The Long Piano Duo Boston Debut
November 3, 2012
Hailed as artists who play with cohesiveness of purpose, absolute accuracy of execution and a near spiritual transparency, the Long sisters won first in the Ellis Duo Piano Competition, and the Best Performance of American Music Award. Their diverse style and eloquent musicianship has put new life into duo piano recital. They often perform works written for Duo Piano by some of America’s foremost contemporary composers. Both the Long sisters have distinguished solo careers as well. Beatrice was a prize winner in the Cleveland International Piano Competition. Her album Scarlatti Sonatas received 4-Stars from the BBC Magazine. Christina holds a DMA from the University of North Texas with Excellence in Musical Performance Award. She was a founding member of the New England Lyrical Trio, appears regularly in the “Basically Beethoven Series” of the Dallas Symphony Orchestra. Program of their Boston Debut includes works by Mozart, Messiaen, Asai, Arensky, and Bach’s concerto for two pianos and strings.