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Nina Ardashir


Gilad Karni


Eugenia Karni, a Belgian violinist, launched her professional career after debuting with the Rotterdam Philharmonic Orchestra at a young age. Trained under renowned teachers such as Zakhar Bron and N. Morozova, Karni has received multiple awards and accolades, including a Gold Medal at the International Hindemith Violin Competition. She has held positions as concertmaster with prestigious orchestras such as the Nordwestdeutsche Philharmonie and Südwestdeutsche Philharmonie, showcasing her passion for the symphonic repertoire. Karni's artistic activities extend to various musical interests, including performances at festivals and collaborations with her mother, pianist Nina Ardashir and husband-violist Gilad Karni. As a versatile artist, Eugenia constantly seeks to expand her boundaries and experiment with new styles, performing as a soloist and chamber musician on international stages across Europe, Canada, Mexico, and Asia. Violist Gilad Karni is acclaimed internationally for his tone and interpretation, earning numerous awards and accolades throughout his career. His extensive repertoire includes collaborations with orchestras, chamber ensembles, and as a soloist. Karni has showcased his talent at prestigious festivals and venues worldwide and has been featured on radio broadcasts in various countries. He has also left his mark on multiple international viola competitions, winning first prizes and other honors. Karni's extensive performance highlights range from premieres of arrangements and concertos to appearances with acclaimed musicians like Isaac Stern Yo Yo Ma and the Guarneri String Quartet. Beyond his performing career, Karni is also a dedicated educator, teaching masterclasses at esteemed festivals around the world. Nina Ardashir is a Belgian pianist with a diverse musical career that includes solo performances, chamber music, accompaniment, and teaching. She draws upon the traditions of various piano schools and has studied with renowned professors such as Dorensky, Mezlumov, and Bluhmental. Ardashir has performed as a soloist with orchestras in concertos by composers like Rachmaninov, Beethoven, Tchaikovsky, and Saint-Saëns, and her recitals have taken her to concert halls across Europe. She is also involved in opera and symphony projects, collaborating with institutions like the Deutsche Oper am Rhein in Düsseldorf. Chamber music is a central focus of Ardashir's career, and she frequently performs in ensembles, including a piano duo with her daughter, violinist Eugenia Karni. Mission Statement: Our mission is to bring together the talents and passion of the Karni Trio, consisting of violinist Eugenia Karni, violist Gilad Karni, and pianist Nina Ardashir, to create captivating and innovative musical experiences. With a commitment to excellence, diversity, and collaboration, we aim to inspire audiences through performances that showcase the beauty and power of chamber music. Through our dedication to education and outreach, we seek to cultivate a love for music in people of all ages and backgrounds. Our mission is to enrich the cultural landscape and create lasting connections through the universal language of music.

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