Performing artists

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Michel Camille (viola)
Since 1995 viola player in the Danish Esbjerg Ensemble; 1997-2001 he presided as the Ensemble’s Artistic Director. In 1999 Michel founded the annual Esbjerg International Chamber Music Festival. As its Artistic and Administrative Director, he has collaborated with Denmark’s most notable composers and invited chamber musicians and soloists from all over the world.

Nickie Johansson (soprano)
Nickie Johansson has performed soloist roles at Den Ny Opera, Den ­Fynske Opera, Valdemars Slots Sommeropera, Øresundsoperaen and other stages. Contemporary music always has had a place in her artistic work. In 2015 she performed for instance Émilie Suite of Kaija Saariaho with Århus Sinfonietta and conductor Chris Austin at the Concert Hall Aarhus.

Stefan Klaverdal (composer)
Stefan Klaverdal is a composer and sound artist based in Sweden. He currently teaches composition at Malmö Academy of Music (Lund University). He specializes in vocal and electronic music, and his music is frequently performed and has won several prizes, such as the prestigious IMEB in Bourges.

Aya Tominaga (piano)
Aya Tominaga holds a degree from the Toho Gakuen in Tokyo, in 1997. She has been finalist in the Leipzig Bach Competition and she has recieved the German publisher Bärenreiter ́s Urtext Prize. Currently she is working as an accompanist and teacher at The Royal Academy of Music Aarhus and at Aarhus Music School.