ROSEY CHAN Rosey Chan is considered by many music critics to be one of the most exciting piano performers of her generation. Rosey's ability to combine classical music with contemporary influences such as jazz & 20th century ballards have helped promote her talent on an international stage. Rising to fame as part of the Yukawa-Chan Piano Duo, Rosey's first solo album was produced by Sting and recorded at his private studio in Italy. Rosey Chan will be performing at the Gala Concert on 17th June. www.roseychan.com

 

ROSEY CHAN
Rosey Chan is considered by many music critics to be one of the most exciting piano performers of her generation. Rosey's ability to combine classical music with contemporary influences such as jazz & 20th century ballards have helped promote her talent on an international stage. Rising to fame as part of the Yukawa-Chan Piano Duo, Rosey's first solo album was produced by Sting and recorded at his private studio in Italy. Rosey Chan will be performing at the Gala Concert on 17th June.

www.roseychan.com

  JULIA GILLESPIE Julia is a dance performance artist originally from Australia currently working in Rambert dance company in the UK. Prior to joining Rambert she has performed with Ballet de Victor Ullate in Madrid and the Dutch National Ballet. Julia has worked with most renowned choreographers such as Mark Baldwin, William Forsythe, David Dawson, Nicolo Fonte, Hans van Manen, Rudi van Dantzig and Kristof Pastor. Julia will be performing on 17th June at the Gala Concert. Julia's profile on Rambert website  

 

JULIA GILLESPIE

Julia is a dance performance artist originally from Australia currently working in Rambert dance company in the UK. Prior to joining Rambert she has performed with Ballet de Victor Ullate in Madrid and the Dutch National Ballet. Julia has worked with most renowned choreographers such as Mark Baldwin, William Forsythe, David Dawson, Nicolo Fonte, Hans van Manen, Rudi van Dantzig and Kristof Pastor. Julia will be performing on 17th June at the Gala Concert.

Julia's profile on Rambert website

 

  JUSTINA GRINGYTE Gringyte first trained as a pianist before studying singing at the Lithuanian Academy of Music and Theatre, the Royal Welsh College of Music and Drama, the Accademia Musicale Chigiana and the National Opera Studio. She is is a Samling Artist and since 2006 has learnt with Buddug Verona James. Engagements since leaving the Programme include Carmen for English National Opera, Fenena (Nabucco) for Welsh National Opera and at the Savonlinna Festival and Maddalena (Rigoletto) for ENO and the Bolshoi Theatre. Justina will be performing at the Gala Concert on 17th June.

 

JUSTINA GRINGYTE

Gringyte first trained as a pianist before studying singing at the Lithuanian Academy of Music and Theatre, the Royal Welsh College of Music and Drama, the Accademia Musicale Chigiana and the National Opera Studio. She is is a Samling Artist and since 2006 has learnt with Buddug Verona James. Engagements since leaving the Programme include Carmen for English National Opera, Fenena (Nabucco) for Welsh National Opera and at the Savonlinna Festival and Maddalena (Rigoletto) for ENO and the Bolshoi Theatre. Justina will be performing at the Gala Concert on 17th June.

  FABIO D'ANDREA Fabio D’Andrea is renowned UK composer famous for his collaborations with Classic FM. Fabio will host our Opening Night on 15th June. www.fabiodandrea.com

 

FABIO D'ANDREA

Fabio D’Andrea is renowned UK composer famous for his collaborations with Classic FM. Fabio will host our Opening Night on 15th June.

www.fabiodandrea.com

  RAIVIS MISJUNS Raivis Misjuns comes from Riga, Latvia. In 2009, he started to seriously commit himself both in double bass and composition, having lessons with the renowned composer Pēteris Vasks. Currently he is studying double bass and composition in the Royal Academy of Music. One of the directions Raivis is interested in is to develop as an artist combining various performance elements including his own compositions and double bass play.  You can enjoy Raivis’ performance on 15th June, the Opening Evening of the festival and at the Gala Concert on 17th June. He will be taking part in the Creative Lab on 16th June as well.

 

RAIVIS MISJUNS

Raivis Misjuns comes from Riga, Latvia. In 2009, he started to seriously commit himself both in double bass and composition, having lessons with the renowned composer Pēteris Vasks. Currently he is studying double bass and composition in the Royal Academy of Music. One of the directions Raivis is interested in is to develop as an artist combining various performance elements including his own compositions and double bass play. 

You can enjoy Raivis’ performance on 15th June, the Opening Evening of the festival and at the Gala Concert on 17th June. He will be taking part in the Creative Lab on 16th June as well.

  SATOKO FUKUDA Satoko is a world recognised violinist. Since her concerto debut at thirteen, she has broadcasted an eclectic range of music for Classic FM, Resonance FM, BBC Radio 1, and BBC Radio 3. UK appearances include the Royal Albert Hall, Wigmore Hall, the South Bank, and the Barbican. Moving fluidly beyond the classical music Satoko is a regular guest artist at events such as the London Fashion Show, and the London Jazz Festival. Satoko is also a guest lecturer at the University of Westminster inspiring the next generation of artists. You can see Satoko performing on 17th June at the Gala Concert.

 

SATOKO FUKUDA

Satoko is a world recognised violinist. Since her concerto debut at thirteen, she has broadcasted an eclectic range of music for Classic FM, Resonance FM, BBC Radio 1, and BBC Radio 3. UK appearances include the Royal Albert Hall, Wigmore Hall, the South Bank, and the Barbican. Moving fluidly beyond the classical music Satoko is a regular guest artist at events such as the London Fashion Show, and the London Jazz Festival. Satoko is also a guest lecturer at the University of Westminster inspiring the next generation of artists.

You can see Satoko performing on 17th June at the Gala Concert.

  REINIS ZARIŅŠ The two-times winner of the Great Music Award of Latvia, recording artist and laureate of 11 international competitions, Reinis Zariņš is actively performing as a recitalist, concerto soloist and chamber musician in Great Britain, Latvia and in the wider Europe and North America. Reinis is a passionate advocate of meaningful contemporary music, and often performs Latvian music, including new works. Reinis will be performing at the Gala Concert on 17th June. He is going to be a part of the Creative Lab sessions. www.reiniszarins.com  

 

REINIS ZARIŅŠ

The two-times winner of the Great Music Award of Latvia, recording artist and laureate of 11 international competitions, Reinis Zariņš is actively performing as a recitalist, concerto soloist and chamber musician in Great Britain, Latvia and in the wider Europe and North America. Reinis is a passionate advocate of meaningful contemporary music, and often performs Latvian music, including new works.

Reinis will be performing at the Gala Concert on 17th June. He is going to be a part of the Creative Lab sessions.
www.reiniszarins.com

 

  THE STOLEN PROJECT First formed when creating a soundtrack for the Jack Kerouac novel On The Road, The Stolen Project mixes improvised music with structured compositions. It strives to create new musical landscapes, inviting the listener to close their eyes and imagine their own movie. Paulo Dias Duarte - Guitar/Composition, Ben Bastin - Bass, Chris Williams - Saxophones, Danny Keane - Cello, Kit Massey - Violin, Rob Pennel - Drums  The Stolen Project will be performing on 17th June at the Gala Concert. http://thestolenproject.bandcamp.com

 

THE STOLEN PROJECT

First formed when creating a soundtrack for the Jack Kerouac novel On The Road, The Stolen Project mixes improvised music with structured compositions. It strives to create new musical landscapes, inviting the listener to close their eyes and imagine their own movie.

Paulo Dias Duarte - Guitar/Composition, Ben Bastin - Bass, Chris Williams - Saxophones, Danny Keane - Cello, Kit Massey - Violin, Rob Pennel - Drums 

The Stolen Project will be performing on 17th June at the Gala Concert.

http://thestolenproject.bandcamp.com

  THE VIOLET HUM The Violet Hum is a mad musical vegetable. It's melodic roots will nourish your soul and make your ears bleed honey. "Agonised and haunting... piano, close harmonies and Gilmour-like guitars" - MOJO Magazine Expect The Violet Hum on 15th June at the Opening Night and on 17th June at the Gala Concert. www.theviolethum.com

 

THE VIOLET HUM

The Violet Hum is a mad musical vegetable. It's melodic roots will nourish your soul and make your ears bleed honey. "Agonised and haunting... piano, close harmonies and Gilmour-like guitars" - MOJO Magazine

Expect The Violet Hum on 15th June at the Opening Night and on 17th June at the Gala Concert.

www.theviolethum.com

  MICHELE MORAN Michele Moran is an Irish actress, singer, cabaret artist and a theatre maker. Her new show ‘Tell Michele A Secret’ is about people and the secrets they keep. Through performance she explores the crowd-sourced secrets in their depth and individuality, aspired to set the secret holder free through this art work. You could influence the performance by anonymously submitting your own secret at: www.tellmicheleasecret.com You can enjoy Michele's performance on the Opening Night on 15th June.

 

MICHELE MORAN
Michele Moran is an Irish actress, singer, cabaret artist and a theatre maker. Her new show ‘Tell Michele A Secret’ is about people and the secrets they keep. Through performance she explores the crowd-sourced secrets in their depth and individuality, aspired to set the secret holder free through this art work. You could influence the performance by anonymously submitting your own secret at: www.tellmicheleasecret.com

You can enjoy Michele's performance on the Opening Night on 15th June.

  KLAUDIA WITTMANN An acknowledged choreographer and a contemporary dance artist Klaudia is using theatre and camera as a platform for questioning and exploring the potential of human body. Originally from Germany, Klaudia has been producing her work with a range of English and European artists over the last 6 years, she manifests the future of multi-cultural collaborative art. Klaudia will be performing a duet "Circe" with Anna Beatriz Meireless, which you can see on the Opening Night of the festival on 15th June.

 

KLAUDIA WITTMANN

An acknowledged choreographer and a contemporary dance artist Klaudia is using theatre and camera as a platform for questioning and exploring the potential of human body. Originally from Germany, Klaudia has been producing her work with a range of English and European artists over the last 6 years, she manifests the future of multi-cultural collaborative art.

Klaudia will be performing a duet "Circe" with Anna Beatriz Meireless, which you can see on the Opening Night of the festival on 15th June.

  PLATON BURAVICKY Platon is a Latvian award winning classical composer with an interest in experimental sound world. He creates compositions using mathematical calculations, geometry and other statistical information drawn from visual stimulus. Platon will be performing on the Opening Night (15th June) and on the Gala Concert (17th June). https://soundcloud.com/platon-buravicky

 

PLATON BURAVICKY

Platon is a Latvian award winning classical composer with an interest in experimental sound world. He creates compositions using mathematical calculations, geometry and other statistical information drawn from visual stimulus.

Platon will be performing on the Opening Night (15th June) and on the Gala Concert (17th June).

https://soundcloud.com/platon-buravicky

  ANNELIE NEDERBERG Annelie Nederberg is a Swedish musician based in the UK with a passion for the performing arts. She performs with gestures, feedback and subjects and composes acousmatic music in which the body and movement are important parts. Annelie will be taking part in the Creative Lab sessions (16th June) and in The Baltic Cinema Night (18th June). www.annelienederberg.com

 

ANNELIE NEDERBERG

Annelie Nederberg is a Swedish musician based in the UK with a passion for the performing arts. She performs with gestures, feedback and subjects and composes acousmatic music in which the body and movement are important parts.

Annelie will be taking part in the Creative Lab sessions (16th June) and in The Baltic Cinema Night (18th June).

www.annelienederberg.com

  CHARLOTTE GINSBORG Charlotte Ginsborg is an artist filmmaker based in London. Her films combine narrative and documentary approaches to interrogate the documentary format. Her work has been screened and exhibited extensively nationally and internationally, including the Venice and Bucharest Biennales, the Serpentine Gallery and the ICA, London, the Pompidou Centre, Paris, and the Walker Arts Centre Minneapolis. Charlotte is curating The Baltic Cinema Night (18th June) and is taking part in the Creative Lab sessions (16th June) as well. www.charlotteginsborg.com

 

CHARLOTTE GINSBORG

Charlotte Ginsborg is an artist filmmaker based in London. Her films combine narrative and documentary approaches to interrogate the documentary format. Her work has been screened and exhibited extensively nationally and internationally, including the Venice and Bucharest Biennales, the Serpentine Gallery and the ICA, London, the Pompidou Centre, Paris, and the Walker Arts Centre Minneapolis.

Charlotte is curating The Baltic Cinema Night (18th June) and is taking part in the Creative Lab sessions (16th June) as well.

www.charlotteginsborg.com

RICK FEDS Rick Feds is a Fulbright scholar and creator of the Jazz Drums program at Jāzeps Vītols Latvian Academy of Music. He holds degrees from the Rhythmic Music Conservatory in Copenhagen and The University of the Arts in Philadelphia. Rick is the Director and CEO of Rick Feds Society, an eclectic synthesis of electronic music featuring a wide range of guest artists from different genres. “RFS” is representing an ever evolving interpretation and celebration of the experimental music. You can see Rick performing on the Opening Night on 15th June and at the Gala Concert on 17th June.


RICK FEDS

Rick Feds is a Fulbright scholar and creator of the Jazz Drums program at Jāzeps Vītols Latvian Academy of Music. He holds degrees from the Rhythmic Music Conservatory in Copenhagen and The University of the Arts in Philadelphia. Rick is the Director and CEO of Rick Feds Society, an eclectic synthesis of electronic music featuring a wide range of guest artists from different genres. “RFS” is representing an ever evolving interpretation and celebration of the experimental music.

You can see Rick performing on the Opening Night on 15th June and at the Gala Concert on 17th June.

  ANNA BEATRIZ MEIRELES Anna is a London based dance performance artist originally from Portugal. She works in a variety of dance styles from classical ballet to modern and contemporary dance and jazz ballet. Anna will be performing a duet "Circe" with Klaudia Wittman, which you can see on the Opening Night of the festival on 15th June.

 

ANNA BEATRIZ MEIRELES

Anna is a London based dance performance artist originally from Portugal. She works in a variety of dance styles from classical ballet to modern and contemporary dance and jazz ballet. Anna will be performing a duet "Circe" with Klaudia Wittman, which you can see on the Opening Night of the festival on 15th June.

  EMMA WATSON Emma is a British dancer based in London. Before training at London Contemporary Dance School she worked with a series of choreographers including Jasmin Vardimon, Cameron McMillan and Holly Noble. Whilst being at school she has worked freelancing on dance projects with Richard Chappell Dance and Charlie Brittain, film with the BBC and Hot Iron Films, and modelling for dance, fashion and art. She recently performed a duet with Kai Tomioka for the BBC young dancer final and will be performing a version of this piece in the open sharing. Emma will be performing at the Gala Concert on 17th June.

 

EMMA WATSON

Emma is a British dancer based in London. Before training at London Contemporary Dance School she worked with a series of choreographers including Jasmin Vardimon, Cameron McMillan and Holly Noble. Whilst being at school she has worked freelancing on dance projects with Richard Chappell Dance and Charlie Brittain, film with the BBC and Hot Iron Films, and modelling for dance, fashion and art. She recently performed a duet with Kai Tomioka for the BBC young dancer final and will be performing a version of this piece in the open sharing. Emma will be performing at the Gala Concert on 17th June.

  MARK KIMMETT Mark is a dance performance artist originally from Scotland currently working in Rambert dance company. Performing in various works whilst at Scottish Ballet, including Siobhan Davies’ White Man Sleeps, Tybalt in Krysztof Pastor’s Romeo & Juliet, Ashley Page’s Fearful Symmetries and Cheating Lying Stealing, Stephen Petronio’s MiddleSex George and Ride The Beast, George Balanchine’s Agon, and William Forsythe’s Artifact Suite. Mark also enjoyed performing with Rambert during their Asia tour in 2012. Mark will be performing at the Gala Concert on 17th June. Mark's profile on Rambert website.

 

MARK KIMMETT

Mark is a dance performance artist originally from Scotland currently working in Rambert dance company. Performing in various works whilst at Scottish Ballet, including Siobhan Davies’ White Man Sleeps, Tybalt in Krysztof Pastor’s Romeo & Juliet, Ashley Page’s Fearful Symmetries and Cheating Lying Stealing, Stephen Petronio’s MiddleSex George and Ride The Beast, George Balanchine’s Agon, and William Forsythe’s Artifact Suite. Mark also enjoyed performing with Rambert during their Asia tour in 2012. Mark will be performing at the Gala Concert on 17th June.

Mark's profile on Rambert website.

  MARYLEEN SCHILTKAMP Maryleen Schiltkamp studied art at the Rietveld Akademie and the Rijksakademie voor Beeldende Kunsten in Amsterdam and exhibited in galleries and museums in a.o. New York, Los Angeles, Tokyo, Curacao, St.Petersburg and Prague. In recent years, Maryleen has been fascinated by the visual parallels of musical movement and colour relating to sound, through which a collaboration with musicians developed, in combining exhibitions and recitals (Musical Paintings), mixed-media projects for video-film (Musical Paintings in Process), and most recently, try-outs of action-painting during a recital. She will be taking part in Creative Lab sessions.  http://www.maryleenschiltkamp.com/

 

MARYLEEN SCHILTKAMP

Maryleen Schiltkamp studied art at the Rietveld Akademie and the Rijksakademie voor Beeldende Kunsten in Amsterdam and exhibited in galleries and museums in a.o. New York, Los Angeles, Tokyo, Curacao, St.Petersburg and Prague.
In recent years, Maryleen has been fascinated by the visual parallels of musical movement and colour relating to sound, through which a collaboration with musicians developed, in combining exhibitions and recitals (Musical Paintings), mixed-media projects for video-film (Musical Paintings in Process), and most recently, try-outs of action-painting during a recital. She will be taking part in Creative Lab sessions.
 http://www.maryleenschiltkamp.com/

  IEVA STRAZDINA Ieva Strazdina is a Latvian artist based in London. She is particularly interested in exploring hidden 'dramas' and controversies of important theoretical, philosophical, religious texts and ideas through the live performance which shakes our, sometimes, received ideas about well known works and their authors. Ieva has worked with texts of Denis Diderot, Antonin Artaud, Arthur Rembaud, St Augustine and Guy Debord. You can enjoy Ieva's performance at the Gala Concert on 17th June.

 

IEVA STRAZDINA

Ieva Strazdina is a Latvian artist based in London. She is particularly interested in exploring hidden 'dramas' and controversies of important theoretical, philosophical, religious texts and ideas through the live performance which shakes our, sometimes, received ideas about well known works and their authors. Ieva has worked with texts of Denis Diderot, Antonin Artaud, Arthur Rembaud, St Augustine and Guy Debord.

You can enjoy Ieva's performance at the Gala Concert on 17th June.