Konstantin Krimmel, with German-Romanian roots, first got in touch with music singing at the St. George's Choir Boys in Ulm. Even in his student days, Konstantin Krimmel developed a special love for the concert and lied repertoire; since then, he has won numerous competitions, including the German Music Competition 2019 as well as 1st prize at the International Helmut Deutsch Lied Competition and the 2nd prize at the International Singing Competition 'Das Lied' in Heidelberg. He has performed recitals at the Kölner Philharmonie, the Deutsche Opern Berlin, the Konzerthaus Berlin, the Oper Frankfurt, the Heidelberger Frühling, the Schubertíada, the Schubertiade in Schwarzenberg, as well as in Madrid, in London (Wigmore Hall) and at the Lied Festival in Oxford. He is a member of the BBC New Generation Artists (2021-2023) and the Bavarian Opera, where he has performed, among others, the roles of Guglielmo (Così fan tutte), Papageno (Die Zauberflöte), Harlekin (Ariadne auf Naxos) and Yoshio (Hanjo).
Qualified by The New York Times as an 'exceptional lied accompanist,' Brazilian pianist Marcelo Amaral has positioned himself as one of the most internationally sought-after collaborative pianists. He studied at the Cleveland Institute of Music and the University of Indiana, and since winning the Robert Schumann International Competition in 2009, he has collaborated with numerous singers, including Christoph Prégardien and Roman Trekel. He is a frequent guest at Wigmore Hall in London, the Schubertiade Schwarzenberg, the Aix-en-Provence Festival, and the Oxford Lieder Festival. Among his most important musical influences are prominent artists such as Elly Ameling, Helmut Deutsch, Dietrich Fischer-Dieskau, Malcolm Martineau, and Peter Schreier. Marcelo Amaral is a member of the Arts Council of the Hugo Wolf Academy, and since 2014, he has held a chair in Lied Interpretation at the Hochschule für Musik in Nuremberg.