Four remarkable pianists, Natalia Lezendova, Nina Ioannidou, Galina Dimova, and Ivelina Rouseva will perform on Sunday, October 21st, at The Cyprus Wine Museum in Erimi, masterpieces for four, six and eight hands on One Piano.
The concert program includes multi-stylistic masterpieces by W.A. Mozart, F. Liszt, F. Chopin, C. Saint-Saëns, S. Rachmaninov, C. Debussy, D. Shostakovich, Arno Babajanian (Armenia), Rodion Shchedrin (Russia), Nicolas Economou (Cyprus) και Astor Piazzolla (Argentina).
The multi-cultural, four lady pianists ensemble (Bulgaria, Cyprus, Russia) is based in Paphos and each one of the soloists has a rich performing and educational activity in Cyprus and abroad.
Concert: Cyprus Wine Museum
Starts: 8:00 pm
Meet the artists:
Nina Ioannidou was born in Russia. She graduated from the Musical University of Stavroupoli in Russia and from the Musical Faculty of the University of Greece. In 2003 – 2004 she took part in competitions in Athens and won first and second prizes. She has taught and accompanied in Greece and for the last eight years has taught in music schools in Paphos and Limassol.
Galina Dimova was born in Chirpan, Bulgaria in 1967. She graduated from The Academy of Music, Dance and Fine Arts in Plovdiv with distinctions, obtaining an M.A. in Music Education and Piano Pedagogy. In addition, Galina has a PhD on the piano compositions of the Cypriot pianist and composer Nicolas Economou. She has made multiple publications in Bulgarian, as well as in English. She also collaborated with video artist Yiannos Economou, as a composer and performer. Galina plays extensively both as a soloist and as an accompanist and has an unusually wide repertoire, ranging from Baroque all the way up to contemporary music.
Natalia Lezedova is a graduate of the Musical Faculty of the State Pedagogical University of Russia, and she also has postgraduate studies in “Musical Art” (2012). She has an advanced training course from the Rimsky-Korsakov Saint-Petersburg State Conservatory (2013). She is a Laureate of five international competitions, among them: two first prizes as a performer-soloist (Saint-Petersburg and Moscow 2012), winner of the Grand-Prix musical festival-competition “Severnaya Venetsia” (2012) and Laureate of the first prize as a Concertmaster (Musical Competition Performing Arts Saint-Petersburg 2013). In recent years she has arranged many concerts in Cyprus, most of them for charity, and she has collaborated with musicians from Russia, Cyprus, Italy, France, Germany and UK.
Ivelina Ruseva was born in Ruse, Bulgaria. At the age of seven she began piano lessons and at ten she was accepted in the music school “Veselin Stoyanov” – Ruse. During herstudies she participated in many concerts and competitions for solo piano. In 1992, she graduated with honors and was accepted at the National Music Academy “Pancho Vladigerov” in Sofia, Bulgaria, from which she graduated with honors. Since 1999 she has been living in Paphos, where she teaches piano with very good results and also takes part in various cultural events and concerts for solo piano and chamber music.Her experience in piano education spans more than 20 years.