Duo Petrof

Described by the critics as glowing, flashing and brilliant, Duo Petrof is integrated by Anatoly Zatin and VladaVassilieva*, and their performances are acclaimed in America, Europe and Asia. The contagious dynamism that characterizes this duo has set new standards in four-hand performance, surprising audiences by their originality, creativity and success.
  • Carnegie Hall, New York
  • Merkin Concert Hall, New York
  • Bohemian National Hall, New York
  • Royce Hall, UCLA, Los Angeles
  • Musical Spring Festival, St Petersburg, Russia
  • Silver Lyre Festival, St Petersburg, Russia
  • Semper Music International Festival, Italy
  • Kulturforum, Berlin, Germany
  • National Arts Palace, Sofia, Bulgaria
  • Peace Cup International Art Festival, Kyrgyzstan
  • Bellas Artes Palace, Mexico
  • En Blanco y Negro Festival, Mexico
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AWARDS & HONOURS

Anatoly Zatin and Vlada Vassilieva were distinguished as Contemporary-Classical Ensemble of the Year by the Mexican Music Awards 2016, Silver Medal winners at the Global Music Awards in 2015 and again in 2017, third prize winners at the 2017 On Stage international competition, nominated for the 2016 Hollywood in Music in Media Awards, as well as Honorary Mention recipients at the Web Concert Hall in 2009.They were invited to perform the first concert on the new Antonin Petrof pianos, in celebration of the 150 years of Petrof Pianos in the Czech Republic in 2013. They performed the Los Angeles premiere of Alfred Schnittke’s Concerto for piano-four-hands and orchestra with the American Youth Symphony and Alexander Treger. Their recital in Dallas, Texas was named among the best concerts of 2011 by the performing arts magazine Theater Jones.

Discography:

Duo Petrof plays Ant. Petrof  (Columna Musica, 2017)

88×2, Music for two pianos (Columna Musica, 2015)

Idilio Mexicano (Conaculta – Universidad de Colima, 2013)

Duo Petrof began their artistic activities in 2003, with the intention of promoting the world repertoire for piano duo. Since 2008 the duo expanded its horizons by representing Petrof Pianos worldwide. Vlada Vassilieva and Anatoly Zatin are faculty members at the University of Colima and guest professors at the National Music Conservatory in Mexico.

Composer, pianist and conductor Dr. Anatoly Zatin is winner of international music competitions and frequent performer at the most important music festivals around the globe. He has been awarded the prestigious Mozart Medal in 2015 and the UNICEF Medal of Honour in 1990 for his activities as pianist and conductor. He has toured Sweden, Norway, Deutschland, Finland, England, France, Italy, Russia, Ukraine, Japan, China, Korea, United States of America and Mexico in numerous occasions, performing at many of the world’s most important concert venues. He has recorded for companies such as ‘Melodia’ in Russia, ‘Azzura Music’ in Italy, and ‘Aurora Records’ in Japan. Graduated as Doctor of Musical Arts at the San Petersburg’s Conservatory of Music, Anatoly Zatin is a faculty member at the University of Colima in Mexico where he was Head of the Music Department from 2001 to 2011 and Dean of Fine Arts from 2011 to 2016.

Winner of the 2010 Nadia Reisenberg award for pianists in New York City; laureate of international piano competitions in Mexico, Unites States, Canada and Ukraine; a noted soloist and chamber musician, VladaVassilieva has performed at the principal concert venues in America, Europe and Asia. Fulbright Garcia-Robles grantee in 2008; performing fellow by the National Foundation for Culture and Arts in Mexico in 2007; MM at Mannes College for Music in New York City, BM at the Fine Arts Institute of the University of Colima, Ms.Vassilieva is a faculty member at the Music Department of the University of Colima since 2006 and since 2015 guest faculty at the National Music Conservatory in Mexico. Audience and critics alike appreciate her mature performances, impetuous character and stage presence.

Concerts & Events

  • 2017
    September 29-October 4: Concert and Master Classes at Northwest Pianos, Bellevue, WA
    October 6 & 8: Vancouver, Canada
    October 11-14: Shanghai, China
    November 14: Rudolfinum Suk Hall, Prague, CZ

Media

Tomás León: Vals "Laura"

EL JARABE TAPATIO - Duo Petrof

Poulenc: Capriccio

Sviridov: Romanza

Khachaturian: Sabre Dance