the School of Music at California State University, Sacramento. Living since the 1990s in Berkeley, California with her husband, cellist Leighton Fong, she enjoys local bakeries, the company of friends, and …

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