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Name: Varshavsky Shapira Piano Duo
Skills: Ensemble (Piano Duo (1-piano 4-hands or 2 pianos))
Phone: 97225864299
Address: Even Shmuel st. 43/2, Jerusalem 29000, Israel
Links: Website     E-mail
A winner of number of prestigious international competitions: • 1999 - 1st prize and two special prizes (for the best performance of Lutoslawsky's “Paganini variations” and for the best performance of Chopin's Rondo op. 73 for two pianos) at the International Piano Duo Competition in Warsaw, Poland. • 2000 - 1st prize at the Israel Chamber Music Competition in Jerusalem • 2000 - 1st prize at Sharon Tabor-Printz Competition (performed with an orchestra) in Jerusalem, Israel. • 2000 - 3rd prize at ARD Competition in Munich, Germany. • 2001 - Finalists at Murray Dranoff Two Piano Competition in Miami, US. • 2003 – 1st prize at 13th Schubert Competition in Jesenik, Czech Republic.

Since 1998, when we started to play together, our duo participated in international festivals for piano duo in Rostock, Germany; Roma, Italy; Warsaw, Poland; Novosibirsk, Russia and Israel. We also performed solo recitals in Israel and abroad (Rostock and Munich, Germany; Warsaw, Poland; Roma, Italy; Moscow and Novosibirsk, Russia; South Africa; New York, US and Czech Republic). Number of our performances was broadcast on radio in Israel, Germany, Russia, Poland and Czech Republic.

We appeared with number of well-known orchestras such as the Radio Orchestra in Munich, Israel Chamber Orchestra, “New World” Florida Orchestra, Warsaw Philharmonic Orchestra, Novosibirsk Philharmonic Orchestra and Moravian Chamber Orchestra.



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