MoNo Guitar Duo MOlino Giuseppe & NOwicka Anna Krystyna

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The MoNo Guitar Duo consists of Italian guitarist Giuseppe Molino and Polish guitarist Anna Krystyna Nowicka, who have first met in 2010, at the academic course at Santa Cecilia Conservatory in Rome, in the class of Maestro Domenico Ascione.

Nowicka Anna Krystyna & MOLINO GIUSEPPE

Before Molino and Nowicka created MoNo Guitar Duo they have already been awarded at many international music competitions.

MoNo Guitar Duo was born in 2017 and the main goal of the musicians was to deepen and expand musical repertoire for two guitars with their own transcriptions.

Prelude for 2 guitars
Pavana for 2 guitars

Their artistic proposal is based on a constant interpretative research, with a main focus on the Opera and instrumental repertoire of the great Italian composers.

Over last three years MoNo Guitar Duo had numerous opportunities to play in front of incredible audience.

One of the greatest honours was to perform in April 2018 at the prestigious event, which included presentation of the book "Esercizi di memoria"(“Memory exercises”) by Arrigo Quattrocchi, at the Museum of Musical Instruments of the Auditorium "Santa Cecilia" in Rome, where the greatest experts of Rossini's work gathered.

The most recent accomplishments of MoNo Guitar Duo include the 1st Prize in the chamber music category at the 18th International Music Competition “Leopoldo Mugnone”; the 1st Prize at the 18th International Music Competition “Paolo Barrasso”; the Most Distinguished Musician award during the 28th Ibla Grand Prize; the 2nd Prize at Ida Presti International Guitar Competition in the Professional Duo category; the 2nd Prize at International Internet Music Competition IMKA; the 2nd Prize at the 1st Florence International Guitar Competition in the chamber music with guitar category as well as the 2nd Prize at the 3rd International Competition “Paola Ruminelli” for chamber ensembles with guitar.

During the Covid-19 Pandemic Lockdown the MoNo Guitar Duo launched the #Vivaldi93vsCovid19 international music project an unique international collaboration that emphasizes the message of solidarity and resistance of musicians in time of Coronavirus. The final video is 30 individual videos, submitted from all over the world, combined into one:

On the top of constant musical research both Anna K. Nowicka and Giuseppe Molino are very involved in musical education, by giving masterclasses and seminars focusing on the most important aspects of the musician's training and growth.


2 guitars:

  • Domenico Scarlatti (1685-1757) - Sonatas *
  • Ferdinando Carulli (1770-1841) - Serenade op.96 no.3 in G Major
  • Mauro Giuliani (1781-1829) - 3 Polonaises Concertantes op.137
  • Gioachino Rossini (1792-1868) - Overture to "Il Barbiere di Siviglia"
  • Vincenzo Bellini (1801-1835) - Overture to "Il Pirata"
  • Felix Mendelssohn (1809-1847) - Songs without Words
  • Fryderyk Chopin (1810-1849) - Waltzes *
  • Fryderyk Chopin - Prelude op.28 no.20 *
  • Edvard Grieg (1843-1907)- Peer Gynt Suite No. 1, Op. 46 Anitra's Dance*
  • Gabriel Fauré (1845-1924) - Pavane op.50 *
  • Gabriel Fauré - Sicilienne op.78 *
  • Isaac Albéniz (1860-1909) - Prelude "Asturias,leyenda"
  • Manuel De Falla (1876-1946) - Danza Ritual del Fuego
  • Mario Castelnuovo-Tedesco (1895-1968) - Preludes and fugues op.199
  • Mario Castelnuovo-Tedesco - Sonatina Canonica
  • Alberto Ginastera (1916-1983) - Milonga
  • Marek Pasieczny (1980) - Scintilla
  • Marek Pasieczny - Polish Sketches: Joyfully with blustering
  • MoNo Guitar Duo - Breath (2020)

2 guitars and orchestra:

  • Antonio Vivaldi (1678-1741) - Concerto RV532 *
  • Mario Castelnuovo-Tedesco (1895-1968) - Concerto for two guitars and orchestra op. 201

* arranged for 2 guitars by MoNo Guitar Duo

Anna Krystyna Nowicka & Giuseppe Molino (cred. Stefano Imperato)
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