Interdisciplinary Projects

The Nutcracker by Peter Tchaikovsky

The Nutcracker by Peter Tchaikovsky arranged for Two Pianos by Economou with Actor Christian Baumbach telling a reduction of the story by E.T.A. Hoffmann.

Christmas Special Performance from December of 2011 in Katharinensaal of the Hochschule für Musik und Theater Rostock.

A Midsummer Night’s Dream by Felix Mendelssohn-Bartholdy

Original Version for Piano Four Hands with Text from Shakespeare/Schlegel, reduction by Lena Becker.

A Kabinettoper Production with Samira Hempel as Puck, Julia Maria Kähne as Oberon, Nina Schulze as Titania and Clara Solecki, Marcela Lopez, Julia Schuhmacher and Paula Rohde as Fairies, Direction by Sven Jenkel and Lea Fink, Photography Projection by Maria Einert.

Premiere Performance September 21, 2012 in Katharinensaal of the Hochschule für Musik und Theater Rostock.

Cinderella by Sergei Prokofiev

Music from the Ballet arranged for Two Pianos by Mikhail Pletnev, with the story by Brothers Grimm as told by Samira Hempel.

Premier was held on December 21, 2012 in Katharinensaal of the Hochschule für Musik und Theater Rostock at 7:30 PM.

Wang-Pedersen Ensemble

Double the Fun

The Wang-Pedersen Ensemble is a new ensemble project created by Danish twin sisters Kirstine Elise Pedersen and Karen Johanne Pedersen and Taiwanese- American twin sisters Susan Wang and Sarah Wang.

With Kirstine on cello, Karen on violin, Susan and Sarah as pianists, the four friends have joined musical forces to create exciting fun combinations of duos and trios, offering programs consisting of repertoire ranging from Brahms to Ravel, Beethoven to contemporary music.

Compilation from live performance in Switzerland:

The two pairs of twins look forward to exploring and sharing a variety of chamber music together while touring Denmark, Germany, and America, among other countries.

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New Music

In recent years we have been collaborating closely with friend and colleague Sven Daigger, a young composer from Heidelberg, Germany, who has written numerous compositions for us, which we have premiered throughout the world:

“Su” (2009)
“Road Trip for Two Pianists” (2011)
“Eine Kluge Else Fantasy” (2013)
“drive” for two pianos and orchestra (2014)

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“Road Trip for Two Pianists” (2011)

by Sven Daigger

This piece for four hands can be performed on one or two pianos and is inspired by a cross-country journey Sven made in the United States in the summer of 2011. “Road Trip for Two Pianists” may be found on our debut CD recording.

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“Su” for Two Pianos (2009)

by Sven Daigger

This piece is based on “Allegro Brillant” Op. 92, a piece for Piano Four Hands by Felix Mendelssohn-Bartholdy.

The work was premiered at the Mendelssohn Music Festival in Rostock in the summer of 2009.

This recording was taken live at the ARD Competition in Munich in 2010: