Finding and Defining Your GOALS AND DREAMS

“WHEN YOU FIND WHAT YOU LOVE, YOU CAN CHANGE THE WORLD.” Anyone ever heard this cliché phrase before and rolled your eyes?? Yeah. Me, too. But you know what? It’s actually a phrase I’ve decided I want to live by, and – from all I’ve seen in my life so far as an artist, business […]

HERS Program Notes

Carr-Petrova Duo HERS

This program celebrates the women who, despite facing discrimination on both personal and institutional levels, nevertheless forged their own artistic paths. From the medieval era to the present, these composers not only often strayed outside of the narrow bounds of society’s expectations, but also produced music that testifies to their creativity, experience, and brilliance. As […]

The story of HERS


With this album, we aim to highlight and celebrate the vision, strength, resilience, and vital contributions of the many women musicians who have come before us and who continue to lead our field forward today. Their lives and musical paths are all so different but each one inspires us to follow our dreams as 21st-century […]

Dual musings and more


As a team comprised of two curious, goofy, fun-loving women whose combined experiences span the worlds of performing, teaching, and non-profit/institutional founding and​ administration – we decided we wanted to give ourselves a little push to begin digging into the knowledge and experiences we have floating around in our collective brain, acquired through our years […]

Turning Outward

Carr-Petrova Duo / Chamber Music America

What chamber musicians learned from performing for Covid-19 patients and frontline workers. (article in Chamber Music America Magazine by Vivien Schweitzer)

Krav Maga, Red Wine, & More: The R&R Routines We Can’t Get Enough Of

Carr-Petrova Duo

We had a blast chatting with Hanna Marcus at the Classical Post, sharing everything from our morning routines to our performance day superstitions to our favorite workouts and meditation techniques. “We’re always dying to know what makes classical musicians tick—we have endless questions. Do they feel anxious on stage? Do they have day-of meditation to […]

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Molly Carr and Anna Petrova would like to keep you up-to-date with their latest projects, concerts and releases.