Hartmut Rohde - viola
1st, 2nd, 3rd, 4th and 5th of May 2018
Professor at the Universität der Künste in Berlin, 1st prize in the Deutschen Musikwettbewerb, the "Konzerte junger Künstler" program in 1990 and prize-winner at the International Naumburg Competition in New York in 1991. Hartmut Rohde plays on instruments from Michael Ledfuss (2002) and a Giuseppe Fiorini (1899). Artistic Director of the international Mac Rostal Competition Berlin for violin and viola
 Michel Beroff - piano 
Eldar Nebolsin - piano
27th, 28th, 29th, 30th and 31st of May 2018
Described by the Gramophone Magazine as "virtuoso of power and poetry”.
Winner of the XI Santander International Piano Competition, he is piano professor at the prestigious Hochschule Hanns Eisler Berlin. Since 2006 he is an exclusive artist of the Naxos label.
Dmitri Alexeev - piano
Elisso Virsaladze - piano
25th, 26th, 27th, 28th and 29th of June 2018
At the age of twenty she won the third prize in the Tchaikovsky Competition.
She is regularly invited as jury member in the most important piano competition, as Santander, Geza Anda in Zurich or Rubinstein in Tel Aviv as well as of course Tchaikovsky (and lately Richter) in Moscow. At the age of twenty-four, she won the first prize at the Schumann Competition in Zwickau, and she has been described by the international press as one of the great contemporary interpreters of Schumann. At the same time, the pianist is well known for her wide repertoire up to and including modern Russian composers.