VIII International Stasys Vainiūnas Competition for Chamber Ensembles.

VIII International Stasys Vainiūnas Competition for Chamber Ensembles.

Duo Hommage

Participant data

Ensemble members

Hans Christian Aavik Estonia Violin
Karolina Žukova Estonia Piano

"Duo Hommage" consists of violinist Hans Christian Aavik and pianist Karolina Žukova who started to play together in 2014. They have improved their skills with Junio Kimanen, Evan Rothstein, Petras Kunca, Maja Nosowska, and Sophia Rahman. Hans Christian and Karolina won the laureate's title at the I Estonian Piano Chamber Ensemble Competition "In Corpore". Also, they were awarded with the special prizes from "Estonian Concert and the Tallinn Philharmonic. Since 2017 both have continued their studies in Frankfurt University of Music and Performing Arts.

I round program

  1. Ludwig van Beethoven | Violin Sonata No. 5 · F major Op. 24
  2. Stasys Vainiūnas | Sonata for Violin and Piano · Op. 38

II round program

  1. Johannes Brahms | Violin Sonata No. 1 · G major Op. 78
  2. Eduard Oja | "Aelita's Suite for Violin and Piano" ·