Pianist Jutta Ernst studied with Kirsti Hjort, Christoph Lieske and Bernd Glemser and has shown a passionate devotion to chamber music since her studies.
As a chamber music partner to Ariadne Daskalakis, Kateryna Kasper, Sylvie Altenburger, Gustav Rivinius, Andreas Rothkopf, Jone Kaliunaite and others, she has taken part in numerous concerts and radio recordings. Her CD of piano and chamber music works by Paul Hindemith, in collaboration with Martin Dobner and Dirk Altmann, was released by TACET in 1997.
She founded Trio Vivente in 1992 with Anne Katharina Schreiber and Kristin von der Goltz. In 1996 they won second prize at the 1st International Joseph-Joachim Chamber Music Competition in Weimar, Germany, as well as the Special Award for Best Interpretation of a Contemporary Piece.
Anne Katharina Schreiber
Anne Katharina Schreiber became a member of the Freiburg Baroque Orchestra while still a student of violin under Rainer Kussmaul in 1988.
She has travelled worldwide with the orchestra, giving concerts and recording numerous CDs, some as soloist. She has remained with the ensemble to this day as a soloist, concert master and director of her own projects.
With her love of chamber music, alongside her work with Trio Vivente, she also collaborates with such respected figures as Isabelle Faust und Jean-Guihen Queras in changing formation or with Daniel Sepec und Roel Dieltiens in a string trio.
She is a frequent guest with ensembles such as the Basel Chamber Orchestra, the Ensemble Resonanz and the Norwegian Baroque Orchestra where she is often asked to direct projects. She is also concert master in Philippe Herreweghe’s Collegium Vocale in Gent. She has been teaching at the College of Music in Freiburg since October 2007.
Kristin von der Goltz
Cellist Kristin von der Goltz studied with Christoph Henkel in Freiburg and with William Pleeth in London, where she became a member of the New Philharmonia London under the then principal conductor Guiseppe Sinopoli. Since that time she has devoted herself to an intensive study of the baroque cello and historical music performance. She was a member of the Freiburg Baroque Orchestra from 1991 to 2004, with whom she recorded several CDs and undertook concert tours around the world.
In 2006 she became a member of the Berlin Baroque Soloists, an ensemble of the Berlin Philharmonic. From 2009 to 2011 she was principal cellist with the Munich Chamber Orchestra. She is a regular guest at the Barokkanerne Norwegian Baroque as artistic director.
From 2002 to 2009 she taught Baroque Cello at the College of Music in Munich. From 2004 to 2009 she taught a modern cello advanced placement class to gifted children and young people at the College of Music in Regensburg. She has dedicated herself to placing the baroque and modern cello on an equal footing, both in concert and in teaching.
She has released 4 solo CDs with sonatas by Jakob Klein, caprices by D’all Abaco and sonatas by Antoine Dard on the label Raumklang to outstanding reviews. In the summer of 2015 she released her latest CD with sonatas by Andrea Caporale and Johann Ernst Galliard.
Today Kristin von der Goltz is Professor of Baroque Cello at Frankfurt and also works at the College of Music and Theatre in Munich.