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Two Pianos, Naughton Twins

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Piano Duets, Christina and Michelle Naughton
(Orfeo, 2012)
Charles T. Downey, Christina and Michelle Naughton, twin piano act, are perfectly in sync at Kennedy Center (Washington Post, November 15, 2014)
College friends of mine who were identical twin sisters and both music majors used to claim they could communicate secretly with each other when they performed together. By this they were poking fun at other people’s often rude curiosity about what it was like to be an identical twin. Other twins embrace this phenomenon, like Christina and Michelle Naughton, one of several piano duos formed by identical twins. They gave a recital on the Fortas Chamber Music series at the Kennedy Center Terrace Theater on Thursday night.

There were hints of the circus act in their performance of music for two pianos... [Continue reading]
Christina and Michelle Naughton, piano duo
Brahms, Variations on a Theme by Haydn
Debussy, En blanc et noir
Lutosławski, Variations on a Theme of Paganini
Stravinsky, Rite of Spring
Kennedy Center Terrace Theater

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