16th March 2023

House of Classical Music ~ Stuart-Ivanov Duo -“ЕЛЕГІЯ” (Elegy)

Event details

TenClub Amsterdam proudly presents

Stuart-Ivanov Duo
(Carolyn Stuart, violin and Svetozar Ivanov, piano)

The widely acclaimed Stuart-Ivanov duo perform ”The Green Violinist”! Be prepared to experience this unique classical concert where music, poetry and fantastic visuals are merged into one truly mindblowing performance.

On this night they will be performing:


  • Music by Nikolai Roslavets (1881-1944) – Nocturne, Poème Romantique,
  • Three Poems, Three Dances, Prelude
  • Animation by Andrei Khrjanovsky – The Armoire
  • Documentary footage from Soviet Russia
  • Poetry by Anna Akhmatova (recited by the poet)




  • Music by Alfred Schnittke – Stille Nacht,
  • Lera Auerbach – Prelude, Valentin SIlvestrov – Hommage à J.S.B.
  • Poetry by E. E. Cummings
  • Animation by Leslee Smucker – Dissolve


  • Music by Alfred Schnittke – Tango, Rodion Shchedrin – A la Albeniz
  • Animation by Fx Goby – In your Arms


  • Music by Igor Stravinsky – Duo Concertante
  • Painting by Marc Chagall – The Green Violinist
  • Film footage by Marcel Duchamp – Anémic cinéma
  • Poem by Paul Eluard – Marc Chagall


  • Music by Valentin Silvestrov – Elegy
  • Poem by E. E. Cummings – In time of Daffodils
  • Field recording from The Valley of Daffodils in Ukraine

Carolyn Stuart, violin
For over two decades Carolyn Stuart has toured as a member of the Stuart-Ivanov Duo with pianist Svetozar Ivanov, often presenting recitals with unusual concert formats combining music with other forms of art. She has appeared at Carnegie, Merkin, and Steinway Halls in NYC, REDCAT in L.A., Katzen Arts Center in D.C..

Carolyn is Director of Strings and Chamber Music at the Brancaleoni International Music Festival in Italy, Artist-Faculty at Green Mountain Chamber Music Festival in Vermont, Associate Professor of Violin at University of South Florida.

Svetozar Ivanov, piano
Pianist Svetozar Ivanov has made numerous appearances as recitalist and orchestra soloist worldwide. Svetozar is especially recognized for his creative work designing unusual concert formats combining music with other art forms (documentary footage, art films, animation, poetry, short stories, live dance improvisation, paintings, lighting design, live streaming). He is a Steinway Artist, Professor of Piano at University of South Florida and Artistic Director of the Steinway Piano Series in Florida. Svetozar recently performed in venues such as the Carnegie, Merkin, and Steinway Halls in New York City, Salle Gaveau in Paris and Splendor in Amsterdam.

Tickets for non-members can be purchased for €27,50. Our Curious members get a 50% discount on all public events and free access to members-only nights.

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The program

Doors open: 19:00 hrs
Start program: 20:00 hrs
End of concert: 22:00 hrs


16th March 2023


Nes 116, Amsterdam


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