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Letizia SCHERRER, Soprano (Switzerland)
Born in Switzerland in 1968. Vocal studies at the Conservatorium of Vorarlberg in Feldkirch, with Jane Mengedoht in Zürich, with Tamar Rachum in Tel Aviv and with Kurt Widmer at the Music Academy Basel. 1998 Teaching Diploma with honours. Masterclasses with Judith Beckmann and Hilde Zadek. Several prizes, including the recognition prize “Cuminanza” from Radio Rumantsch and 2nd prize at the International Competition “Johann Sebastian Bach” in Leipzig in 1998. Concerts in Switzerland, Germany, Austria (Salzburg Festival), Italy, Israel and the USA (Carnegie Hall). Performances with Helmuth Rilling and Jordi Savall.
Tatiana KORSUNSKAYA, Piano (Russia)
Born in Russia in 1974. 1992-1997 studies at the “Tschaikowsky” Conservatory in Moscow with A. Nasedkin (piano), M. Petukhov (piano) and T. Alykhanov (chamber music). 1997 studies at the Conservatorium Basel with Jürg Wyttenbach (piano), Gérard Wyss (chamber music) and Rolf Mäser (fortepiano). Masterclasses a. o. with Paul Badura-Skoda, Hans Leygraf and Lazar Berman. As soloist concerts in Russia, the Ucraine, Switzerland and in Italy, as well as chamber music concerts with instrumentalists and singers.
Franz Schubert: “Ganymed” op. 19/3 D 544 (Goethe)
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