“I can think of few piano recitals finer than this”
Zlata has appeared at many of the world’s most notable concert halls including Concertgebouw Amsterdam, Konzerthaus Berlin, Tivoli Concert Hall in Copenhagen, Wigmore Hall in London, the Grand Hall of the Moscow Conservatory, Philharmonie de Paris, Grand Hall of Saint Petersburg Philharmonia, Casa da Música Porto and Teatro La Fenice in Venice.
Zlata Chochieva first came to international attention with her highly-praised recordings of works by Chopin and Rachmaninov. Displaying a deep affinity with these composers, combined with probing honesty and imagination, they have established her as a distinctive voice amongst pianists. Hailed by Gramophone as “the possessor of a comprehensive technique who brings an inner glow to every bar”, Zlata Chochieva appears regularly at many prestigious concert halls, festivals and with major orchestras and conductors.
To start this season, Zlata takes part in two US recital series with online concerts recorded in Berlin. Live performances include returning to the Berliner Klavier Festival and Aachen Symphony Orchestra for a New Year’s Day concert having been there several time last season as “Artist in Focus” as well as chamber music in Sweden and joining the Camerata Venia in Geneva. She also joins several esteemed adjudication panels
Highlights of previous seasons include her Wigmore Hall debut, as well as performances in Russia with the Svetlanov State Orchestra and the National Philharmonic. Furthermore, she was guest artist in the Serate Musicali series in Milan and at Zaubersee Festival Lucerne. In the 2019/20 season Zlata made her debut with the BBC Scottish Symphony Orchestra as well as recital debuts at the Vienna Konzerthaus, Vancouver Chopin Society, as well as at the Brussels Chopin Days. At the invitation of film director Jan Schmidt-Garre, Zlata performed two online concerts in the series “Home Music Berlin. Concerts in Quarantine” at the Schinkel Pavillon in Berlin. She also participated in the online “Moments Musicaux” of the Berliner Klavierfestival, digitally streamed from the Konzerthaus Berlin.
Russian master Zlata Chochieva performs Rachmaninoff's Etude-Tableaux Op. 33 No. 4 in D minor
Zlata Chochieva performs Felix Mendelssohn's Song Without Words Op. 67 No. 2 in F-sharp minor
Russian pianist Ilya Itin speaks about Nikolai Medtner's Op. 38 & 39 "Forgotten Melodies", prior to a performance of the same pieces.
This first event of MIPFA academic year 20/21 premieres our virtual platform —the first of many to come during this season!