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Silver-Garburg Piano Duo
Praised for their "lyrical sensitivity, extraordinary inner perception and overwhelming technical mastery" (Frankfurter Allgemeine Zeitung), the Silver-Garburg Piano Duo enjoys a flourishing international career, with performances in more than fifty countries on five continents. Their many concerts have taken them to prestigious venues, including the Vienna Musikverein, Carnegie Hall, Lincoln Center, Berlin’s Philharmonie and Konzerthaus, the Gewandhaus Leipzig and the Sydney Opera House. Silver and Garburg have given master classes at the Tchaikovsky Conservatory in Moscow, the Sibelius Academy in Helsinki, the Beijing Central Conservatory of Music and the Tel-Hai International Piano Master Classes in Israel.
During 2011, they are artists in residence at the Australian National Academy of Music. They have been teaching a class for piano duo at Hanover’s Hochschule für Musik und Theater since October 2001. Silver and Garburg have given master classes at the Tchaikovsky Conservatory in Moscow, the Sibelius Academy in Helsinki, the Beijing Central Conservatory of Music and the Tel-Hai International Piano Master Classes in Israel. Sivan and Gil studied with Arie Vardi at the Rubin Music Academy of Music at Tel Aviv University and later passed their soloist exam at Hochschule für Musik und Theater, Hanover, Germany. They have won first prizes in more than a dozen national and international competitions, both as soloists and as a duo.
The duo completed a tour through Saxony on two C. Bechstein D 282 concert grand pianos with the Neue Lausitzer Philharmonie under General Music Director Andrea Sanguineti. Another unique project includes a Schubert-Mendelssohn chamber music programme for piano four-handed and string quartet together with the quartets Vogler, Artis and Novus, as well as soloists such as Guy Braunstein, Rosanne Philippens, Jack Liebeck, Gilad Karni and Olaf Maninger. In 2019 her latest recording for Berlin Classics with works by Liszt, Schumann, Saint-Saëns and Debussy will be released Translated with www.DeepL.com/Translator
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