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Florian Stadler

He studied accordion at the Hermann-Zilcher-Konservatorium Würzburg, Germany with Stefan Hussong. He completed his artistic studies with international master classes with Professor H. Noth (Trossingen, Germany and Prato, Italy), J. Macerollo (Toronto, Canada) and M. Brunello (Brescia, Italy). His artistic focus lies in contemporary music and improvisation.

Florian Stadler by Gerhard Richter

Photo Florian Stadler by Gerhard Richter

Florian Stadler has worked as accordionist within a diverse collection of ensembles. Starting in 1999 he has played with the klezmer ensemble “Colalaila”, in duo with the sound poet Mitch Heinrich, and with the cellist Sue Schlotte in the project “Herbal Essence”. He has been a member of the Christina Fuchs No Tango Quartet since 2001. Stadler has also been part of many productions. including dance, theatre, performance, CD recordings, and concert tours.

Christian Ramond

Bassist Christian Ramond lives in Cologne/Germany, where he is constantly in demand.

In the past he has been working with Joe Pass, Albert Mangelsdorff, Philipp Catherine, Tomasz Stanko, Charlie Mariano, Kenny Wheeler and Lee Konitz. Christian performed in countless concerts and tours all over Europe, in Canada, Australia, New Zealand, Japan, South Africa, Egypt, Mexico, South Africa, Brasil, Uruguay and in the former USSR.

He was involved in numerous TV-, radio-, and theatre-projects. Current projects include the trio „D.R.A.“ (with Christopher Dell and Felix Astor) and the „Jens Düppe Quartet“.

Christian Ramond by  Frank C. Müller

Photo Christian Ramond by Frank C. Müller

Sanjeev Chimmalgi

Sanjeev Chimalgi belongs to the most prominent of the new generation of North Indian classical singers. He started his career from his early youth and has performed all over India as well as in the USA, Great Britain, Spain, Germany and Switzerland. His concerts are characterized by a special atmosphere, whereby his strength lies in the subtle exploration of the raga as well as in the sensitive use of svar (sound) and bol (the improvised syllable language). Sanjeev Chimalgi has recorded a number of classical albums as well as bhajans and film songs. He can also be heard on the Grammy nominated albums ‘Rise’ and ‘Traveller’ by Anoushka Shankar.

Maciej Garbowski

Maciej Garbowski is a double bass player who is excellently trained in jazz and classical music, who is sought after by Polish orchestras. In addition to the bass, he also dedicates himself to the cello and composition. In his ensembles “Lutoslawski Collective” and the award-winning “RGG Trio” he processes the music of the composers Witold Lutoslawski and Karol Szymanowski, among others. His musical partners include well-known Polish and international musicians such as Anders Jormin, Tomasz Stanko, Lena Willemark and Jon Fält. Maciej received an international award at the Getxo International Jazz Festival in Spain.

Maciej Garbowski

Photo Maciej Garbowski by Dorota Zyguła-Siemieńska

Sabeth Perez

Sabeth Perez

Photo Sabeth Perez by Levent Canseven

Sabeth Perez, an award-winning young singer with Argentinian roots, who was born and grew up in Cologne, has already made a name for herself with performances with the HR Big Band, the WDR Big Band and the EOS Chamber Orchestra.

Laura Robles

Soniq also invited the fantastic Laura Robles, percussionist and bassist, from the rich Afro-Peruvian music tradition. Laura Robles lives in Berlin since 2012 and is reputed to be one of the best Cajon players in her native country, Peru.

Photo Laura Robles by Peter Tümmers