Bio courtesy of Carr-Petrova Duo
Described as “Brilliant, elegant, sensitive, and explosive,” violist Molly Carr and pianist Anna Petrova are rapidly becoming one of the foremost duo ensembles on today’s musical scene. Both acclaimed international soloists, as individuals they have won top prizes in international competitions and have been featured in such world-renowned venues as Carnegie Hall, the Concertgebouw, and Lincoln Center. They have also participated in prestigious festivals such as the Marlboro Music Festival, Ravinia, MozartFest, Music@Menlo, Perlman Music Program, and Malaga Clasica, and their performances have been broadcast on NPR, WQXR, and “Performance Today.” Carr and Petrova began playing together during their years at the Juilliard and Manhattan Schools of Music in 2005. Their concerts have taken them across Spain, Germany, and the US. This season, they will be touring and recording an innovative inter- disciplinary program and project titled Novel Voices: www.novelvoices.org
Both passionate educators, Carr serves on the PreCollege Faculty of the Juilliard School and Petrova is an Assistant Piano Professor at University of Louisville, KY.