Xelana Duo is going on Tour this Spring 2018 (March 16 - 26) along the US East Coast making stops at: The Hartt School (Hartford, CT), Peabody Institute (Baltimore, MD), College of the Holy Cross (Worcester, MA) and Spectrum (Brooklyn, NY). They will perform a varied selection of different works commissioned and written for the Duo during these past two years.
For more details please check out the calendar page.
Wishing everyone safe travels and a Happy Thanksgiving this week! We are so grateful for all your support and want to thank you from the bottom of our hearts. In the spirit of Thanksgiving, we want to express our gratitude by sharing some musical treats with you.
We have uploaded samples of the 11 new works written for and commissioned by us within the first year and a half of the duo forming! Not to mention, a new page showcasing the brilliant composers we have and will be collaborating with this coming year. We love our Xelana Duo family and can not wait to continue to grow as artist together. More awesome news to come for 2018 season soon. Stay tuned by subscribing to our website.
Xelana Duo has been invited to be one of the Ensembles-in-Residence at the 2018 Season of Connecticut Summerfest at The Hartt School next June 14-20! We are thrilled to be back at this amazing festival for our second residency. Last year's experience was mind-blowingly awesome both at a musical and human level. We cannot wait to see what this year's festival holds in store for us. We strongly believe in checking it out and applying if you’re a composer looking to grow!
Today Xelana Duo has a recording session at Skillman Music Recording Studio for Avant Projekts newest project by Dannielle Lynn MacBryan "Carmen and Roseia." Stay tuned for more updates on the final dance film of this work coming up next Spring 2018.
Tune in at 8pm to hear Xelana Duo premiere three new works by composers Matt Jaskot, Zach Gulaboff Davis and Jeffrey Young at the Connecticut Summerfest.
Tune in at 8 pm to hear Xelana Duo's live showcase at the Connecticut Summerfest. This recital will include two world premieres by composers Christopher Kaminski and Dylan Ebrahimian.
Listen to hear a live interview from Xelana Duo on the radio series "Pushing The Envelope" leading up to their summer residency at Connecticut Summerfest.
Xelana Duo will be one of the Ensembles-in-Residence at the 2017 Season of Connecticut Summerfest at The Hartt School next June 15-21! We are super excited about this great opportunity which will allow us to keep promoting our own commissions, in addition to pieces written for us over the course of the festival. We strongly believe in checking it out and applying if you’re a composer looking to grow!
Well, after a lot of thinking and debating we decided to go for a new name. We are from now on Xelana Duo (zuh-luh-nuh-)!! Our new email is XelanaDuo@gmail.com and the new website domain is www.XelanaDuo.com! We are so excited to have a new brand name and can’t wait to continue this journey.