Music atT ST MARY'S PPerivale

St Mary's Perivale Chopin Festival
Session 3
Saturday June 16th 7.00 - 9.45 pm

7.00 pm Dinara Klinton

Mazurkas Op 30 nos 1-4
Polonaise in C minor Op 40 no 2
Trois Nouvelle Études
Piano sonata no 2 in B flat minor Op 35

Dinara Klinton was born in Ukraine in 1989 and studied at the Moscow State Conservatory, where she graduated with honours, and the Royal College of Music where she gained her Master of Performance degree with distinction.  She was the first recipient of the prestigious Benjamin Britten Fellowship at the RCM.  She has won many awards in prestigious international competitions, including 3rd prize at the Cleveland International Piano Competition in USA (2016), 3rd prize at the BNDES International Piano Competition in Brazil (2014), 2nd Prize at the 9th International Paderewski Competition in Poland (2013), Grand Prix at the Berne Interlaken Classics International Piano Competition (2010) and 2nd Prize at the Busoni International Piano Competition (2007) etc. She also received the Diploma for the best semi-finalist at the XVII International Chopin Competition in Warsaw (2015)  She has performed all over the globe in such venues as Royal Festival Hall, Cadogan Hall in London, Tchaikoivsky Concert hall in Moscow, Great hall of Moscow state Conservatory, Gewandhaus zu Leipzig.  Her recent CD of Liszt's Transcendental Etudes received huge critical acclaim, and was BBC Music Magazine's Instrumental CD of the month

8.00 pm Tyler Hay

Études Op 10 nos 1-6
Polonaise in E flat minor Op 26 no 2
Nocturne in G minor Op 15 no 3
Waltz in B minor Op 69 no 2
Études Op 10 nos 7-12

Tyler Hay was born in 1994 in Kent and studied at Kent Music Academy for 3 years before gaining a scholarship to study at the Purcell School in 2007, where he studied with Tessa Nicholson, and won the Senior Concerto Competition. He subsequently studied at the Royal Northern College of Music on a full scholarship, where he gained a first class honours degree and won the prestigious Gold Medal competition. Most recently, he won first prize in the keyboard section of the Royal Overseas League Competition in February, 2016 and followed this by winning first prize in the Liszt Society Competition, later in November. Tyler has become a virtuoso pianist who plays some of the most demanding works in the repertoire, such as Rachmaninoff's 2nd Sonata at Wigmore Hall and Cadogan Hall, Scriabin's 5th Sonata at the Southbank's Purcell Room. He is proud to have organised a full evening charity recital at the Purcell School, raising almost £2000 for the Watford Peace Hospice in Summer, 2012. He continues to play solo recitals, chamber recitals and Concertos throughout the UK.

9.00 pm Luka Okros

Ballade no 4 in F minor Op 52
Waltz in C sharp minor Op 64 no 2
Scherzo no 1 in B minor Op 20

Luka Okros was born in 1991 inTbilisi, Georgia, and made his debut with the Tbilisi State Orchestra when aged 6. He won a scholarship to study in Moscow in 2004 and graduated from the Moscow Conservatory in 2013, since when he has studied at the Royal College of Music. He has won 1st prize in 5 international piano competitions in recent years, including the Hong Kong International Piano Competition (2016) and the Valencia International Piano Competition (2015), and prestigious awards from the Hattori Foundation, the Tillett Trust and the Verbier Festival Piano Award from the Tabor Foundation in Switzerland. He made his Carnegie Hall debut aged 18,and has played in many of the world's most famous halls, and performed in Austria, China, Georgia, Germany, Israel, Italy, Japan, Kazakhstan, Romania, Russia, South Africa, Switzerland, Turkey and the Ukraine.. As a winner of the Jaques Samuel Intercollegiate Piano Competition, Luka was interviewed by Sean Rafferty on the “In Tune” programme of BBC Radio 3, during which he performed pieces by Liszt and Rachmaninov. His CD of works by Schumann was released in Autumn 2016, and has received high critical acclaim.

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