Nattalia K Kapylova and Liudmila Alizarchyk - Bangalore Literature Festival (BLF)

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Romantic Fantasy – A Piano Duo

Piano Duo from Belarus:
Nattalia K Kapylova and Liudmila Alizarchyk
Performing a selection of styles from the Romantic to the 20th century and tangos from Argentina.

Nattalia and Liudmila first met 25 years ago at Belarus College of Music, where they studied together. Since then each of them have been living and working in different parts of the world, exploring different genres in music- from Western Classical to jazz, to Korean to Indian Fusion and back to Classical.

Nattalia lives in India for past 15 years where she teaches and gives concerts as soloist and in collaboration with various musicians . Liudmila is a Music Professor at Christ University, Bangalore and previously she worked in South Korea as pianist and music arranger .

About Nattalia:
Nattalia has been hailed as a concert pianist of exceptional, brilliant and dazzling ability. Her career is unique in spanning a huge range of musical settings. Breathtaking displays of classical and jazz masterpieces are stirred with love and passion. Exploration of different genres of music, old and new, is her forte.

She commenced her piano training at the age of seven and was under the tutelage of Prof. Yushkevitch at the Belarus State Conservatory where she obtained a highest degree in Classical Piano Performance, Artist of Chamber Ensemble and Concertmaster Diploma. Nattallia has worked as a Concertmaster at the Belarus Academy of Music and as a piano teacher at the Belarus College of Arts. She contributes generously of her time and talent to these institutes and the Concert Brigade of Belarus Society of Blind.

Ever since she moved to India in 2002 , she has been working with select group of students to prepare them for the various programs, competitions and music examinations such as ABRSM, Trinity Guildhall and LCM , to name a few.
Her students have featured at the various concerts across India, they have also won the top prizes at several all-India piano competitions.
Born in Belarus, Nattallia lives in Bangalore, where she gives performances as a soloist besides collaborating with other musicians.
Today, Nattallia is much sought after as a piano virtuoso, accompanist and educator.

About Liudmila:
Liudmila began her music studies at the age of 7, and completed her Higher Education at the Belarus Academy of Music. She has 20 years of experience as teacher, performer and arranger. As a composer and arranger she worked with international artists such as Windstream Brass Quintet (Seoul, South Korea), Bellissimo – Piano and Violin Duo (Belarus/South Korea), Nadia Kozachek (Soprano, Russia) and A.Arzhanovich (Double Bass, Holland) to name a few.
Liudmila played in Suwon Youth Orchestra, Sonor Orchestra and Gimpo Symphony Orchestra in South Korea, where she worked for few years. She is well organised, creative and goal-oriented musician. Currently Liudmila works at Christ University, Bangalore, as a Music Professor.