Mozart - Violin/Piano Sonata in E
Chopin - Scherzo (piano solo)
JS Bach - Chaconne (violin solo)
St Lubin - Lucia Variations
Winkler - Tanyetz Spirirtuoso Violin/Piano
Bartok - "Roumanian Dances" Violin/Piano
Anastasia Khitruk, violin
Internationally renowned, Grammy nominated violinist Anastasia Khitruk is a champion of rarely performed works. Through her World Premieres, concert performances and recordings of such historic composers as Ivan Khandoshkin, Leon de Saint-Lubin, and contemporary composers David Winkler, Efrem Podgaitz and Michael Colina, she has gained a superb reputation as a masterful interpreter of older works from a modern perspective and a strong advocate for new voices, all of which she performs with passionate and intense musicality.
The Strad has called her, "...unquestionably a talent of the first rank. "ClassicsToday.com has said she is a "remarkable artist," with "flashy, fiery style and impeccable technique," and Music Web International wrote that, "She must be congratulated for taking considerable effort to bring music to light that might otherwise have been forgotten."
She has appeared in recitals in Europe at such prestigious venues as the Salle Corot (Paris), Sala Bulgaria and the National Center for Culture (NDK) (Sofia, Bulgaria), Opera d'Avignon (France), Theatre du Cavaillon (France), Teatro Carlo Fenice (Genoa, Italy), Salons de Musique and Geneva Conservatoire (Geneva, Switzerland), the Royal Palace (Stockholm), ADMF (Abu Dhabi), the Arts Center (Dubai) and numerous appearances in Moscow and St. Petersburg (Russia).
Olga Vinokur, piano
Olga Vinokur is a dynamic pianist who is gaining recognition for her impassioned performances and elegant musicianship. Her career has taken her across the North America, Israel, Russia, France, Spain, Italy, Portugal and Canada where she has performed as a soloist, chamber musician and with orchestra. Ms. Vinokur was the featured artist in the Young Artist Festival in Russia, Woodstock Mozart Festival in USA, Israeli "Music in Galilee" Radio Music Festival, Rolfs Piano Festival in Florida, USA, International Piano Festivals in Paris and Canary Islands of Spain. Ms. Vinokur participated in Tel-Hai International Piano Masterclasses in Israel where she was awarded a prize in honor of Ada Caspi. Her performances have been broadcast on the Israeli "Voice of Music" radio station, Russian National Public Radio, WNYC and WUWF radio station in USA, Czech National Radio, CKWR radio station in Canada.