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Zlata Chochieva Piano Solo at The Rockefeller University
Wednesday February 14, 7:30 pm
Hailed by Jeremy Nicholas in the Gramophone magazine as “one of the most consistently inspired, masterfully executed, and beautiful-sounding versions I can recall” and being included in Gramophone’s list of 10 greatest Chopin recordings, Zlata Chochieva came to international attention with her disc of Complete Chopin Etudes, along with recordings of Rachmaninoff. Since then, she has become known for her distinctive voice amongst pianists and appeared regularly at many prestigious concert halls, festivals, and with major orchestras and conductors.
Ms. Chochieva has appeared at many of the world’s most notable concert halls including London’s Wigmore Hall, Concertgebouw Amsterdam, Konzerthaus Berlin, Vienna Konzerthaus, Tivoli Concert Hall in Copenhagen, Grand Hall of the Moscow Conservatory, Philharmonie de Paris, Taiwan’s National Kaohsiung Center for the Arts, Casa da Musica Porto, and Teatro La Fenice in Venice. She has performed with numerous major orchestras including the Copenhagen Philharmonic, Munich Chamber Orchestra, Russian National Orchestra, and Orchestre Philharmonique de Nice, and enjoyed working with conductors including Simon Gaudenz, Terje Mikkelsen, Charles Olivieri-Munroe, Mikhail Pletnev, Tugan Sokhiev, Vladimir Spivakov, and Karl-Heinz Steffens.
Ms. Chochieva was born in Moscow and is now a resident of Berlin.