“Can't get enough of them, best talent ever!”
Eduard and Mariana are professional, romantic and ambitious couple. Both of them were born in a charming city from the western part of Ukraine - Chernivtsi.
Eduard started to play the violin at 4 years old. He has roots from a family of musicians, where all generations of men played the violin. He won many competitions and participated as a soloist with symphony and chamber orchestras. Eduard graduated from the National music academy by Piotr Tchaikovsky in Kyiv, where he took lessons from outstanding teachers: Bogodar Kotorovich and Bogdana Pivnenko. Bogodar Kotorovich is one of the best performers of the Soviet Union violin school, and the only violinist in the world, who twice got the honor to play the splendid violin of Niccolo Paganini outside of Italy. Having learned a lot from his famous teacher, Eduard focused his performing efforts on getting the highest professional quality, and now he is proud to be working as a part of The National Ensemble of soloists "Kyiv Kamerata" under the direction by conductor and pianist Valerii Matiukhin. Eduard always impressed the audience with his charisma and virtuoso technique. He is an outstanding musician and gifted performer.
Mariana has spent many years studying her craft. She started to play the violin at the age of 6. Thanks to beloved teachers Seraphima Talisman and Viktor Paranyuk, she won a lot of competitions and played Mozart's violin concerto with the orchestra for the first time at the age of twelve. After graduating college, she joined National music academy by Piotr Tchaikovsky. While studying at the academy, Mariana continued to win competitions, took master-classes from The Eggner Trio (Austria), attended the summer music academy under the direction of great composer Krzysztof Penderecki.
So, being invited as a soloist of many concert halls of Europe and as a participant of the many contemporary music festivals in Ukraine and around the world, she is rightfully considered to be as one of the best performers of the contemporary academic music nowadays. Mariana collaborates with Ukrainian and European composers.
She is successfully working at The National Ensemble of soloists "Kyiv Kamerata".
Being one of the most beautiful and gifted duo, Eduard and Mariana always hold the audience attention with their artistry and incredible sound.