The "Fritz Kreisler" Duet and Trio were created in 2002.
The Love and passion for the Repertoire of the late romantics like Kreisler, Busoni or Wyganowsky sealed from the first concert this Chamber music group, soon completed by all kind of classical works from Bach to Prokofiev and folkloric Music from all around the world.
From classical concerts Halls to Hotels, this Duo has been heard in Belgium, France, Poland, Italy..., playing all the time on the highest level of Fantasy.
We are young and talented musicians with big experiences in performing concerts and playing for other kind of events , also political ( european parliament recently or few embasies in Bruxelles) banquets, parties and hotels. Our repertoire goes from classical music through jazzy, gipsy and all kind of folkloric music. We propose you three formations: 1. duet :polish pianist (female) and French violinist (male) 2.duet :polish pianist and violinist (two females) 3.trio:pianist and cellist (polish females) French violinist (male). We live currently in Belgium but would like to find some opportunities to perform in different countries , like UAE , India, China, Japan, Australia or others...
Katarzyna Borek (pianist)
She started music education in the age of 5 with her mother Regina Borek and started her career as a professional pianist at the age of 12 , with her first performance as a soloist with orchestra.
In the age of 12 Katarzyna Borek started to work with great polish pianist bulgrian origin prof. Katarzyna Popova - Zydron ( professor of several Academies and Conservatories of Music in Poland , concert pianist and famous pedagog giving master classes in Poland and other countries .Prof Katarzyna Popova - Zydron will take her under her lead for next 12 years preparing her for piano career and accompanying for participating in many international competitions and concerts. Katarzyna Borek will be one of the first laureats of her class and she will obtain more than 10 main prizes at the international and national piano competitions.
1996 - 1998 :" Fryderyk Chopin" College of Music in Gdansk / Poland in the piano class of prof.Katarzyna Popova – Zydron
1998 - 2004 : High Academy of Music in Bydgoszcz / Poland in the piano class of prof. Katarzyna Popova – Zydron
From 2003 year Katarzyna came to Bruxelles for studying in Royal Flemish Conservatory of Music with great pianist : professor Daniel Blumenthal ( very famous American pianist with German origin , laureat of many international competitions ( Queen Elisabeth International Piano Competition , Feruccio Busoni International Piano Competition , International Piano Competition in Geneva , Leeds International Piano Competition etc...)
Katarzyna Borek is working under his direction from 2003 year until now and as an award she received scholarship of Polish Ministry of Culture and Flemish Ministry of Foreign Affaires for her studies in Belgium.
COMPETITIONS AND AWARDS
1992 : she won in the age of 12 her first competition - National Slavian Music Competition in Tczev / Poland
1 st prize being junior of the contest in the " Ignacy Jan Paderewski" National
Piano Competition in Piotrkow Trybunalski / Poland
: 1 st prizebeing junior of the contest in the " Ignacy Jan Paderewski" National Piano Competition in Piotrkow Trybunalski / Poland
SpecialPrize funded by Madame Paderewska - Chroscicka for the best