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Transatlantic Piano Duo

  

TransAtlantic Piano Duo

The TransAtlantic Piano Duo, with German-born Steinway Artist Evelyn Ulex and Argentinian master Pablo Lavandera, has been performing in Europe and the Americas in venues such as Tilles Center, Carnegie Hall, Metropolitain Museum, Stony Brook University in New York, Berlin’s Konzerthaus and Philharmonie, and the Colón Theater in Buenos Aires.

Their program sheds light to wonderful music from both sides of the Atlantic, both in four hand and solo performances. Their programs are inspired by dance and tango rhythms, from the electrifying “Dance Macabre” by Saint Säens to the colorful and energetic music of Astor Piazzolla and his “New Tango” inspired masterpieces, Samuel Barber’s Ballet Suite, Latin Grammy Winner Argentinean classical composer Claudia Montero and Pablo Ziegler. Their Duo Piano Repertoire include music by Brahms, Schumann, Grieg, Rachmaninoff, Debussy, Satie, Poulenc to name a few.

Evelyn Ulex, piano

Pianist Evelyn Ulex was born and raised in Berlin, Germany.
At the age of ten, she won the national “Festival of Young Talent” in Dresden, later taking top awards in the J.S.Bach competition in Leipzig, Germany. She holds degrees from Berlin’s University of the Arts as well as the acclaimed Folkwang Hochschule in Essen, Germany where she did her Concert Examen studies in the Master class of Prof. Boris Bloch.

Ms. Ulex, a finalist for the Frienna Awerbuch International Piano Competition in New York City, is an established pianist in both the United States and Europe. She performs worldwide as soloist, chamber musician and with orchestras.

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She is a Steinway artist who works out of New York City and Berlin. 

Pablo Lavandera, piano

Dr. Pablo Lavandera, the First Prize Winner of the 2009 Liszt-Garrison International Piano Competition in the collaborative artist category with violinist Joanna Kaczoroska (Baltimore, MD) has appeared as a recitalist, chamber musician, soloist with orchestra and music educator through the Americas and Europe at such venues as Carnegie Weill Recital Hall, Steinway Hall and Yamaha Hall in New York, Jordan Hall in Boston, Teatro Colón in Buenos Aires as well as various venues in Germany and Poland.

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He received the 2022 “Best Piano Teacher Award” by Steinway & Sons and is the President of the Associated Music Teachers’s League.