Duo Britta JOKOBS / Mikhail MORDVINOV

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Duo Britta JOKOBS / Mikhail MORDVINOV

Britta JOKOBS, flute (Germany)

Born 1974 in Koblenz. 1989-1993 Flute lessons with Wolfgang Jablonski (solo flutist of the Rheinische Philharmonie, Koblenz). 1993-1996 studies with András Adorján at the Musikhochschule Köln, 1996-1997 at the Conservatoire National Supérieur in Paris with Pierre-Yves Artaud, 1997-2002 with Andrea Lieberknecht first at the Musikhochschule Köln, then at the Hochschule für Musik Hannover (2000 diploma examination with "Very good", 2002 concert exam in the soloist class). 1998-2000 studies at the orchestra academy of the Staatskapelle Berlin with the solo flutist Claudia Stein. Orchestra experience (solo flute) u.a. at the Cologne Chamber Orchestra under Helmut Müller-Brühl, the European Union Youth Orchestra under Vladimir Ashkenazy, at the Berlin State Opera "Unter den Linden" and at the Salzburg Festival ("Lulu" under Michael Gielen 1999). Since 2000 assistant solo flutist at the Staatstheater Kassel. Numerous awards, i.a. 1992 national winner in the "Jugend musiziert" competition, 1998 2nd Prize in the International Chamber Music Competition in Unna with the guitarist Irene Kalisvaart, 2002 4th place with special prize at the International Flute Competition in Markneukirchen, 2002 scholarship holder of the Friedrich-Jürgen-Sellheim-Gesellschaft with duo partner Irene Kalisvaart ,

Mikhail MORDVINOV, Piano (Russia)

Born in 1977 in Moscow. 1984-1994 piano lessons with Tatiana Zelikman, 1994-1999 studies at the Gnessins Music Academy in Moscow with Vladimir Tropp (1999 diploma "cum laude"). Currently postgraduate studies at the University of Music and Drama Hannover with Bernd Goetzke. Concerts in Russia since 1985, 1992 first solo concert in Moscow, 1993 first international performance in Berlin. 1995-1997 master classes and participation in the festival "Estate Musicale a Portogruaro", Italy. 1996 first CD recording, 1998 first solo CD. Piano recitals, performances as a chamber musician and with orchestra throughout Europe. Numerous awards, i. a. 1996 1st Prize and Gold Medal at the International Robert Schumann Piano Competition in Zwickau, 1997 1st Prize and Special Prize at the Franz Schubert Piano Competition in Dortmund, 1999 Special Prize for Best Interpretation of a Piano Quintet at the International Shostakovich String Quartet Competition in Moscow. Several scholarships.