Dranoff 2 Piano Foundation Sponsors
Latin American TourÂ of
2013 International Competition Winners
The Dranoff Foundation is pleased to announce the Latin American Tour of the Japan’s Duo Yamamoto, 2013 Gold Medal winners of the Dranoff International 2 Piano Competition, who will be performing in Sao Paulo and Rio de Janeiro, Brazil; Montevideo, Uruguay; and Buenos Aires, Argentina in April and May.
Chamber Music Hall at Cidade des Artes, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.
Presented by Fundacao Cidade des Artes.
About DUO YAMAMOTO
Gold Medal winners 2013 Dranoff International 2 piano Competition
Sisters Yuka and Ayaka Yamamoto formed their duo in Tokyo in 2001. They had great successes at the International ARD Competition in Germany and the Liszt International Piano Duo Competition in Chicago. The Duo concertizes throughout Europe and in Japan, and they are currently living in Germany.
Accredited by the World Federation of International Music Competitions, the Dranoff is the only international foundation dedicated to discovering, promoting, and honoring top professional piano duos through its competition, commissions, and duo piano concert presentations. It is the only international foundation, accredited by the World Federation of International Music Competitions, to discover, promote, and award honors to top professional duo piano artists through its competition, commissions, and presentations of duo piano concerts.Â The Dranoff exposes its home audiences to major international artists from over 30 countries on six continents, thereby creating a cultural bridge to foster universal understanding and respect through music.Since 2004 the Dranoff has expanded the scope of its activities to promote awareness of the transformational power of music through Piano Slam, an annual program that involves a new generation of students in a multi-disciplinary genre-bending evening of classical music, poetry and hip hop.