Emmanuel Frankenberg (Amsterdam, the Netherlands) is both harpsichord player and natural horn player. Growing up in a family of baroque musicians, he started playing early music at a young age. He studied both instruments as main subjects at the conservatories of The Hague and Amsterdam, where he graduated cum laude for both instruments in 2018. Emmanuel works as freelance musician, playing regularly with Collegium 1704, les Musiciens du Prince, Concerto Copenhagen and Capriccio Stravagante. Furthermore he has performed throughout Europe with groups such as Akademie für Alte Musik Berlin, Europa Galante, the Orchestra of the 18th Century, the Netherlands Symphony Orchestra, Les Talents Lyriques, Musica Amphion and others. In 2015, he won the second prize in the Early Music competition in Val de Loire with the Goldfinch Ensemble, and in May 2016 the first prize in the competition of the Internationale Händel Festspiele Göttingen. In 2017 he received both the Rabo-Burgemeester de Bruin prize and the O-68 prize.
Noyuri Hazama is a violin player gratuated in 2010 First ranking of “Toho Gakuen School of Music” in Tokyo. Currently studying the Baroque Violin under guidance of Mr. Ryo Terakado at “The Royal Conservatoire Den Haag”, she has performed throughout Europe and Asia.
Member of “Classical Players Tokyo” and “Bach Collegium Japan”, she is also concertmistress of “Majora Canamus Tokyo”. From 2007, she performed annually for “La folle Journée au Japon”. The different projects in wich she participates have notably enabled her to played with Werner Hink, Antony Spiri and principal players of the Vienna Phiharmonic Orchestra at “Kusatsu International Summer Music Festival”, for “the Master pieces album” of NHK broadcast in 2011, Violin Recital with Masato Suzuki. In 2013, she played with Kuijken familly and Mr. Robert Kohnen at “Fukuoka early music festival. She also won Third Prize in “The All Japan Students’s Music Competition”(2003) and First Prize in “Japan-German Exchange Festival (2004). Noyuri had the opportunity to play with Mr. Frans Bruggen and members of Orchestra of the Eighteenth Century” in 2014. In 2015 she will play at BBCProms as a Academy of “The Orchestra of the Age of Enlightenment”.
Discovering the viola da gamba at the age of eleven, Salomé Gasselin began and completed her initial study of the instrument at the Conservatories of Angers and Nantes. Studying with Emily Audouin, Marion Middenway and Julien Léonard induced her to participate in various international summer courses where she worked with famous viola da gamba teachers and concert instrumentalists such as Wieland Kuijken, Emmanuel Balssa, Josh Cheatham and Paolo Pandolfo. In 2011, she entered Marianne Muller’s viola da gamba class at the Conservatoire National Supérieur de Musique et de Danse de Lyon (CNSMD).
In 2015, she is studying with Philippe Pierlot and Mieneke van der Velden at The Royal Conservatory of The Hague.
The different projects in which she participates have notably enabled her to play the viola da gamba in various orchestras: Capriccio Stravagante (dir. Skip Sempé), Pygmalion (dir. Raphael Pichon). She has performed throughout Europe in famous festivals : MA Fringe Festival in Bruges, Festival Oude Muziek Utrecht , BOZAR music in Brussels, International Festival of Lyric Art in Aix en Provence. Interested in Literature, she decided to enroll at the University of Paris X as well.
Pablo was born in 1991 in San Cristóbal de La Laguna, Tenerife. He studied with Manuel Rodríguez Arribas in the Royal Conservatory of Madrid and he graduated in 2013 with honors. In 2013 he was admitted for the Early Music Performance Master in Barcelona, where he studied traverso with Marc Hantai. In June 2017 he finished the master course of baroque and classical flute in Koninklijk Conservatorium Den Haag with Wilbert Hazelzet and Kate Clark with honors and distinction.
He takes part of The Goldfinch Ensemble, who got the first prize in the International Händel Festpiele Gottingen Competition in 2016 and the second prize in the International Early Music Competition in Loire Valley, with William Christie chairing the jury in 2015. Their international career was launched in 2015 when they played in festivals throughout Europe such as Festival de Sablé (FR), Festival de Ambronay (FR), Festival di Natale Pavia (IT), York Early Music Festival (ENG), Lagos Early Music Festival (PT) among others. Also, they have been selected for the EEEmerging project, a program supported by the European Union to support promising young European ensembles. In April 2017, the Goldfinch Ensemble will receive the ‘Chapelconcert Chamber Music Prize’ (Goirle).
He has played in some early music orchestras and ensembles like Orchestra of the Eighteenth Century, Balthasar Neumann Orchestra, Australian Romantic&Classical Orchestra, Bach Orchestra and Choir of the Netherlands, Armonia Atenea, Luthers Bach Ensemble among others.