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is an acclaimed pianist and a dynamic performer who is gaining
recognition for “the strength and consistency of her artistry” as noted
by the New York Times. She has appeared in the United States and
internationally in major venues including Carnegie Hall, Alice Tully
Hall, Merkin Hall in New York, Shanghai Oriental Art Center in China,
Rudolfinum’s Dvořák Hall and in Prague, King’s Place in London, among
many others. Ms. Vinokur was a featured artist in the London Chamber
Music Society, EuroArts Festival in Europe, Prague Chamber Music
Society, Pour L’Art in Switzerland, Young Artist Festival in Russia,
Israeli “Music in Galilee” Radio Music Festival among many others. Ms.
Vinokur is presented in the film documentary “Women of Music”, a
classical music series on Bravo TV station in Canada, which features
interviews and performances with today’s top classical performers from
around the world.
New York Times has described her playing as
“an exquisite performance” and BBC magazine called Olga “superlative.”
She has been heard on WNYC’s “Soundcheck” in New York, BBC in London,
the Israeli “Voice of Music” radio station, Czech National Radio, radio
of France and Switzerland among others. She has been a recipient of
numerous awards and prizes. She has appeared as a soloist with Prague
Philharmonic and Moravian Philharmonic Orchestras of Czech Republic,
Lambeth Symphony of London, Manhattan Symphony, Primavera Chamber
Orchestra in Russia among others. American Record Guide described her
solo CD as “comparisons with many of top pianists of the past 75 years.
She stands up very well and also manages to say something new along the
way...” Recently Olga has recorded Taneyev Quintets CD with
distinguished Martinu quartet from Prague on Supraphone Record, which
was highly acclaimed.
Olga Vinokur began her studies in
Russia. She received her Bachelor’s Degree and Artist’s Diploma with
honors from the Rubin Academy of Music in Tel-Aviv University where she
studied with Victor Derevianko and Natasha Tadson. She pursued her
Master and Doctor of Musical Art Degrees at the Manhattan School of
Music in New York where she studied with Salomon Mikowsky. Olga Vinokur
resides in New York.
We are pleased to be able to welcome Olga Vinokur to her third performance on our Historical Piano Concerts series.
Her web site, http://www.olgavinokur.com/ , includes news, recordings, a performance calendar, and more.