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Ania Filochowska & Piotr Filochowski

Saturday, April 21, 2012, at 4:00pm

Critically acclaimed violinists Ania Filochowska and Piotr Filochowski to perform at the Kosciuszko Foundation in New York.

Ania Filochowska & Piotr Filochowski are award-winning sibling violinists from Warsaw, Poland.  The brother and sister have performed at venues throughout Europe, and in the United States they have played at Carnegie Hall, Alice Tully Hall at Lincoln Center, Jordan Hall in Boston, Richardson Auditorium at Princeton University, among others.  The pair have received instruction from world-renowned violinists Itzhak Perlman, Midori, Anne-Sophie Mutter, Pinchas Zukerman and Ruggiero Ricci.  In 2005, they were both accepted at The Juilliard School on full scholarships.  Ania (18) studied under the legendary Itzhak Perlman at Juilliard for four years as his youngest student, and is currently a student of renowned Professor Aaron Rosand.  Piotr (20) is a student at the Yale School of Music in the "Certificate in Performance" program for exceptionally gifted musicians in class of Hyo Kang.  They were featured on the From the Top radio show, as well as the PBS TV series "From the Top: Live from Carnegie Hall."  They are top-prize winners of numerous violin competitions around Europe (Poland, Italy, Austria and Chech Republic) and in the US.  They are recipients of several prestigious awards and scholarships, including the President and First Lady of Poland and the Polish Minister of Culture.




"It is my opinion that both Ania and Piotr Filochowski are extremely talented young musicians.  

I hope they will have the recognition very soon for their talent and dedication to their art in music. Sincerely, Ida Haendel"

"It is difficult to discuss Ania's musical gift without using superlatives. Extraordinary is the word that comes to mind, she is nothing if not remarkable. She is already a wonderful violinist, but it is her comprehension of the music and the fact she already has a voice that is very much her own that impresses me and moves us all when she plays. She is wonderful..." --Itzhak Perlman

"Ania is a remarkable young violinist with strong musical sensitivities and a very cultivated sound. She's a very respectable young player with a bright future." --Aaron Rosand

"Piotr is a young, exceptionally talented violinist, endowed with a brilliant, effortless virtuosity, beautiful tone, performer's temperament and charming personality." -- Wanda Wilkomirska


tickets: $20/ $15 KF Members and students

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