Together and as a duo, members of Duo Trouvaille hold degrees from conservatories in Moscow, Warsaw, and New York; won awards as soloists and in ensembles; and performed in Europe, Latin America, and the United States, including in Carnegie Hall’s Weill Recital Hall and on WQXR radio. Read more at http://duotrouvaille.net/.
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Manuel de Falla (1876-1946): Suite Populaire Espagnole
Enrique Granados (1867-1916)- Fritz Kreisler (1875-1962): Spanish Dance
Fernando Otero (born 1972): Piringundin
Astor Piazzolla (1921-1992): Adios Nonino; Revirado; Fracanapa; Milonga Del Angel
Russian-born pianist Ms. Dusman received a Bachelors Degree from Moscow College of Music and Masters Degree from Nizhny Novgorod State Conservatory. She continued her education at Mannes College of Music in NYC, where she received her second Masters Degree and Professional Studies Diploma. Ms. Dusman was the recipient of the Chamber Music Pedagogy Grant and Newton Swift Piano Award in 1999. Ms. Dusman also was a winner of New Triad Foundation Competition in 2002 .
In New York, Ms. Dusman has performed at the Russian, Greek, French and German Consulates; Metropolitan, Union, Century and Harvard Clubs; Nicholas Roerich and Jewish Museums; Donnell Library Center; CUNY Graduate Center; Goethe-Institute; Trinity Church; Symphony Space; Steinway Hall among others. Ms. Dusman made her solo debut in 2003 at Weill Recital Hall at Carnegie Hall. She has also been frequently featured as a soloist and chamber musician on 96,3 FM, WQXR.
As a collaborative pianist she appeared in concerts with Colorado String Quartet, Duo A Corda, Alexander and Albert Markovs, Frank Morelli, Leonard Hindell, David Jolley.
Polish-born violinist Krzysztof Kuznik is a graduate of Fryderyk Chopin University of Music in Warsaw and Manhattan School of Music in New York City, where he was a recipient of the Whittaker Scholar Career Grant. His teachers include Krzysztof Jakowicz, Glenn Dicterow, Sheryl Staples, Yoko Takebe, and Lisa E. Kim. As a founding member of the Elsner String Quartet, he has performed at Merkin Hall, the Kosciuszko Foundation, the 92nd Street Y, Weill Recital Hall of Carnegie Hall, Wigmore Hall in London, and the Gewandhaus in Leipzig, among other venues.
Mr. Kuznik made his US solo debut at Symphony Space in November 2002 and has been praised by the Strad magazine for his “…honest and musical account of the Bruch Concerto in G minor…” Among his numerous awards are Tadeusz Wronski Solo Violin Competition, the Young Concert Artists European and the Coleman competitions.
In August 1998 he was invited by members of the Amadeus Quartet to perform at the Quartet’s fiftieth-anniversary gala concert in London. Krzysztof has appeared in television and radio broadcasts in both Europe and the United States, including regular live broadcasts on WQXR in New York City. He has participated in New York Philharmonic’s Latin American, Asian and East Coast tours since 2001.
Mr. Kuznik was the violinist of the Paderewski Trio, which won the 32nd Artists International’s New York Debut Award Auditions and as the result performed at Carnegie’s Weill Recital Hall on November 7, 2004.
Krzysztof serves on the faculty of Manhattan School of Music Precollege Division since 2003.
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