Musicians

Gian Marco Sanna

Gian Marco Sanna

Founder and artistic director of The Geminiani Project, he is an italian violinist with international experience; he has been invited as a soloist, and a leader from various orchestras. He also collaborated with several orchestras in Europe. Second leader and soloist of the "Camerata Ensemble” with Roberto Valdes, he is a passionate musician and teacher, some of whose students have received awards in international competitions.

Simona Buineviciute

Simona Buineviciute

Second leader of the Camerata Geminiani, Simona is a Lithuanian violinist with extensive international experience as a soloist, orchestra player, and chamber groups. She has participated in various international masterclasses with renowned professors like Ulf Hoelcher, Katalin Sebestyen, Petru Munteanu, Sasha Rozhdestvensky, amongst others. 

Veronika Zukaite

Veronika Zukaite

The Lithuanian violinist Veronika has been playing as a soloist with prestigious orchestras like Vienna, Salzburg, Prague, and the most important theatres of Lithuania before entering the Lithuanian Academy of Music: important names are amongst her teachers such as I. Oistrakh, K. Sebestyen, P. Schuhmayer. Winner of the VII Lithuanian Composer Prize, she is a member of the European Philharmonic Orchestra and of the Philharmonic Orchestra of Flandres.

Julian Chan

Julian Chan

Julian started his professional training in 2006, and studied at Royal College of Music and obtained his Batchelor of Music in 2011. He worked with leading conductors including Bernard Haitink and Lorin Maazel. An experienced orchestra and chamber musician, Julian collaborates with various orchestras and ensembles including Adoramus Orchestra, and Kings Chamber Orchestra. A versatile musician, Julian is no stranger to experimenting alternative styles.

Evgeniya Zubova

Evgeniya Zubova

Principal Viola of the Camerata Geminiani, Evgeniya started playing the viola when she was 7 years old; after Novosibirsk Special Music School, she entered the Tchaikovsky conservatory of Moscow, where she graduated under the guide of R. Balashov. Already a member of the "Rusquartet", she participated at numerous masterclasses with renowned names like Y. Bashmet, H. Guittart, L. Sohn, D. Fershtman, Lafayette String Quartette,  amongst others.

Olesya Sablina

Olesya Sablina

The russian principal cello of the Camerata Geminiani Olesya Sablina studied with renown professors like V. Klishin, N. Shakhovskaya, and A. Chaushian at the Tchaikovsky Conservatory of Moscow and at the Royal College of Music of London. Winner of many national and international competitions, and of the "Young Talent of Russia" in 2007, she also won the second prize at the "Togliatti International Competition for Young Students".

Jochen Heibertshausen

Jochen Heibertshausen

Jochen has an intense musical life as a double-bass player and as a conductor; he studied with  W. Guttler and had masterclasses with T. Martin, G. Ettore, B. Salles, and with S. Celibidache. He played with the SWR Baden-Baden Orchestra, SWR Kaiserslautern Orchestra, Radio-Sinfonie Orchestra of Luxembourg amongst others. He conducted in many theatres in Germany  and he is the founder of the European Artists Society's Orchestra.

Xuan Du  ( guest artist )

Xuan Du ( guest artist )

Xuan is an international experienced chinese violinist; he’s been second leader in Orquestra Metropolitana de Lisboa, in Portugal, and the violinist of the Moscow Piano Quartet. He‘s been also the leader of Orquestra Utopica and Remix Ensemble in Portugal. He collaborated, amongst others, with Real Orquesta Sinfonica de Sevilla, London Philharmonic Orchestra, Royal Philharmonic Orchestra, Welsh National Opera, Oxford Philharmusica, Guildford Philharmonic.

Hugues Borsarello  ( guest artist )

Hugues Borsarello ( guest artist )

The french violinist Hugues Borsarello studied at the Conservatoire Supérior de París with Patrice Fontanarosa; soloist and art director of the chamber orchestra "La Follia" since 2009, Hugues have been collaborating with important musicians like Yo-Yo Ma, Seiji Ozawa, Yuri Bashmet, amongst others. He's been invited to many music festivals with Gerard Caussé, Jerome Ducros, and Gautier Capuçon.

Massimo Spadano  ( guest artist )

Massimo Spadano ( guest artist )

Italian violinist and conductor, he studied with Viktor Liberman and Philippe Hirschhorn; he's the artistic and music director of the Orquestra Sinfonica de Galicia in La Coruña-Spain. He collaborated around the world with important musicians like Viktoria Mullova, Christian Zacharias, Enrico Dindo. His recording of the sonatas of Reichardt was awarded the French Choc du disque.

Salvatore Quaranta  ( guest artist )

Salvatore Quaranta ( guest artist )

Italian soloist and leader of the "Filarmonica della Scala" of Milan, Salvatore Quaranta studied with Felice Cusano in Milan and with Keyko Wataya in Amsterdam; he collaborates with many important orchestras like Teatro alla Scala of Milan, Champs Elysées of Paris, and Engelberg Orchestra amongst others. He's also a winner of many national and international competitions like the Schumann and the Vittorio Veneto.

Roberto Valdes ( guest artist )

Roberto Valdes ( guest artist )

Very renowned musician, he’s a cuban violinist and professor, which played in important theatres around the world; amongst his collaborations, as an international soloist, are important names like Frank Preuss, and Mikhail Bezverkhny. Also a soloist, founder, leader, and artistic director of Camerata Filarmonica del Caribe, and Camerata “Ensemble”, among others, he’s a professor in Lisbon-Portugal; many of his students won international prizes.

Antonello Manca  ( guest artist )

Antonello Manca ( guest artist )

He’s an italian polyvalent talented musician; violinist, composer, and director. Violinist founder of the Euterpe Quartet, his junior choir won several national and international prizes. He has been invited to many festivals for his “Malinda Mai” project, and he is the official composer and arranger of the Camerata Geminiani.