SVETLANA TOVSTUKHA (SPAIN)
Born in Kazan, she also got here the musical education. After graduating with honours the Kazan Conservatory by professor A. N. Khayrutdinov in 1996 she completed her postgraduate studies at Trinity College in London (the class of professor C. Georgian), then at the Queen Sofia College of Music in Madrid. All four years of study she was a full scholar of the Albeniz Foundation. Svetlana's teachers are world-famous musicians: F.Helmerson, M.Rostropovich, N.Gutman, N.Shakhovskaya, R.Ricci, L.Mazel, Z.Bron. Svetlana is a multiple winner of international competitions, among them are Palau de la musica in Barcelona, the International Competition in Liezen (Austria), the Competition of Young European Cellists in Lille (France) and others. Since 2013 Svetlana combines her concert activity with the pedagogical one at the Russian Academy of Music in Barcelona.
DAVIDE AMADIO (ITALY)
Davide Amadio lived and studied in Venice. He was a student of A.Vendramelli, and later continued his studies in Germany with M.Flaxmann, and subsequently with Micha Maisky, On 1988, together with P. Cognolato, he founded the chamber orchestra ‘Interpreti Veneziani’. In thirty years of playing solo in more than 50 countries around the world, he has recorded more than 30 albums’ with Ricordi, MusicStrasse, Rivo Alto, Electa and Sonar. He founded and supports three musical establishments, all of high prestige, in three different venues across the city of Venice “The Museum of Music”, “Vivaldi and his Time”, and “The Masterpieces of modern Violin”. Participating in numerous Baroque festivals in Italy and abroad, he holds master classes in Baroque music in Venice, Buenos Aires and Tokyo; particularly on Vivaldi and cello concerts.