Young Violinists To Perform Gala Benefit Concert For The Polish Cultural Foundation

Piotr Filochowski

CLARK — On Sunday, May 6, at 4 p.m. the Polish Cultural Foundation present brother and sister violinists, Ania and Piotr Filochowski, from Warsaw, Poland. This concert is a thank you from the artists to the Polish Cultural Foundation and the local community for all their support.

The brother and sister have performed at venues throughout Europe, and in the United States they have played at Carnegie Hall, Alice Tully Hall at Lincoln Center, Jordan Hall in Boston, Richardson Auditorium at Princeton University, among others. The pair has received instruction from world-renowned violinists, including Itzhak Perlman, Midori, Anne-Sophie Mutter, Pinchas Zukerman and Ruggiero Ricci. In 2005, they were both accepted at The Juilliard School on full scholarships.

Ania Filochowski

Ania Filochowska, 18, studied under the legendary Itzhak Perlman at Juilliard for four years as his youngest student, and is currently a student of renowned Professor Aaron Rosand. Piotr, 20, is a student at the Yale School of Music in the “Certificate in Performance” program for exceptionally gifted musicians in class of Hyo Kang.

This fall, Ania will begin her studies as an undergraduate student at the Vienna Conservatory of Music in Austria as a student of Professor Pavel Vernikov, and Piotr will study at the prestigious Curtis Institute of Music in Philadelphia in class of Professor Aaron Rosand.

The concert on will feature the works of Chopin, Mozart, Paganini, Wieniawski, and Tchkovski for two violins. For tickets, reservations or more information call The Foundation at 1-732-382-7197. Admission is $35 per person, for children and students $20. The Polish Cultural Foundation is a non-profit organization located at 177 Broadway, Clark.

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