The “Ensemble 2012” is an initiative of young musicians from Russia and Germany, and it was founded in 2012 as a part of the Russian-German Music Academy.
The main inspiration of the project is to connect both Russia and Germany on the important concert venues and music festivals. Thus, the “Ensemble 2012” played at the Beethovenfest Bonn, the Kassel Music Days, the MPHIL 360 at the Gasteig, at the Kissinger Sommer as well as at the Stars of the White Nights – the Festival in St. Petersburg, the Moscow Easter Festival and the Diaghilev Festival in Perm.
Works of Ensemble 2012’s include composition commissions as well as content-specific programs of collaborations, public concert performances and a research is undertaken in Russian music archives with the aim of bringing unknown music to light and presenting it to the public.
The “Ensemble 2012” consists of ever-changing young yet already well-known Russian and German musicians. The permanent members come from the Mariinsky Theater orchestra, the Bavarian Radio, the Orchestra Academy of the Berlin Philharmonic and selected soloists.
RCCR Artists performs the general management for the Ensemble 2012.