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The Austrian K&K Ballet
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The Austrian K&K Ballet

Founded in 1998 specifically for the Wiener Johann Strauss Konzert-Gala , the company has since appeared in many DaCapo productions. Until 2008, the inimitable style of the K&K Ensemble lay in the hands of Gerlinde Dill, ballet mistress of the Wiener Staatsoper and choreographer of Vienna’s New Year concerts. Dill was the creative mind behind...

Robert Stepanian
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Robert Stepanian

Mit 11 Jahren trat er erstmals in einem Orchester mit Werken von Bach und Vivaldi auf. 1992 zog Stepanian nach Moskau und begann hier seine musikalische Ausbildung…

K&K Opera Choir
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K&K Opera Choir

The vocal ensemble directed by Vasyl Yatsyniak is based on the original Lviv Chamber Choir. The formation, with its many soloists, has been on tour across vast swathes of Europe since then. Vasyl Yatsyniak learned his craft under the celebrated choir specialist Vladimir Minin. Yatsyniak conducted the choir chapel ensemble Trembita from 1976 to 1990,...

Martin Kerschbaum
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Martin Kerschbaum

Martin Kerschbaum studied music in Vienna, is chief conductor of the Vienna Classical Players and has recorded a number of CDs. He has guested with the Wiener Symphoniker, the Tchaikovsky Symphony Orchestra Moscow, the Orquesta de Córdoba, the Rundfunkorchester des WDR, the Würzburger Philharmoniker, and has also appeared at the Bregenz Festival. His work has...

Taras Lenko
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Taras Lenko

Taras Lenko studied the violin, clarinet, as well as opera and symphony conducting at the Mykola Lysenko National Academy of Music in Lviv. He has performed with the State Opera in Lviv and has won a series of international awards…

Maximilian Kendlinger
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Maximilian Kendlinger

At the tender age of 13, his father Matthias Georg Kendlinger passed him the baton for the very first time at the Tonhalle Düsseldorf. Born in 1998, Maximilian Kendlinger is a skilled pianist, accordion-player and percussionist…

Matthias Georg Kendlinger
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Matthias Georg Kendlinger

Austrian impresario, conductor and composer Matthias Georg Kendlinger is the man behind the K&K Philharmoniker, the Austrian K&K Ballett, the K&K Opernchor and the Tiroler Beethoven-Tage. His ensembles have earned him rapturous "bravos!" and standing ovations across Europe…

K&K Philharmoniker
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K&K Philharmoniker

Bearing the initials of its Austrian founder, Matthias Georg Kendlinger, and his wife Larissa, this renowned orchestra recalls the golden age of the Danube Monarchy…