Stravinsky CD release on May 22, 2015 > The Silver-Garburg Piano Duo recently entered into an exclusive contract with the renowned Berlin Classics label. The first CD to result from the new partnership, featuring works by Igor Stravinsky, will be released on May 22, 2015. Silver and Garburg recorded The Rite of Spring and Petrushka(in Stravinsky’s own version for piano, four
Re-invitation to Vienna for 2016 > Following the spectacular success of their performance of Mendelssohn’s Concerto in E Major with the Munich Chamber Orchestra and Alexander Liebreich in the Vienna Musikverein, Sivan Silver and Gil Garburg have been invited to appear in Vienna once again in the coming year. On May 22, 2016, they will present Poulenc’s
Program for the 10th Braunlager Maikonzerte Festival announced > The tenth Braunlager Maikonzerte Festival, under the artistic direction of Gil Garburg, will take place from May 22 to 26, 2015. In addition to the appearance of a variety of concerts with artists such as Alban Gerhardt and Matthias Kirschnereit, the festival will present a literary-musical evening
Interview with Sivan Silver and Gil Garburg > On February 3, Silver and Garburg performed the Bach concerti for two, three, and four pianos and orchestra along with pianists Beatrice Berrut and Tal Samnon and the Israel Philharmonic Soloists. The interview that was recorded as part of this event can be seen here (in Hebrew):
“Outright cheers” in Klagenfurt and Mantua > On January 19 and 20, Silver and Garburg performed Mendelssohn’s Concerto in A-flat Major with the Mantua Chamber Orchestra in Mantua and Klagenfurt. Both concerts charmed audiences and critics alike. “The Mendelssohn concert in the Musikverein was worthy of outright cheers,” read a Klagenfurt critique.
“The season’s climax” at the Regensburg Musikverein > After the concert in the Regensburg Musikverein on November 30, 2014, the Mittelbayerische Zeitung enthused: “The interpretation emerged as though from a single body and spirit, in perfect harmony with regard to accentuation, tempo modifications, and the balancing of primary and secondary voices.
Piano duo professorship in Graz > Since October 2014, the Silver-Garburg Piano Duo has occupied one of the few existing professorships in piano duo. They are very pleased to be able to share their experience with young duos at the University of Music and Performing Arts in Graz, Austria. The course of studies is open to graduate-level musicians.