Karolina Piatkowska – Nowicka – violin
Katarzyna Borek – piano
Katarzyna Borek and Karolina Piątkowska have been performing together since they attended the same school of music in Gdańsk/Poland. At the age of 17, they won the National Chamber Music Competition in Wrocław, Poland and the Chamber Music Competition in Gdańsk which resulted in receiving numerous concert invitations in Poland and abroad.
The artists continue to perform together while pursuing independent solo careers. In the year 2010 they have performed together in the most prestigious concert halls in China and Singapore – Shanghai Oriental Arts Center, Grand Theatre in Dalian and Hangzhou, the Symphony Stage of the Singapore Botanic Gardens and the National Museum of Singapore. They have been invited to inaugurate the Chopin’s 200-year birthday anniversary at the Polish Radio Gdańsk and at the Festival of Polish Culture in Luxemburg. Recently they played at the International Chamber Music Festival in Beijing (2013) and led masterclasses for the students of Central Beijing Conservatory of Music and Wuhan Conservatory of Music. The duo’s repertoire includes music chamber works from the Baroque to the twenty-first-century contemporary music.