Dinara Klinton

Born on 6th July 1989 in Ukraine, Dinara started her piano lessons in the age of five. Since 1996 she was studying in Kharkov Special Secondary Music School and the first landmark on her way was the 1st prize of  Usty-nad-Laba competition in Czech Republic she won already in the age of eight, as well as 1st prize of prestigious V.Krainev International competition (Ukraine).

Then, in 2001 she moved to Moscow to study with V.Pyasetsky in Central Music School of Moscow State P.I.Tchaikovsky conservatory. In 2007  Dinara to Moscow State conservatory in the class of professor Eliso Virsaladze, has graduated with Diploma of Honors and currently supported by ABRSM scholarship and the Guzik Foundation for her studies  at the Royal College of Music in London with Dina Parakhina. 

In the period of 2003-2006 Dinara had become a laureate of numerous well-known competitions of young musicians, among them are: 1st prize of St.Seiler International piano competition, (Germany,2003); 2nd prize of P.I. Tchaikovsky International competition, (Japan,2004); 3rd prize of “Eurovision” (Switzerland, 2004); Grand-Prix of V. Krainev International piano competition, (Ukraine, 2006). 

Dinara is the winner of Diploma of Outstanding Merit of prestigious Hamamatsu International Piano competition (Japan, 2006). In 2007 Dinara had become 2nd prize winner of International F. Busoni competition (Bolzano, Italy)?and in 2009 she gets 2nd prize of Tbilisi International Piano Competition. In 2010 Dinara won Grand-Prix in International piano competition "Interlaken Classics" in Bern, Switzerland.

She has participated in such prestigious festivals as: “Rheingau Musikfestival” (Germany, 2002); International F. Chopin Festival (Poland,2003); International Piano festival “La Roque d’Antheron” (France,2004); Ravello Festival (Italy,2007).

Dinara has given concerts in numerous cities of Italy such as Bolzano, Rapallo, Asolo, Ravello, Trento, Bergamo, Roma (Parco della Musica), and also in Russia, Ukraine, Germany, France, Spain, Switzerland, Slovenia, Israel, Denmark, Japan, Malaysia, USA, etc.

She has played with many orchestras including Orchestra di Roma e del Lazio, conductor Moshe Atzmon; “Virtuosi of Moscow”, conductor V. Spivakov; “Musica Viva”, conductor A.R?udin; RTV Slovenia orchestra, conductor En Shao; Kharkov philharmonic orchestra; Kiev philharmonic orchestra; Kazan philharmonic orchestra; chamber orchestra “Kremlin”; Pacific chamber orchestra, etc.

Dinara has recorded CD “Music of Chopin and Liszt” for the label “Delos”.