Rising star series

Duo Amor



 

DUO AMOR started chamber ensemble in 2016 and performed globally at lots of prestigious venues.


Anna Pietrzak: classic guitarist

Anna Pietrzak is a versatile guitarist and educator. She received her doctor degree at the Academy of Music in Wroclaw, where she studied for Mark Zielinski. Before that she studied in Greece with Costas Cotsiolis. Anna Pietrzak has received many awards in several solo and chamber-music competitions in Austria, Greece, Romania and Poland. Anna has released three albums, all of which received positive reviews in the established music press. British magazine “Classical Guitar” wrote that Anna Pietrzak is an important musician who can handle emotions and captivate audiences. Anna has performed with chamber ensembles and as a soloist with orchestras in China, Canada, Poland, Sweden, Greece, Austria, the Czech Republic, Estonia, France, Spain, Germany, Switzerland, Hungary and Slovakia. In 2017 she performed together with the Toronto Concert Orchestra in Toronto, Canada and later in Vancouver where she was invited to give masterclasses. Currently Dr. Anna Pietrzak teaches students in guitar and chamber music as well as pedagogy at the Academy of Music in Wroclaw, Poland.

Carl Petersson: Pianist under the label of NAXOS

Carl Petersson began playing the piano at the age of fifteen. Within ten years, he graduated from the Royal Danish Academy of Music in Copenhagen with degrees/concentrations in piano and pedagogy under José Ribera.
In 2013 he received his PhD from the Music Academy in Kraków, where he assisted Mariola Cieniawa’s class. In 2008 he played an acclaimed recording of two Friedrich von Flotow piano concertos with the Pilsen Philharmonic Orchestra, released on the Sterling label. In 2011, Carl recorded Leopold Godowsky’s Java Suite for Sterling, followed by the duets for cello and piano of Jacques Offenbach and Friedrich von Flotow a year later. During his Canadian tour, he made a live recording of Grieg’s Piano Concerto at CBC Radio to much success. In 2015, Carl released his next album with the piano concertos by Edvard Grieg and a reimagined version of Grieg’s unfinished piano concerto composed by Helge Evju. In 2016, Carl released his second album for Grand Piano with world premiere recordings by Per Nørgård, the Siemens Music Prize winner.