20 February 2015, 6:00pm
The National Gallery, Trafalgar Square, London WC2N 5DN
Free, no tickets required
Dinara Klinton piano
RCM pianist Dinara Klinton – a current City Music Foundation Artist and winner of the Philharmonia Orchestra’s Martin Musical Scholarship Fund – presents a programme of works inspired by paintings in Room 30 of the National Gallery.
Belle Shenkman Chamber Concert Series
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Born on 6th July 1989 in Ukraine, Dinara started her piano lessons in the age of five. Since 1996 she was studying in Kharkov Special Secondary Music School and won her 1st prize at Usty-nad-Laba competition in Czech Republic at the age of eight!
In 2007 she graduated with Diploma of Honors and is currently supported by ABRSM scholarship and the Guzik Foundation for her studies at the Royal College of Music in London with Dina Parakhina.
In the period of 2003-2006 Dinara had become a laureate of numerous well-known competitions of young musicians, including:
Dinara is the winner of Diploma of Outstanding Merit of prestigious Hamamatsu International Piano competition (Japan, 2006).
In 2007 Dinara had become 2nd prize winner of International F. Busoni competition (Bolzano, Italy)、and in 2009 she gets 2nd prize of Tbilisi International Piano Competition. In 2010 Dinara won Grand-Prix in International piano competition “Interlaken Classics” in Bern, Switzerland.
She has participated in prestigious festivals like: “Rheingau Musikfestival” (Germany, 2002); International F. Chopin Festival (Poland,2003); International Piano festival “La Roque d’Antheron” (France,2004); Ravello Festival (Italy,2007).
Played with many orchestras including Orchestra di Roma e del Lazio, conductor Moshe Atzmon; “Virtuosi of Moscow”, conductor V. Spivakov; “Musica Viva”, conductor A.Rudin; RTV Slovenia orchestra, conductor En Shao; Kharkov philharmonic orchestra; Kiev philharmonic orchestra; Kazan philharmonic orchestra; chamber orchestra “Kremlin”; Pacific chamber orchestra, etc.
Dinara has recorded CD “Music of Chopin and Liszt” for the label “Delos”.