With: Jenna Jalonen, Márcio Kerber Cannabarro, Csaba Molnár
Artistic consultation and dramaturg: Ármin Szabó-Székely
Artistic consultation, workshop: Veronika Szabó
Piano: Dinara Klinton
Music: Ferenc Liszt: Transzcendens etűdök (detail) and improvisation
International relations: György Ujvári-Pintér
Choreography: Adrienn Hód
Supported by: National Dance Theater, AharmadikHely Lakásszínház, EMMI, Off Foundation, SÍN Cultural Center, in partnership with the Workshop Foundation
Coproduction: Trafó House of Contemporary Arts
Pianist Dinara Klinton was born in Ukraine and has completed the Artist Diploma in Performance course at the Royal College of Music where she was under the tutelage of Dina Parakhina. Prior to this, she was awarded a Master of Performance degree with distinction at the RCM. Upon graduating from the Moscow Central Music School, where she studied with Valery Pyasetsky, she went on her Graduate Diploma with Honors at the Moscow State Conservatory, where she worked with Eliso Virsaladze. Dinara currently holds a position of Assistant Professor of Piano at the Royal College of Music.
Klinton has won many awards in prestigious international competitions, among them are Third prize at the Cleveland International Piano Competition, USA (2016), Third prize BNDES International Piano Competition in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil (2014), Second Prize and Special prizes for the best performance of the Semi-final recital, Chopin’s composition and Paderewski works at the 9th International Paderewski Competition in Bydgoszcz, Poland (2013), Second Prize at the Ferruccio Busoni International Piano Competition in Bolzano, Italy (2007). She has also received the Diploma for the best pianist who did not qualify into the Final of the Chopin competition in Warsaw (2015). Dinara has appeared at many international music festivals including the “Progetto Martha Argerich” Festival in Lugano, Rheingau Music Festival, Ravello Music Festival, International Festival of Piano “La Roque d’Antheron”, “Chopin and His Europe” in Warsaw, Cheltenham Music Festival, Aldeburgh Proms. Dinara has performed at such venues as Royal Festival Hall, Wigmore Hall, Cadogan Hall in London, Tchaikoivsky Concert hall in Moscow, Great hall of Moscow State Conservatory, Berlin Philharmonic, Gewandhaus zu Leipzig, Warsaw Philharmonic, Tokyo Sumida Triphony Hall. She has worked with orchestras such as The Philharmonia Orchestra, Lucerne Symphony Orchestra, Leningrad Philharmonic Orchestra, State Academic Symphony Orchestra of Russia, Musica Viva and The Moscow Virtuosi. Her performances have been broadcast by EBU, BBC2, BBC Radio3, All-Russia State Television and Radio Broadcasting Company.
Dinara’s debut recording Music of Chopin and Liszt was made at the age of 16 with an American label DELOS. Her second album Liszt: Études d'exécution transcendante, S. 139 was released in 2016 with GENUIN Classics, and the most recent CD has been launched in summer 2017 and is a part of renown recording series “Chopin. Complete Works on contemporary instruments”, released by The Fryderyk Chopin Institute.