|Anna Einarson, voice - Stanislav Surin, organ
Hometown: Oslo/ Norwegian - Trnava/Slovakia
Web site: http://www.bachsociety.sk
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The Swedish mezzo-soprano Anna Einarsson began her music education at The College of Music in Malmoe, first as an organ player and later as a singer, specialising in baroque interpretation. She graduated from The National College of Operatic Art in Oslo in the summer of 2001.
During her studies she sang parts such as Endymione in Cavalli’s CALISTO, Giovanna Battista in Stradella’s San Giovanni Batista, Dorabella in Cosi fan tutte, Hans in Hänsel und Gretel, Orpheo in Orpheo et Eurudice, Dryade in Ariadne auf Naxos, and 3rd Lady in The Magic Flute.
Anna Einarsson is a very active and sought after concert singer. She has appeared in concerts in Norway, Sweden, Denmark, Finland, Italy, Spain, USA, Belgium, Germany, Slovenia and Lebanon.
Stanislav Surin was born in Trnava/Slovakia in 1971. After passing his examinations at the Secondary Industrial School for Building in Trnava, he studied organ at the Bratislava State Conservatory, at the Diocesan Conservatory in Vienna and at the Academy of Music and Drama in Bratislava under Ivan Sokol and privately with Johann Trummer in Graz. From 1991 to 1995 he was organist at St Martin´s Cathedral in Bratislava. As a soloist performed many times with the Slovak Philharmonic Orchestra. At the premiere performance of Janacek’s Glagolic Mass in Taiwan in 2000, he played the organ solo with the National Symphony Orchestra of Taiwan and has given organ recitals in many European states, in the USA, Mexico and Canada, recorded his organ solo CD´s in Graz Cathedral, Schubertkirche in Vienna and in the Cathedral of St. John Baptist in Trnava. Mr. Surin is founder and organizer of organ festivals in Trnava, Piestany and Skalica. From 1999 to 2002 he was chief editor of Adoramus Te (a magazine dealing with sacred music), is actively involved in the history of organ building and also in its contemporary development. He teaches organ at the Catholic University, in Ružomberok and in the years 2006-2008 acted as the Diocesan Musician for the Bratislava-Trnava Archdiocese.