Chamber Philharmonic Europe
Sat 14 Apr

MusicChamber Philharmonic Europe

Gorgeous chamber music

Portico is delighted to welcome the Chamber Philharmonic Europe to Portaferry for what promises to be an evening of exceptional chamber music. With an outstanding reputation and exciting programme, this is a concert not to miss.


Vivaldi - Concerto in G minor, RV157
Hummel - Concerto for Trumpet and Orchestra in E-flat major
Bach - Violin Concerto In E, BWV 1042


Nielsen - Little Suite for Strings
Faure - Pavane
Mozart - Divertimento in F, K.138

Sample them here:

Soloist Cyrill Gussaroff (trumpet)

Cyrill Gussaroff

Cyrill Gussaroff (trumpet) has won awards at international competitions including the International Competition Citta di Porcia, the Dokshitzer Competition Vilnius, the Competition of Calvia Mallorca and the Tchaikovsky Conservatoire International Competition, Moscow.

Cyrill was born in Saint-Petersburg, Russia where he received his first trumpet lesson from the famous trumpet player Professor V. Margolin, in whose class he graduated from the Saint-Petersburg Conservatoire with distinction in 2002. He continued his education at the Conservatoires of Hanover and Essen, where he was taught by such influential people as Professor S.Goehtel and Prof. U.Koeller. At present he is a soloist with the Lower Rhine Symphony Orchestra and an artist of the Orchestra of the Bayreuth Festival. Cyrill has also worked with has worked the Malaysian Philharmonic Orchestra, the Bochum Symphonie, the Camerata Budapest, the Chamber Philharmonic Europe and the Philharmonika Venezia.

Soloist Michel Gershwin (violin)

Michel Gershwin

Michel Gershwin (violin) was born in Kharkov (Ukraine) in 1960. At the age of three he began violin and piano lessons with his parents. Later he studied violin with Pavel Volodarsky at the Minsk Music School. At the age of fifteen he won first prize at the Republic of Belorussia Music Competition, later entering the Moscow Conservatory to study with Professors Tchugaeva, Yankelevitch and Kogan. He gained his doctorate under Professor Tretiakov in 1986. In 1988 he won the “Grand Prize” at the David Oistrakh Competition in Odessa. He became Soloist of the Minsk Philharmonic and later of the Leningrad Philharmonic as well as performing widely as a soloist in the Soviet Union, the United States and the Far East. Since 1991 he has lived in France where he was in the Shostakovich Trio. He is currently first violin of the ensemble “Opus 62” and “the Gershwin Quartet”. He pursues parallel careers as a soloist, chamber musician and conductor throughout the world.

About the Chamber Philharmonic Europe

The Chamber Philharmonic Europe was founded 2006 in Cologne/Germany and engages talented young musicians from 18 European nations. Its outstanding high artistic level has been built upon a broad range of professional experience whilst simultaneously providing promising artists the opportunity for further development.

The repertoire of the Chamber Philharmonic of Europe ranges from Baroque to modern. The 2015/2016 season saw the ensemble perform over 45 concerts in many reputed concert halls and opera houses, in extensive tours to Switzerland, Sweden, Denmark, France, Netherlands, Great Britain and Ireland, including:


• Théâtre des Bouffes-Parisiens, Paris

• De Munt Oper, Brussels

• Koninklijk Theater Carré, Amsterdam

• Grand Théâtre de la Ville, Luxemburg

• Conway Hall, London

• Château de Versailles, Versailles

• Tonhalle, Düsseldorf

• Gürzenich Saal, Cologne

• Palladium, Malmö.

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Event Details

Sat 14 Apr
19:30 to 21:30

£20 general Admission / £5 Under 25s


  • The Portaferry Hotel
  • Bed and Breakfast
  • Portaferry Hotel
  • Crafty Cakes
  • Portaferry Sailing Club
  • Fiddler's Green

How to get here

PORTICO is easy to find in Portaferry. You can also get detailed driving directions or check out the ferry timetable for crossing from Strangford.