“...stunning...” “...amazing...” “...breathtaking...”
Anna Kasha  
Karkowska Sisters Duo is an award winning, internationally acclaimed ensemble that in addition to a recital and chamber music repertoire performs extraordinary programs of virtuosity and laughter full of beautiful music, unforgettable stories and comedy.

Anna, virtuoso violinist and Kasha, concert pianist graduated from the Julliard School of Music (NYC) and Chopin Academy (Warsaw, Poland) recorded for Polish National, Mexican and American Television and Radio (including PBS) and triumphed at the most prestigious venues: Carnegie Hall (New York City), Gusman Center for Performing Arts (Miami, Florida), National Grand Theater (Warsaw, Poland) and National Center for the Arts (Mexico City, Mexico).

The sisters have toured both in North America and Europe meeting with standing ovations and rave reviews: “amazing” ,“stunning…better played than Itzhak Perlman’s own recording”, “part shtick, part virtuosity… the audience went wild”, “breathtaking”

Karkowska Sisters Duo has been invited to record several programs for Polish National Television and Radio including “Written by the Bow”, “Karkowska Sisters Duo”, “Kamerton” and “Pegaz”), appeared on PolVision (Chicago, Illinois), PBS (Buffalo) and together won many prestigious prizes and awards including the First Prize at the International Competition at the Aspen Music Festival (Colorado), the First Prize at the WGUC International Radio Competition (Cincinnati, Ohio) and Top Prizes at the National Competitions in Poland.

Anna and Kasha have performed at many prestigious events and festivals Including Camarissima (International Chamber Music Festival) in Mexico City, Mexico, International Mozart Festival (Miami, Florida), Pope John Paul II's Eightieth Birthday Gala (Chicago, Illinois), Closing Ceremony of “I Can Still See Their Faces: The Vanished World of Polish Jews” Exhibition at the Yeshiva University Museum in New York City, UNICEF Charity Gala to for the children of Guatemala (Miami, Florida) and at the Panasonic Foundation Convention (Colorado Springs, Colorado).

They have also held concerts at the special request of the Governor of Kentucky (Henry Clay’s Award Ceremony) and His Imperial and Royal Highness Prince Henri Constantine Paleologue.

In addition to a regular chamber music repertoire they also present series of programs for the entire family including great music with great stories, both EDUCATIONAL and ENTERTAINING:
“Chopin and Friends” celebrating 200th Birthday of Fryderyk Chopin
"Love in Opera",
"Around the World in Ninety Minutes",
"Spanish Rhythms”
"Art of Variation",

The Karkowska Sisters Duo is also playing an active role in music education. They have already performed and lectured for over one hundred thousand (!) of young listeners in United States to a great success.

“breathtaking…part shtick, part virtuosity…the audience went wild with applause and standing ovation”
Fred Volkmer, Southampton Press

“...their stage banter is really a reflection of their musical partnership which is so close the the two instruments seem at times controlled by one mind(...) stunning…better played than Itzhak Perlman’s own recording”
Mark S. Jordan, Mount Vernon News

“ as a duo they communicate easily with an audience, telling fantastic stories with music that literally takes one’s breath away”
John Ashton, president of Fairmont Chamber Music Society

“Their performance was of Carnegie Hall Caliber”
Ed Wiater, Am-Pol Eagle

“Two sisters of immense talent, …Their brilliant performance drew a standing ovation.”
Helen Pierce, Polish World, Detroit

“A superbly talented young pianist”
David Mulbery, DMA, FAGO University of Cincinnati

” virtuoso pieces with the virtuoso accompaniment”
Wojciech Wierzewski, Union Journal, Chicago

“True virtuoso performers ”
Betty C. Hamilton Fine Arts Association of Southeastern Kentucky