Sunday, Mar 11, 2018 3:00p -
Clarendon Hill Presbyterian Church
155 Powder House Blvd Somerville, MA 02144
Somerville, MA 02144
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The Nave Music Series welcomes pianist Liana Paniyeva to the first concert of our 12th spring season on Sunday, March 11 at 3pm. For this performance, Ms. Paniyeva will perform Rachmaninoff's Variations on a Theme of Corelli, Op. 42, and Mussorgsky's Pictures at an Exhibition. Also on the program are two movements from Rachmaninoff's Six moments musicaux, Op. 16.
Award winning Ukrainian pianist Liana Paniyeva currently resides in Boston. In 2002 Liana won prizes in international piano competitions in Ukraine: she earned Third Prize at the International Competitions in Memory of E. Gilels, First Prize at the International Competition in Memory of Prokofiev, and Second Prize at the International Competition in Memory of A. Karamanov. In 2008, Liana continued winning competitions: she won First Prize in the Music World International Competition in Italy. In 2008 in Israel Ms. Paniyeva won a prize in memory of Bracha Eden for a "most impressive performance during the competition" -The Voice of Music, Jerusalem. In the United States in 2012, Ms. Paniyeva was the winner of the American Protégé International Competition of Romantic Music; recipient of the Grand Prize at the Metropolitan International Piano Competition; and the winner of the AFAF Golden Era of Romantic Music International Competition. In 2013-2015, Ms. Paniyeva was awarded the E.B. Storrs Piano Scholarship from the Musical Club of Hartford. Ms. Paniyeva was also awarded the Cargill Foundation Prize in the 2014 Scottish International Piano Competition in Glasgow, and was a prizewinner at the Iowa International Piano Competition in 2015.
She has performed at international festivals in Norway, Hungary, Syria, Italy, and Israel. During the 2012-2013 season, she performed three times at Carnegie Hall in New York City. Most recently, Liana played in concert halls of Scotland, South Africa, and in multiple US states. Her solo recital in 2016 at the Myra Hess Concert Series in Chicago was broadcast live on WFMT Radio.
Liana graduated from the Donetsk Music Academy in Ukraine, and went on to earn her Professional Studies Certificate from the Manhattan School of Music in 2011. Her career continues with recitals in Hungary, Israel, Ukraine, USA, England, Syria, Canada, South Africa and Norway. Most recently, Ms. Paniyeva finished her Artist Diploma at The Hartt School of the University of Hartford.