The StarkLinnemann formation is like no other capable of connecting music-historical periods and geographically determined differences to musical styles. Their Universal Crossover Music projects in which classical masterpieces have been translated into a convincing 21st century idiom have been received very positively by the Dutch and foreign press. With overwhelming concerts at many festivals in e.g. Philharmonia St. Petersburg and The Royal Concertgebouw Amsterdam StarkLinnemann has left an ineradicable impression on the Dutch and international music scene.
Ever since his spectacular debut recital at Het Concertgebouw (2002), Misha Fomin has become part of Dutch as well as international musical life. Both domestic and foreign press praised his playing for his flowing natural virtuosity, rich color palette and musical intelligence. “Fomin embodies the strongly virtuosic tradition of Russian pianists”. Giving recitals in prestigious halls e.g.: the Gläserner Saal of the prestigious Musikverein in Vienna, Carnegie Hall, New York, Fairfield Halls, London, the Philharmonia, St. Petersburg and in the Main Hall of the Concertgebouw, Amsterdam (2017)