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Dranoff 2 Piano Foundation’s: “The Full Spectrum of Light”

Date:
Add to Calendar 2021-11-21 15:00:00 2021-11-21 15:00:00 Dranoff 2 Piano Foundation’s: “The Full Spectrum of Light” Gallery The Betsy [email protected] America/New_York public
Time:
3PM
Location:
Gallery
2nd of 2 concerts celebrating LGBTQ culture. Performing Poulenc, Richard Rodney Bennett, Aaron Copland with a World premiere by Andriana Minou. Featuring Piano Duo Antithesis| Petros Moschos and Dimitris Karydis Live from London.

Event Details

Dranoff 2 Piano Foundation’s 
“The Full Spectrum of Light”

2nd of 2 concerts celebrating LGBTQ culture

Performing Poulenc, Richard Rodney Bennett, Aaron Copland
with a World premiere by Andriana Minou
Featuring Piano Duo Antithesis | Petros Moschos and Dimitris Karydis Live from London

The Betsy is a longtime partner to Dranoff 2 Piano Foundation, providing space for concerts and additional support for a program called Piano Slam, which introduces 2 Piano classical music to young people in an interdisciplinary contest that is linked to core public school STEAM subject matter. 

This is the 2nd  of two formal concerts in the 2021/22 season that will focus on LGBTQ culture and includes a performance by Piano Duo Antithesis| Petros Moschos and Dimitris Karydis in a streamed event, with arts programming in both London and Miami Beach. 

Piano Duo Antithesis, Greek born, Petros Moschos and Dimitris Karydis have been collaborating since 1997 when they were studying at the Royal Academy of Music in London. Their musical vibrancy, unique ensemble playing and technical brilliance has been highly acclaimed by an ever-widening international audience. They have been the recipients of many top prizes and awards at major international piano duo competitions, including: 

 - Bronze Medal, Murray Dranoff International Competition 2003, Miami, USA
 - First Prize, Donostia Hiria International Competition, 2003, Spain
 - Second Prize (First Prize not awarded) Schubert Competition, 2001, Czech Republic and 
 - Aloise Slosila Special Prize for best performance of Schubert
 - First Prize, V. Bellini Citta di Caltanissetta International Competition, Italy, 2000
 - First Prize, Rovere d'Oro International Music Competition, Italy 1999
 - Athens Academy of Letters and Arts, Award for artistic activity, 2000 and 2001

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