Montjoie Musicale - chamber music season in Monschau


Dear music lovers and friends of Montjoie Musicale,


we heartily greet you and we would like to introduce you our next concert season in Monschau. This year we have the honor to welcome again fantastic musician from all over the world like the famous chamber orchestra Zagreb Soloists, the Echo Klassik prizewinner Yury Revich, the wonderful harpist Floraleda Sacchi or the the amazing Russian Saxophone player Andrej Lakisov together with his paino partner Ulugbek Plavanov. The tradition of 3 piano recitals each season we will continue with the Steinway Artist Zhao Ling, the Montenegrin master pianist Ratimir Martinović and the piano duo Monti & Bianco from Italy.

I want also invite you to visit our new education program, which include 3 children concerts in the Klostersaal of Sparkasse Monschau. We will offer this concert with a free entrance.

I wish to thank each and every one of you who have made this special classical event possible! I extend my heartfelt thanks to all the sponsors and partners  and, last not least, to the to our faithful audience, which make each concert special.


Xin Wang & Florian Koltun

(künstlerische Leitung Montjoie Musicale)

next concerts of Montjoie Musicale

Symphony Concert

Sunday, 25th February 2018, 17:00

Aukirche Monschau


Zagreb Soloists

Ivan Donchev (piano)




W. A. Mozart, P. I. Tschaikowsky et. al.


Russian Composer will be the main part of the program an played by one of the world leading chamber orchestras. Founded in 1953 as a Radio Zagreb ensemble under the artistic leadership of the renowned cellist Antonio Janigro, Zagreb Soloists gained reputation as one of the world’s most outstanding chamber orchestras. Since 2012 the ensemble performs under the leadership of Sreten Krstic who is also the leader of the Munich Philharmonic. Since their inception the Zagreb Soloists gave over 4000 concerts on all continents and in many prestigious venues such as the Musikverein (Vienna), Concertgebouw (Amsterdam), Royal Festival Hall (London), Berlin Philharmonic Hall, Tchaikowski Hall (Moscow), Santa Cecilia (Rome), Carnegie Hall (New York), Opera House (Sydney), Victoria Hall (Geneva), Teatro Real (Madrid), Teatro Colon (Buenos Aires), etc. The soloist of the evening will be the bulgarian pianist Ivan Donchev. Music critics describe him as “refined” (“Qobuz Magazine”, France), “full with temperament” (“Darmstadter Echo”, Germany), “gifted with impeccable technique and remarkable ability  to  excite” (“Il  Cittadino”, Italy). He has  performed  as  a  soloist  in  most  of  the  major European cities and concert halls and has regularly toured in Europe, Asia and America. His  records include broadcasts for RAI 3, Radio France, Radio Classica, BG National Radio and TV.


children concerts for the famliy


Saturday, 10th March 2018
15:00, Klostersaal Monschau

Free Entrance!


Lisa Klingenburg (flute)
Lisa Mersmann (violoncello)

FLorian Koltun (piano)




Chamber Music

Sunday, 18th March 2018, 17:00
Aukloster Monschau


Laura Trainini (flute)
Florian Koltun (piano)



J. S. Bach, C. Reinecke et. al.


Baroque and Romantic Flute Masterpieces will be played by two  extraordinary musicians Laura Trainini and Florian Koltun. Since 2011 The italian flutist Laura Trainini  is the principal  flutist of the Wuhan  Philharmonic  Orchestra, beeing the first foreign musician invited as expert by the Wuhan City Government. She worked as principal flute in the Chihuahua State Philarmonic Orchestra (Mexico), Orchestra of National Music School in Mexico City, Toluca Philarmonic Orchestra  (Mexico), under the guidance of many conductors, as Vittorio Parisi, Silvio  Baracco, Armando Pesqueira, Sergio Cardenas, Placido Domingo, Jacob Chi, Liu Peng or Eduard Topchjan. She has  made  recordings  for  the  Mexiquense  Radio  and  Television and  Italian Television with music by Teleman, Varese, Debussy, Stravinsky, Ravel. The german pianist Florian Koltun is prizewinner of diffrent piano competition in Germany, Spain, Italy Netherland and Luxembourg. He is regularly a welcome guest at diverse well-known concert places in Germany, Belgium, Netherland, Italy, France, Spain or China and performed recitals in prestigious places such as the Alte Oper Frankfurt, Berliner Philharmonie, Thürmer-Saal Bochum or Schloss Koethen.