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Duo Mandolino and Willie den Hollander - two mandolins & organ/piano

Duo Mandolino Marina Eckhardt and Svetlana Tratch.
It offers you a varied program with well known and lesser known compositions, including the famous double concerto for 2 mandolins by Antonio Vivaldi. This double concerto reflects the cheerful character of the music and the instruments. Supplemented with compositions that affect us and let us make the music flow naturally.


Svetlana Tratch (1976) studied in Kazan (Russia) domra and was up to 2000 active as a soloist in the State Orchestra of Tatarstan. After her establishment in the Netherlands she studied mandolin at the Fontys Conservatory in Tilburg with Benny Ludemann where she graduated as Teacher and performer in 2004 and 2006.

Willie den Hollander studied also at the Fontys Conservatory in Tilburg.
She completed her organ study with Maurice Pirenne.
After the Conservatory she followed classes with Albert de Klerk interpretation and Kees van Eersel. Highly influenced by van Eersel she studied Church Music in Utrecht, and choral singing by Kurt Thomas, Jan Eelkema and many others.

She is now active as an organist, she conducts several choirs and she gives lessons in organ, piano, general music teachings and vocalisation.

Audio Samples (Live in Weesp (NL) October 2013)
Dmitri Shostakovich - Prelude (from: 5 pieces)
Dmitri Shostakovich - Elegy (from: 5 pieces)