MEET THE musicians 

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NATALIE
KULINA

Czech violinist Natálie Kulina (1996) is currently earning her master's degree at the Conservatorium van Amsterdam with Eliot Lawson and Heleen Hulst, focusing on new music and interdisciplinary arts. Since 2021, she is a member of Ensemble Resilience. Alongside her studies and concert activities, Natálie is currently serving as a curator for the Echoes of Nothing series, developing side programming for Muziekgebouw aan't IJ. 

Besides music, Natalie spends her time writing or working on curating, branding and producing projects in the realm of classical music.

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FRANCISCA PORTUGAL

Francisca Portugal was born in 1998 in Lisbon. Her musical lessons started in her hometown when she was 5 years old and since then she has been awarded in several national and international competitions, participated in masterclasses with prestigious teachers and joined the most reputable orchestras such as EUYO.

In Amsterdam she has been focusing mostly in chamber music projects, performing with several groups including the Grimm Duette,  Maat Saxophone Quartet, amoung others.

Currently she's in her second year Master degree in Conservatorium van Amsterdam, where she studies with Liviu Prunaru