This year, Duo Kitharsis, made of Alexandra Petrisor and Dragos Horghidan, will perform a recital at the concert of the laureates’ gala “Emerging Guitar Talents” – 10th of June 2018. The repertoire will be made up of Romanian music to mark the Romanian Centenary of the Great Union in 1918.
Duo Kitharsis was formed in Bucharest in 2009 and features guitarists Alexandra Petrisor and Dragos Horghidan.
After graduating successfully from the Music Interpretation Faculty of the National University of Music in Bucharest, at Lect’s guitar class Cătălin Ştefănescu-Patrascu, starting from 2013, Duo Kitharsis continues their master studies at the Conservatoire of Strasbourg, at the class of one of the most famous guitar duoes in the world, Duo Melis – Alexis Muzurakis and Susana Prieto. In June 2016, the two graduated from the Academy of Music of Strasbourg, with the mention “Excellent”.
Besides recitals performed on some of the most important Romanian scenes such as: Romanian Athenaeum, Radio Hall, Sutu Palace, Cantacuzino Palace, Mogosoaia Palace, Peles Castle, duo Kitharsis played in one of the most popular classical music festivals: “George Enescu” International Festival in 2011.
In 2015 Duo Kitharsis recorded their first CD containing works by composers Jean Philippe Rameau, Mauro Giuliani, Dusan Bogdanovici, Manuel de Falla and Astor Piazzolla. The CD, which includes both original works written for two guitars and own transcriptions, enjoyed great success among music lovers.
Duo Kitharsis was invited to perform in concerts on international stages in Germany, France, Italy and Poland.
Entry to the concert on the 10th of June 2018, 5 pm is free.