Gelos Duo is an emerging, young and vibrant chamber music project established by Lithuanian pianist Monika Palsauskaite and Spanish saxophonist Francisco Sánchez with a commitment to expand classical saxophone and piano repertoire. Gelos Duo was formed in 2016 at the Royal Conservatoire of Scotland, where both members were doing their Masters of Music Performance programmes.
The Duo already had an opportunity to work with some very distinguished musicians as Arno Bornkamp, Scott Michell, Josef Pacewicz and Aaron Shorr and in 2017 joined Live Music Now scheme performing in several venues around Scotland as Scottish National Galleries, Usher Hall (Edinburgh), Arran Music Society and University of St Andrew.
Concerts have a special aproach,providing a fresh contextual understanding with comments and explanations of the pieces in order to make the musical experience more meaningful, enjoyable and close to the audicence.
Gelos Duo combines a wide variety of repertoire, from romantic period to the music of the contemporaries. In the duo’s concerts you will have a chance to hear not only master pieces written for saxophone and piano but also the transcriptions of the world famous masterworks!