Althea-Maria Papoulia, Soprano
Alexander Steinberger, 1st Violin
Dominik Hellsberg, 2nd Violin
Robert Bauerstatter, Viola
Eckart Schwarz-Schulz, Cello
Versatility, capability and inclination to experimentation in all musical styles, unite the five musicians of the Imperial Ensemble Vienna, whose goal is to interpret a wide range of vocal music with string quartet accompaniment. This unique ensemble consisting of a string quartet with members of the Vienna Philharmonic Orchestra and soprano was founded by the renowned opera singer, Althea-Maria Papoulia. Their repertoire from varying time periods and cultures is researched in depth and is arranged especially for the Imperial Ensemble Vienna, therefore suiting the musicians’ high artistic abilities and standards.