The Varshavski/Shapiro piano duo will give a guest recital at 7:30 p.m. on Monday, Oct. 7 at in Corley Auditorium in Webster Hall on the MSSU campus. They will perform their arrangements of Stravinsky’s seminal works Petrouchka and The Rite of Spring.
The duo will also give a master class from 11 a.m. – noon on Monday, October in Corley Auditorium. Both events are free and open to the public.
Playing together since 1998, the Varshavski/Shapiro duo has won numerous national and international awards including a career grant from the “Salon De Virtuosi” in New York City and the grand prize at the 15th Piano Rome competition in which they scored 100 of 100 points for the first time in the history of the competition.
Sought after to play with orchestras worldwide, the duo has played with the Radio Orchestra in Munich, the Israel Chamber Orchestra, the Jerusalem Symphony Orchestra, the Warsaw Philharmonic Orchestra, the Novosibirsk Philharmonic Orchestra, the Moravian Chamber Orchestra and the “New World” Symphony Orchestra of Miami.
For more information, visit their website at: http://www.piano-4-hands.com/english.htm