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Gil Shaked, born in Tel Aviv, Israel, studied with Prof. Ralph Manno at the Hochschule for Music and Dance in Cologne, Germany, graduating with a Master of Music degree in 2011. She has won various prizes as a soloist and chamber musician, and has played with different orchestras, among them the “West Eastern Divan Orchestra“ conducted by Daniel Barenboim.

Pascal Schweren, born in Cologne, Germany, studied classical piano at the University of Cologne and later jazz piano at the Folkwang University of the Arts in Essen. In addition to his work as a chamber musician, he is regularly engaged at the Folkwang University as an accompanist and coach.

Gil Shaked-Agababa and Pascal Schweren are a musical Duo as well as a Duo in life. They perform internationally as the “Shaked-Duo” since 2008.

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Listen on Youtube: C. Nielsen – first Cadenza C. Nielsen – second Cadenza Tapio Nevanlinna – “Foto” Oliver Messiaen – Abime des oiseaux W. A. Mozart – Clarinet Concerto KV622, 3rd movement Witold Lutoslawski – Dance Preludes, nr. 1 Bohuslav … Continue reading

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“Prokofiev’s fabulous piece received a beautiful masculine interpretation in the city hall”. “The intimate room highlighted the individual responsibility of every player in the group”.                               … Continue reading

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Upcoming concerts

If you are in Finland you can hear me regularly in concerts of Jyväskylä Sinfonia! Please visit the orchestra website! Upcoming solo and chamber music concerts: “Helsinki-Trio” concerts – with Pascal Schweren – Piano and Martina Kropf – Bassoon: 25.1.2019, … Continue reading

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