The Duo Cantarpa is composed of the singing of Luzia Ernst and the harp playing of Natascha Ziegler. The two musicians met during their joint studies at the Folkwang University of the Arts in Essen. Their interest in literature and the visual arts led them to the idea for multimedia and interdisciplinary concert programmes. Since 2019, the two have been working on new repertoire for the combination of voice and harp as Duo Cantarpa, thus offering a wide range of musical styles.
The Duo Doucement is made up of the harpist Natascha Ziegler and the horn player Stefan Fellhauer. The passion for chamber music and the unusual combination of their instruments inspired the two musicians to make music together. The duo has set itself the task of performing unknown as well as forgotten repertoire for the combination of harp and horn. The name of the duo is inspired by the unifying sound qualities of their two instruments, which are known for their particularly soft sound and are also specifically used in orchestral works for delicate and light passages.
The two Frankfurt musicians Natascha Ziegler and Gernot Dechert have been making music together since 2018 and use the special combination of saxophone and harp to expand the repertoire of their instruments to a wide variety of genres. They arrange works of classical music, jazz or film music and set themselves no limits in their program composition.
Harp Ensemble Frankfurt
The Harp Ensemble Frankfurt was founded by Karin Franke-André and performs with varying instrumentation. Its repertoire includes original works for larger harp ensembles, such as by B.Andrés or H.Franke, as well as arrangements of operas. Special performances included the concert for the 30th anniversary of the Chagall Windows in Mainz or as part of the Frankfurt Cathedral Concerts.