Anouchka & Katharina Hack’s program “Dancing Duo” turns musical pirouettes, sways in waltz time, stomps its feet. Dances from all over the world tell of ancient folkways and the Argentine soul. With the dance partners cello and piano, the duo goes in search of the magical component that connects dances from baroque to tango: what is in this music that awakens the desire to dance in us?
A new level opens up when the internationally renowned dancer Kat Nakui joins in. The evening culminates in a joint improvisation by the three artists.
The sisters Anouchka and Katharina Hack, cello and piano, are absolutely exceptional artists. Cellist Anouchka Hack delights press and audience with her variety of sound and strong expressive will, pianist Katharina Hack is described by the press as an “exceptional phenomenon with a very strong personality of her own” and her expressive playing and lyrical tone are highly praised. They have been performing for several years, both as soloists and as a duo, on concert stages in Germany and Europe, including the Beethovenhaus Bonn, the Gasteig Munich, the Fondation Louis Vuitton Paris and the Konzerthaus Dortmund. In addition to extensive concert tours in Europe and the USA, the sisters, who have already won numerous prizes, have performed at the Schleswig-Holstein Music Festival, the Berlin Philharmonic Lunch Concerts and the WDR Chamber Concerts. Radio recordings were made with NDR, Radio Classique (FR) and medici.tv.
is a dancer currently living in Malmö/Sweden where she dances in the company of Skånesdans Theater. She studied at the “Arts Umbrella” in Vancouver under the direction of Artemis Gordon. After graduation, she moved to the Netherlands to begin her education at Noord Nederlands Dans-Hochschule. Since then Kat has worked and toured with many companies including Theater Mannheim, ProArteDanza Toronto, Imperfect Dancers Pisa, Theater Osnabrück, Theater Würzburg and Landestheater Linz. In the process, she has had the pleasure of performing works by artists such as Stephen Shropshire, Mauro di Candia, Marco Goecke, Rafaële Giovanola, Walter Matteini, Roberto Campanella, Guillaume Côté, Kevin O’day, Dominique Dumais, and Kris Harring, to name a few.