iAN & ANi Duo is a Chicago-based cello and piano duo comprised of Russian cellist Ian Maksin and Bulgarian pianist Ani Gogova. In a little over a year since the inception, iAN & ANi have performed over 50 concerts in different parts of the USA and in Europe. Their performances have been broadcast on National Public Radio of the USA and in Europe. They have performed at several international festivals including Apollonia in Sozopol, Bulgaria. iAN & ANi's debut album "Tango Plus" came out in October of 2012 and features new arrangements for cello and piano of Astor Piazzolla's music, as well as works by Ravel, Ginastera, De Falla, Rodion Shchedrin, and a world premiere of a work by award-winning Chicago composer Ilya Levinson commissioned by the duo.
Open to the public. Free admission. For more information, please call (616) 331-3484 or visit www.gvsu.edu/music.
Dr. Mark Williams, (616) 331-3484