PIANO FOR TWO
Beata Pincetić | Christos Sakellaridis
Beata Pincetić and Christos Sakellaridis, partners in life and art, have been performing and charming audiences across Europe for the last 14 years. Acclaimed by both, public and critics alike, their rhythmic vitality and passionate performances, create an unforgettable experience. Beata’s and Christos’s international career has led them to appear in Greece, Germany, Croatia, Norway, Cyprus, Switzerland and the U.K. and to perform in numerous international festivals like “Ledra International Chamber Music Festival”, “Sani Music Festival”, “Music der welt” contemporary music festival, and Open Days of Onassis Foundation, among others. Their repertoire ranges from J. S. Bach and Mozart to the 21st century, including major works for piano duo, along with the avant-garde music. Focusing on new music Innovative programing is one of the main interests of the duo. Last year they presented “Játékok” a theatrical concert performance for children where G. Kurtág’s work takes the form of a narrative. Notable concerts include performances of Simeon Ten Holt’s Canto Ostinato, and A.Piazzolla’s Works for 2 pianos. Their CD “20th century music for two pianos” has met with great critical acclaim. The duo is based in Athens, Greece.
East meets West
Piano for two presents a virtuoso program for piano duo and solo works from the 19th to the 21 century covering diverse musical traditions from east to west! Starting with some of the most popular works of J.Brahms and E.Grieg, the music will take us to the Far East with sounds of Japan (Yoshimatsu and Moriyama) and China (through the eyes of minimalist composer J.Adams), closing with the famous ballet music from “Petrushka” written by I.Stravinsky for Diaghilev’s world famous ballet company.
E.Grieg : 4 Norwegian Dances
J.Brahms : Hungarian dances (1st book)
- Yoshimatsu : Pleiades Dances VIII (solo B.Pincetic)
Regulus circuit (solo B.Pincetic)
- Moriyama : Let’s play a duet!
J.Adams : China gates (solo C.Sakellaridis)
I.Stravinsky : Three movements from Petrushka (piano duo version)