The violinist and the early music ensemble join the roster ahead of a busy performance and recording season

Ensemble Diderot © Edouard Brane 1

Ensemble Diderot © Edouard Brane

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Percius Management has announced the addition of violinist and conductor Johannes Pramsohler and his Ensemble Diderot to its roster of artists.

The announcement coincides with the ensemble’s recent release of the first single from Ensemble Diderot’s upcoming album Berlin Harpsichord Concertos. The full album is released on 17 May on Audax Records. 

Considered leaders in early music and historically informed performance, Pramsohler and Ensemble Diderot will collect their International Classical Music Award (ICMA) at a ceremony in Valencia on 12 April 2024 for their winning baroque album Sonate a quattro.

Pramsohler is a soloist and conductor who has collaborated with numerous early music ensembles, including Concerto Melante (comprising members and guests of the Berliner Philharmoniker on historical instruments), Le Concert d’Astrée, Concerto Köln, the European Union Baroque Orchestra, the International Baroque Players, The Kings Consort and The Niedersächsische Staatsorchester Hannover. 

As a soloist, Pramsohler has performed with the Budapest Festival Orchestra and Ivan Fischer, the Taiwan Baroque Orchestra, Helsinki Baroque Orchestra and Darmstädter Barocksolisten. As a conductor, Pramsohler has directed more than 30 performances of Purcell’s Dido and Aeneas throughout France and a critically acclaimed production of the opera Croesus by Reinhard Keiser at the Théâtre de l‘Athénée in Paris.

Pramsohler holds a PhD in Historically Informed Performance from the Royal Academy of Music.

Ensemble Diderot is currently artist in residence at the Euregio Cultural Centre in Toblach, Italy, and at the Centre de Musique Baroque de Versailles and is supported by the French Ministry of Culture. Upcoming performances include a tour of Austria and Italy with Bach: Musical Offering, its debut at Aldeburgh Summer Festival, performances of Trio sonatas in Lille Opera, Berliner Philharmonie and Sevilla Spain, and concerts at Rouen Opera and a return to Cologne Philharmonie.

Other string players represented by Percius include violinists Jack Liebeck, Rachel Podger and Emily Sun, and ensembles such as Brecon Baroque, Salieca Piano Trio and Neave Trio.

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