August 19, 2018
Tatar born Russian pianist Halida Dinova studied at the St. Petersburg Rimsky-Korsakov Conservatory with legendary pianist Anatol Ugorski and at the Kazan State Conservatory with Natalia Fomina (a student of Neuhaus). Ms Dinova also studied at the Cleveland Institute of Music where she received her Artist Diploma. Ms Dinova is the prize winner of three International Piano Competitions.
Ms Dinova has toured and performed with the finest orchestras in Europe, North, Central and South America, Asia and Africa. She has also performed in the most prestigious venues in London, Berlin, New York and St. Petersburg.
Her repertoire ranges from Bach to Ligeti and she is a passionate advocate of contemporary music. Ms Dinova’s solo Scriabin Album released in 1998 on DOREMI Canada earned her the reputation of “A Scriabinist destined to lead all others. Her breathtaking recital was the finest I’ve heard in more than 30 years” J. B. Young, American Record Guide.
Her new solo album Music That Tells Stories (released in 2012), received excellent reviews from In Music and Vision and Cleveland Classical, will be available following this afternoon’s concert. Ms Dinova has been a Steinway Artist since 1998 and is on the roster of pianists supported by Steinway Trust UK.
October 14, 2018
January 13, 2019
Franz Schubert- Franz Liszt (1797-1828) Auf Dem Wasser Zu Singen
D774 Op. 72 (1823)
Frédéric Chopin (1810-1849) Nocturne in B flat Minor, Op. 9 No. 2 (1830-1832)
Frédéric Chopin Fantasy in F minor (1841)
Franz Liszt (1811-1886) Two Legends: S 175/No. 1, St. Francis of Assisi Preaching to the Birds - S.175/No. 2, St. Francis of Paola Walking on the Waves (1863)
Aleksandr Scriabin (1871-1915) Prelude Op. 9 For the Left Hand (1894)
Aleksandr Scriabin Nocturne for the Left Hand, Op. 9 (1895)
Franz Liszt Sonata B minor (1853)