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Varshavski-Shapiro Piano Duo

April 10 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm

$20 – $25

The Varshavski-Shapiro Piano Duo is comprised of pianists Stanislava Varshavski and Diana Shapiro, who began playing together in 1998 at the Jerusalem Rubin Academy in Israel. Since then, they have gone on to capture the top prizes at numerous competitions, including the most prestigious competition for piano duos – the Murray Dranoff International Piano Competition in Miami.

Two Harbors composer and pianist Edward Ojard will open the performance.

The Varshavski-Shapiro Piano Duo has performed in such distinguished venues as the HKAPA Concert Hall in Hong Kong, Henry Crown Symphony Hall in Jerusalem, Teatro Valle in Rome. The Duo has recorded for the Bavarian Radio, the Radio 4 of Hong Kong, the Israeli National Radio and TV, and the New York’s WQXR. They produced a CD in collaboration with the Wisconsin Public Radio and recorded for a documentary film, presented on Wisconsin television.

As music educators, Varshavski and Shapiro frequently present lectures and master classes across the United States.

Diana Shapiro was born in Moscow, Russia. At the age of 17 she moved to Israel and started her studies at the Jerusalem Rubin Academy. She currently serves as an Assistant Professor of Piano at the University of Minnesota-Duluth where she teaches applied and class piano, piano literature, and pedagogy.

Stanislava Varshavski was born in Kharkov, Ukraine. A young piano prodigy, she had her orchestral debut at the age of eight. After receiving her initial musical training in Ukraine, Varshavski proceeded with her studies at the Jerusalem Rubin Academy in Israel. She currently serves as Director of Music Education at Holy Family Conservatory of Music Manitowoc WI.

NOTICE: All concert-goers must wear a mask, provide proof of vaccination or a recent negative COVID-19 test at the door prior to each show. Phone photos of vaccination cards will be accepted. Further precautions may be taken pending state and county health guidelines.

E-tickets are $20 in advance and are available HERE. Advance paper tickets are available at Zenith Bookstore in West Duluth and Globe News in Superior. Tickets will be $25 at the door. 

Doors at 1 pm. Music at 2pm.


April 10
2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
$20 – $25
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Sacred Heart Music Center
201 West 4th Street
Duluth, MN 55806 United States


Sacred Heart Music Center