Genova & Dimitrov perform on Music Mondays

MOUNT VERNON — The piano duo Genova & Dimitrov will perform at Cornell College Nov. 17 as part of the 11th season of Music Mondays.

Music Mondays concerts are at 7:30 p.m. in King Chapel on the Cornell campus. General admission is $10 at the door and $5 for students. Admission is free to Cornell students, faculty, staff, emeriti faculty, and retired staff, and to Purple Pass holders.

Pianists Aglika Genova and LIuben Dimitrov have toured internationally as a duo since 1995. Both artists were born in Bulgaria and made their orchestra debuts at age 9.

Genova & Dimitrov have performed world-wide, including at the 2002 opening of the Winter Olympics in Salt Lake City, and the EXPO 2000 world exhibition in Hanover. Genova & Dimitrov have released eight CDs, including world premiere recordings of piano duo works by Shostakovich, Johann Christian Bach, Clementi, Vladigerov, and Casadesus. These releases have won critical acclaim from major international music magazines and radio stations, especially the duo’s recordings with the NDR Philharmonic led by Eiji Oue and with the SWR Orchestra led by Alun Francis.

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The rest of the 2003-2004 Music Mondays schedule is:
March 2, 2009 – Martin Bruns, baritone and Jan Philip Schulze, piano
March 23, 2009 – Aviv String Quartet