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Duo Furioso consists of prize-winning young cellists Helena Švigelj and Urška Horvat from Slovenia. They started playing together during their postgraduate studies in Belgium in 2013, where they made many appearances on stage including two concerts at Fêtes de Wallonie in 2013 and 2014. In July 2015 they debuted in beautiful Union Hall in Maribor at Festival Lent, one of the most prestigious festivals in Slovenia. The duo has also received coaching by leading musicians such as David Cohen and Eric Chardon. Their passion for playing chamber music has always been their principal way to express their love for classical music.
The programme will be as follows:-
Jean Baptiste Barrière (1707 – 1747): Sonata for two Cellos in G major, No.10
- Andante- Adagio- Allegro prestissimo
David Popper (1843 – 1913): Suite for two Cellos, Op. 16
- Andante grazioso- Gavotte- Scherzo
Anže Vrabec (1989): Tesserae
Jacques Offenbach (1819 – 1880): Duo for two Cellos Op. 52, No. 3
- Tempo di Marcia- Adagio- Mouvement de Valse
Matija Krečič (1989): Bob's Your Uncle!
Astor Piazzolla (1921 – 1992): Oblivion, arr. Duo Furioso
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