SAVKA KONJIKUSIC – PIANO
Serbian Pianist studied at the Academia Superior de Arte de Novi Sad with the Professors R. Jovicic and Velislava Palacorova. She finished her studies at the Conservatório Real de Haia with the Masters Degree with the pianists Naum Grubert and Tan Crone (chamber music). During her studies she received various nacional prices. Savka participated in piano masterclasses with Arbo Valdma, Konstantin Bogino, Gyorgy Sebok and Vladimir Tropp. She is playing regulary recitals as soloist and in chamber music groups in and outside of Portugal in most renomated concert venues like the Concertgebouw in Amsterdam. Various of her concerts had been transmitted by radio and television. In colabouration she appeard with international recognized artists like Maria João Pires, Hansjorg Schellenberger and Françoix Leleux. She participatet in various international festivals like the Laken Festival (Netherlands), Bemus Festival (Serbia) and Aix-en Provence (France). In 2008 she recorded a CD for the label P&B with musik from Chopin and Scriabin. Since 1992 she works as associated pianist at the Orquestra Metropolitana de Lisboa. She is also teaching at the Academy of the Orquestra Metropolitana de Lisboa and the Conservatório Nacional de Lisboa.
LUÍS SIMÕES MARQUES – OBOE
1973 born in Évora began his musical Studies in the age of seven Years at the Academia de Música Eborense. He joined various Summer classes and youth orchestras like the Portuguese Youth Orchestra, Orchestra of the C.E.E., Music Academy XX conducted by David Robertson und Pierre Boulez, and the swiss youth orchestra with Nello Santi. 1996 he finished his bachelor studies in Oboe at the Escola Superior de Música de Lisboa with professor Andrew Swinnerton and chamber music with Professor Olga Prats.He participated in Masterclasses with taechers like Emmanuel Abbühl, Omar Zoboli, Eduardo Martinez, Simon Fuchs, Jean Louis Capezzalli, Hansjoerg Schelenberger, François Leleux, Alfredo Bernardini, Lorenzo Copola, Peter Holtslag e Christian Wetzel. He played concerts in Portugal, Espanha, França, Suiça, Alemanha, Itália, Dinamarca, Finland Israel, Moçambique, China e Macao. He played as soloist with the Orquestra das Escolas Profissionais de Espinho e de Évora, Orquestra Académica Metropolitana, Orquestra de Câmara de Cascais, Orquestra de Câmara de Macao, Orquestra Metropolitana de Lisboa and the Orquestra Barroca Músicos do Tejo. 1987 recieved the 1st price in the Concurso Évora Jovem and also the 1st pricein chamber music and in 1996 the 1st price of the Concurso de Interpretação Musical do Estoril. He is invited regulary to colaborate with the Orquestra Metropolitana de Lisboa, Orquestra
Gulbenkian, Orquestra Clássica da Madeira, Nova Orquestra de Lisboa, Orchestrutopica Orquestras Barrocas Capela Real, Divino Sospiro, Concerto Campestre, Flores de Músiva e Músicos do Tejo. 1997, he continued with a scholarship of the Fundação Calouste Gulbenkian his studies in the Academy of Music in Basel/Switzerland where he finished with the “Konzertklassediplom” in the class of Professor Omar Zoboli and chamber music with the professores François Benda e Sérgio Azzolini. In the season 1999/00 he was fellow musician in the Symphonic Orchestra Basel and joined afterwards in 2000 the Orquestra Sinfónica Portuguesa. He is teaching at the National Conservatory and Piaget Institute.
FRANZ-JÜRGEN DÖRSAM – BASSOON
was born in Mannheim, Germany and started his musical education with the Clarinet, Piano and Bassoon. He studied in Hannover with Prof Thunemann and in Mannheim with Prof. Rinderspacher. Afterwards he worked with the Deutsche Oper Berlin, the Symphonischen Orchester Berlin, the Nordwestdeutschen Philharmonie in Herford and the “Sinfonieorchester Wuppertal”. Since 1995 he has been working as Principal Bassoon in the Orquestra Metropolitana de Lisboa and teaches Bassoon and chamber music at the “Escola súperior da Orquestra”. He has collaborated with various orchestras such as the Wiener Symphonikern, the Dortmund and Düsseldorf operas, the Bournemouth Symphony Orchestra, the BBC Scottish Symphony Orchestra, and the Kurpfälzischen Kammerorchester Mannheim. He has given various Masterclasses, includingthe “Universidade Federal de Rio de Janeiro, the Summer wind Academy in Mannheim and in Portugal.
He plays regularly as a soloist with orchestras such as the” Orquestra Metropolitana de Lisboa”, the “Kurpfälzisches Kammerorchester Mannheim”, the “SAP Kammerphilharmonie” with the bassoon concertos from Weber, Mozart, Hummel, Danzi, Devienne. He has also recorded the Duett-Concertino for clarinet, bassoon and orchestra by Richard Strauss for EMI with the Orquestra Metropolitana de Lisboa, the concerto for bassoon by J.N.Hummel, the Mozart concerto with the SAP Kammer Philharmonie, a CD with the Duo Concertant Lisbon (Bassoon and Piano with Evgeny Ozimkevitch) and 3 CDs with his two brothers, the Trio 3D. He also works as a composer. Several of his compositions have been recorded on CD and are performed regularly. He has participated in various tours; to England, the Netherlands, Poland, Italy, France, Spain, Macau, South Korea, Thailand, Japan, Austria, China Brasil and Paraguay. As a soloist and teacher hes working with the Orquestra Filarmonía de Floreanopolis (Brasilien) the “Universidade Federal de Rio de Janeiro”, the “Associação Pu Joa” and the “Universidade de Asunción” (Paraguai).