Piano Virtuosi - Combat on the Keys: Classical Smackdown
Who is the better pianist? Two Pianists, Six Rounds, Chopin versus Liszt, Debussy versus Schubert. That’s a challenge for you to tackle, with your ears, eyes and heart.
The brainchild of internationally acclaimed pianists Andreas Kern and Paul Cibis, the Piano Battle sees the duo go head-to-head on stage, charming and enchanting the audience with a variety of classical pieces. The debut version of the Piano Battle is a concert show that shines the spotlight on two rival pianists who compete to win the audience over with their distinctly different styles, techniques and artistic personalities. The repertoire ranges from Schubert and Chopin to Scriabin and Ligeti. The two artists will even go so far as to spontaneously improvise tunes requested by the audience. At the end of each round, all members of the audience are invited to vote on the duo’s performances – and will eventually crown the winner. Yet your involvement in the show as a member of the audience may not stop here, as you shall see. Highly entertaining, and pleasing to the ear, the eye and the mind.