Varda Kotler - soprano
Israel Kastoriano - piano
In the program: Melodies from Schubert, Brahms, Mahler, Debussy, Poulenc,Caplet,Viardot and Wolf. The melodies brings different sides of each composer: Poetic-lyric melodies against Humoristic- satiric.
Varda Kotler studied voice and graduated from the Rubin Academy for music in Tel-Aviv University. Recitals, Operas, Festivals and Concerts have taken her to Paris, New-York, Monte-Carlo, Zurich, Vienna, Geneva, Lausanne and Messina in Italy. Varda kotler recorded in Paris four CD’s of Classical music with good Reviews from Magazines in Paris, London and New-York.
Israel Kastoriano studied at the Mannes College of Music, New York, where he graduated with highest honors in both piano and orchestral conducting. Mr. Kastoriano is pianist and keyboard player of the Israel Philharmonic Orchestra and as such has collaborated with great conductors including Zubin Mehta, Leonard Bernstein and Kurt Masur. Israel has recorded an album of solo piano music by Mozart and the complete Well Tempered Clavier by J.S.Bach.