PianoConVoce is a classical duo composed of piano and voice.
Inga Feter, piano, and Natalie Anston, soprano, credit their close friendship as being the key to their unique sound.
The project was created out of a desire to share their passion for beautiful music with all audiences and to create an intimate connection with the listener.
The duo specialises in private concerts, choosing their repertoire with careful consideration of the relationship between the piano and the voice.
In November 2021, they released their debut album
"Christmas with PianoConVoce" and in 2023 they will release their second album, "Dream with PianoConVoce". On May 5 2023, they will perform at the Bal Viennois de Genève.
Inga Feter, born in Warsaw, Poland, had her first piano lessons at the age of 7. She became a young student of Prof. Daniela Ballek in Mainz and studied later with Prof. Irina Edelstein at the Hochschule für Musik und Darstellende Kunst Frankfurt am Main, Germany, where she completed her Bachelor of Music, Piano Pedagogy Diploma. Inga completed further studies with Prof. Ryszard Bakst in Manchester, UK, and with Prof. Lidia Grychtolówna in Mainz, Germany. She completed her Master's degree of Music. a Postgraduate Diploma as Performance Piano Soloist at the Royal College of Music in Stockholm, Sweden, with renowned Prof. Staffan Scheja. Over the years, she took part in master classes with Andrzej Jasinski (Salzburg), Alla Blatow (Prague), Darryl Rosenberg (Boston), Laszlo Simon (Berlin), Yonti Solomon (London) and Emanuel Krasovsky (Tel Aviv). She won her first competition in Germany at the age of 11, with further prizes following over the years and took part in several international competitions such as the “Arthur Rubinstein in Memoriam” in Bydgoszcz and the International Chopin Piano Competition in Warsaw, Poland. She also recorded pieces by Chopin and Szymanowski for the Swedish Radio. At the age of 16, Inga gave her first piano solo recital and has been giving concerts ever since throughout Europe as performing soloist and chamber musician, i.e. at the United Nations in Vienna, the Gustav Mahler Festival in Jihlava, the Philharmonie in Luxembourg and with the Royal Stockholm Philharmonic Orchestra at the Stockholm Concert Hall. In 2017, Inga became a piano faculty member at the Music School of the International School of Geneva.
Natalie Anston, born in Tampa, Florida, USA, is an American Lyrique Soprano. She started singing opera at age 8 with her elementary school teacher, Anita Vani and was the youngest NATS Southeastern Regional Singing Competition winner at age 14. Natalie studied voice with Jennifer Cawely until was given a scholarship to study at The Frost School of Music at University of Miami. After graduating with a BA in Music and minor in Theatre, Natalie moved to New York City where she continued studying opera with Stephen Smith. After moving to Switzerland, she continued her studies at the Conservatoire de Musique in Geneva. While studying, she taught opera to children and adults at "Piccolo Opera" and performed with the "Opera Troupe" under the direction of Sophie Ellen Frank and Paul Hess. After studying at the Conservatoire with Jeanne Roth and Andreas Ortwein, Natlie took further studies with Soprano, Marina Lodygensky. She participated as a soloist in several Opera productions and Festivals, i.e. the Summer Music Festival in Sameöns, Switzerland with the Opera Studio Geneva. In addition to being a classical singer, Natalie also composes music and has published music.