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Angelika Löw-Beer, violin
Marina Lieberman, piano
Zeitgeist Duo UK combines classical highlights with contemporary performance.
The repertoire ranges from the sophisticated - Classical and Baroque Music of Mozart, Bach and Vivaldi, to the more light-hearted - Latin American Tangos and arrangements of modern classics by Elton John and U2. Their unique interpretation and choice of pieces made the girls performing from concert halls to Jazz Clubs across the world. The duo was invited to play at the Guildhall Concert Hall London, Hercules Hall Munich, Riverhouse Barn Walton, William Goodenough Hall, Bull's Head and Ronnie Scott's Jazz Clubs and Bar des Artes in Guildford to name a few.
Angelika Löw-Beer, violin and Marina Lieberman, piano formed the duo over ten years ago in Germany and are now based in London where the girls work on their debut CD with The Music & Media Partnership London.
Angelika graduated from Franz-Liszt School of Music in Weimar 2011 and continues her postgraduate studies at Guildhall School of Music and Drama London until 2014. Angelika a laureate of ‚Anemos' International Competition Rome 2012 and has received scholarships from Temple University Philadelphia and the New Liszt Trust Weimar. She has been working with world-renowned violin teachers such as Prof. Dr. Eichhorn, Prof. Brandis, Prof. Schmieder and is currently studying with Prof. Ross.
Her orchestral work includes the Capella Academica Berlin, the International Mahler Orchestra and the German National Theater Weimar. She appeared at the Norfolk Chamber Music Festiaval and at 'Schwetzinger Festspiele'. Last season she toured with Young Euro Classics Orchestra to Asia. Angelika plays a Ceruti violin from 1882.
Marina's sophisticated and original performing talent encompasses a rich variety of styles and genres. She completed a BA(Hons) Degree in Piano from Nuremberg School of Music having won scholarships to attend both the Lee Strasberg Theatre & Film Institute New York and the University of Music Augsburg from which she graduated with Masters of Music Degree in 2011. Marina was titled the 'Most Promising Young Pianist' and has won the First Federal Prize of Germany and the Steinway Piano Competition Munich. She performed on Chinese Central Television, at the German National Theater Berlin, the State Opera Munich and played with Bavarian Radio Symphony Orchestra.
Marina has also been sharing her experience as a renowned piano teacher by nurturing emerging talent. EMI Music UK have recognised Marina's expertise and employed her to developing their child prodigies. She also teaches regularly at the London Music Centre and South Musico School.
As a recording artist, Marina is working on her solo piano project 'Pianology' using her innate understanding and passion for various musical genres by composing her unique, beautiful re-interpretations of rock classics, and combining these with classical virtuosity.