Mittwoch, 18. März 2020 bis Donnerstag, 19. März 2020
jeweils von 10.00 - 17.00 Uhr
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Kammermusik- und Violin-Workshop mit Evgenia Epshtein


Born in Russia, Evgenia Epshtein began her violin studies at the age of six and completed the High School for
Gifted Musicians with Vladimir Milshtein. After emigrating to Israel in 1990 she studied with Arthur Zisserman, Yair Kless
and Irena Svetlova at the Tel Aviv Academy of Music followed by Benzion Shamir at the Rotterdam Royal Academy,
where she received her Master’s Degree.  During her studies at the Academy she won several prizes and competitions
and took part in masterclasses of Isaak Stern, Henry Mayer and Zakhar Bron.
Evgenia Epshtein was a co-founder of the Aviv string quartet which won the 3rd Melbourne International Chamber
Music Competition, the Bordeaux String Quartet Competition and the Charles Hennen Music competition
as well as other top prizes. The Aviv quartet was also proclaimed as the “Best young ensemble” by the Culture Ministries
of Germany and Israel (1999, 2000, 2003, 2008).
As a soloist she has performed with Reconsil Sinfonieta Vienna, Bucharest Philharmonic Orchestra,
Zadar Chamber Orchestra, Split Symphony Orchestra, Bohemian Philharmonic, Oxford Philharmonic orchestra and
Ashdod and Ramat Gan Symphony Orchestra. Her recitals include all major Israeli venues and radio broadcasts worldwide.
She has also performed in festivals including the Estonian Baltic Festival, Gotland Chamber Music Festival and
Ursus Chamber Music festival, Ameropa festival-Prague.
As a teacher and professor, she is a resident professor of violin and chamber music and docent with the
Split Academy of Arts; professor of violin and chamber music and Artistic Director of the ‘Summer Con Spirito’
Music Festival in Trogir, Croatia and teaches privately in Croatia and the UK.
Currently Evgenia Epshtein is a featured violinist with the Oxford Symphony Orchestra, Oxford, UK and performs recitals throughout W. Europe.
As a violinist and chamber musician Evgenia has given masterclasses all over the world. Highlights include the
Isa international Summer Academy, Prague Music Academy, ‘Keshet eilon’ violin course, China-Shanghai Academy of Music,
Latvia-Riga Academy of Music, Liepae Music School, the Bulgaria-Sofia Academy of Music and Wroclaw Academy of Music in Poland.


Anmeldung (bis spätestens 13. März 2020): Jutta Kornfeld

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Eine Veranstaltung des Joseph Haydn Instituts für Kammermusik, Alte Musik und Neue Musik im Rahmen der Erasmus+ Lehrendenmobilität


Dienstag, 21. Jänner 2020 bis Freitag, 24. Jänner 2020
jeweils von 10.00 - 17.00 Uhr
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Kammermusik Workshop mit Jensen Lam

Jensen Horn-Sin Lam was born in Singapore, under tutelage of Jiri Heger and Luo Cheng.
Further study in University of Music and Performing Arts Vienna, mentored by Hatto Beyerle
and Wolfgang Klos, Chamber Music with Walter Levin and Hatto Beyerle in Basel.

1992 obtained his Magister Artium with “Einstimmige Auszeichnung” from University of Music
and Performing Arts Vienna, in 1993 Lam was awarded the Honorary Prize of the Austrian Ferderal
Ministry for Science ¨Würdigungspreise des Bundesministeriums für Wissenschaft und Forschung”.

During Lam’s period of study, he performed in renown festivals; Ravinia Festival, Contemporary
Music Festivals in Darmstadt and Luzern, Viola Space Tokyo etc. Performing regularly with
Ensemble Klang Forum Wien and Ensemble Kontrapunkt Vienna 1994 Lam was engaged as
Principal Violist of Orquestra Sinfónica de Radio Televisión Española,  1997 he founded
Trio Modus, first professional string trio, concertizing for more than 10 years.

Since September 2006, Lam is Professor for Chamber Music and Viola at the Shanghai Conservatory of Music and in 2007,
‘Atelier of Chamber Music’ under his name was designated by the Shanghai Conservatory of Music,
and in 2018 was appointed Artistic Director Shanghai Conservatory International Chamber Music Centre (ICMC).

In 2010, together with like-minded talented young musicians, Lam founded Ensemble Les Amis – Shanghai
“ELA-Shanghai”, performing regularly standard and lesser known chamber music pieces of different
combinations, with focus on introducing famous Chinese composers’ works in ELA-Shanghai’s concert series
“Contemporary Then – Contemporary Now”. ELA Shanghai’s Recording of
“Imaginative Reflections” produced by Col Legno, was awarded the German Records Prize for Best Contemporary
Music Recording (Preis der deutschen Schallplattenkritik) in 2018.

As an active musician and pedagogue, Lam has been invited to coach in various music conservatories and music universities:
Royal Academy of Music Denmark, University of Music and Performing Arts Vienna, Sibelius Academy Finnland,
Norwegian Academy of Music, Taiwan Universities, Music Conservatories in China etc, with regular Distance Learning
with other international music institutions.
Since 2018, he is Honorary Professor of Royal Academy of Music Denmark.



Anmeldung (bis spätestens 15. Jänner 2020): Jutta Kornfeld

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