performers, violist Victoria Voronyansky and cellist Ágnes
Kállay, will perform a delightful concert of duets and solo works,
featuring original compositions and transcriptions from Baroque,
Classical, Romantic and Contemporary periods.
This performance will present a unique opportunity for members of the
audience to witness collaboration between viola and cello, a rare
combination which allows for special emphasis on lyricism.
Antonín Dvořák "Humoresque"
J.S. Bach Inventopn No. 4
J.S. Bach Sarabande from cello suite No.3
Ludwig van Beethoven ?Duet With Two Obligato Eyeglasses?
Giuseppe Verdi "I Due Foscari"
Béla Bartók selections from duets
Astor Piazzolla Tango Etude No. 4
Marin Marais variations from the "Folies
W.A. Mozart Duet No.2 K.487
Tomaso Albinoni "Adagio"
Listen to Adagio, Humoresque, and I Due Foscari >>>
Victoria Voronyansky, violist: bio
Since her solo debut with the Manhattan Chamber Symphony at age 17,
violist Victoria Voronyansky has distinguished herself as a
recitalist, chamber musician, educator, and published author. She has
appeared in major concert halls throughout US and Europe, and
collaborated with Isaac Stern, Itzhak Perlman, and Pinchas Zukerman.
Her performances were broadcast on National Radio of Finland, Israeli
television, WQXR and National Public Radio. Victoria is also a devoted
educator. She has served on the faculty of the Juilliard School,
Mannes College of Music, and runs private teaching studios in New York
City and Bucks County, Pennsylvania. Her courses at the Juilliard
School led to publication in the Journal of the American Viola
Society. Her other teaching credits include a fellowship with The
Perlman Music Program and a teaching artist position at the Rencontres
Musicales Internationales des Graves Master Classes in France.
published "Start Right"
Guide for beginning violinists and violists, which is available now at
http://www.redviola.com/, and this summer Victoria was invited to
perform and teach at the InterHarmony festival in Germany. Ms.
Voronyansky currently serves as Artistic co-Director and violist of
Dorian Chamber Players NYC. She is a recipient of the Edward J. Noble
Educational Fellowship at The Juilliard School, as well as Blanchette
Rockefeller and the Henry Alderman Trust Awards. Victoria studied
viola with Heidi Castleman, Cynthia Phelps, and Pinchas Zuckerman, and
chamber music with members of the Juilliard and American String
Quartets, Felix Galimir and Isaac Stern. She holds a Master of Music
degree from the Juilliard School. For more information please visit
started playing the violoncello at the age of six. She graduated at
Franz Liszt Academy of Music, Budapest in 2006. She earned DAAD
scholarship and studied under Maria Kliegel at the Hochschule für
Musik in Cologne, Germany. In 2008 she received a TA scholarship at
Montclair State University (USA), and continued her studies with Nick
Tzavaras and the Shanghai Quartet. From the Spring semester of 2011
she is going to complete her doctoral studies with Colin Carr at Stony
Brook University (USA).
In 2004 she won
the Alpe Adria International Violoncello Competition in Gorizia,
Italy. In 2007 she placed first at the Beethoven Chamber Music
Competition, London, UK. In 2010 she was selected among the best 13
cellist at the 5th Unisa International String competition in South
Africa. She participated in the master courses of Ralph Kirshbaum,
Tsuyoshi Tsutsumi, Philippe Muller, Guido Schiefen, Alberto
Portugheis, Martin Lovett, Déri György and Gulyás Márta. In 2010 she
was invited to the Tanglewood Summer Music Festival, where she had the
chance to work with Joel Krosnick, Emanuel Ax, Steven Ansell, Norman
Fischer, Pieter Wispelwey, Rafael Frühbeck de Burgos, Michael Tilson
Thomas, Herbert Blomstedt, Stefan Asbury, Robert Spano and John
She plays the
baroque cello as well, she is a member of the Camerata Hungarica,
Excanto and Marquise early music ensembles
and a permanent guest of Mandel Quartet.
information please visit