Andrew Marriner has held the position of principal clarinet in the London Symphony Orchestra since 1986, when he succeeded the late Jack Brymer. During his orchestral career Andrew has maintained a presence on the worldwide solo concert platform, in the field of chamber music, and as a teacher.
A student of Herbert von Karajan in Berlin and Sergiu Celibidache in Munich, Cristian Mandeal is considered to be the most important Romanian conductor nowadays, his activity extending without interruption over a period of four decades.
Dragomir Yossifov (1966) graduated from the State Academy of Music in Sofia where he studied conducting under Vassil Arnaudov and Dimiter Manolov and composition with Lazar Nikolov and Bozhidar Spassov. He has also studied with A. Vieru, P.-H. Dittrich and Fr. Goldmann.
The ensemble recherché makes music history: with over 500 first performances since its founding in 1985, the ensemble has played a major role in shaping the development of contemporary chamber and ensemble music.
Born in 1984 in Bulgaria, Evgeni Bozhanov completed his studies in Germany with B. Bloch and G. F. Schenck.