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Piano Dedication Concert Featuring Svetlana Smolina

Sunday, January 26, 2020 @ 4:00 PM - 6:00 PM

Join the City of Encinitas and Encinitas Friends of the Arts for a dedication concert of the new Steinway D concert grand piano, featuring pianist Svetlana Smolina. 



LISZT, Liebestraum in A flat Major No. 3 

CHOPIN, Scherzo No. 2 in B flat minor Op. 36
    Waltzes Op. 64 No. 1, 2  
    Grand Waltz Brilliante in E flat Major Op. 18 

RACHMANINOFF, 4 Preludes Op. 23 & Op. 32 

BALAKIREV,  "Islamey" Oriental Fantasy 
SCHUMANN, Concerto in A minor Op. 54
With pianist Levi Vutipadadorn playing the orchestral reduction

Artists and programs subject to change.


SVETLANA SMOLINA has performed with orchestras and in recitals worldwide. A recipient of the “New Names” scholarship program, her notable appearances with orchestras include the Mariinsky Orchestra at Carnegie Hall, New York Philharmonic at Avery Fisher, St. Petersburg Philharmonic, Orchestra National de France, Odessa and Nizhny Novgorod Philharmonic, Pittsburgh Symphony and others. A frequent guest at festivals worldwide, Ms. Smolina has performed at the Salzburg Festival, Hollywood Bowl, Ravinia Rising Stars, White Nights, Maggio Musicale, and in leading concert halls, Royal Covent Garden Opera, Mariinsky 3 Concert Hall, Tchaikovsky Moscow Conservatory, Mozarteum, and Academia Santa Cecilia in Rome, among others. Recordings include Stravinsky’s Igor Stravinsky Les noces (Valery Gergiev, conductor on Decca/Phillips and on Mariinsky Label which received ICMA award for Best Choral Work in 2011), a recording of solo Chopin Album for the Chopin iTunes Project, Benjamin Britten Young Apollo live recording from Walt Disney Hall for BCM+D records and many broadcasts for NPR, BBC, PBS, RAI, Cultura TV and other networks. 

Svetlana studied at Indiana University with Professor Alexander Toradze (BM), at Balakirev Music College with Natalia Fish (BM), at Oberlin Conservatory with Monique Duphil (BM), at Brussels Royal Conservatory with Eugeny Mogilevsky (Artist Diploma), and at the University of Michigan with Arthur Greene, where she received her DMA. Ms. Smolina now resides in Los Angeles.


$20 online or at the door