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Wandler-Duo

Violin & Piano

Music expresses that which cannot be said and on which it is impossible to be silent.

Victor Hugo

About us

The Wandler-Duo explores ways between the soundscapes of classical and popular music, aims to bring the miraculous power of music to people and to experience art together within the framework of heart-to-heart chamber music genres.

The duo was founded in 2019. The two musicians represent the Russian music school of the 2 capitals Moscow and Saint-Petersburg and at the same time have mastered the fine and thorough music education in Germany. Music is a worldwide language and it has no borders. The Wandler-Duo pursues the view of using the international language of music to bring extensive topics to light in order to trigger inner feelings.

The program's selection depends on the concert location, the occasion and the audience. Cultural center, church, retirement home, kindergarten, school or open air, etc. are the usual concert formats. Would you like to organize a house concert or find a professional ensemble for your wedding? The Wandler-Duo is happy to be there for you and is ready to perform your favorite pieces or offer an artistic music repertoire.

Anna

Anna Trukhina was born in Moscow in 1994. After graduating with honors from the Gnessin Music Academy in the subject as a violinist, she continued her studies in 2014 at the Folkwang University of art (Essen, Germany). During her bachelor's degree, she completed an internship at the Bochum Symphony Orchestra and took part in master classes with Prof. Kurt Saßmannshaus, Prof. Alexey Koschwanez, and Prof. Emilio Percan. As a prizewinner in various competitions, she organizes a variety of solo and chamber music performances. Since 2016 she has been a member of the Baltic Sea Philharmonic Orchestra under the direction of Kristjan Järvi. In this orchestra she experienced the concert tours through capitals of Europe, gained artistic experience in the experimental performances of the orchestra program by heart and with light music. Since 2018 she has been studying Master Professional Performance at the Folkwang University with Prof. Pieter Daniel.

Chamber music has been an integral part of her musical career from early childhood. Anna performed in various formations from duo to septet and was taught by such professors as Prof. Evgeni Sinaiski, Prof. Andreas Reiner, and Prof. Thomas Hoppe. She particularly specializes in duo and piano trio. Therefore, in addition to her educational activity, during which she shares her enthusiasm for music with the children, she dedicates herself to chamber music and the artistic work of the Wandler-Duo.

Anna

Veronika

Veronika

Veronika Salikhova was born in Voronezh. She was studied at Voronezh Special music school and Special music school at St. Petersburg conservatory.

In 2016 she graduated St. Petersburg State Conservatory (piano class prof. Nina Seregina). As a soloist and as a member of ensembles Veronika has performed in St. Petersburg and abroad: in Poland, Germany, Austria, Belgium, Slovenia, Czech, Sweden, Latvia, Estonia, Finland. She has laureate titles as well as best accompanist title of a number of competitions in Russia, Austria, Poland, Sweden, has performed with philharmonic orchestras in Voronezh and Samara and took part at master classes by sir András Schiff, prof. Willem Brons (Amsterdam), prof. Andrei Diev (Moscow).

Since 2018 she is a student of Folkwang University of Arts (instrumental duo class prof. Evgeny Sinaiski).

Since 2019 Veronika is piano accompanist at International Anton Rubinstein Music Academy in Dusseldorf and at Maastricht conservatory.

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Repertoire

Barock

J.S.Bach

  • Violin Sonata in B-minor BWV 2014
  • Violin Sonata in C-minor BWV 2017
  • Air on the G-String BWV 1068

Klassik

L.Beethoven

  • Violin Sonata No 4 in A-minor, Op.23
  • Violin Sonata No 5 “Frühlingssonate” in F-major,op.24
  • Violin Sonata No 7 in C-minor, Op.30
  • Violin Sonata No 8 in G-major, Op.30

Romantik

R.Schumann

  • Violin Sonata No.1 in A-minor, Op.105
  • Violin Sonata No.2 in D-minor, Op.121

F.Schubert

  • 3 Sonatinas, Op.137
  • Rondo

N.Paganini

  • “Cantabile” in D-major

20. Jahrhundert und Zeitgenössische

C.Debussy

  • “Clair de lune” from Suite bergamasque (arr. for violin and piano)
  • “Beau soir“ (arr. for violin and piano)
  • Violin Sonata in G-minor

M.de Falla

  • Spanish dance No.1 “La vida breve”

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